Tourisme Ville de Saguenay

Special circuit for the international cruise ship passengers

Choose this eco-friendly and dynamic way to discover the tourist attraction Saguenay has to offer. Two guided tours are available and departures are directly from the cruise pavilion.

For more information about the circuits, click here


Summer circuits

Explore the city and its tourist attractions on one of our three tours, linked by the Tourism Office on rue Racine. Consult the colour code at each stop to see what attractions are nearby

  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • View of the water
  • Crafts
  • Walking
  • Games area         
  • Heritage

Chicoutimi tour (length 1hr)

  • Departure from the Tourism Office

    Office du tourisme / Promotion Saguenay
    In the heart of downtown Chicoutimi and the Cultural Crescent.
    295, rue Racine Est, Chicoutimi district

    • Shopping
    • Restaurants
    • Crafts
  • Port area

    An outstanding park located along the Saguenay river.
    rue Lafontaine, Chicoutimi district

    • Restaurants
    • View of the water
    • Walking
    • Games area
  • Parc du Bassin

    Make the most of your stopover to visit the “petite maison blanche”, the little white house that withstood the 1996 floods! Time to stretch your legs and get all the tourist information you need.
    194, rue Price Ouest, Chicoutimi district

    • Walking
    • Heritage
    • Crafts
  • Musée de la Petite Maison Blanche

    Exhibition on the Saguenay flood of 1996.
    244, rue Bossé, Chicoutimi district.

    • Shopping
    • Restaurants
    • View of the water
    • Crafts
    • Walking
    • Games area
  • La Pulperie de Chicoutimi – Musée régional

    Museum offering exhibitions, a visit of painter Arthur Villeneuve’s house and various activities on a historical site.
    300, rue Dubuc, Chicoutimi district

    • Shopping
    • Restaurants
    • View of the water
    • Crafts
    • Walking
    • Games area
  • Place du Royaume (porte #6)

    The largest mall in North-Eastern Quebec.
    1401, boul. Talbot, Chicoutimi district

    • Shopping
    • Restaurants
  • Parc de la Rivière-du-Moulin

    Nature welcomes you in the heart of the city! Go for a hike on one of the cleared trail loops no matter what your level of fitness.
    1687, rue des Roitelets, Chicoutimi district

    • View of the water
    • Walking
    • Games area
  • Centre historique des Sœurs du Bon-Conseil de Chicoutimi

    This centre recounts the important role played by these women in the region’s educational realm.
    700, rue Racine Est, Chicoutimi district

    • View of the water
  • Cathédrale Saint-François-Xavier

    Erected in 1922, this stricking neo-classical cathedral is worth seeing inside.
    514, rue Racine Est, Chicoutimi district

    • Shopping
    • Restaurants
    • Crafts
    • Heritage

Jonquière circuit (length 1h50)

  • Departure from the Tourism Office

    Office du tourisme / Promotion Saguenay
    In the heart of downtown Chicoutimi and the Cultural Crescent.
    295, rue Racine Est, Chicoutimi district

    • Shopping
    • Restaurants
  • Carré Davis

    A downtown created at the same time as the company town of Arvida. You can find the boutique Twist Design.
    rue Davis, Jonquière district

    • Shopping
    • Restaurants
    • Crafts
  • Delta Saguenay/ Faubourg Sagamie

    Enjoy this stop in front of the Delta Saguenay hotel to eat or shop at the Faubourg Sagamie Shopping Mall.
    2675, boul. du Royaume, Jonquière district

    • Shopping
    • Restaurants
    • Crafts
  • Église St-Dominique

    Built between 1912 and 1914, this church is reminiscent of French cathedrals from the Middle Ages.
    2551, Saint-Dominique, Jonquière district

    • Shopping
    • Restaurants
  • CNE Centre national d'exposition / Mont Jacob

    Collection of artistic, historic and/or scientific exhibitions.
    4160, rue du Vieux-Pont, Jonquière district

    • Walking
  • Fromagerie Blackburn

    Cheese tasting and tour of the farm and vegetable market. Fresh from the farm… get some goodies!
    4353, Chemin Saint-Benoît, Jonquière district

  • Parc de la Rivière-aux-Sables

    An impressive city park that runs along the Rivière-aux-Sables. Gondola ride available.
    2230, rue Parc de la Rivière-aux-Sables, arr. de Jonquière

    • Restaurants
    • View of the water
    • Walking
    • Games area
  • Office du tourisme / Promotion Saguenay

    In the heart of downtown Jonquière.
    3919 boul. Harvey, Jonquière district

    • Shopping
    • Restaurants
  • Centre d’histoire Sir-William-Price

    Come and discover an amazing exhibition that tells the story of the logging and pulp & paper industries in the mid-20th.
    1994, rue Price, Jonquière district

    • Shopping
    • Restaurants
    • Crafts
    • Heritage
  • Parc Sir-William-Price

    A park dedicated to the businessman and politician Sir William Price located near the old paper mill that he founded.
    1840, rue Price, Jonquière district

    • Walking
    • Games area
  • Back to the Tourism Office

La Baie Circuit (length : 1h35)

  • Departure from the Tourism Office

    Office du tourisme / Promotion Saguenay
    In the heart of downtown Chicoutimi and the Cultural Crescent.
    295, rue Racine Est, Chicoutimi district

    • Shopping
    • Restaurants
  • Musée de la Défense aérienne

    Unique in Quebec: exhibitions on the evolution of aviation and the history of the Bagotville military base.
    6513, chemin Saint-Anicet, La Baie district

  • Passe à saumon de la rivière-à-Mars

    Salmon and trout right in center town! The fish ladder, with its observation window, invites you to plunge into the world of salmonid fish.
    3232, chemin Saint-Louis, La Baie district

    • View of the water
  • Musée du Fjord / Domaine de la Savonnière

    MUSÉE DU FJORD
    Discover the little-known aspects of the Saguenay Fjord and its resident species: giant aquarium, touch pool, and amazing 3D presentation featuring aerial, land, and underwater images of the Saguenay Fjord.
    3346, boul. de la Grande-Baie Sud, La Baie district

    DOMAINE DE LA SAVONNIÈRE
    Domaine de la Savonnière, is a soap factory that demonstrates traditional soap-making. Dive into a world of bubbles and scents for an enjoyable learning experience!
    3291, boul. de la Grande-Baie Sud, La Baie district

    • Shopping
    • View of the water
    • Crafts
    • Walking
  • Touverre Économusée / La Pyramide des Ha!Ha!

    TOUVERRE ÉCONOMUSÉE
    The metamorphosis of glass and stone, one being shaped by heat and the other by cold. A visit with the glass sculptor Giuseppe Benedetto.
    3205, boul. de la Grande-Baie Sud, La Baie district

    PYRAMIDE DES HA! HA!
    Erected following the 1996 floods, this spectacular pyramid made of 3,000 reflecting aluminium yield sings. Climb to the top and get a spectacular view of the area.
    Parc des Ha ! Ha !, rue Mgr Dufour, La Baie district

    • Shopping
    • View of the water
    • Crafts
    • Walking
    • Games area
  • Pavillon d’accueil et port d’escale des croisières internationales / Parc Mars

    PAVILLON D'ACCUEIL ET PORT D'ESCALE DES CROISIÈRES INTERNATIONALES
    There, get all information from the Tourist Office, you can go for a cruise on the fjord or with the Fjord’s shuttle visit the villages on its banks.

    PARC MARS
    Sur les rives de la Baie des Ha!Ha!, le Parc Mars offre une vue imprenable sur le fjord
    Downtown, La Baie district

    • Shopping
    • Restaurants
    • View of the water
    • Crafts
    • Walking
  • Fromagerie Boivin

    A stop at a cheese maker enables you to buy fresh cheddar cheese or some local products. Make the most of the large bay window to see the art of cheese making!
    2152, chemin Saint-Joseph, La Baie district
    • Restaurants
  • Back to the tourist Office

Circuits Schedule

Click here to see the 2014 circuits schedule

For cruise passengers : schedule depends on schips schedule. For more information, go to the tourist information office.




Operating Period and Cost

Schedule
From June 24 to August 23, 2014
Tuesdays to saturdays, From 8h30am to 5pm.


Cost

15$ per ticket (taxes included). Free for children 10 years old and under. Valid 2 days. Including

20% discount at many visited sites and attractions: Centre d'histoire Sir-William-Price, Centre historique des soeurs du Bon-Conseil, La Pulperie - Musée Régional, Musée de la défense aérienne, Musée de la Petite maison blanche, Musée du Fjord, Passe à saumon de la Rivière à Mars.

2 for 1 for resident of Saguenay: bring a visitor with you and receive a free pass!




Ticket sale locations

Buy your ticket directly on board the bus, or in one of the
4 Saguenay Tourism Offices

The other points of sale are :


Auberge Centre-ville
104, rue Jacques-Cartier Est, Chicoutimi district

Auberge de Jeunesse La Maison Price
110, rue Price Ouest, Chicoutimi district

Auberge de la Rivière-Saguenay
9122, chemin des Battures, La Baie district

Auberge des 21
621, rue Mars, La Baie district

Auberge des Battures
6295, boul. de la Grande-Baie Sud, La Baie district

Auberge le Parasol
1287, boul. du Saguenay, Chicoutimi district

Auberge les Deux Tours
2522, rue St-Dominique, Jonquière district

Comfort Inn
1595, boul. Talbot, Chicoutimi district

Hôtel Chicoutimi
460, rue Racine Est, Chicoutimi district

Delta Saguenay et Centre des Congrès
2675, boul. du Royaume, Jonquière district

Hôtel du Fjord
460, rue Racine Est, Chicoutimi district

Centre des congrès et Hôtel La Saguenéenne
250, rue des Saguenéens, Chicoutimi district

Centre de congrès et hôtel Le Montagnais
1080, boul. Talbot, Chicoutimi district

Motel Panoramique
1303, boul. du Saguenay Ouest, Chicoutimi district

Place du Royaume
1401, boul. Talbot, Chicoutimi district

For general information : 418-698-3167