and its surrounding area, in the Montérégie region, is a place that
offers visitors a variety of gourmet stores, foods from local
producers, activities for a special contact with nature and a
downtown area with European flair for culture and entertainment.
Discover the pleasure of tasting, smelling, admiring, celebrating
and sharing with passionate tourism partners and welcoming people.
To plan a getaway or to make sure you don't miss out on any of the
activities going on, stop by the Saint-Hyacinthe Tourist Information
Office. Did you know that there is a shop there with about 50
products from 13 regional producers?
Meet the 42 producers and food processors
in the region who open their doors to the public either through a
visit, pick-your-own fruit or vegetable activity, or a kiosk or
gourmet store. There is no shortage of choice (fruits, vegetables,
meats, products, local beverages, beer and wine). Some must-sees: 1555
Marché Public; La Rabouillère farm; Station
Agro-Biotech; Le Bilboquet microbrewery; Distillerie
Noroi, for its Atypique line of non-alcoholic beverages; Le
Cactus Fleuri, the largest cactus producer in Quebec; and La
Fille du Roy farm.
Plan a visit to the Jardin Daniel A.
Séguin, a magnificent garden with an educational, cultural
and tourist vocation, covering 4.5 hectares that has been open to
the public for over 25 years. A teaching garden of the Institut
de technologie agroalimentaire du Québec, it is recognized
for having the largest collection of annuals in Quebec. You will be
charmed by the maturity and great diversity of the 24 themed gardens
as well as the themed events.
Chouette à voir! This is your
opportunity to discover the fascinating world of owls and birds of
prey by visiting the rehabilitation aviaries, walking the trails in
the forest and attending the bird presentations.
Take a break at Parc Les Salines where
you can walk or bike on the trails or enjoy the facilities (a
cottage with services, water games and a playground and picnic
Get out your clubs and head for one of
the three golf courses or get on your bike and discover La
Maskoutaine: four road circuits crossing the 17
municipalities of the area, for a total of 403 km of shared and
signposted bicycle paths. Take advantage of these routes to admire
the vast expanses of crops, the valleys of the Yamaska River, the
Montérégiennes hills and rich building heritage.
Participate in more than twenty
festivals! ORANGE is back for a 7th edition under the theme
"cultivating humility" (until September 11, 2022, simultaneously at
Expression, the Centre d’exposition Saint-Hyacinthe and
at the Jardin Daniel A. Séguin). Attend more than forty
outdoor shows, including the Beaux Mardis de Casimir in
downtown Saint-Hyacinthe (40th season, Tuesday nights until August
16). As a new feature, the Centre d'histoire de
Saint-Hyacinthe offers two walking tours with
commentary. These tours are led by a costumed guide and offered
twice a week (until September 4).