Quality Inn & Suites Le Versailles
50 rue Principale
St-Sauveur, QC J0R 1R6
Phone: (450) 240-0808
Fax: (450) 744-0445
Carillon Canal is located at Saint-André-d'Argenteuil, Quebec Canada. It was erected in 1830 to provide a transport facility across the Ottawa River. This historic canal has been awarded the status of a National Historic Site of Canada, and tourists head here for its recreation activities.
Parc Aimé-Piette is an ideal place to spend a lazy afternoon with family or friends. Take a leisurely walk in the park, play a casual game with your friends, or arrange a picnic for you loved ones as you enjoy yourself here. Enjoy a local event or two or sample cuisine from Lanaudière during the Fêtes Gourmandes de Lanaudière. Either way, you're sure to have fun at this park. Call for more details.
Oka National Park or Parc National d'Oka is a popular park that features chapels and oratories.
Centre de la nature is a green oasis located within the metropolitan area of Laval. This is more than just a regular city park and offers something for everyone. Its lovely gardens and lawns complete with serene surroundings are ideal for relaxing with your favorite book. For the outdoorsy types, the Centre de la nature features host of activities ranging from hiking, biking, kayaking, skateboarding; from summer to winter sports, a wide scope is covered here. The nature lovers can explore the deer park or the country-side farm featuring farm animals like cows, chickens and horses. That's not it, Centre de la nature also conducts variety of sporting and cultural events throughout the year. And, such a picturesque locale makes for an ideal backdrop for wedding photography; with prior permission you can arrange for wedding photography session here. For entry fees, hours of facilities and event schedule, check website or call ahead.
A signature Quebec experience is a typical visit to a traditional sugar shack. This one is open all year round, and located between Montreal and Ottawa. Here you can experience a heritage adventure and understand the lives of the first explorers to this forested land. Kids will love this. Located near Mont Rigaud, this sugar shack has been at it for some three decades. The adventure includes a horse-drawn sleigh ride, a visit to the bakery and sugar-house, sugaring off feast and traditional singing and dancing fiestas. Don't forget about tasting maple taffy on snow after your meal. On-site accommodations are also available.
Enjoy a day outdoors at the Parc Berthiaume-du-Tremblay in Laval. The park offers picnic areas, playgrounds as well as a swimming pool for sports enthusiasts. It also has a tennis court, soccer and baseball stadiums.
Located on the banks of the Rivière des Prairies, this 30-hectare (75-acre) shore side park combines historical sites with parkland. Guests enjoy guided tours, a theater, a boutique and even an outdoor cafe, as well as observation points along the river. Depending on the season, you can picnic, hike, cycle, bird-watch or fish to your heart's content. In the winter, cross-country ski or snowshoe down the groomed trails.
The Church of La Visitation-de-la-Bienheureuse-Vierge-Marie serves the Recollet Falls region of Montreal city. This church was erected in the 1700s era and is touted to be one of the foremost churches on this island.
Bois-de-Liesse Nature Park is famous for its old growth hardwood forest, tremendous array of wild flowers and all sorts of wildlife both terrestrial and aquatic. There are trails along peaceful streams, and canoeing is also available. In winter there is cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, with several chalets along the way where you can warm up any cold extremities. The interpretation center offers a picnic grounds and an open air base for kids. Children will get a kick out of watching black-capped chickadees and hairy woodpeckers vie for food at the bird-feeding stations.
The Morgan Arboretum, located within the Macdonald Campus of McGill University, covers a reserved land of approximate 245 hectares (610 acres). Serving multiple purposes of recreation, academic education and conservation, the arboretum is known to house many different kinds of flora and fauna, including over 150 species of birds, of which about 100 are bred within the reserve itself. The Morgan Arboretum is also famous for producing maple syrup using traditional methods and techniques, which is commenced in spring after a formal, social sugaring off event.
Founded somewhere in the late 1680s, Pointe-Claire is home to the Pointe-Claire Windmill, which is also the symbol of the city. The island suburb, although dominated by a residential area, is known for economic and manufacturing activities that provide for a large percentage of employment in the city. Home to many businesses and offices, the place is noted for a booming healthcare and social sector. Located only 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Montreal, Pointe-Claire is known for its historic attractions like Terra-Cotta Natural Park, Morin Chapel and many more.
J. S. Marshall Radar Observatory, associated with McGill University in Saint-Anne-De-Bellevue, facilitates many weather radars as well meteorological sensors. This institution is great for students who can perform their research in remote sensing areas. Training and research being the main focus, they also work towards upgrading their system to process signals and analysing data.