Attractions and activities

Tour Lac Saint-Jean and take in the stunning landscapes

Looking for things to do in the upper Lac Saint-Jean region near Les Gîtes during your stay?

Les Gîtes Makadan is located in Normandin, within 30 km from Saint-Félicien, a town known for its zoo, the Toboski outdoor recreation centre, and the Festival des Régates. It’s also located within 30 km from Dolbeau-Mistassini, where you’ll find the ever-popular Chocolaterie des Pères Trappistes, the Do-Mi-Ski outdoor recreation centre, and the famous Festival du Bleuet.


Whether you’re an avid cyclist, or whether you’re into quad biking, mountain biking, or snowmobiling, you’ll appreciate the break at our B&B to explore the rich surroundings. Normandin is known for its local Économusée du Pelletier-Bottier et de la Taxidermie, as well as the spectacular Chutes à l’Ours. While you’re at it, take in a visit to the Économusée de la Confiturière at Délices du Lac-Saint-Jean in the neighbouring town. Yet another nearby activity you can enjoy.

Here’s a list of attractions and activities that are less than an hour’s drive from Les Gîtes Makadan:

  • Visite to Bilodeau Canada’s Museum
    in Normandin, 3,6 km from Les Gîtes;
  • Chutes à l’Ours
    in Normandin, 15,1 km from Les Gîtes;
  • Économusée du Bleuet, Les Délices du Lac-Saint-Jean
    in Albanel, X km from Les Gîtes;
  • Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Félicien
    in St-Félicien, X km from Les Gîtes;
  • Village Val-Jalbert
    in Chambord, X km from Les Gîtes;
  • Beaches around Lac-St-Jean
  • Honey berry picking
    in Normandin, X km from Les Gîtes;
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