A beautiful countryside you’ll love to discover
 

A beautiful countryside you’ll love to discover

Destinations to explore, June 11, 2018 2018-06-11
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Discover Nicolet-Yamaska on a bike trip!
Discover Nicolet-Yamaska on a bike trip!
Boasting a magnificent location on the plains of the St. Lawrence, Nicolet-Yamaska is a charming place to see! Home to the Lac Saint-Pierre UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, this area is proud of its wondrous scenery, rich nature and warm-hearted residents. Explore it on a bike ride! Follow the road and uncover fantastic treasures.

Activites for everyone

Nicolet-Yamaska promises a getaway full of surprises and festivities. Do you love the outdoors? A variety of activities are yours to enjoy during this wonderful season, so take your pick between hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, kayaking, biking and many more! For a vacation all about food and culture, have a fun and enlightening time discovering the area’s locally made products, museums, festivals and historic sites.

Maritime history and great views

Visit Parc écomaritime de l’Anse-du-Port for breathtaking views
Visit Parc écomaritime de l’Anse-du-Port for breathtaking views

Get your fill of outdoor activities and wide open spaces at the enchanting Parc écomaritime de l’Anse-du-Port. The newly renovated and redesigned park teaches visitors about the maritime history of the St. Lawrence and the Lac-Saint-Pierre Biosphere Reserve. Explore this exceptionally beautiful location and take the wooden footbridge to the lookout for amazing views of the lake. It’s also a prime spot from which to admire the sunset and enjoy a picnic while listening to the songs of water birds and the sounds of wilderness.

Cycling paradise

Covered in splendid rivers, Nicolet-Yamaska is a perfect destination for tourists who want a cycling vacation. There are more than 400 km (248 mi.) of bike paths running along country roads. Choose one of the four featured circuits and cycle through breathtaking landscapes. You can even take a pontoon shuttle to get to the other side of the St-François River. While you’re travelling on the water, the captain will be happy to share facts about the region’s 350 years of colonial history, its old seigneurial system and its Abenaki roots.



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