Nicolet-Yamaska in Centre-du-Québec is a region that promises the discovery of exceptional treasures. Enriching experiences abound when visiting cultural attractions and museums and making the most of nature and fresh air around the Lac-Saint-Pierre World Biosphere Reserve and the St. Lawrence River. Explore on a bicycle or by following one of the region's thematic routes. Taste the flavour of the land and have a great time on one of the walking trails or by participating in many activities. As a couple, with family or friends, create your own moment in Nicolet-Yamaska, an ideal destination for your vacation or business trip.

Discover the region on a bike

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Nicolet-Yamaska is the perfect destination for your cycling getaway. In the region, road cycling is very popular and there are more than 400 km to discover. You can also follow the « route verte #4 » circuit and admire the bucolic landscapes bordered by two beautiful rivers. Enjoy a stroll on the Saint-François River thanks to the shuttle service. Your visit will be enhanced by an original agritourism offer and you can relax in quality accommodations. Nicolet-Yamaska is all that and more!

Enjoy water sports and the outdoors

The outdoors and water sports are popular in the Nicolet-Yamaska region. Whether it's a fishing, pedal boat, canoe or kayak trip, or simply a boat trip, this is the perfect place for you. What about hiking on one of the region’s superb trails! Discover a diverse fauna and flora and let the interpretation panels of the Tolba trail guide you. Admire the breathtaking landscape of the Moniquois trail or soak up the beauty of the majestic St. Lawrence River at the Parc Écomaritime de l’Anse du Port.

Learn more about local culture

The Nicolet-Yamaska region is rich with culture! Visit the Abénakis Museum, the first Aboriginal museum in Quebec or the Museum of World Cultures. Get discounted admission to these two museums thanks to the passport offered in collaboration with Tourisme Drummond. Feel like taking in a good show? Head over to the Belcourt theater to see the play “Tire-toi-une bûche”. At the « maison-atelier Rodolphe-Duguay », immerse yourself in the universe of this well-known painter. And above all, don't miss the program at “Espace St-EuB”. In this region, there is something for everyone!

Follow « la Route des Navigateurs »

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In the Nicolet-Yamaska region, you will discover wonderful scenery bordered by the mighty St. Lawrence River and the rich wildlife of the Lac Saint-Pierre World Biosphere Reserve. It’s the perfect place to follow « la Route des Navigateurs ». This scenic drive is inspired by maritime navigation. The road begins in Saint-François-du-Lac and follows Route 132. It is one of the oldest tourist roads in Quebec and one of the three busiest. Your trip will be enhanced by a fun application that will have you navigating the St. Lawrence River with both feet on the ground. Dive into the heart of the St. Lawrence!

Follow one of the region’s circuits

Whether you are on a bicycle, motorbike or car, discover all that this amazing region has to offer. The tour of the Saint-François river is the first circuit that is worth a detour. You will discover, among other things, the municipality of Pierreville, Saint-François-du-Lac and Odanak and their diverse tourist activities. Motorcycle enthusiasts, take the opportunity to visit Saint-Zephirin-de-Courval. Antique lovers, set your sights on Sainte-Eulalie to uncover the perfect find at one of the antique dealers. Finally, ornithology lovers will be fascinated by the diversity of birds in the region. Head over to the «boisé du séminaire » and the Baie-du-Febvre observation area.

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