Visit the region: Haut-Richelieu
Haut-Richelieu: A place where colours, flavours and awe-inspiring peaks abound!
Nestled in the heart of the Montérégie region, on Montréal’s South Shore, Haut-Richelieu offers rich experiences that inspire visitors to savour the moment. Its 14 municipalities and their various attractions are easily accessible and have something for everyone.
The landscapes mirror the changing colours of the seasons. Winter or summer, explore Mont‑Saint‑Grégoire and marvel at the breathtaking panoramic views, take advantage of the numerous bike paths that will bring you to the four corners of the region and, last but not least, visit Lac Champlain and Rivière Richelieu, a paradise for fishing and water sports aficionados. There are also numerous parks offering seasonal activities to enjoy with family and friends as well as the Vieux-Saint-Jean animated all year long.
The many local businesses will be delighted to introduce you to their unique flavours and products. Vineyards, restaurants and breweries offer you a taste of their slice of the region. With four gourmet picnic routes, you’ll get to hop from cheese shop to deli for a chance to stock up on local goodies and feast on them amidst the magical scenery.
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All year long, you’ll be treated to a blue sky coloured with dozens of hot air balloons—a true sight to behold every single time.
The routes that wind through the region let you experience more than 400 years of history, full of art galleries, museums and heritage sites.
With so many things to do, let yourself be charmed by the micro-adventures Tourism Haut‑Richelieu has to offer. Suggested itineraries featuring plenty of activities are available to allow you to explore the region at your own pace.
Haut-Richelieu is a vibrant and enriching region. One thing is certain, its attractions will have you enjoying the present moment!