With its rich culture, heritage, gastronomy
and natural environments, the Montérégie
region has a wide variety of activities to discover during summer!
Located in Saint-Paul-de-l’Île-aux-Noix, Fort
Lennox National Historic Site showcases the history of the
men, women and children who lived on the island. Presented in the
officers’ barracks, in the heart of the main building, the new
exhibit Passages, experiences of this island tells the
stories of these occupants and invites visitors to leave their mark.
This fun exhibit was made possible through extensive historical
research and numerous collaborations. In addition to being an
historic site, Fort Lennox is a picturesque place to enjoy a
peaceful stroll or picnic by the water. This extraordinary site also
has undergone major restoration work and is scheduled to reopen on
June 17, 2023.
Located in Pointe-des-Cascades, at the
junction of the Soulanges Canal, Lake St. Louis and the St. Lawrence
des Écluses is a resort with a buffet of cultural and
recreational activities. Grab a seat on the patio or at the beach,
rent a kayak, paddleboard or electric surfboard, bike along the
canal, or attend a variety of concerts. This summer, discover the Sentier
Lumineux, a brand-new outdoor sound and light experience on
the path to the Pointe-des-Cascades lighthouse. If you want to
extend your stay in the region, Village des Écluses has an array of
new and truly unique accommodations. Get ready to go glamping in a
converted bus, micro cottage or teepee!
Visitors of all ages are invited to attend a
magical show at the Théâtre
de la Dame de Cœur (available in French only). This year, the
theatre will be presenting Victor et le cadeau des songes,
a truly extraordinary adventure! The giant puppet show will take
place outdoors in a covered venue where all the seats are equipped
with heated straps; they also swivel so you can follow the action
for a truly interactive experience. Get there early to visit the
interpretation centre, take part in a puppet personalization
workshop, or dine at Le Vieux Moulin before the show. Reserve
your tickets now (website available in French only) for a memorable experience with your family!