Back to nature
This route invites you to get back to nature. Spend a few days exploring the vast Baskatong Reservoir with its welcoming outfitters and looooooong sandy beaches. There's also the Bras-Coupé-Désert ZEC (zone d'exploitation contrôlée, or wildlife resource management area), with its cosy cottages, turnkey campsites, and amazing fishing. And don't miss Les Fruits du Sommet combination fruit farm and golf course! Round out your visit with a stay at Auberge Majopial, where you'll get a royal welcome.
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With its 400 lakes (including 125 frequently visited ones), two rivers, beautiful beaches and breathtaking landscapes, Bras-Coupé-Désert ZEC in the Vallée-de-la-Gatineau is one of the Outaouais’ top playgrounds for your favourite outdoor activities. Contact us for more details and prepare to be amazed!
Grand-Remous (Québec) J0W 1E6
Located close to the magnificent Baskatong Reservoir and a number of outfitters, this tourist information office is open year-round. It's the perfect place to kick off your journey to the Great White North!
Grand-Remous (Québec) J0W 1E0
A huge stretch of water situated less than a three-hour drive north of Gatineau-Ottawa and Montréal, the Baskatong Reservoir resulted from the construction of the Mercier Dam in 1927, and serves as a source of feedwater for hydro-electric generating stations located downstream along the Gatineau River. Its beauty and grandeur encompass 2,800 km of shoreline, numerous beaches and some 160 islands. The past few years have seen its reputation grow in terms of quality fine-sand beaches and wide variety of nautical activities.
Messines (Québec) J0X 2J0
Located in an enchanting natural setting, this farm offers a unique combination of agriculture and a 9-hole, par-31 executive golf course. Play a round as you sample several varieties of berries, or pick your own among 10 varieties of raspberries (including black raspberries) and 7 varieties of blueberries. Coulis and mistelle available for purchase.
Bouchette (Québec) J0X 1E0
If you’re planning a family, friend or couples getaway, you will find everything you need to relax and have a blast. The facilities and enchanting decor also make Village Majopial the ideal location for weddings and corporate events. Stay in one of the lovely cottages or enjoy one of the 4 suites at The Apprentice Inn, located in the municipality of Bouchette in the Gatineau Valley. Only 1 hour and 30 minutes from Gatineau-Ottawa. You can rent a canoe, kayak or paddle board at the marina and enjoy a meal at the L'Huile d'Olive restaurant on site.