Ottawa, the national capital, is situated 290 miles (467 kilometers) southwest of Larouche.
You don't have to limit your tour to the points of interest in Larouche because the entire region has been graced with numerous interesting cultural and natural attractions. Desbiens, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east, and Saint-Henri-de-Taillon, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast of Larouche are good spots to check out if you have the time.
If you are after things to do inside, you can't beat Lac Saint-Jean - Saguenay's excellent history museums. These are good places to learn a little about the region's rich cultural tapestry and perhaps pick up a souvenir or two. On sunny days, why not take the opportunity to investigate Lac Saint-Jean - Saguenay's open-air museums and open-air exhibits?.
If you are happy to feel the tickle of snowflakes upon your nose, this area could be an excellent fit. Grab some gear and go cross-country skiing and snow shoeing. Lac Saint-Jean - Saguenay is an excellent place to join up with a fascinating guided nature walks and wildlife spotting tours available here.
Lac Saint-Jean - Saguenay is an amazingly beautiful place that you will linger in your memories for many years to come.