A place of exceptional biodiversity and recognized as a territory rich in flora and fauna by UNESCO, Nicolet-Yamaska is a bucolic region and a haven of escape for cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts. Art, history and Abenaki culture come together in museums to provide you with enriching experiences. Complete your stay by discovering the region’s local products and producers.

Water sports

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Summer is going to be beautiful and hot! Take advantage of the bodies of water in the region to refresh yourself. Several companies on the territory of Nicolet-Yamaska ​​offer you a wide range of nautical activities. Whether you want a canoe trip, a paddleboard or kayak expedition, or even a pontoon excursion, a wide choice is available for you. Also you can complement your trip on the water with a fishing expedition! The MRC of Nicolet-Yamaska is the best place to discover the St. Lawrence River, Lac Saint-Pierre, the Nicolet River and the Saint-François River!

Enjoy a biking trip

Do you love biking? Head for the scenic roads of the MRC of Nicolet-Yamaska. Ride more than 400 km of road circuit through plains and rivers. The region is also ideal for bike tourism! Several routes are suggested that will allow you to stop along the way to appreciate the local terroir or learn more about the culture.


Sample the local food

Whether you have a sweet tooth or a desire for good food! You will find everything to satisfy all your culinary desires in Nicolet-Yamaska. Thanks to a diversity of local products, you will fall under the spell of the region’s gastronomy. Whether you prefer to stop in a café-bakery, enjoy a Sunday brunch, or go out on a Friday evening, the local businesses will surprise you with their gastronomic creations. Also, in season, don’t forget to stock up on Quebec strawberries, blueberries, apples or pumpkins.

Culture in Nicolet-Yamaska

Whether you are a fan of museum visits, historical discoveries or artisan shops, you will be won over by the cultural offer in Nicolet-Yamaska. In addition, various comedy and music festivals take place throughout the summer. Now that’s something to make you want to extend your stay in the region!

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