Abitibi-Temiscamingue, is the boreal forest and its immense spaces just far enough to feel disconnected from the big cities, a chance to feel alive in a calm and generous nature. It’s also a unique culture marked by the Anishinaabe, a rich history, eclectic festivals and works of art that mark the territory. Abitibi-Temiscamingue is above all the sincere welcome of a people proud and happy to receive. It’s the best hidden treasure in Québec.

Réserve faunique La Vérendrye

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With over 4,000 lakes, the Réserve faunique La Vérendrye is an immense playground, with 800 kilometers of canoe-camping trails. This wildlife reserve is the largest playground in Quebec as well as a hunting and fishing paradise. The breathtaking scenery, the hundreds of islands and the immensity of the starry night sky will give you emotions you won't soon forget. What's more, this wildlife reserve boasts more than a thousand places to spend the night. Definitely a must-see on your stay in Abitibi-Témiscamingue.

Parc national d’Aiguebelle

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Parc national d'Aiguebelle is a true natural gem, with over 30 kilometers of trails through landscapes deeply marked by geological phenomena dating back thousands of years. Make the most of your stay by sea kayaking or canoeing, and sleep in one of the many cabins and shelters found throughout the park. Take advantage of its many lakes and rivers to gently explore the backcountry, soak up the silence, and be in harmony with this breathtaking nature and its abundant, unique flora and fauna. 

Parc national d’Opémican

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At Parc national d'Opémican, you'll find yourself in the heart of an unspoiled and grandiose natural environment covering an area of over 250 km². This territory, bordered by lakes Kipawa and Temiscamingue, is a popular destination for canoe-camping enthusiasts and families alike. Thanks to its soothing landscapes and enchanting scenery, you'll enjoy hiking trails with breathtaking views over forests of tall white and jack pines. Between relaxation and adventure, discover breathtaking panoramas and let yourself be immersed in the history of this cultural heritage and the Anishinaabe presence on the territory. 

Stays at outfitters in Abitibi-Témiscamingue

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Immerse yourself in the heart of the Abitibi-Témiscamingue wilderness during a stay at one of the region’s many outfitters. Accompanied by experienced and passionate guides, you can perfect your hunting and fishing techniques amid breathtaking scenery. Renowned for its waters rich in walleye and northern pike, Abitibi-Témiscamingue is also a territory privileged by moose and black bear. These experiences, shared with friends and family, will leave you with unforgettable memories.  

Miellerie de la Grande Ourse

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At Miellerie de la Grande Ourse, immerse yourself in a unique agri-food universe. At this honey farm, discover refined honeys, savor different flavors of mead and taste unique honey-based spirits. Enjoy a complete experience in the fascinating world of bees on an apicultural safari, with a view to conserving biodiversity. What's more, enjoy a moment with family or friends by relaxing at the Buvette restaurant on site overlooking the Miellerie's huge, magnificent fields. A unique experience in the region. 

Festivals in Abitibi-Témiscamingue

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Discover the effervescence of Abitibi-Témiscamingue's festivals, where culture and joie de vivre come together to bring you a thrilling experience. From music and visual arts to comedy and rodeos, each festival celebrates the vibrant soul of the region. Explore the diversity of festivals across the vast territory of Abitibi-Témiscamingue, where each event is a unique celebration of culture and local art of living. Let yourself be seduced by the region’s legendary hospitality and passion for celebration! 

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