The region, crossed by Richelieu River, is rich in cultivated orchards. Its hinterland is made of rural landscapes and thick forests that lend themselves to the use of the maple sap, maple syrup. Several villages kept in memory the seigneury of yesteryear.


Since 1972, the Safari Park (280 rank Roxham in Hemmongford) brings you to the heart of Africa. You can observe the felines, giraffes and other animals through the glass tunnels. A water play area and a sleeping area allow you to spend a day with your family or group.


The Richelieu River extends from the mouth of the Saint Laurent River (Sorel-Tracy) to Lake Champlain.


In autumn, cider makers welcome you to enjoy the products of their land. Montérégie produces annually about sixty different ciders. From Rockburn in Mont-Saint-Hilaire, from Hemmingford in Rougemont, the Cider Route offers 14 steps to enjoy flat or sparkling cider, light or ice, aperitifs and spirits apple.



41km A10 West
The Fort Saint-Jean Museum (15, rue Jacques-Cartier Nord in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu) has 350 years of military history. It witnessed the passage of the Native American warriors, French and British troops and American troops during the American invasion of 1776.

Fort Chambly

Fort Chambly National Historic Site (2, rue de Richelieu Chambly) opens its doors 300 years after its construction to let you relive the earlier period of New France.


Not far away, the Chambly Canal (1751, avenue de Bourgogne). 20 km long, the Canal is bordered by a bicycle path accessible to all. You can watch the yachts and the work the lock masters.

La Maison Amérindienne

The Native American House (510 montée des Trente in Mont-Saint-Hilaire) offers environmental, gastronomic and museum-related activities.

La Maison nationale des Patriotes

The Maison nationale des Patriotes (610 chemin des Patriotes in Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu) is located in a historical building of 1809. The house is dedicated to the history of the Patriots (1837-1838).