When to visit
- Very Favourable
What to do
- Worth the detour
- Must see
Mont-Tremblant National Park is the oldest national park in Quebec and the largest of Québec's provincial parks.
A vast universe of mountains looming over endless lakes and rivers, the park features more than 400 lakes and 2 major rivers, the Diable and the Assomption.
We recommend focusing on the La Diable Sector during your trip.
CHUTE DU DIABLE
Season: beginning of May to early October.
This easy 1.6-kilometre hike (30 minutes round trip) leads to an unforgettable sight: a 15-metre waterfall! Don't forget your picnic! A great family activity.
"LES MÉANDRES DU DIABLE" CANOE TRIP
Season: mid-May to early October (see website for shuttle and activity schedules).
This peaceful half-day canoe trip down the winding section of Rivière du Diable will amaze you with its spectacular scenery . You will have the chance to admire the spectacular rocky slopes of Mont de la Vache Noire, a silver maple forest and sandy riverbanks where you can stop for a break.
This unguided excursion takes about 4 hours and is considered easy. The shuttle leaves from the Lac Monroe Visitors Centre.
Canoe or kayak rental, oars/paddles, life vests and shuttle service are included.
VIA FERRATA DU DIABLE
Season: mid-June to early October (see website for shuttle and activity schedules).
The Via Verrata du Diable is a mountain sports trail combining hiking and rock climbing set up on the Vache Noire rock face in the La Diable Sector. It offers a unique way to explore the mountain in complete safety, with the help of a series of beams, footbridges and suspension bridges perched high above Rivière du Diable.
At an altitude of 200 metres, you will enjoy amazing aerial views and spectacular scenery in the company of a guide.
Season: early May to end of October.
This is a difficult hike, at 14.6 kilometres round trip (6 to 7 hours) and an elevation gain of 595 metres. The Toit-des-Laurentides (Roof of the Laurentians) trail leads to Johannsen Peak , the summit of Mont Tremblant.
The trail will take you past a number of rocky creeks and waterfalls and through forest, and provides lookouts with spectacular views of the Rouge and La Diable river valleys.
MONT TREMBLANT VILLAGE
A picturesque pedestrian village on the shores of Lac Tremblant and at the base of Mont Tremblant Resort. You will be swept away by the charm of your surroundings.
Take a stroll through the village, explore the exclusive boutiques or enjoy a meal at one of the many local restaurants. In the evening, Tremblant is transformed into a hive of nighttime activity.
The mood is festive, the smiles are contagious, and there's a party in the air!
Where to eat
- $ Inexpensive
- $$ Moderate
- $$$ Upscale
- $$$$ Fine dining
La Sandwicherie Café ($)
The place to go for a good cup of coffee or a tasty sandwich, soup or salad. Open Sunday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
1918 Chemin du Village, Mont-Tremblant / 819-717-1559
La Petite Cachée ($$$)
In the comfortable atmosphere of this log cabin restaurant, you will enjoy Mediterranean and regional cuisine with a focus on fresh seasonal produce. Fresh pasta, grilled meats, homemade pizza and fish feature prominently on the menu. Open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
2681 Chemin du Village, Mont-Tremblant / 819-425-2654
La Savoie ($$)
If you're in the mood for a good raclette or pierrade (grill-stone), pay a visit to La Savoie. This authentic Savoyard restaurant also offers a variety of fondues including cheese fondue, broth fondue, oil fondue and red wine fondue. Open daily from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
115 Chemin de Kandahar, Mont-Tremblant / 819-681-4573
Seb L’Artisan Culinaire ($$$$)
Le Seb offers one of the finest dining experiences in the Tremblant region. Chef Sébastien Houle has travelled to the ends of the earth, and will transport you into the heart of an unparalleled culinary voyage. His innovative cuisine will seduce and surprise you with its unique aromas and pairings, prepared using the finest local ingredients. A real magician! Open Thursday-Monday from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
444 Rue St-Georges, Mont-Tremblant / 819-429-6991
Le Cheval de Jade ($$$-$$$$)
This fine French cuisine restaurant is run by couple Olivier Tali (chef) and Frédérique Pironneau (hostess). The house specialities are fish and seafood; the Mediterranean fish soup and bouillabaisse are exceptional. As Chef Tali is a Master Canardier, you won't want to miss his famous Duckling à la Rouennaise. He uses local and organic ingredients as much as possible and enjoys surprising his guests by experimenting with new ingredients. Open Tuesday-Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
688 Rue de Saint-Jovite, Mont-Tremblant / 819-425-5233
Where to sleep ?
Tremblant International Blues Festival
Dates: July 6 to 15, 2018
This festival is an annual rendezvous for music lovers and blues fans. Performances by big name artists from the local and international scene. A celebration of blues music, from its purest roots to its influence from R&B, soul, funk, country, folk and rock. 10 days of festivities and over 100 free street blues shows in an enchanting natural environment.
Fête de la Musique de Tremblant ("Music in the Mountains")
Dates: August 31 to September 3, 2018
Created in 1995 by internationally-renowned violinist Angèle Dubeau to promote classical music, today's Music in the Mountains festival presents thirty-odd free concerts from different musical traditions including classical, jazz and world music. Performances take place on outdoors stages in the pedestrian village at the foot of the mountain, as well as in the Downtown and Village areas of Mont-Tremblant.
- Very Favourable