Nature and outdoor2018-05-16T13:36:33+00:00

Nature and outdoor

With its many Must-See destinations, Montérégie is an exceptional relaxation and adventure destination close to Montréal. Parks, outdoor recreation centres and water sports centers will delight lovers of hiking, hebertism, swimming and water activities.

Outdoor activities
Boating
Cycling
Motorcycling

Outdoor activities

Domaine de Rouville

Domaine de Rouville is a must-visit resort and leisure centre that offers a wide array of activities and services that are sure to please fun-seekers of all ages. In addition to its unique campsite, the centre offers a skillfully [...]

Parc national du Mont-Saint-Bruno

Heading out on the waters Mont-Saint-Bruno natural park is home to five lakes, including lac du Moulin. Its waters are relatively rich in nutrients which promote the increased growth of plankton and aquatic plants. During the summer, its temperature reaches approximately 25 [...]

Arbraska – Rigaud

Discover the adventurer in you and come enjoy exhilarating moments as you explore the treetop obstacle courses. Slide on giant zip lines, climb on suspended platforms and swings, and climb up nets and reach new emotional heights! Come enjoy [...]

Parc national des Îles-de-Boucherville

Just a stone's throw from the city, Parc national des Îles-de-Boucherville is a place of extraordinary natural and cultural richness to be discovered during the summer! The island and country atmosphere, wild flowers and groves, large trees, the proximity of the [...]

Arbraska – Mont-Saint-Grégoire

Unleash the adventurer within you and experience thrilling moments through our obstacle course in the trees. Feel the rush as you rush down our giant zip lines and climb onto our suspension bridges, nets and swings to the heights [...]

Parc régional des Grèves

Considered by many hikers as a little-known gem for hiking outings in the Montérégie region, Parc régional des Grèves is located only 40 minutes away from the major metropolitan [...]

RécréoParc

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

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 [...]

Parc Les Salines

Parc Les Salines is an outdoor activity destination located along Jean-Lesage Highway which comprises approx. 105 hectares of wooded areas covering more than 60% [...]

Parc Casimir-Dessaulles

700, av. de l’Hôtel-de-Ville, Saint-Hyacinthe J2S 5M2 450 778-8355 ville.st-hyacinthe.qc.ca

Boating

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 [...]

Croisières Navark

Valleyfield (ferry and cruises) Les Coteaux (ferry and cruises) Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot (ferry and cruises) Beauharnois (ferry and cruises) Saint-Anicet (cruises) Châteauguay (ferry and cruises) Longueuil (ferry and cruises) Boucherville (ferry and cruises) Varennes (ferry and cruises) Contrecoeur (ferry and [...]

Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, centre-ville nautique

A city centre on Lake St. Francis: a must-see stopover on the way to the Thousand Island, 500 service and unserviced boat slips in the heart of the downtown core. Le Quartier Gourmand: 11 restaurants & terraces inside a radius of 0.5 km from the waterway, [...]

Fort-Lennox National Historic Site

Boat Excursion New this summer: Discover the Fort Lennox National Historic Site by sailing along the Richelieu River. Climb aboard the Lennox 1 and navigate through a chapter [...]

AquaPiknik

AquaPiknik a unique experience of customized cruises for all ages, groups and events! Experience unforgettable and private moments during which you will [...]

Les Croisières du lac Champlain

Discover Venise-en-Québec and it's stunning natural environment aboard the Missisquoi, our ship of 150 seats. While enjoying a brunch cruise, a discovery cruise or a diner-show cruise, [...]

Centre nautique de Saint-Hyacinthe

Discover the Yamaska River by renting a nautical craft at little cost: kayak, pedal boat, canoe, rowboat and pontoon that can hold 15 people (bring your own meal). Safety [...]

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

Turnkey package with luggage transport Le Parcours du Suroît offers a route composed of two options of double loops, which you can customize according to [...]

Suggested tours

Circuit des Patriotes

Distance: 194 km This route will take you through some of the most beautiful villages in Québec where you can marvel at the numerous century-old houses. Package starting at [...]

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 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 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 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 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. [...]

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 [...]

Bike paths

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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