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Campsite family friendely
The best way to connect with the idyllic nature of Abitibi-Témiscamingue is doubtlessly to inhabit it fully by planning some nights of camping in the heart of its green forests or on the shores of its magnificent bodies of water. Find the destination that will quench your thirst for authenticity and comfort and that will […]En savoir
Rock Lamothe: A contemporary art oasis in the middle of the Vieux-Noranda
Written by Gabrielle Izaguirré-Falardeau In the heart of Old Noranda, entering Rock Lamothe’s gallery is like entering a parallel universe. The white walls of a spacious and pared down room display the works of the current exhibition. Then, by moving forward, we discover some tighter corners, where the works of various Abitibi-Témiscamingue artists are displayed […]En savoir
Agrotourisme and regional flavors
When talking about eating locally, it is difficult to do better than eating directly where the food is produced. The stops suggested here will allow you not only to enjoy the region’s gastronomic offer, but also to become aware of the work and the issues related to agricultural production. You will meet interesting people who […]En savoir
Nordvie : Strawberries and other plants
Written by Gabrielle Izaguirré-Falardeau Madeleine Olivier grew up on the family farm in Saint-Bruno-de-Guigues, but, originally, agriculture was far from being in the cards for her: “Like any teenager who grows up on a farm, I thought ‘Yuck! I do not want to be a farmer!’ Like everyone else, I left to study elsewhere, I […]En savoir
The Anicinabek (Algonquin)
A people rich in culture and traditionOn that land out there, where the waters divide (Abitibi), where a deep lake lies (Témiscamingue), the Anicinabek had been there several thousand years. The Temiskaming and the Abitibi used to get together, sharing beliefs, knowledge of medicinal plants and secrets of hunting techniques and winter survival skills. They […]En savoir
Access to Outdoors: Adventure all around!
By gabrielleif It’s a well-known fact that Abitibi-Témiscamingue is considered nature’s playground. You name it, we have it: kilometres of forest, 22,000 lakes and rivers, two national parks, and unique geological structures. But apart from a group of hardcore enthusiasts who consider “adventure” their middle name (I’m talking to you, Guillaume Rivest!), it can be […]En savoir
Anisipi: a tribute to water
If there’s anything Abitibi-Témiscamingue isn’t lacking, it’s water! And some of the best around is the naturally filtered water from the Saint-Mathieu-Berry esker, near Amos, one of the purest in the world and the pride and joy of the entire region. That may be so, but you still have to wonder: What do we really […]En savoir
The perfect trip to Val-d’Or: gorgeous sights, delicious flavours
Val-d’Or has more than one trick up its sleeve when it comes to wowing visitors. Not only is it brimming with attractions and history, it also has its fair share of gourmet eateries to dazzle your taste buds. We’ve come up with the perfect itinerary. First stop: Les Jardins à Fleur de peau Francyne Plante […]En savoir
By Jade Bourgeois FRIMAT is back for a 17th year this weekend, July 21-23, and I guarantee it’ll be a blast! As usual, the eclectic program brings together some of the best-known names alongside up-and-coming artists. So, it’s off to Val-d’Or for a warm and friendly musical adventure! Programming for all ages and a big […]En savoir
The ice cream route
By Claudine Gagné After supper, parents take their kids in PJs for a mouth-watering cone; workers still in suits make a detour after a long day of work; and teens gather in small packs to order their favourite “slush float.” These neighbourhood ice cream shacks typically open up at the start of summer, serving up […]En savoir
Street art and important conversations
By Claudine Gagné Street art is a world and a culture unto itself. This contemporary movement emerged at the end of the last century in cities like Melbourne, Lisbon, New York and Valencia. Every “hip” city in the world has its own collection of street art, and Abitibi-Témiscamingue is no exception, with works of art […]En savoir
Lots to see at the Musée minéralogique de Malartic
By gabrielleif Founded 50 years ago, in 1972, the Musée minéralogique has never stopped reinventing itself over the years. Anyone who’s ever driven from Rouyn-Noranda to Val-d’Or will recall the huge sign for the museum on the outskirts of Malartic. And even if you’ve never been, you know how to get there: turn right at […]En savoir
Planning the perfect date in Rouyn-Noranda
By Sophie Mediavilla-Rivard Abitibi-Témiscamingue is also the perfect setting for romance. Whether you’re just passing through or live in Rouyn-Noranda year-round, check out these must-see destinations with your partner to spice up your day! By Sophie Mediavilla-Rivard Explore the Lac Osisko bike path by tandem bike We start off in style with a romantic date […]En savoir
La Ferme du Centaure : The passion of horses
As soon as we step out of the vehicle, after having crossed part of the picturesque village of Laverlochère where Ferme du centaure is located, two cats run up to us and quickly request their daily dose of petting. They are soon joined by Orphée, the site’s owner, who welcomes us with a smile on […]En savoir
Grab a bite on the road!
The roads of Abitibi-Témiscamingue offer unsuspected treasures: welcoming and familial sites hidden in the heart of villages or just on the side of main arteries. Whether it be to snack on the road, between two outdoors outings, after the visit of a historical site, or to stock up before a night of camping, here are […]En savoir