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.
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.