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Moving to Chicoutimi from Montreal


Important information you need to know before you start your move to Chicoutimi from Montreal. Chicoutimi, Quebec meaning “the end of the deep water” in the Montagnais language is an area known for its natural beauty and thriving population growth. Currently Chicoutimi has an approximate population of 59 164 but prior to 2002 had the title of its own city but recently has been included as a borough of Saguenay Quebec. Its estimate 79% of the current population speaks French as their first language followed by English and French with 20%, making Chicoutimi an excellent transitional city for those planning to move from Montreal to Chicoutimi. With enough planning and research, a long distance move can be accomplished in a stress free and professional manor.

Geographically speaking Montreal is approximately 456 kilometers from Chicoutimi. This can vary in travel time from 5 hours and 40 minutes to 6 hours and 30 minutes depending on speed of the vehicle and route chosen. If taking the most direct route from Montreal to Chicoutimi, you would travel along the Autoroute 20 East out of the city where the majority of your travelling with be done. Take exit 313 for QC-175N/Autoroute73N toward Saguenay/Alma. Merge onto Autoroute 73 North and continue onto Boulevard Talbol/QC-175N. Turn left at Boulevard de L’Universite/QC-175N/QC-372 West. You will now be in the city limits of Chicoutimi, equipping your move with local road maps or a portable GPS system will always ensure no mistakes are made along transit. While on route from Montreal to Chicoutimi, you will pass a number of different cities such as Saint –Hyacinthe, Drummondville, Chamy, Quebec City, L’Etape, Laterriere, until finally making it to Chicoutimi. When choosing Montreal movers to assist in your long distance move to Chicoutimi from Montreal, investigating the prospect company for experience in Chicoutimi or further distances in kilometers will always ensure you made the right choice and give you peace in mind during this transition.

Chicoutimi has a number of post secondary educational intuitions to assist in those who plan on a chance of higher education. The Universite du Quebec has a branch in Chicoutimi. UQAC has an approximately 7000 students with over 40 undergraduate and graduate programs but more known for its researchers in aluminum forestry, geology and historical population studies. The campus has a number of French as a Second Language program through its school of French language and Quebec Culture. (Ecole de langue francaise et de culture Quebecoise) There is also a Cegep De Chicoutimi, offer pre university courses to assist with those planning on post secondary education in the future, as well as programs for young adults planning on achieving their high school diploma.

Fortunately Chicoutimi does have a form of public transportation for its residents within the city and surrounding areas. Société de transport du Saguenay (STS) is the formal public transport company for Saguenay but has three main terminals one of which operates in Chicoutimi. Their route network covers a large part of the city and offers various services from regular transit, specialized for people with disabilities, special events, charter coach services and others. Currently the single fare is at $2.90 making a trip very affordable in Chicoutimi.

When searching for a new home or apartment, often this can be the most exciting part of your move for you and your family. Chicoutimi offers a variety of different types of dwellings, from cottages, duplex, and bungalows that are currently on the market. Researching on local by laws, average home prices and provincial legislation will always ensure local real estate companies or a prospect landlord does not take advantage of you. Depending on preference and overall budget to find a home in Chicoutimi with natural beauty in the entire city it is not difficult to accomplish.

Similar to other cities in the area Chicoutimi is well known for its high tourist area for its relaxing and stunning natural beauty. There are a number of rivers with a few historic sites such as a 19th century the compagine de pulpe de Chicoutimi. Visiting the city before your destined moving date will not only condition you for the travel time involved but also better acquaint you with the local streets and what the area has to offer. There are a number of affordable restaurants in the area that can be suitable for a couple or for an entire family, often it will come down to preference and over all budget. Some of the more popular restaurants are the Tamaki Sushi bar, Café Cambio and Restaurant Homard Rouge. There are a number of hotels and one bed and breakfast available for travelers; the Auberge Les 2 Pignons and Hotel La Sagueneenne are two of the more popular and affordable hotels in Chicoutimi.

Residential Moving from Montreal to Chicoutimi can be complex with many steps implicated to ensure everything goes as planned with precision and care. Thus finding a reliable and experienced long-distance moving company is important when planning such a large move. Finding a reliable mover can give you the satisfaction and peace of mind keeping you focused on other tasks involved during the move.

Selecting the right moving company or long distance movers in Montreal in general without the appropriate research can be time consuming, however checking company references, recommendations by satisfied customers, and that the moving company you choose operates or has operated in the past with the city you'll need to move to will always keep you one step ahead in your move. 

Pianos Movers: if you want to move your piano or pool table to Chicoutimi from Montreal, ask if the movers have experience and all equipment for that!

Selecting our Montreal Economical Moving Company -Déménagement Économique ALEX - you are going to make sure your possessions are safely and securely transferred, and that this is done as quickly as possible. The choice is up to you!


Good luck and happy moving!

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