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* [[Mont-Tremblant]] - ski resort
 
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* [[Oka]], a lakeside village technically in the Laurentians region but far from the mountains
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* [[Sainte-Adéle]] - ski resort and tourist destination
 
* [[Sainte-Anne-des-lacs]] - small village next to Saint-Sauveur, with it's 22 lakes it is ideal for cottages.
 
* [[Sainte-Anne-des-lacs]] - small village next to Saint-Sauveur, with it's 22 lakes it is ideal for cottages.
 
* [[Sainte-Agathe]]
 
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* [[Saint-Joseph-du-Lac]] - a small village in the lower Laurentians with opportunities for agrotourism
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* [[Saint-André d'Argenteuil]] - fomerly named Saint-André-Est and Carillon, these two towns were joined in 2000 to create the new municipality. Carillon is home to the Carillon Canal Historic Site which boasts the highest lock in Quebec. The lock is connected to the Carillon hydroelectric dam which can also be visited.
  
 
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* <sleep name="Rendez-Vous Mont-Tremblant" alt="" address="10 Chemin de Brébeuf, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada J8E 3B1" directions="" phone="(866) 429-5111" url="http://www.rvmt.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="46.11833168198074" long="-74.60542917251587" email="info@rvmt.com"> Distinctive and affordable selections of 1 to 6 bedroom residences, town homes, condos, and chalets rated 4 Star by Tourism Quebec. With properties located on the mountain, on various golf courses and in secluded areas, they have a vacation rental to meet any need. With Vacation Specialists ready to assist you in choosing the perfect reservation as well as suggest the activities that will best suit your abilities and desires.</sleep>
 
  
 
Auberge Laurentides [http://www.lacmorency.com]
 
Auberge Laurentides [http://www.lacmorency.com]
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Latest revision as of 12:05, 24 October 2011

The Laurentides [1] (or Laurentians) are range of mountains in Quebec, north of Montreal, popular as a tourist destination.

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Understand[edit]

The region takes its name from the chain of mountains which runs down its northern side, and is part of the great Canadian Shield, which covers most of Quebec north of the St. Lawrence River. Covering 22,000 square kilometers, the Laurentians span lakes, forests of maple and pine and, above all, the mountains themselves, making this the top ski getaway on Canada's eastern coast.

Cities[edit]

  • Mont-Tremblant - ski resort
  • Oka, a lakeside village technically in the Laurentians region but far from the mountains
  • Sainte-Adéle - ski resort and tourist destination
  • Sainte-Anne-des-lacs - small village next to Saint-Sauveur, with it's 22 lakes it is ideal for cottages.
  • Sainte-Agathe
  • Saint-Joseph-du-Lac - a small village in the lower Laurentians with opportunities for agrotourism
  • Saint-André d'Argenteuil - fomerly named Saint-André-Est and Carillon, these two towns were joined in 2000 to create the new municipality. Carillon is home to the Carillon Canal Historic Site which boasts the highest lock in Quebec. The lock is connected to the Carillon hydroelectric dam which can also be visited.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

The main point of entry by air is Montreal. You could also come in via Ottawa.

Mont-Tremblant's small airport also has some direct flights from the US, mostly in the winter season only.

By car[edit]

The Laurentians are only an hour of drive from Montreal on Autoroute 15 North.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Parc Régional Bois de Belle-Rivière, 9009 Arthur-Sauvé Boulevard, Mirabel (midway between Saint-Eustache and Lachute, On Highway 15 North take the exit 640 West, then take exit 148 North West (blvd. Arthur Sauve) until Parc de Bois de Belle-Riviere.), +1 450-258-4924. Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.. 27 mile long network of trails winds across the lawns and through the gardens and arboretum-style forest.  edit
  • Maison et Jardins Chénier-Sauvé, 83 rue Chénier, Saint-Eustache, +1 450-473-0149 (fax: +1 450-473-0149), [2]. Local flowers, perennials, trees, shrubs and beautiful riverside scenery within a 20th century eclectic garden created by Thérèse Romer, a well-known Quebec conservationist.  edit

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Eat[edit][add listing]

Drink[edit][add listing]

Auberge Laurentides [3]

Get out[edit]



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