Tag: Quebec

Nature and Outdoor Activities in Charlevoix

  Repère boréal Repère Boréal offers a nouveau genre “Glamping” experience in unmatched comfort and unique architecture, modern and audacious. Repère boréal’s 4-season dwellings stand out thanks to their accessibility, their intimate character and their opening to nature. 3 new Maikan homes were recently added to the original 5. Their exterior siding is made of […]

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New Accomodations in Charlevoix 2018

Hôtel et Pavillons du Petit MANOIR du Casino A fresh breeze blows at the Petit Manoir du Casino with the addition of 46 new guestrooms in the hotel for a total of 189 units. The D. Beaubien hall being intended as a multi-purpose hall accommodating up to 200 people, is available for greeting groups. Now […]

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Christmas Activities in Laurentians

Come and enjoy a new way to do your Christmas shopping in the Laurentians! Pay a visit to one of our numerous crafts displays and Christmas markets where local artists, producers and craftspersons await you. Discover the exceptional work of these talented creators and pick up some very original gifts. You can also sample the […]

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Needle Felting with Peg Learn

Needle Felting  with Peg Learn After spending the day in Almonte, we arrived at the Blue Hen farm for a felting workshop presented by Peg Learn ( Learn Creations). She greeted us with a big smile, hand holding a large red dragon made from felt pieces … Surprisingly felting is much easier than it may […]

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Schedule of Events in Laurentians Region

JUNE 30 and july 1 Festival brassicole des Laurentides Parc de la gare 420, rue de la Gare, Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carré 819 688-2161, extn. 234 festivalbrassicoledeslaurentides.com The Laurentian Beer Festival invites all fans of microbreweries to discover and taste craft beers and meet the artisans behind these products. Product presentations, entertainment, shows, music and booths serving local […]

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Yamaska National Park day trip

To have a complete travel experience in Montreal area we decided to visit the Yamaska National Park, well known as a wonderful family escape whether you are camping, just came to enjoy the beach, like to hike or bike. That morning weather outlook promised some rain and cloudy, so the beach option was not on […]

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Bombardier Museum of ingenuity an Valcourt

We arrived in Valcourt QC to see the place where the man known as the  pride of the town created his company that would be renowned by the  world. The visit begins with the simple garage where  Joseph Armand  Bombardier decides to overcome the challenges of driving in the deep  snow. By adapting the tractor […]

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Family fun in Granby Zoo

During the last couple of years the topic of visiting Quebec was coming up several times in our discussions. Finally in May 2017 we booked a hotel and planned out the itinerary that would include some of the places that we thought would be interesting for everyone in the family. The main destination was Quebec […]

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150 YEARS OF JOIE DE VIVRE IN GATINEAU!

MOSAÏCANADA 150 / GATINEAU 2017 From June 30 to October 15, 2017, discover MOSAÏCANADA 150 / Gatineau 2017, a major international horticultural exhibition that combines various art forms with horticulture. The theme of the exhibit will reflect 150 years of history, values, arts and culture in Canada, represented by some 100 different arrangements. The free exhibit will be in the form […]

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Road Trip Itineraries in Maritime Quebec

Road Trip Itineraries The Gaspésie Tour The Gaspésie Tour is a legendary seaside drive that loops around the huge Gaspé Peninsula. Begin your journey in the region of Bas-Saint-Laurent. From the Kamouraska area, Route 132 will take you all the way to Gaspé, at the tip of the peninsula, via famous Percé Rock. Read more […]

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