High summer moment!

Discover summer in a whole new light in the Haut-Richelieu, where every corner reveals an exciting adventure just waiting to be explored. Whether you're passionate about water sports, cultural experiences, authentic agritourism or outdoor activities, our region is full of possibilities for all tastes.

Get ready for a summer of adventure and discovery in Haut-Richelieu. For more information and to plan your stay, explore our website and be inspired by all the wonders our region has to offer.

Create unforgettable memories in Haut-Richelieu this summer!

New must-haves!

This summer, admire Haut-Richelieu from a unique vantage point with SkyNova airplane tours. An unforgettable experience that lets you see our breathtaking scenery from above.

Le hebertism aerial course at Center de plein air Estacade is ready to welcome challenge and outdoor enthusiasts to safe safe to guarantee an enjoyable experience and a sense of adventure..

Water sports enthusiasts will also be delighted to learn that the Marina Le Nautique now offers pontoon rentalmotorized and non-motorized boats as well as electric paddleboards. These new rental options will enable you to take full advantage of our magnificent river in complete river.

Discover the exceptional activities offered by ALO Richelieu, including two new features you won't want to miss:

  1. River shuttle: Travel between Saint-Blaise-sur-Richelieu and Sabravois with our river shuttle. A convenient and enjoyable way to discover the charms of the region from the water.
  2. Electric Paddle Boards: Exclusive to Quebec, these electric paddle boards offer an exciting new way to explore local waterways.

 

Richelieu River and Lake Champlain

Immerse yourself in the pleasures of the water with a wide range of motorized and non-motorized boat rental options, cruises and historic rides on the Richelieu River and Lake Champlain.

Try electric surfing for a thrill, relax on a comfortable pontoon or explore the calm waters by canoe, paddleboard or kayak. For fishing enthusiasts, zodiac fishing trips to Sabrevois, as well as recreational fishing opportunities in our waterways, are also available. 

In collaboration with Canot-Kayak Québec, we invite you to discover the region's blue routes. These marked routes will guide you through magnificent landscapes, offering a safe and rewarding boating experience for all skill levels. Whether you're a novice or an experienced paddler, the routes bleues are the perfect opportunity to discover Haut-Richelieu's natural beauty from the water.

Agrotourism road trip

As the entire Haut-Richelieu is a predominantly agricultural region, it's the perfect place for road-trip picnics of local produce.

Savor the best of our terroir with visits to local farms, vineyards and microbreweries. Enjoy picturesque picnic tours and relax on our many terraces offering breathtaking views and exquisite local produce.

It's up to you to choose where the road takes you for another summer highlight. Gourmet tours are all available online, so check out our must-see agritourism stops.

Cyclotourism

Bicycle routes are also a cyclist's dream, whether at the edge of a wood, on the edge of a field or simply along a stretch of water.

So whether you're an amateur or an experienced rider, level doesn't matter. Everyone will be charmed by the beauty of the landscape, which inspires you to take the time to enjoy a cycling outing.

What's more, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu is the starting point for all the region's bike paths. With more than 300 km of space dedicated to cyclists, you can't miss it this summer!

What's more, the multi-purpose trail at the Canal-de-Chambly NHS and the Montérégiade are ideal spots for family cycling.

To plan your getaway

Events and culture

Don't miss the vibrant events that bring the whole region to life throughout the summer. Festivals, fairs, markets and concerts await you for memorable moments with family and friends.

The International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu is a spectacular event not to be missed. This internationally renowned festival features colorful hot-air balloon flights, concerts, family activities and much more. Join us as dozens of hot-air balloons soar through the sky, creating a breathtaking panorama.

Plus, enrich your spirit by visiting our museums and taking part in the region's many cultural events. From local history to art exhibitions, every visit is an opportunity to learn and marvel.

And last but not least, don't forget to mark your calendars for La Boom de l'été, a gourmet family gathering. Here's the calendar of events for Haut-Richelieu !

Haut-Richelieu Tourism