© Le Massif de Charlevoix/A.-O.Lyra – A. Poulin/Facing Waves

8 ideal “après-ski” activities

After a day spent skiing or snowboarding down the slopes, après-ski beckons! Since many alpine skiing centres in Québec are located in resorts offering inns and hotels, restaurants and bars, events and activities, you have a myriad of options.

Enjoy après-ski, in all its forms

1- Relax in a Nordic spa
To relax and recharge after a full day outdoors, what can be better than a visit to one of the many Nordic spas that have blossomed in Québec over the last 20 years? For the ultimate relaxing experience, combine thermotherapy with a massage.

2- Have a beer with friends
Having a beer with friends after enjoying the outdoors: a great way to end a day! Try one or more of Québec artisan beers brewed in one of the 150 microbreweries that dot the entire province.

3- Savour a good meal
Your day spent outdoors has whetted your appetite? Whether you are looking for a generously sized poutine or a gastronomical meal prepared with local ingredients, our restaurants and bistros will take care of your hunger and your tastebuds

Terrasse du centre de villégiature Tremblant © TQ/D.Desmarais
Spa nordique Polar Bear’s Club © TQ/R.Ouellet

4- Try something else outdoors
You wish to continue enjoying the outdoors with your family? After skiing and snowboarding, why not tube, luge of snow bobsled down the slopes? !

5- Enjoy special events and activities
Alpine ski centres are never short of ideas to offer you the most attractive of entertainment, whether it is a procession by torchlight down the slope, an open-air disco or outdoor music show and barbecue during spring skiing season.

6- Party
From music during happy hour to dance music at the end of the evening: party with the “locals”, who don’t need to ski to enjoy the pleasures of après-ski!

7- Stay on location
Whether you go for a mountain cabin or a condo/hotel at the bottom of the slopes, you will appreciate the precious moments spent by the fire in good company.

8- Discover charming villages 
While in the Laurentians, Eastern Townships or Charlevoix region, why no spend the evening in one of the charming villages nearby?

Paysage hivernal, station touristique Stoneham, région de Québec © TQ/S.Deschênes