Mont-Sainte-Anne, St-Féréole-des-Neiges, Beaupré, Quebec, Canada

Mont-Sainte-Anne is a ski resort in the town of Beaupré in the borough of St-Ferreol-les-Neiges, Quebec, Canada, located about 40 km (25 mi) northeast of Quebec City. The mountain is part of the Laurentian mountain chain. The mountain has a summit elevation of 800 m (2,625 ft) above sea level and a vertical drop of 625 m (2,051 ft).

Tips

Alpine ski

The montain hosted several World Cups and notably known for the high quality expert slope, Mont-Sainte-Anne offers to all categories of skiers and snowboarders, a variety of tracks suitable for them. Three sides of the mountain has 69 tracks covering an area of 182 hectares and a length of 69 km, with a vertical drop of 625 meters and 10 lifts. In the evening, 19 tracks greet fans with the highest vertical lightened slope in Canada. The top of the station receives an average of 400 inches of snow per year.

Cross-country ski

The cross-country ski center Mont-Sainte-Anne has 200 km of trails for classic and 191 km for skating. It is located 7 km east of the Alpine ski resort and includes a track that connects the foot of the mountain to the bottom of the ski center itself.

Mountain biking

Mont-Sainte-Anne offers mountain bikers a network of high-caliber trails, one of the largest in eastern Canada.

Walking hiking

The resort also has 42 miles of hiking trails.

Free flight

For free flight enthusiasts, seven takeoffs are available according to flight conditions, and three officials and four emergency landings. A vocational school is open all year. There is a specially equipped training hill and several trails for practice on the ground. An open mechanical reassembled 11 months per year allows to fly several times a day. A path leads to the summit when gondolas are closed.

Other activities

Winter : Snowshoeing, dogsledding, paragliding, sleigh rides, ice skating, snowmobiling (nearby), spa.

Summer: Campground, paragliding, hiking, golf, mountain biking.

Mont Tremblant, Laurentians, Quebec, Canada

Mont Tremblant is a Quebec town in the Laurentians. The city is dominated by Mont-Tremblant (875m) that gives its name, being one of the highest peaks in southern Quebec. This is a tourist town with many ski centers and many golf courses even a casino. You will also find many shops, cafes, restaurants and bars. Despite economic growth, the citizens and the city administration want to live in harmony with nature and want the territory remains in its wild state. It is a place to visit all year long, every season has its charm and its activities.

Tips

If you want to know the most beautiful views and the secrets of the city, enjoy the free guided tour, available daily.
If you like a holiday with activities for all tastes, you have a choice of hotels that offer activities for the whole family or for couples. Pool, spa, golf, anything is possible. There are even hotels with excellent optional catering.
If you like walking hiking, you are at the perfect place with 11 trails, 1 to 9 km (return).
To get to the casino, you can take the gondola Casino Express and the free shuttle.
For a nice relaxing you will also find a center with Finnish sauna, Norwegian steam bath, river swimming, solarium, massage, etc.

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue is a city located at the confluence of Lake of Two Mountains and Lake St-Louis, on the left bank of Sainte-Anne, at the western end of the agglomeration of Montreal, Quebec . We find a historical site of locks, MacDonald campus of McGill University where there is a forest reserve of 245 hectares, the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal and the commercial street of Sainte-Anne. There is also the Lyman Entomological Museum which contains a collection of insects and entomology research laboratory of McGill University and the Ecomuseum zoo (open all year) with nature trails and lots of vegetation. The city has a large market where you can find fresh products and you can meet producers and craftspeople.

Tips

The city is very nice especially in summer when many pleasure boats visit it. You will find many cafes, bistros, restaurants and you can make a beautiful walk on the lake shore.
There are many events throughout the year that you can view on the city website.
It is also possible to visit the Museum of Entomology with a reservation.