Among the hundred or so islands that form the archipelago of Lac-Saint-Pierre, one of them, Grande Île, has one of the largest known heron nesting grounds in the world! A true environmental jewel, this reserve is a unique bird watching site in Québec.
Originating from Lake Champlain and flowing into the St. Lawrence River, the Richelieu River has marked its place in the history of Québec. With historical buildings and country homes along its borders, the banks of the Richelieu River have a special character.
The water, which is always present in the region, threads its way down through the fields to line the villages of the countryside, adding to their charm. This corner of the region is filled with delicious gourmet discoveries, a good excuse for country drives.
A festive atmosphere awaits you in the heart of downtown. Lined with terraces, restaurants and boutiques, the downtown core is also surrounded by parks where you can enjoy basking in the sunshine.
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