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. Abenaki art, history and culture also come together in museums to provide you with enriching experiences. Complete your stay in the region by discovering local products and producers.

Enjoy water activities

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Summer is going to be beautiful and hot, so take advantage of stretches of water to refresh yourself. Several companies on the Nicolet-Yamaska territory ​​offer 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! Nicolet-Yamaska is the best place to discover the St. Lawrence River, Lake Saint-Pierre, the Nicolet River and the Saint-François River!

Pedal to your heart’s content

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Cycling enthusiasts? Head for the scenic roads of the Nicolet-Yamaska region. Ride more than 400 km of shared road cycling routes winding through a natural landscape of plains and rivers. The area is also ideal for cycle touring! Several cycling paths on offer are perfect for you to stop along the way and enjoy the local terroir or learn more about the region’s culture.

Treat yourself to a foodie experience

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

Immerse yourself in culture

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

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