Guided Cultural Excursion
Lanaudière region is located just northeast of Montreal, it has always been an ideal place to settle. The region is embraced by the various cultures from aboriginal families to the 1st European settlers; here people speak Atikamekw, French, English and much more. Whether they consider themselves Canadian, Acadian, French, Belgian, Swiss, Irish, English, Scottish, Polish, Russian or Ukrainian... they are all Quebeckers at heart.
Today, you will bear witness to the people and cultures of our province. By the end of the day, you will understand the essence of what makes Quebeckers slightly different from other Canadians. Important: this guided one-day tour is suitable for anyone 12 years of old and up capable of walking a few minutes at a time. It is your responsibility to ensure you have the appropriate clothing before your departure. It is strongly recommended for everyone to bring their own reusable water bottle. Guaranteed departures from the Montreal region between 7 am and 7:30 am.
ItineraryEarly morning departure from Montreal to the Lanaudière region, during the morning a visit of Maison de la Nouvelle-Acadie in Saint-Jacques, the Centre Grands Gibiers Québec at Terre des Bisons in Rawdon and Maison du Fléché Bélanger in Sainte-Marcelline-de-Kildare. At lunchtime, enjoy an outdoor meal at Auberge du Cheval Bleu in Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez. Afternoon visit of Maison Louis-Cyr and Val Notre-Dame Abbey Store in Saint-Jean-de-Matha, after which, you will head out for a walk on the trails of Chutes Monte-à-Peine-et-des-Dalles Regional Park. Guaranteed departure includes round-trip transportation from Montreal, the services of a bilingual tour guide, all entrance fees, one meal featuring fresh products, travel documentation, all taxes and FICAV
- 7:00 to 7:30 am: Departure from Montreal
- 9:00 am: Visit to Maison de la Nouvelle-Acadie
- 10:00 am: Visit to Terre des Bisons
- 11:00 am: Visit to Maison du Fléché Bélanger
- 12:30 pm: Outdoor meal at Auberge du Cheval Bleu
- 3:00 pm: Visit to Maison Louis-Cyr
- 4:30 pm: Stop at Val Notre-Dame Abbey store
- 5:15:00 pm: Walk in Chutes Monte-à-Peine-et-des-Dalles Regional Park
- 7:00 to 7:30 pm: Arrival back in Montreal