The Holiday season is the perfect opportunity for some family time together in the Laurentians to create unforgettable memories. Enchanting landscapes inspire a festive ambiance throughout the Laurentian region. Make your dream family outing a reality in this unparalleled setting! Whether you enjoy snowshoeing, skating, dog sledding, or cross-country skiing, one day won’t be enough to do it all!
To the delight of many, the Christmas market tradition is back with increasing popularity in Quebec! This tradition is an integral part of the Holiday season in many countries, such as Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, and several other European countries. In Quebec, these festive markets have become a celebration, featuring local artisans and food producers.
The Laurentians are clearly no exception to the rule, with the region boasting over thirty markets, shows, fairs, and exhibitions throughout the region. Without further ado, head out to discover unique gems by passionate creators. Here are the best Christmas markets and craft fairs to look out for:
In the Laurentians, Halloween is no small party! Dive into the world of trick-or-treaters and enjoy the activities and events organized for the occasion. On the program: haunted houses, animated characters, parades, pumpkin contests, costume contests, and so much more! Here’s how you can celebrate Halloween in the Laurentian region:
When Tourisme Laurentides asked me to stay at an outfitter in the Laurentians, I didn’t have to think twice. I have visited outfitters throughout Quebec for my TV show, Expédition Faune on TVA Sports, for nearly twenty years now. As part of this project, I was to stay at one of the many outfitters in the Laurentian region.
Fall is upon us, and the Laurentians are once again ablaze with colour! Added to the already gorgeous scenery, an array of colours, smells and flavours charm the senses and herald the arrival of a new season. Discover the region’s wide-open spaces in this new season with its warm hues. Plan a getaway in the cooler weather. You will marvel at the landscapes that change at every turn. Take this opportunity to try the countless activities available in the region. Discover both Laurentian tourist routes, or go for a hike or a cycling outing in one of our parks or wildlife reserves. How about an ATV ride, a day relaxing in one of our spas or some good food with friends?
By Stéphane Parent, Le Concierge Marketing
When we work in the event sector, we often concentrate on logistics. We try to develop events that look good, that are really “hot,” that will create a sense of “wow.” All too often, strategy is put in the background or forgotten altogether. I am often told: If the event I put on has a super look, people will come and my tickets will sell all by themselves…
Get ready to take your meetings to the next level! Business travel is booming. Despite a plethora of technological possibilities, including teleconferences on smart phones, business travel is an important activity for companies.
In the Laurentians, explore the treasures and revelations of the Chemin du Terroir. The route’s 29 businesses will open the door to a world filled with culinary delicacies, sweet treats, culture, history, parks, gardens and animals. These artisans share their passions as they invite you to discover and rediscover their products.
The Chemin du Terroir is a 226-kilometre trail marked with blue signs that winds its way through rural areas in the Lower Laurentians and Argenteuil. On this trail, we suggest a route to explore throughout the four seasons on trips lasting a day or longer. Why not prolong your getaway and take the opportunity to stay in the region’s inns, hotels and resorts?
In summer, it’s time to play! In the Laurentians region, you’ll find numerous businesses where you can have fun as a family. A trip to a petting farm, a theme park or a day on the water slides will delight both young and old. While on your getaway, take the opportunity to stay in the region’s inns, hotels and resorts. Here are some family activities for spring and summer 2018: