Urban Trip

On the riverbanks of the Richelieu River, the Vieux-Saint-Jean offers the best of the city. All the pleasures of urban life await you with its restaurants, shops and events.

You love beautiful landscapes? Welcome to the Vieux-Saint-Jean! Whether you're walking or cycling, the Chambly Canal National Historic Sitepromises a 20-kilometer stroll between the waters!

Several parks and green spaces allow you to enjoy your visit. Open to the public, the Royal Military College Saint-Jean also offers beautiful views of the river with its mature trees; it's the perfect place to picnic!

During the high season, the Vieux-Saint-Jean is the place to go for outdoor shows! By boat, park at the dock and spend a wonderful evening!

History and heritage buffs will be served in Vieux-Saint-Jean with its 3 audio guide circuits that will immerse you in its past. Don't forget to visit the 2 museums nearby.

In the center, find a lot of flavors! Do you like the freshness? The Vieux-Saint-Jean Public Market is open every Wednesday and Saturday morning during the high season to stock up on local flavors! You don't want to cook? Vieux-Saint-Jean has more than 60 restaurants and bars to delight your taste buds! You like to enjoy a hot coffee or a sangria on a terrace? More than 2100 seats on terraces are available and waiting for you!

Take advantage of your visit to go shopping, because there are more than 65 shops!

By car, bike, boat, bus or on foot, all the roads lead to Vieux-Saint-Jean!

Events not to be missed:

Un Été ShowJuly 3 to August 26, 2018

My Old Saint John by night October 13, 2018

Summer Boom August 25 and 26, 2018