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Adventures, animals, and appetite

You want to spoil your kids? We mean REALLY spoil them? Well you just have to spend a day in Montebello! Come on a canoe or kayak tour in the heart of the wilderness, visit the only economuseum west of Montreal and its succulent creations (chocolate!), taste gourmet hot dogs or an incomparable pizza on fire of wood and spend the afternoon among the animals. The roundwood construction capital of the world promises a full day of amazement that is sure to bring sweet dreams to your kids when they hit the sack. To Mom and Dad too, actually...

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Points of interest

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1001 Des Presqu'Îles Road
Plaisance (Québec) JOV 1SO
Canada

Located on a series of islands in Ottawa River, the Parc national de Plaisance is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts looking for exceptional natural settings. Here, birdwatching gets top billing. Over 230 species can be observed all year. The sight of migrating birds and ducks is stunning, and turtle egg-laying season is an event not to be missed. Discover the park by hiking or biking the trail network or by canoeing or kayaking through its lush environment. Rent a farmhouse, a Huttopia Tent or one of 120 campsites and prolong your nature experience!

16 km
Your stomach starts to gurgle? Take the 148 and go to the village of Montebello. Enjoy a snack like no other that’s sure to surprise you.
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497 Notre-Dame Street
Montebello (Québec) J0V 1R0
Canada

A gourmet snack bar that emphasizes local products. Belgium fries, burgers of high quality, refined poutines and hot dogs with european sausages. Délice Champêtre also offers a variety of soft ice creams and gelato flavours prepared on site as well.

100 m
Presuming you kept room for dessert, cross the street to reach ChocoMotive, located in the old train station, also home to Montebello's tourist information office. Beware, you might have a hard time choosing among their products...
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399 Hwy 323 North
Montebello (Québec) J0V 1L0
Canada

At the wheel of your vehicle, follow a winding 15-km road through this 890-hectare wildlife park (the only one of its kind in Quebec) and observe wild animals in their natural habitat. You'll see bison, wapiti, bears, fallow deer, white-tailed deer, moose, wild goats, wolves, and more! Step out of your car and go for a hike along the lakeside trail among the white-tailed deer. In spring, visit the new maple sugar camp, and in summer, enjoy a variety of activities.

4 km
Take road 323 to reach Parc Oméga. the entrance will be on your left. If you want to make friends forever, bring a bag of carrots (available at the main building). You will become extremely popular amongst the deek, elk, boars and other residents.
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399 Hwy 323 North
Montebello (Québec) J0V 1L0
Canada

At the wheel of your vehicle, follow a winding 15-km road through this 890-hectare wildlife park (the only one of its kind in Quebec) and observe wild animals in their natural habitat. You'll see bison, wapiti, bears, fallow deer, white-tailed deer, moose, wild goats, wolves, and more! Step out of your car and go for a hike along the lakeside trail among the white-tailed deer. In spring, visit the new maple sugar camp, and in summer, enjoy a variety of activities.

13,5 km
Wow! What a day! Finish it with a bang at Le Café du Bistrot. The menu is impressive and they are renowned for their wood-oven pizzas. From the 323 North, turn left on Rang Ste-Julie Est and take a right on road 321 when you reach the village.
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198 Principale Street
Saint-André-Avellin (Québec) J0V 1W0
Canada

Fresh, modern, refined cuisine showcased in St-André-Avellin. Wood-oven pizza.