Town of Saguenay and surrounding area


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Town of Saguenay and surrounding area

The Administrative Centre of the City

The city of Saguenay was born from the merging of several municipalities, the largest of which are href="http://www.saguenay-travelguide.com/Jonquiere/" title="tourist information Jonquière">Jonquière, href="http://www.saguenay-travelguide.com/Chicoutimi/" title="tourist information Chicoutimi">Chicoutimi and href="http://www.saguenay-travelguide.com/La-Baie/" title="tourist information La Baie">La Baie. The new city of Saguenay has become the urban heart of the region. It is home to the famous large-scale shows, as well as numerous interesting museums and great attractions, for the joy of visitors. Saguenay is also the city that suffered the most from the tragic 1996 flood. Take advantage of your stay to soak up the local culture and visit all the attractions you want.

The name of the href="http://www.saguenay-travelguide.com/Chicoutimi/" title="tourist information Chicoutimi">Chicoutimi district comes from the Montagnais “Shkoutimeou”, which means “the end of the deep waters”. It is the most populated district of the new city, but also its administrative centre. href="http://www.saguenay-travelguide.com/Chicoutimi/" title="tourist information Chicoutimi">Chicoutimi enjoys a great geographical location, at the junction of the href="http://www.saguenay-travelguide.com/Chicoutimi/" title="tourist information Chicoutimi">Chicoutimi and Saguenay rivers. You will find here the famous href="http://www.saguenay-travelguide.com/chicoutimi/Le-Musee-de-la-Petite-Maison-Blanche/" title="tourist information on the little white house">little white house, a house that is miraculously still standing after the 1996 flood. Take advantage of your stay un the area to walk along the quay or to visit the remnants of the pulp and paper factory. Enjoy your visit!

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