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FCMQ Open House Event – Share the Passion with Us!

This winter, get a taste of what Quebec’s most beautiful trails have to offer. From January 20th & 21st, 2018, get FREE ACCESS to snowmobile trails anywhere in Quebec during the FCMQ Open House Event. The perfect long weekend “After an amazing three days of riding some really great trails, pulling off the perfect long […]

By Guillaume Travert
December 21, 2017

Our winter

Check out our new video directed by abitibi & co. showing all the beauty of the winter here in Abitibi-Témiscamingue and all it have to offer to the outdoor and adventure enthusiasts.

By Réjean Lavoie
November 28, 2017

The 360° Experience – Ride our trails from the comfort of your home

Have you seen our new 360° videos? It’s mindblowing! You want to live the real experience? Plan your trip now!

By Guillaume Travert
November 21, 2017

One passion: the art of riding

I have always been proud to live in the Abitibi-Temiscamingue region. It’s my paradise! Here, I have always found everything I need to quench my thirst for freedom, human warmth and urban life. In all of these years, I have never tired of the natural landscapes, their beauty and the innumerable possibilities they offer for […]

By Kim Aubé-Cloutier
May 3, 2017

Abitibi-Témiscamingue: A gem of nature to explore

I live in a boundless world of freshwater crisscrossed with lakes and rivers providing a profusion of waterways. I live on a land of plains sprinkled with hills to its north and scenic valleys to its south. I breathe amidst a land that is still home to large stretches of mature forests, where I am […]

By France Lemire
May 3, 2017

My Favorite Places to visit

Five years ago, upon completing my Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism and Hotel Management at UQAM, I headed back to my home region to settle down there. I was hired as a coordinator at the Office du tourisme et des congrès de Val-d’Or, where I’ve contributed to the promotion of local and regional tourism ever since. […]

By Kristel Aubé Cloutier
May 3, 2017

Abitibi-Témiscamingue knows the art of expression

The Abitibi-Temiscamingue region is vast, teeming with discoveries and the road that leads here is simple and beautiful. At a time when I didn’t live here anymore, I used to enjoy travelling back. The road home allowed me to put the daily grind behind as the kilometres flew by. The sky seems so immense and […]

By Virgil Héroux Laferté
May 3, 2017

People here know how to celebrate

There are many ways to switch off and relax, and every one has their own way. For me, it is to lace up my shoes and hit the streets of Rouyn-Noranda, feel the warm sun on my face and fill my ears with music, or see a music concert and forget about time… for a […]

By Sonia Demontigny
May 3, 2017

Frédéric Arsenault, master in the art of relaxation

You are greeted at the corner Murdoch St. and 8th St. by a rather burly, bearded man. His biker with a heart of gold look perfectly complements the sparkling smile he flashes at you. Meet Frédéric Arsenault. As he extends his hand, he presents himself as the Director General and co-owner of the Hôtel des […]

By Pascale Charlebois
May 3, 2017

Jean Massicotte, master in the art of storytelling

Upon entering Jean Massicotte’s office, the first thing that strikes you is the sheer abundance of objects. Here and there, glass cabinets showcase a slightly chaotic assemblage of various rocks. “These are the minerals that we have withdrawn from the permanent collection,” the Director of the Musée Minéralogique de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue proudly explains as you glance […]

By Pascale Charlebois
May 3, 2017

Jacques Baril, master in the art of expression

Firmly set on visiting the region by means of its small country roads, your path leads you down a lane lined with small picturesque houses surrounded by majestic fields. You’re soaking up the scenery when the road leads up to the small village of Gallichan. Suddenly, a strange metallic structure catches your eye. Upon closer […]

By Pascale Charlebois
May 3, 2017

Marie-Frédérique Frigon, master in the art of storytelling

On a glorious afternoon, while vacationing in the Abitibi-Temiscamingue region you decide to take in some sun and go for a stroll in the forest. The wind gently caresses your face and you wander along the trail with one eye open for any animals you might come across. A few chipmunks warily eye you, a […]

By Pascale Charlebois
May 3, 2017

Christine Morasse, master in the art of celebration

A woman, not very tall, with blond-reddish hair, jumps out of her chair to welcome you as you enter the room. Her great big smile – the kind that makes your face hurt in just seconds – and sparkling blue eyes make you feel at ease. After a few moments of discussion, her communicative drive […]

By Pascale Charlebois
May 3, 2017

Stéphanie Brousseau, master in the art of exploration

It’s a perfect day for kayaking. You paddle quietly over calm waters of the deepest blue. You are enchanted by the wilderness, the feeling of having the entire world alone to yourself, of being lost in the middle of nowhere, when you suddenly notice a small sandy beach on an island. It’s not so much […]

By Pascale Charlebois
May 3, 2017

Nadia Lachance, master in the art of festing

The bright cyan blue sky is reflected in the calm waters of Lake Timiskaming under a blazing sun. This scene is conjured up by the picturesque town of Ville-Marie and as you intend to make the most of it, you get some provisions and head down to the Parc du Centenaire on the shore of […]

By Pascale Charlebois
May 3, 2017
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