Holidays at Hotel & Spa Le Germain Charlevoix
Whether you are alone, with family or friends, our programming will brighten up this magical time when our region is adorned with thousands of flakes to welcome you.
Family Fun Room
Located in the main building, our rec room is sure to appeal to the whole family. Basketball hoops, ping-pong table, tabletop soccer, video games and a crafts corner, as well as a play area for tots and toddlers ages 0-5 years. Hours of family fun! December 24 ‒ January 6 (except December 29, 30-31 and January first where the room is going to be used for New Year celebration) | 11 am ‒ 9 pm on December 24 and January 3 and 8 am to 9 pm for the 25, 26, 27, 28 of December and for the 4, 5 and 6 of January | Free
Smokin’ Hot Firepit
What could be nicer than a red hot bed of embers to drive up the temperature outdoors? Between activities, head over to the firepit and roast yourself some tasty marshmallows...
Family Night at the Movies
Book your seats at HGC’s pop-up movie theatre where kids plunge into the spirit of Christmas, watching great classics in a comfy home theatre setting. December 21 ‒ January 6 (except December 30-31 and January first where the room is going to be used for New Year celebration) | 6:30 pm & 8 pm. Free
Assorted Guest Artists & DJs at Le Bercail
End your day on a lovely note over drinks with friends, family or your sweetheart in Le Bercail’s casual atmosphere, with guest DJs or musicians providing entertainment. December 22 ‒ January 5 | Free
Rise & Shine Yoga
Waking up has never felt so good! Plan to attend our morning Yoga: Yoga on December 22, 23, 24, 27,28, 29 and 30 and January 2, 3, 4 and 5th | 8 am ‒ 9 am. Free. Registration with our concierges.
Santa Claus Is Coming....
Yes, Santa’s got the right address and he’ll be slipping down HGC’s chimney with gifts for both tall ‒ and small ‒ children! Guests are invited to drop off their gifts at the Front Desk so Santa can hand them out himself. In fact, all our guests are invited to attend a cocktail celebrating family, at this magical time of year. December 24 | 5 pm. Free
Big on Petit Papa Noël and Jingle Bells? Come listen to heartwarming carolling performed by a local choir – the voices of angels!
December 24 & 31 | 5 pm ‒ 8 pm. Free
Free the artist inside you! Workshops tailor-made for families, which will allow you to explore different materials and mediums in the company of experienced animators. Offered by La Génératrice and La Bienveillante. December 26 and 29 and January 2 and 5 from 4 pm to 5:30 pm | Free. Registration with our concierges.
Tales and snowshoe parties
In the company of the storyteller and naturalist Alexandre Picard, put on your snowshoes for a short interactive hike on the site of the hotel and enjoy marshmallows and hot chocolate by the fire while immersing you in his fantastic world. January 1st and 5th from 7 pm to 9 pm | Free. Registration with our concierges.
Cooking Workshops for All
To your aprons all: it’s time to get busy! Try our creative cooking labs. December 27 and January 2 from 2 pm to 3 pm | Free. Registration with our concierges.
Animations clowns or waders
Because we like to animate our spaces in an unusual way and surprise you. Because children's laughter is the most beautiful music that can "dress" our spaces, clowns and waders will create magical moments. December 24, 25 and 31 according to variable schedule and locations. | Free
Spa Nordique Le Germain
Unwind with your family in the Spa’s hot and cold pools. Exceptionally, from December 23 to January 7, kids ages 6 to 12 are admitted at the Spa free of charge, from 10 am to 1 pm.
Everyone can really let loose, gliding along to their heart’s content on our outdoor skating loop. Bring your skates or rent some here, and let us take care of the details: we’ll light the firepit, turn up the music and sculpt snow benches just for you! All winter long, following Mother Nature permitting | Free
Rent some snowshoes at the hotel, and set out from here to discover superb wide open spaces. Nearby, explore le Boisé du quai on the St. Lawrence River shoreline – a must. All winter long | Free
Snow Kiting for Beginners
Love a good challenge? Try snow kiting with expert athlete Catherine Dufour and her Suroît Aventures team of pros, here onsite. Reservations at the Conciergerie. December 23,27 & 30 | January 3 & 5. Free trial. Fee for beginner lesson.
New Year’s Eve
A brilliant night of celebrations under Hôtel Germain Charlevoix’s sparkling lights Under the theme Black, white & Silver. While a long table dinner is proposed in la Salle Multi, Les Labours’ chefs are pulling out the stops with a five-course dining experience complete with wine pairings, served plattered for sharing. At 11:00 pm, bubblies and other follies begin in la Salle Multi’s rustic chic decor. Reservations at the Conciergerie. Assorted prices
Cooking Workshops for All
Tall and small, to your aprons all: it’s time to get busy! Try our creative cooking labs that cover everything from homemade truffles to gnocchi. December 27 | January 3. Reservations at the Conciergerie. Free
Guided snowshoe outing
We put our snowshoes and our headlamp for a hike of about 4km leading us to the edge of the St. Lawrence River where will be offered a hot drink (wine or chocolate). Reservation at the concierge desk. December 28 from 7 pm to 8 : 30 pm. Free