• View of William Lake. Photo credit: GoVan x Karolina Krupa
  • Parc régional des Grandes-Coulées. Photo credit: Kim Roberge
  • Musée du Bronze. Photo credit: Nadeau Photo Solution
  • View of the wind turbines. Photo credit: Enerfin
  • Enjoy all the festivities! Photo credit: Ville de Plessisville

Pure bliss in the L'Érable region

A change of scenery is closer than you think! The L'Érable region is a surprising territory located in Centre-du-Québec. Visit to a larger-than-life wind farm, go biking in the Parc linéaire des Bois-Francs, immerse yourself in nature at the Parc régional des Grandes-Coulées, see the art foundry in all its splendor and two splendid lakes and taste mouth-watering gourmet discoveries! On this page, you'll find a host of activity suggestions to help you make the most of what the L'Érable region has to offer.

Plenty of activities and festivals to discover

Golf Plessisville

Golf Plessisville

A unique 18-hole course in the L'Érable Region, the Plessisville Golf Club course, founded in 1970, offers golfers a thrilling experience. This course [ read more ... ]

Maison créative et rurale Armand-Vaillancourt

Maison créative et rurale Armand-Vaillancourt

Come and discover the artistic and cultural life of the Maple region in a warm and lively atmosphere! The Maison créative et rurale Armand-Vaillancourt [ read more ... ]

Foire Bières, bouffe et culture de Princeville
@ Martin Savoie

Foire Bières, bouffe et culture de Princeville

From August 13 to 18, 2024

La Foire Bières, Bouffe et Culture de Princeville has become in recent years the biggest beer festival in Centre-Du-Québec. Last year it attracted over [ read more ... ]

Manoir du lac William

Manoir du lac William

Located in Saint-Ferdinand, the magnificent Manoir du lac William is situated on the banks of William Lake in the foothills of the Appalachians. The Manoir [ read more ... ]

Festival du Cheval de Princeville
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Festival du Cheval de Princeville

From June 5 to 8, 2025

Every year, the Princeville's Festival du Cheval offers spectacular shows for horse lovers. Located in the lovely Centre-du-Québec this festival is one [ read more ... ]

Festival de l’Érable de Plessisville
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Festival de l’Érable de Plessisville

From April 30 to May 4, 2025

Come check out the Festival de l'Érable, in Plessisville, the maple capital of the world. Come rediscover maple products at the market, with culinary demonstrations [ read more ... ]

Marina de Saint-Ferdinand

Marina de Saint-Ferdinand

At Marina de Saint-Ferdinand, you'll find picnic tables, swings and deckchairs to enjoy the view of Lac William. What's more, the nearby petanque court [ read more ... ]

Circuit L’Érable entreprenante

Circuit L’Érable entreprenante

A journey through the history of the builders who have contributed to forge the identity and character of the MRC de L'Érable! Scattered throughout the [ read more ... ]

Festival du Bœuf d'Inverness
@ Jolin Photographe

Festival du Bœuf d'Inverness

From August 27 to September 1, 2024

At the Festival du Bœuf d'Inverness, get out your cowboy clothes and come feast with family and friends! The festival is a recreational event for all, [ read more ... ]

Festival des Sucres Saint-Pierre-Baptiste
@ Audrey Martin

Festival des Sucres Saint-Pierre-Baptiste

2025 dates to be announced (May)

Held every year since April 27, 1958, the Festival des Sucres de Saint-Pierre-Baptiste is one of the oldest traditions in the province Quebec. For more [ read more ... ]

La Balade Gourmande
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La Balade Gourmande

From October 5 to 13, 2024

A happening spot for fine foods, the Balade Gourmande of Victoriaville features well marked, most colourful routes in the Centre-du-Québec region where [ read more ... ]

Camping Plage de la Baie

Camping Plage de la Baie

Camping Plage de la Baie invites you to spend a fun-filled day outdoors on the shores of a natural lake. Accessible for one-day visits, this site offers [ read more ... ]

Parc linéaire des Bois-Francs
@ Kim Roberge

Parc linéaire des Bois-Francs

Part of the Route verte (green route) cycling network and the Trans Canada Trail, the Parc linéaire des Bois-Francs cycling route was developed on a former [ read more ... ]

Musée du Bronze d'Inverness - Économusée
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Musée du Bronze d'Inverness - Économusée

Housed in the former Megantic County courthouse, a majestic building dating back to 1889, the Musée du Bronze d'Inverness - Centre d'interprétation de [ read more ... ]

Club de golf des Bois-Francs

Club de golf des Bois-Francs

The Bois-Francs Golf Club, in the Centre-du-Québec region, is an 18-hole, par 73, 7004-yard course. Located on an enchanting site, it offers a real challenge [ read more ... ]

Circuit des éoliennes de L'Érable

Circuit des éoliennes de L'Érable

Want to learn more about green technology? Let yourself be enchanted by the visit of the L'Érable wind farm, which will allow you to closely examine one [ read more ... ]

À la découverte du terroir!

À la découverte du terroir!

A trip to the Maple Region is incomplete if you don't tickle your taste buds! With your family, your partner or your friends, let your taste buds guide [ read more ... ]

Domaine Fraser

Domaine Fraser

The wide range of activities and experiences offered at Domaine Fraser allows you to connect with wonderful animals and breathtaking nature! Step out of [ read more ... ]

Rockfest St-Pierre-Baptiste
@ Audrey Martin

Rockfest St-Pierre-Baptiste

2025 dates to be announced (July)

Located in the Centre-du-Québec region, Rockfest de St-Pierre-Baptiste is a cultural event that showcases a multitude of talent and artists from the region [ read more ... ]

Circuit des Chemins Craig et Gosford
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Circuit des Chemins Craig et Gosford

This 200 km discovery tour offers you a trip back in time through the breathtaking landscapes of the Maple, Appalachian and Lotbinière regions. In L'Érable [ read more ... ]

Club de golf Laurier

Club de golf Laurier

The Club de golf Laurier course leaves no one indifferent! Located a few minutes from Victoriaville, the natural beauty of the place enchants all golfers [ read more ... ]

Microbrasserie Jackalhop

Microbrasserie Jackalhop

The Jackalhop microbrewery is the ideal place to enjoy a good beer in a warm and friendly place that represents the Maple region! On site, a wide variety [ read more ... ]

Théâtre d'été de Saint-Pierre-Baptiste

Théâtre d'été de Saint-Pierre-Baptiste

The Saint-Pierre-Baptiste Summer Theatre hosts shows and offers a café on site, featuring a private and welcoming atmosphere. Discover this hidden treasure [ read more ... ]

Parc régional des Grandes-Coulées
@ Kim Roberge

Parc régional des Grandes-Coulées

Located in Centre-du-Québec, less than 2 hours from major urban centers, the Ancient Forest sector of the Parc régional des Grandes-Coulées will appeal [ read more ... ]

Les Jardins de vos Rêves

Les Jardins de vos Rêves

Located in Saint-Ferdinand, Les Jardins de vos Rêves pays tribute to natural elements: stone, fire, wood and water. This unique garden is full of beauty [ read more ... ]

Biergarten de l'Île

Biergarten de l'Île

Located on Louis-Philippe Hébert Island in the Bourbon River Park, the outdoor terrace of the Biergarten de l'Île offers a breathtaking view of the park [ read more ... ]

Lyst'ART

Lyst'ART

2025 dates to be announced (July)

Lyst'ART is the region's must-see art event! Authentic and daring, Lyst'ART welcomes over fifty artists and craftspeople practicing various disciplines [ read more ... ]

Galerie à ciel ouvert d’Inverness (BaladoDécouverte)

Galerie à ciel ouvert d’Inverness (BaladoDécouverte)

The Inverness Open Air Gallery and its Discovery Podcast: more than 30 bronze sculptures and 10 heritage points of interest in a bucolic setting! Over [ read more ... ]