Baie-Comeau is part of the UNESCO Manicouagan-Uapishka World Biosphere Reserve, one of the largest biospheres in the world. Surrounded by water, locals and tourists can enjoy parks, walking trails and easy access to numerous beaches. From unleashing your inner scientist at the famous Garden of the Glaciers or Seashell Valley to experiencing life as a lumberjack at notorious Franquelin Heritage Forest Village, Baie-Comeau has something for everyone. Admire magnificent frescoes inside the beautiful Church of St. Amelia, learn the fascinating history of Colonel McCormick at Baie-Comeau Manor, and witness one of Québec's greatest feats of engineering at the hydroelectric dams. Big country with big heart, Baie-Comeau is a unique and unforgettable experience.
- Part of the UNESCO’s Manicouagan-Uapishka World Biosphere Reserve.
- The Seashell Valley is the highest seashell bank in the world!
- St. Amelie’s Church has five times more frescoes than the Sistine Chapel!
- St. Pancrace microbrewery is named after the bay that served the bootleggers during the alcohol prohibition.
- Two of the biggest hydroelectric dams in the world (Manic 5 & Manic 2).
- Birthplace of former Primer Minister Brian Mulroney
What to do
The Garden of the Glaciers
3 Avenue Denonville
Baie-Comeau, Quebec, CANADA
Village forestier d'Antan of Franquelin
16 rue des Érables
Franquelin, Quebec, CANADA
Parc nature de Pointe-aux-Outardes
4 rue Labrie
Pointe-aux-Outardes, Quebec, CANADA
Barrage hydroélectrique Manic-2