After a relaxing breakfast, head out east on Highway 138 and, just before Saint-Simeon, veer off the main road to Port-au-Persil, so tiny it can barely be called a village.
Continue to St Simeon, made up of four villages namely St Simeon, Baie-des-Rochers, Port-au-Persil and Port-aux-Quilles. This area is a mecca for rock climbers with the Mountaineering Adventure Park of the Palissades close by. Here you can also swim, canoe, fish and picnic.
Highway 138 then travels north through Baie-des-Rochers and Pointe-au-Bouleau to Baie-Sainte-Catherine. Baie-Sainte-Catherine is the west terminus of the Baie-Ste-Catherine / Tadoussac ferry, which offers free and frequent service across the Saguenay River to Tadoussac. The ferry is part of Highway 38. Baie-Saint-Catherine is a gateway to the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park where you can observe the rich marine ecosystem of the St Lawrence estuary and Saguenay Fjord.
Other outdoor activities are also plentiful in the region including horseback riding, hiking, whale watching, canoeing and kayaking. You should have plenty of time to explore before boarding the ferry to Tadoussac for your overnight stay.