Located west of Lanaudière, east of Outaouais, and north of Montréal, the Laurentides has a population of over 586,000 inhabitants. Saint-Jérôme, Blainville, and Saint-Eustache are the most densely populated cities.
A popular vacation destination, this region is renowned for its forests, its ski slopes and its stretches of water. In fact, there are eight rivers and 24 lakes in the Laurentides, all of which allow fishing.
This skier paradise benefits from 13 ski resorts, including Mont-Tremblant and Mont Saint-Sauveur. It goes without saying that nature lovers will be more than happy in this region that boasts a great number of trails, regional and national parks. The ecosystems of Parc national d'Oka, Sentiers nature de Chute-Saint-Philippe, Parc régional de la rivière Doncaster in Sainte-Adèle and Parc national du Mont-Tremblant will impress everyone.
Gourmets will savour the 30 agritourism farms while maple lovers indulge their sweet tooth in an equal number of sugar bushes. Sugar shacks Sucrerie Belle Rivière in Mirabel, &Eacyte;rablière Ouellet in Mont-Saint-Michel, Tablée des pionniers in Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carré along with cider factory Cidrerie le verger Lamarche in Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, and Métayer Farm in Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines are part of the food attractions of the Laurentides.
The architectural heritage of the region comprises Manoir Bleury-Bouthillier, a bourgeois style manor located by the Mille Îles River in Rosemère, and the former Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts post office, a Beaux-Arts style building that dates back to the early twentieth century.
From Deux-Montagnes to Sainte-Thérèse, Piedmont and Mont-Laurier, everyone will find a home that measures up to their dreams.
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