Nature and outdoor2018-11-21T15:25:53+00:00

Nature and outdoor

An ideal nature destination a few minutes away from Montréal, Montérégie is synonymous with discovery, pleasure and escape. Its many outdoor venues offer true natural paradises for those who enjoy cross-country and alpine skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, tubing and much more.

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Outdoor activities

Parc Régional St-Bernard

Parc régional St-Bernard is located on 210 hectares of land in the heart of nature and features groomed trails for hiking, running, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. During the winter months, visitors can enjoy outdoor skating rinks for hockey and forest skating. The [...]

Parc national du Mont-Saint-Bruno

New scents are discovered with each breath drawn, as that unmistakable blend of odours found only in the forest wafts through the air. Some 200 species of birds and 40 species of mammals share the territory. Sightings are to be expected, [...]

Parc national des Îles-de-Boucherville

île Sainte-Marguerite offers hikers and snowshoers new landscapes to explore as well as a peaceful atmosphere. The flat topography of the islands makes it easy for the whole family to take part in recreational activities. Three marked loops are available to hikers: Grand-Duc [...]

Sorel-Tracy – Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola Ferry

Over the holidays and during spring break, young adventurers age 15 and under accompanied by an adult travel for free aboard the ferry. Shiver me timbers! Avoid the tunnels and the bridges, and instead, go by way of the River! By [...]

Ski Saint-Bruno

Creating skiers for over 50 ans. Ski Saint-Bruno has been successfully creating skiers since 1965. The ski resort is constantly evolving and always on the lookout for the latest innovations to offer you the best possible service and ski conditions. Rates for [...]

Parc les Salines, Saint-Hyacinthe

Parc Les Salines is an outdoor activity destination which comprises approx. 105 hectares of wooded areas covering more than 60% of its surface. Depending on [...]

Les vergers Ivanhöe Faille

Explore our domain We offer 30 km of trails for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. The pavilion is open from Thursday to Sunday from [...]

Mont Rigaud

Mont Rigaud has come to be known as Québec's « Ski Kindergarten »; it is the perfect family resort for all those who wish to learn alpine [...]

Parc régional des Grèves

A little-known gem for hiking outings in the Montérégie region, Parc régional des Grèves is located only 40 minutes away from Montréal. [...]

RécréoParc

Located in Sainte-Catherine, less than 20 minutes from Montreal, the RécréoParc is bordered on the [...]

Cycling

Cycling packages
Cycling itineraries
Bike paths

Cycling packages

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Circuit Montérégie-Estrie

Turnkey package with luggage transport Distance: 140 km Running along the shores of the Richelieu River and Lake Boivin, this circuit is sure to charm those who love nature [...]

Parcours du Suroît

Distance: 108 km Parcours du Suroît offers you a route composed of two double loops running through the Beauharnois-Salaberry and Vaudreuil-Soulanges regions. Relive the history [...]

Circuit des Patriotes

Turnkey package with luggage transport Distance: 194 km This route will take you through some of the most beautiful villages in Québec where you can marvel at the numerous [...]

Suggested tours

Grand tour

This pleasant and attractive cycling circuit is essentially made up of bike paths that will take you along the three magnificent regions that make up Southern Québec. [...]

Au fil de l’eau

This itinerary takes you through magnificent landscapes and historical villages and winds its way along the shores of the St. Lawrence and Richelieu rivers. Download PDF [...]

Cycling itineraries

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Circuit du lac Saint-François

Saint-Anicet to Dundee Distance: 72.7 km/47 miles Elevation: 125 m A well-kept secret, this circuit which winds through the Monteregian "cantons" will allow you to discover the unique Droulers-Tsiionhiakwhata [...]

Circuit des Vallons de la Yamaska

Saint-Hyacinthe to Yamaska Distance: 105.6 km/65 miles Elevation: 187 m The hilly shores of the Yamaska River are well worth discovering; pure happiness for resourceful calves! Open on [...]

Circuit Montérégie urbaine

Bourcherville to Saint-Lambert Distance: 36.9 km/31 miles Elevation: 46 m Ride your bike through three cities on the South Shore; you can extend your getaway by visiting some of the [...]

Circuit de la Maskoutaine-Des Rivières

Saint-Hyacinthe to Saint-Valérien-de-Milton Distance: 80.2 km/57 miles Elevation: 174 m The circuit is located halfway between Montréal and Drummondville. Discover the City of Saint-Hyacinthe, dubbed the agri-food capital of [...]

Circuit cours d’eau et charmes ruraux

Sorel-Tracy to Saint-Ours Distance: 55.3 km/34 miles Elevation: 94 m This itinerary brings you different attractions and services. Take time to rest in two magnificent parks, one facing the [...]

Circuit de la Montagne

Rigaud, Très-Saint-Rédempteur, Sainte-Marthe et Sainte-Justine-de-NewtonDistance: 60.8 km/37 miElevation: 314 mThe Mountain circuit is, from all Vaudreuil-Soulanges, the most sportive course. The landscapes are breathtaking. Make Rigaud your starting point and [...]

Circuit des Trois Monts

Mont Rougemont, mont Saint-Hilaire and mont Saint-Bruno Distance: 90 km / 55 mi Elevation: 265 m Here is a unique chance for you to measure yourself against three Monteregian [...]

Circuit sur la rive et la vallée du lac Champlain

Venise-en-Québec, Saint-Georges-de-Clarenceville and Henryville Distance: 74.1 km/42 miles Elevation: 90 m This magnificent circuit which begins on the majestic shores of Lake Champlain. Venise-en-Québec is truly a city worth [...]

Circuit La Clé des Champs

Acton Vale, Saint-Nazaire d’Acton and Saint-Théodore-d’Acton Distance: 63.1 km/39 miles Elevation: 168 m This rural, family-oriented circuit will help you experience a wonderfully Zen day of cycling, why not [...]

Circuit entre deux couronnes

Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Chambly, La Prairie and Saint-Philippe Distance: 73.2 km/47 miles Elevation: 77 m Explore picturesque country roads as you wind your way along the Chambly Basin and the Richelieu [...]

Circuit de la rivière Châteauguay

Châteauguay to Sainte-MartineDistance: 58.3 km/39 milesElevation: 88 mThis circuit will take you through the rural shores of the Châteauguay River and the majestic banks of the St. Lawrence River. The [...]

Circuit des quatre canaux

Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Les Cèdres and Coteau-du-Lac Distance: 60.9 km/41 mi Elevation: 52 m Have a unique experience rooted in a mystic river: the St. Lawrence. Follow an identified path along the [...]

Circuit d’Hemmingford

Hemmingford to Hungtindon Distance: 116.2 km/65 mi Elevation: 479 m The preferred circuit of cyclists in the Montréal region, for whom performance counts most. Covey Hill Road offers interesting [...]

Circuit Rive-Sud

Brossard, Saint-Basile-le-Grand and Chambly Distance: 56.3 km/37 mi Elevation: 138 m This pleasant and varied tours will let you discover the best kept secrets of the south suburbs of Montréal. [...]

Bike paths

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The Estriade and its network of trails

This 92-km path begins at Lac Boivin and is lined with trees along its entire length. This very safe recreational path will take you through Granby, Canton de Shefford, Bromont [...]

Parc national des Îles-de-Boucherville

450 928-5088 sepaq.com/boucherville A 21-km network of trails lets cyclists discover the site’s finest features. There are picnic areas and magnificent points of view to enjoy while partaking in independent [...]

La Montérégiade

From Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu to Granby, via Farnham, La Montérégiade, associated with Route verte and the Trans Canada Trail, offers 48 km [...]

Suroît cycling network

Discover this 192-km network of paved, flat paths through settings where waterscapes and rural surroundings will delight, promising you unforgettable bike getaways.s.Information on all Suroît cycling network 1 844 373-2214 / 450 373-2214To plan [...]

La Route des Champs

Cycle, in-line skate or hike along La Route des Champs and its 40 kilometres of mostly straight paths; an original way to explore the spectacular natural surroundings of [...]

La Campagnarde

Built on a converted railway and incorporated into the Route verte (No. 4), La Campagnarde is a major bike path connecting the Centre-du-Québec, Eastern Townships and Montérégie [...]

Vallée-des-Forts Bicycle axis

This 49.3-km bike route includes road shoulders and shared roadways. There is a 6.5-km portion over the bike path in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.Tourist Information Office 31, rue Frontenac, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu 450 542-9090 or [...]

La Sauvagine

Certified Route verte since 2012, La Sauvagine is a 12-km, paved linear bike path that runs through part of the city of Sorel-Tracy and then stretches across fields, wooded areas [...]

Motorcycling

From Lac des Deux Montagnes to Lac Saint-François

Discoure a route that lets you wind along the Châteauguay River and its major lakes, such as Lac Saint François, Lac Saint Louis and Lac des Deux Montagnes. With its scenic landscapes and compréhensive tourism offer, the Suroît région will awaken your senses.

From Lac des Deux Montagnes to Lac Saint-François

Rivière Yamaska and Rougemont

Explore the Yamaska River itinerary and discoure the heart of Montérégie with, among other things, Rougemont—Québec’s apple capital—and the lively Saint-Hyacinthe city center. Mont Yamaska is a must for motocycle enthousiaste who will enjoy roaming the mountain by way of narrow country roads.

Rivière Yamaska and Rougemont

Lacolle-Huntingdon

This magnifient area invites you to make your wayacross bucolic landscapes, such as the city of Lacolle, which is located along the Richelieu River. You are sure to be please by the variety of roads, including Covey Hill Road.

Lacolle-Huntingdon

Discover the Route du Richelieu

First official cross-border tourist itinerary the Route du Richelieu encompass 265 km long along both shores of the Richelieu River from the Quebec-Vermont border to the mouth of the St.Lawrence River, where the city of Sorel-Tracy is located. As you wander along Quebec’s first official cross-border tourist route, you will discover archaeological sites, historic sites, museums, a number of historically significant churches, interpretation centers and heritage tours. The Route du Richelieu is also home to many dedicated areas where you can enjoy outdoor activities and water sports.

Discover the Route du Richelieu