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Marathon in the Petite-Nation

Start your adventure in Quebec's southernmost wildlife reserve. The Papineau-Labelle Wildlife Reserve has more than 600 lakes to delight fishing enthusiasts. Discover the park's many attractions, including the observation tower at Lac Lanthier where you can watch ducks, moose, and white-tailed deer; the exceptional views from the Devlin, Resther and Bondy mountains; and the sandy beaches of Lac Écho, Lac Joinville and Lac Marie-Le Franc. On your way back from this enchanting spot, stop in Montebello, one of Quebec's most beautiful villages. Visit the Fairmont Le Château Montebello, the world's largest log building, where you can relax at the spa or lounge on the terrace (BBQ available seven days a week!). In the village, sample products made by talented local artisans. Cheese, chocolate, craft beer ... they make great souvenirs of your trip!

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days of ski and discoveries

Points of interest

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650 Notre-Dame Street
Papineauville (Québec) J0V 1R0
Canada

A two-day ski tour covering up to 160 km of beautiful countryside. This year, the Marathon runs from Lachute to Buckingham, offering your choice of up to 10 different sections, each about 15 km long. No matter how far you ski in this personal challenge, one thing is guaranteed: it’s the experience of a lifetime! Challenge Canada’s winter!

8 km
You've done your effort, now enjoy! The hotel's restaurant offers one of the region's finest menus.
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392 Notre-Dame Street
Montebello (Québec) J0V 1L0
Canada

Conveniently located halfway between Montreal and Ottawa, the world's largest log castle truly represents what you would expect of a "true Canadian experience." This architectural marvel has 210 guestrooms and two restaurants with exquisite menus featuring regional products. Beautiful surroundings and year-round activities offer over 40 exciting adventures, including golf, Canada’s only Land Rover off-road Experience, and a spa.

5 km
After a well deserved break, go meet the canadian wildlife at Parc Oméga. Enjoy their snowshoe and ski trails, where you're sure to encounter friendly deer.
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399 Hwy 323 North
Montebello (Québec) J0V 1L0
Canada

In your own vehicle, drive 15 km of winding roads through an 890-hectare park. With its unique formula in Quebec, Parc Omega introduces, over the seasons, species of animals living in their natural habitat. Observe animals such as bison, elk, bears, fallow deer, white-tailed deer, wild boars, wolves, etc. The ideal family destination to discover the Canadian nature, wildlife, history and culture of the 11 First Nations of Quebec. Open all year round, the Park offers many activities, including walking trails, picnic areas, shows and entertainment, restaurants, the Old Farm visit and much more. Added to this are unusual accommodations as well as a brand new illuminated night trail in sounds and lights to discover nature's beauty.