Centre Archéo Topo


This research and exhibition center is dedicated to archaeological findings along the North Shore. Outside, trails lead down to the beach and offer some fantastic views over the Côte-Nord sea cliffs.

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3. Parc Marin du Saguenay–St-Laurent

9.55 MILES

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10.57 MILES

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8. Fraser Manor

26.8 MILES

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