Regional delights

Apple trees in full bloom during the month of May produce beautiful eye-catching white blossoms...a must-see event. Then come the apples... several varieties of apples, in fact, which the Frier family transforms into ciders that you are invited to sample. Ice, sweet and still ciders are available for tasting....

Les Vergers Petit et fils

Mont-Saint-Hilaire 450 467-9926 auxvergerspetit.com

The Petit family invites you to rediscover their orchards on the southern slopes of Mont-Saint-Hilaire. Come and discover their many award winning ciders and homemade products created from family recipes. Come and share a meal at the creperie open on weekends and have fun among the many activities: a giant labyrinth,...

Parc national du Mont-Saint-Bruno

Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville 450 653-7544 parcsquebec.com

A few kilometers from the metropolitan region is Parc national du Mont-Saint-Bruno. Five lakes, an orchard, a historic mill, and dozens of kilometers of trails make this park an oasis of nature in an urban area. Hundreds of species of flowers, trees and plants fill the landscape. Every breath brings a new scent, every...

Pommeraie et vignoble Coteau St-Paul

Saint-Paul-d'Abbotsford 450 379-5069 coteau-st-paul.com

Located on the southern slope of Mount Yamaska, Pommeraie et vignoble Coteau St-Paul features an orchard which offers pick-your-own apples and grapes. Come tour the cider mill which is housed in a building whose design is inspired by the French architecture of the 16th century, and which includes a reception hall and a...

A 37 year-old Sugar Shack (maple farm) is open year round and offers a unique and traditional French Canadian experience. Horse and buggy rides, an educational tour of their facilities and an explanation of their traditional methods, fieldstone artisan bread oven, the Festin du temps des sucres meals with live music, a...