Val-David is one of the most picturesque Laurentian villages. It is recognized as a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts in Quebec, the birthplace of rock climbing in Canada and a privileged place of creation for many artists and artisans crafts. Exhibits are open to the public throughout the year.
The park Le P’tit Train du Nord, Val-David-Val-Morin Regional Park, the Summer Market, 1001 POTS, Au Petit Poucet restaurant are just a few tourist attractions in this town.
Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson is another city near the Domaine where outdoor activities are waiting for you in any season. At the heart of the city lies Lake Masson. In summer you can practice different water sports and in winter the lake becomes a skating rink of 8.1 km. Snowmobile trails, sledding, cross-country skiing trails are only a few of the winter activities you can find. One could not speak of Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson without mentioning the restaurant & marina Le Viking and the Esterel Ressort.
A vast and welcoming region, the Laurentians, north of Montreal, cover nearly 22,000 square kilometers and extend from south to north, from the Mille-Iles River to the large territories north of Mont-Laurier and the east. to the west, boundaries of the Lanaudière region to those of the Outaouais. Walking through the plains and valleys, climbing hills and mountains, we marvel at every turn of beauty.
The Laurentian region was forged by the courage of its pioneers: Native Americans, French, Irish and Scots. From the first settlers to settle, confident in the future, to tourists from around the world, the Laurentians have experienced exceptional development. From visitors to Laurentian lovers who have chosen to establish their second home there, they all find unique attractions, a generous nature, activities for all tastes regardless of the season.
Open your eyes, breathe deeply! The Laurentians are synonymous with open spaces, forests and lakes where nature expresses itself so generously and dramatically. Allow yourself a refreshing break on the sandy beaches or on the bodies of water conducive to the practice of a multitude of nautical activities. Beautiful parks invite to visit for a pleasant adventure to discover the Laurentian flora and fauna. For history buffs, visit the art galleries, exhibition halls, antiques and the rich architectural heritage of the Laurentians.
You are gourmets or you simply feeling a little peckish? All the villages in the region such as Val-David and Ste-Marguerite offer you a varied choice of restaurants to satisfy all appetites. Gastronomy, country meals, wonderful world of agrotourism and regional cuisine, live an unforgettable tasty experience!
Throughout the year, you can attend several cultural events, high-quality shows and theaters in the summer will perfectly entertain you during the mild season.
What about Spas and Health Centers, a hymn to relaxation, you’ll never get tired of.
Experience cycling, cross-country skiing or snowmobiling along one of the largest linear parks in North America “Le P’tit Train du Nord” 200 km of adventure, borrowing the old railway line linking Saint-Jérôme to Mont-Laurier in an exceptional environment and a route punctuated by villages and heritage stations.
Go ahead, our territories are open to you; to the south west, “Les Portes des Laurentides”, which includes the Deux-Montagnes, Mirabel, Argenteuil and Thérèse-De-Blainville sectors, or the “Heart of the Laurentians” with the Rivière-du-Nord, Pays-d’en and Laurentides, and to the north, “Les Hautes Laurentides” with the Antoine-Labelle sector.
Quebecers have a popular expression when they talk about the Laurentians, they “go up North”. This expression is synonymous with beautiful memories of holidays, shared pleasures and adventures over four seasons: a hot summer, a blazing autumn, a winter of white magic and a romantic spring. As a couple, with the family or alone, we invite you to make your dreams come true, to live unforgettable moments and to be happy in our Laurentians.