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Massif du sud

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What is a mountain Massif? Wikipedia gives us this definition: A mountain massif, or mountainous massif, is a group of mountains forming a continuous block that follows a ridge line.  Le Massif is a major orographic feature of the Appalachian Mountain Range in the Chaudière-Appalaches tourism region on the south shore of Quebec City.

For 30 years, Le Massif has been renowned for the unrivalled quality of its natural snow cover. An annual average of 750 cm of snow has fallen on the mountain over the past 10 years. Exceptional glades and groomed trails make Le Massif du Sud an ideal playground for the whole family.

The mountain features 36 trails and glades and 2 snow parks. The Chaudière-Appalaches region is bursting with diverse family activities! In Chaudière-Appalaches, you've come to the right place! Discover activities for every occasion and, above all, every budget. Sports activities, ideas for getting moving. Free activities and family games.


You're driving along the picturesque roads towards your favorite destination, but you're beginning to notice that your electric battery gauge is running low. No need to panic! Thanks to the newly installed electric charging stations at the MDS, your journey can continue hassle-free. Since December 2023, the Station Touristique Massif du Sud has taken significant steps to make your trip more convenient and environmentally friendly.

With eight brand-new Flo electric charging stations, you can now recharge your vehicle with simplicity during your stay.

J1772 level 2 connector.

Price: $1.50/hour

We are present on the electrical circuit through Hydro-Québec and on ChargeHub.



How to get there

GPS coordinates: Latitude: 46°37'22.49″N Longitude: 70°29'13.76″O

Adress: 1989, route du massif. St-Philémon, Qc, Can. G0R 4A0

From Quebec City or Montreal

(about 50 minutes from the Quebec bridges) (from Montreal: 3 h 30)

  1. Take Highway 20 eastbound.
  2. Take exit 337, then route 279 south to the municipality of Buckland.
  3. Turn onto route 216 east.


  1. Take Highway 20
  2. Take exit 348, then route 281 to St-Philémon.
  3. Pass through the village and turn onto rang St-Alexis to route du Massif.
  4. Turn left on route du Massif.

From Gaspésie or Bas-Saint-Laurent

(from Montmagny: 40 minutes)


  1. Take Highway 20 west.
  2. Take exit 348, then route 281 south to the municipality of St-Philémon.
  3. At the flashing light, take route 216 west to Route du Massif.

From Beauce or Eastern Townships

(from St-Georges: 1 h 30)


  1. Take Route 204 to Saint-Georges.
  2. After Saint-Camille village, turn left on 281.
  3. Before the village of Saint-Philémon, turn onto rang Saint-Alexis.
  4. Turn left onto Route du Massif.

For all routes, you'll come across blue road signs leading directly to Le Massif du Sud.