Saint-Simeon is located in the Charlevoix-Est Regional County Municipality, along highway 138.
The community was named after Saint Simeon of Jerusalem. St. Simeon is composed of four villages, namely St. Simeon, Baie-des-Rochers, Port-au-Persil, and Port-aux-Quilles. The village stands at the crossroad of four tourist regions: Charlevoix, Côte-Nord, Saguenay and Bas-Saint-Laurent (by ferry). Every year, Saint-Simeon greets thousand of guests attracted by its lush forests, its majestic river and the warm welcome of its inhabitants.
St-Simeon Eco-Village covers a territory recognized for the quality of its environment and the diversity of the resources it offers. It’s a showcase for nature’s diverse bounty, with its verdant woods, the St. Lawrence River and the astonishing mountains. Long ago, moving glaciers carved out this unique region and created ideal conditions for rock climbing.
The Mountaineering Adventure Park of the Palissades, known as the Mountain Mecca of Quebec, located close to St. Simeon is, without a doubt, one of the best true natural jewels of America. Many outdoors activities are offered at the tourist centre Camp Arthur Savard. Besides, visitors are drawn here for the cross-country skiing, beaches, excursions, whale watching cruises, camping, fishing, hunting, festivals, crafts and much more…
Baie-des-Rochers Hamlet is located on the shore of a wild and beautiful bay surrounded by majestic rocky cliffs and its island which may be reached on foot at low tide. A wonderful network of 6 km of hiking trails is open to the public who can fish, picnic and enjoy a rustic camping experience. In St-Simeon travelers can board the ferry to Riviere-du-Loup and experience the thrill of crossing the majestic St. Lawrence River. The village offers high quality accommodations, rustic style cuisine and dozens of activities and attractions.
The Camping Levesque is a nice site. Located along the shores of the River at Saint-Simeon, it's the ideal place for relaxation while admiring the St. Lawrence, its navigation and its marine wildlife. Guests can even spot belugas and whales in the season. The community calls itself the Hotel Village. St. Simeon is located 34 km downtown La Malbaie via Highway 138.
Traverlers from the South Shore can board the M.V. Trans-Saint-Laurent ferry from Riviere-du-Loup to Saint-Simeon.