Les virées automnales

Fall Strolls: The 2022 edition is here!

Outaouais, September 8, 2022 – Returning this fall with a third edition, the Fall Strolls are an opportunity to discover the Outaouais in a different way! Outaouais Tourism, Croquez l’Outaouais and Loisir sport Outaouais have joined forces to organize three weekends of tours combining outdoor sites and agri-food venues. You can follow the suggested tours independently in your own vehicle or take advantage of the bus transportation service on Saturdays.

Tour schedule:

  • Pontiac – September 24 & 25
    Outdoor site: Aventure Hélianthe and Chutes Coulonge Park
    Agri-food venues: Willow Lane Alpacas, Little Red Wagon Winery and Pure Conscience Farm
  • Collines-de-l’Outaouais and Petite Nation – October 1 & 2
    Outdoor site: Champboisé de l’Ange-Gardien and Parc des Montagnes Noires de Ripon
    Agri-food venues: Verger Croque-Pomme, Ferme Aux Saveurs des Monts, Domaine de L’Ange-Gardien
  • Vallée-de-la-Gatineau and Collines-de-l’Outaouais – October 8 & 9
    Outdoor site: Mont Morissette Regional Park, CarpeDiem Aventures, Éco-Odyssée Nature Park and Centre Wakefield La Pêche
    Agri-food venues: Confiserie Wakefield, Boreal Farm, Ferme Thuya

New this year: On Saturdays (September 24, October 1 and October 8), participants have the option of taking the tour aboard a Transcollines bus, which will visit that day’s outdoor site and agri-food venues. A delicious lunch box prepared by Les Flavoureux catering is included in the fare (adults $20, children 12 and under free). Departure time is 9 a.m., with a return by 5 p.m.

Online reservations are required for the bus.

Locations will also offer special activities for Fall Strolls participants. Check out the interactive Fall Strolls maps on the outaouaispleinair.ca portal for details.

Quotes

“This third edition of the Fall Strolls is an invitation for residents and visitors to explore the green spaces and attractions of the rural regions of the Outaouais! These tours offer special presentations, tastings, introductions to some of our activities and much more. New this year, we offer the option of taking the tour by bus on Saturdays, which includes a gourmet lunch box highlighting local flavours. Come and (re)discover our beautiful region and enjoy the fall colours!”
– Julie Kinnear, CEO, Outaouais Tourism

“For young and old alike, the Fall Strolls are a great way to discover the Outaouais in all its beautiful colours. From outdoor sites to agri-food venues, these weekends highlight each territory’s distinctive landscapes and local specialties. We look forward to welcoming many of you to this third edition!”
– Frédérique Delisle, General Manager, Loisir sport Outaouais

“Fall means the Outaouais, and we’re delighted that the third edition of the Fall Strolls is taking place right here in the Outaouais. The schedule includes a collaboration with our local producers and the region's outdoor venues. Composed of three tour routes over three weekends, this event will charm you and help you stay active outdoors!”
– Chantale Vaillancourt, President, Table agroalimentaire de l’Outaouais

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For information:

Valentine Proux-Pohardy
Conseillère en communication, Loisir sport Outaouais
vproux-pohardy@urlso.qc.ca
873 660-0459

This project received funding from the Proximité program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership through an agreement between the governments of Canada and Quebec, and from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions.