Abitibi-Témiscamingue Shows You its Treasures
Destinations to explore, June 8, 2015 2015-06-08
Refuge Pageau, Mathieu Dupuis - Tourisme Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Refuge Pageau, Mathieu Dupuis - Tourisme Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Known for its lakes and rivers, Abitibi-Témiscamingue is a huge territory full of beautiful landscapes. In fact the scope of its land is matched only by the spirit of its proud, friendly people. The treasures to discover here are numerous. Travel from lively cities to charming villages as you see the sights, visit the tourist attractions and fill up on family fun.

Too Good to Miss

For starters, a trip to Abitibi-Témiscamingue has to include a visit to the region’s must-sees. Whether you want to meet with the animals rescued from the forest at Refuge Pageau, delve into the history of fur-trading at the Fort-Témiscamingue/Obadjiwan National Historic Site or see the exhibition Chez nous à Bourlamaque at the Cité de l’or in Val-d’Or, you’re sure to have an amazing time! For its 30th anniversary, the Parc national d’Aiguebelle is inviting families to visit, and admission for visitors 17 years of age and under is covered by the SÉPAQ. Take advantage of the features on the Park Path Explorer tool and try out the star-gazing activity.

Something New and Immersive

Ma Noranda, Carl Archambault - Tourisme Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Ma Noranda, Carl Archambault - Tourisme Abitibi-Témiscamingue

What would you say to an activity that is theatrical, gastronomical and immersive? Ma Noranda is an ambulatory show that invites you to stroll through the streets as you follow two actors who will introduce you to some interesting characters. You’ll visit private houses and snack on treats offered throughout the circuit. Want something new? Don’t miss the musical Annie presented by the À Coeur Ouvert theatre troupe from July 9 to August 8, discover organic beekeeping at the Grande Ourse honey farm and explore the treetop course for some nighttime sport at Parc-Aventure Joannès.

This Summer’s Can’t-Miss Events:

July 1st to 6 – Festival d’humour de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue (comedy festival)
July 31 to August 2 – Truck Rodeo
August 13 to 16 – Foire gourmande de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue et du Nord-Est ontarien (food fair)
September 3 to 6 – Emerging Music Festival

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