Winter is such a magical time in Quebec. Once the snow arrives, the province transforms into a winter wonderland you need to discover. For the most memorable season ever, we've made a bucket list of all the secret places in Quebec you need to explore this winter.\nWhen you think of winter in Quebec, the first things that come to mind might be the famous ice hotel in Quebec City or the massive Illumi Cavalia Festival in Montreal. However, there are plenty of other gems to discover.\nThe next time you're looking for something to do with your partner or best friend, you should surprise them by taking them on a winter adventure! Leading up to Christmas, there are plenty of seasonal activities to enjoy, such as exploring holiday villages covered in twinkling lights or going to festive pop-up bars.\nOther activities you don't want to miss include booking a getaway at a tiny cottage where you can warm up in a sauna or hot tub, taking a fluffy alpaca for a walk, or going skating on a peaceful trail through the forest.\nIt's time to start planning what you want to do this winter. Here are 12 secret places in Quebec to bring your favourite person for the season:\nDesjardins Illuminated Village\nPrice: Not announced yet\nWhen: December 20, 2019 to January 3, 2020\nAddress: 1425 Montplaisir St., Drummondville, QC \nWhy You Need To Go: This magical Christmas village will be decorated with thousands of twinkling lights.\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by Maryse (@maryseperreault) on Dec 31, 2018 at 4:20pm PST\n\nWebsite\nMiracle Au Maelstorm Saint-Roch\nPrice: Based on what you order\nWhen: November to December 2019\nAddress: 181 Rue Saint-Vallier E., Quebec City, QC\nWhy You Need To Go: The two of you can enjoy a holiday-themed cocktail at this pop-up Christmas bar.\n View this post on Instagram Cheers to the weekend. You made it! You deserve a refreshment 🎅🏼 📷: @miraclepopupkc A post shared by Miracle Pop-Up (@miraclepopup) on Dec 15, 2018 at 10:43am PST\n\nWebsite\nIgloo Spa Day\nPrice: From $300 (access to just the spa available from $35)\nAddress: 1421 Main Street, Saint-Come, QC\nWhy You Need To Go: For the ultimate winter getaway, you can spend the night sleeping in an igloo. Your stay also includes access to the spa and a massage. \n View this post on Instagram • SPA TIME • #spa#spatime#winter#winterwonderland#wintervibes#outdoors#outdoorpool#lifeisgood#instagood#massage#pool#nature#explore#explorecanada#explorequebec#hotwater#relaxtime#qualitytime#snowwhite#narcityquebec#wintervibes#quebec#centrelerituelspa#saintcome A post shared by Amandine (@amchou___) on Feb 25, 2019 at 2:44pm PST\n\nWebsite\nCanadian Holiday Train\nPrice: Free to attend the events (accepting donations to Food Banks)\nWhen: November 25-26, 2019\nAddress: Multiple stops in Quebec\nWhy You Need To Go: Many people might not realize that the gorgeous, illuminated CP Holiday train makes multiple stops across Quebec. At each stop, there will be a free concert and you'll have a chance to take holiday photos.\n View this post on Instagram MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE 🎄🍻👍 Photos Taken: December 13, 2018 . . @cpholidaytrain @canadianpacific @trainman.zach . . #cpholidaytrain #pnw_rrshots #trainsofab #canadianrailway #canadiantrains #trainsofcanada #railwaysofcanada #railwayphotography #railways_of_our_world #railpictures #railroad #railway #north_american_rail_pictures #trb_express #train_nerds #train_chasers #train_explorer #train_photography #train_of_our_world #trainphotography #trains_worldwide #pocket_rail #lightroom #lightroommobile #nikon #nikond7200 #nikon1870mm #nikonphotography A post shared by Trevor VanRy (@tvr_rail_pics) on Dec 25, 2018 at 8:35pm PST\n\nWebsite\nJoliette Christmas Market\nPrice: Free admission\nWhen: November 29 - December 23, 2019\nAddress: Place Bourget, Joliette, QC\nWhy You Need To Go: At this dreamy Christmas market, the two of you can take a horse-drawn carriage ride or get a photo in the giant heart. You can also do some holiday shopping from all the different vendors selling artisanal goods.\n View this post on Instagram Les Marchés de Noël Joliette -Lanaudière du 1er au 22 décembre au centre-ville de Joliette 🎄⛄️🎅🏻 A post shared by Marché de Noël Joliette (@marchedenoeljoliette) on Nov 30, 2017 at 7:09pm PST\n\nWebsite\nIce & Snow Airbnb\nPrice: From $157\nNeighbourhood: Sainte-Rose-du-Nord, QC\nWhy You Need To Go: At this insane Airbnb, you can spend the night in a room made of ice and snow.\n\n \n \n \n \n \n O Pirates | Airbnb\n \n \n \nWebsite\nDog Sledding At Montebello\nPrice: $34 a person\nAddress: 392 Rue Notre Dame, Montebello, QC\nWhy You Need To Go: You can go on an unforgettable dog sledding adventure through a snowy forest.\n View this post on Instagram ❄️While I hate the cold, I have to admit it is so much fun to explore the frosty landscape via dogsled. All bundled up in a warm jacket and blanket, I can't help but marvel at how smart these huskies are. 🐺Fun fact, huskies are my favorite dogs because they look like wolves. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🌨️Did you know you can go dogsledding just outside of #Ottawa at @fairmontmontebello ? . . . . #ottawa #613 #yow #ottawalife #ottawalocal #ott #myottawa #ottawablogger #igersottawa #igerscanada #discoveron #ottawablog #loveottawa #ottcity #canada #nature #animals #montbello #winter #canada A post shared by Stephanie White ✈ (@stephaniewhitetravels) on Jan 11, 2019 at 2:02pm PST\n\nWebsite\nImagine Van Gogh\nPrice: Not announced yet\nWhen: From December 5, 2019\nAddress: 2020 William St., Montreal, QC\nWhy You Need To Go: You can explore giant images of Van Gogh's famous paintings.\n View this post on Instagram Imagine Van Gogh. . . . #imaginevangogh #exposition #vangogh #lehavre #carrédesdocks #docks #lh_lehavre #insta_normandy #igersnormandie #normandie A post shared by Pauline Fenestre (@pauline.fenestre) on Aug 10, 2019 at 2:20pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nWalk An Alpaca At Verger Champetre\nPrice: $15 per animal\nAddress: 2300 Cowie St., Granby, QC\nWhy You Need To Go: The two of you can enjoy taking a fluffy alpaca or a miniature horse for a walk.\n View this post on Instagram no drama llama (with my alpaca) ❄✌🏾@vergerchampetre 🎄 #toutplein d'amour ! A post shared by 𝒂𝒏𝒈𝒆𝒍𝒊𝒏𝒂 (@angelina.teppang) on Dec 9, 2018 at 6:12pm PST\n\nWebsite\nSkating Through The Forest\nPrice: Not listed yet\nAddress: 9 Montée Beausoleil, Lac des Loups, QC\nWhy You Need To Go: This is a 3-km skating trail that will take you through an enchanting forest. \n View this post on Instagram This way to Narnia A post shared by Brie 🦋 (@briannadeavy) on Dec 14, 2018 at 6:58pm PST\n\nWebsite\nRepere Boreal\nPrice: From $119\nAddress: 3141 Route du Fleuve, Les Eboulements, QC\nWhy You Need To Go: Enjoy a cozy stay inside this Scandinavian-inspired mini-cabin that comes with free access to a hot tub and sauna.\n View this post on Instagram !!CONC0URS!! Vous êtes plus de 80 000 à nous suivre sur nos médias sociaux! Merci tellement pour tout l’intérêt que vous nous portez, ça nous donne l’énergie pour aller plus loin! Pour vous remercier, on donnera deux séjours (un sur Facebook et un sur Instagram, donc vous pouvez participer deux fois!!) à la personne que vous identifierez dans les commentaires à condition de partager la publication! Tirage le 9 novembre! @repereboreal #repereboreal www.repereboreal.com A post shared by Repère Boréal (@repereboreal) on Oct 30, 2019 at 10:23am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.