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We have prepared this document to help you take full adventage of your stay in our region. You will find suggestions for:Les Laurentides, Québec, CanadaLes Laurentides, Québec, Canada

- Activités
- Restaurants, bars & groceries
- Our favorite stores

If a business is not part of this list, it does not necessarily mean that we do not endorse it. It might just mean we do not know about it or have not visit it yet... we are fairly busy! Do not hesitate to share your finds so we can add them to this list!


We hope you will have a great time in our neck of the woods!


There are many gourmet boutiques, good restaurants and bars in Val-David. We specially recommend these below. If a place does not figure on this list and you feel adventurous, go try them and give us some feedback so we can add it.


Le Rusé Renard ... with terrace! This is a place we aven't tried yet, but looks interesting. Check their website.

Le Petit Poucet ... A Val-David classic! Home made Quebec cuisine is the specialty where maple smoked ham is the star. "Tourtière", meatball stew and "pattes de porc", creton, Ham beans, pea soup, ear crunches, Maple taffy , maple sirop pie, etc. Le tout, dans une décor rustique et très chaleureux.

Général Café ... Val-David's headquarters where villagers and visitors come together for delicious coffee and tea or to get a tasty breakfast or eat a healthy lunch.  On the menu, a reinvented home style cuisine based on fresh, local and biological ingredients.

Bistro Mouton Noir … with terrace! 2301, rue de L’Église. With a bar offering many original drinks, savory dishes, its terrace bordering the river. Le Mouton Noir is a warm inviting bistro. Drink a latté by the fire place or watch an intimate show, this institution-in-the-making makes for a great get together!

Le Baril Roulant artisanal brewery  with terrace! 2434, de l’Église. Val-David's festive gourmet microbrewery. Very nice place for happy hour !

L'Épicurieux ... with riverside terrace! Pour célébrer le bon boire et le bien-manger. Seasonal cuisine de saison. 2270, rue de l'Église à Val-David.

Resto L'ÉpcurieuxResto L'Épcurieux

Station Val David... With its home made fries Station Val David makes the best poutine in the region. Add the great hambergers and you end up with the best snack bar in town. 1324, Route 117.

Yann & CieYann & CieYann & Cie ... Fine groceries, ready-to-eat meals, poultry & deli from all over the province. For the true lovers of good food! Check the opening hours.

Boucherie Val-David ... 1365, route 117. Frash meat (product of Quebec) If you like great cuts of the freshest meats! The best butcher in Val-David for beef, veal, lamb, Horse meat, bison et wild boar. Specialty: sausages and smoked meat. Check the opening hours




Marché d’été de Val-David ... Farmer's market every Saturdays from June to October, 9 am to 1 pm. Downtown Val-David, you can't miss it! By produce directly from the producer. More than 50 stalls. Many bio certified products. 



Marché d'été de Val-DavidMarché d'été de Val-David


TyroparcTyroparcSPRING/SUMMER/FALL ACTIVITIES in and around Val-David

Tyrolienne (Mega-zip-lines) Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts (10 min.) (reservation recommanded) – This activity is highly recommanded !


Just say that you are renting a cottage from Nathalie Plourde and you will get a 10% rebate.

From the top of a mountain, fly over a valley on some of the highest and longest zip-lines in Canada. See also Via Ferrata and decalade.





Plage Lac des Sables de Sainte-Agathe-des-MontsPlage Lac des Sables de Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts

Lac des Sables Beach  Public beach in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts (15 min.)



Public beach on Lac Raymond in Val-Morin. 


Plage publique du Lac RaymondPlage publique du Lac Raymond








Water Slides in Saint-Sauveur (20 min.)


Santa's Village Children's theme park in Val-David (10 min.). Bring your children for a good time in the water features, at the petting zoo, to live adventures and, of course, meet the real Santa; after all, this is where he lives.


 Village du Père NoëlVillage du Père Noël


Au pays des Merveilles (Wonderland) Children's theme park in Sainte-Adèle (15 min.)


Family theme park where kids from 2 to 8 years old can bring their parent or grand parents for a day of great activities.



Au pays des merveillesAu pays des merveilles







Boutique Roc & Ride - Bicycle and mountain bike rentals - To either cycle on the Piste du Petit Train du Nord or ride the trails of the Val-David/Val-Morin Regional Park (direct neighbour of the La Romane, Le Big Bang and le Sculptural cottages) you will find what you need. MONTAGNE BIKE • CYCLO-CROSS • HYBRIDES • FAT BIKES • ÉLECTRIQUES BIKES • EVERYTHING FOR KIDS

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À l'abordage - Canoo/kayak/bicycle in Val-David
Rafting down La Rivière du Nord (the calme section). The Canoo-kayak activities are very safe and for the entire family. 3 hour canot-kayak-bicycle packages available

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Val-David/Val-Morin Regional Park Hiking/Escalade/mountain biking in Val-David. Directly from the cottages La Romane, Le Big Bang and le Sculptural cottages) or from the chalet Anne Piché




À Sainte-Lucie-des-Laurentides:  Centre de plein air L'Interval - Discover the 2nd highest mountain in the Laurentidan at Mont Kaaïkop. Hiking and mountain biking. Dogs allowed !($)






A few GOLF adresses near us

 Golf de Val-Morin

 Golf Sainte-Agathe

 Golf La Vieille Ferme

 Golf La Vallée

 Golf Mont-Gabriel

 Golf Chanteclerc


Martin le pêcheur  Where you can fish for trout summer and winter. During the summer, take adventage of our pic-nic area and taste your catch using our barbecues (reservations only). Many winter activities are available: excurtion with a woodsman (summer/winter), dog sleds and snowmobiles.





Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard Marina - Fishing (permit required), boat rentals, Pontoon, rowboat, Kayak, Canoe, Pedalo and Stand Up Paddle Board


 Marina Saint-Adolphe d'HowardMarina Saint-Adolphe d'Howard


1001 Pots Exibition - From Jully 10 to August 16 in Val-David



1001 pots1001 pots 

La clé des champs (bio herbes and spices) Visit their garden from Jully 15 to August 20 in Val-David







Horse riding


Les Écuries du Chanteclerc in Ste-Adèle.

Ranch Ladouceur à Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts






Casino in Mont-Tremblant

Dune Buggy
in Mont-Tremblant

Aerial Games and Tree-to-Tree Adventures in Mont-Tremblant



Tree top walk and panoramic tower








Bonheurs d'hiver ( at Sainte-Agathe-des Monts)


Free activities:  skating on the lake, slidding and zipeline, etc... !


Festi-Neige de Sainte-Agathe-des-MontsFesti-Neige de Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts


Méga-Tyrolienne  au Tyroparc (Pryor booking recommended) – We highly recommend this activity !
Mention that you are renting one of Nathalie Plourde's cottages and get a 10% rebate ! From a high mountain, fly over the forest while sliding on  steel wire. Check also the Via Ferrata and the decaldade that they offer. 


Tyroparc en hiverTyroparc en hiver

Dog sledding:

Dog sleds and snowmobiles at Martin Le Pêcheur and even ice fishing!



Dog sleds and snowmobiles at Martin le pêcheur et même de la pêche sur glace !

Kanatha-Aki Nature Activity Center

Laurel Aventure Nature Center


Snowmoblie :

Same place as the Ziplines - Why not do both !  Sports Nature Laurentides

Aventures Plein air (They also have dog sleds)









Snowshoes and cross-country skiing and more:

Raquettes et ski de fondRaquettes et ski de fondCross-country ski, snowshoe, telemark skiing, freeride skiing, splitboard -

Val-David/Val-Morin Regional Park-in Val-David:   Parc Regional  



In Sainte-Lucie-des-Laurentides:  L'Interval outdoor center- Discover the 2nd highest mountain in the Laurentians at Mont Kaaïkop. Cross-country skiinf and snowshoeing.





Downhill skiing:

Mont Vallée Bleue - Val-David

Mont Belle neige - Val-David    

Mont Gabriel - Sainte-Adèle    

Mont Blanc - Saint-Jovite 

Mont-Saint-Sauveur et autres monts des alentours 




Sugar shack:

Cabane à sucre Arthur Raymond - Piedmont


Shopping…in Val-David

Here is, according to us, Val-David's boutiques that are worth the trip.

Magasin Général de Val-DavidMagasin Général de Val-DavidLe magasin général (The General Store)
(A must see!)    1175, de la sapinière, Val-David
Le Magasin Général of Val-David is straight in the middle of the village and offers a variety of products in a warm and authentic ambiance. A multitude of household objects is on display and you can sample their food and drinks (coffee, teas, ice-cream, etc.) right in the store or take them home.

Boutique Équinoxe
(Clothing, jewels, decoration, etc…) We love this boutique !    2309, de l’Église, Val-David   
Carefuly and consciencioussely made clothing from Bali, Indonesia. Orginal, quality fare trade made items at the best possible price.

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(A beauty to see!)    2354, de L’Église, Val-David
Artist studio/boutique where you can buy and watch magnificent blown glass jewelry being made.



Boutique Pichenottes

Funny and eco toys and games in Val-David