Hotels in Jonquière

    Jonquière Details

    Jonquière, in the province of Québec, is one of three boroughs of the large metropolis, Ville du Saguenay. An historic industrial town approximately 100 miles north of Québec City, Jonquière is located at the confluence of the Saguenay and Sables Rivers and near the beautiful and popular vacation destination, Lac-Saint-Jean. From its settlement in the late 1800s, the town grew and prospered through the logging, pulp, and paper industries and now has a population of over 50,000. When you book your Jonquière accommodations through, you will find a number of budget hotels conveniently located for business or pleasure.To get a sense of the geography that shaped the history and economy of the region, head for the top of Mont Jacob to enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the water and forests. Once there, visit the famed Centre National d’Exposition (CNE) and enjoy browsing its exhibitions of local, national, and international works of art. During your stay, you will want to take a guided tour of the enormous Shipshaw Powerhouse, a marvel of hydro-electric engineering which led to Québec’s fame as a leader in electricity production in North America. Also not to be missed are the salmon fishing and water sports opportunities Lac-Saint-Jean has to offer, and the winter skiing and snowboarding adventures at nearby Mont Bleu and Mont Fortin.