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A relaxing weekend in a ready-to-camp cabin at Opémican

Ever since I moved to Abitibi-Témiscamingue in 2018, I’ve been hearing about Sépaq’s latest addition to its outdoor network: Parc national d’Opémican! Last December, I had the opportunity to get a first look at this new park, and I couldn’t wait for summer to return to live the Opémican experience to the full… Spending a […]

By mleroy
September 5, 2019

Back to school at École du Rang 2

It’s Wednesday, and I’m spending the afternoon in Abitibi-Ouest for an out-of-the-ordinary activity. Yep, today I’m back to school… and to 1947! But not just any school: a one-room schoolhouse attended by students from 1937 to 1958! Welcome to École du Rang 2!   Going back in time It’s another bright sunny day in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, and I hit […]

By mleroy
August 26, 2019

The Mudra Festival or : How to let got completely

The Mudra Festival was held last July 26, 27 and 28. Although only in its second edition, the event already has many keen followers. The Festival is organized by the staff of Mudra (a place for practicing yoga, wall climbing and other sport disciplines year-round) and an amazing group of motivated volunteers. The event, which […]

By mleroy
August 23, 2019

Fort Témiscamingue : A fine journey into the heart of history

I spent last weekend enjoying the sunny weather and the beautiful landscape of Témiscamingue. In the late morning of Monday, after a two-day camping stay at Parc national d’Opémican, I took the road to Rouyn-Noranda. I had been driving for about 45 minutes when I saw a signpost for Fort Témiscamingue. Without much hesitation, I […]

By mleroy
August 20, 2019

Exploring the Cité de l’Or

With the warm weather in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region this week, I wanted to find a place to cool down. To tell the truth, the first thing that came to my mind was the outdoors, the lakes or the woods. Looking for a refreshing activity to do, I then thought of the Cité de l’Or and […]

By mleroy
July 16, 2019

Pointe Opémican Area is Now Open… And it’s Breathtaking!

Finally, I had the opportunity to discover the second part of the Parc National d’Opémican! Last year, I was among the firsts to explore the Kipawa River Area with the ready-to-camp sites on the cliffside, the small trails, the Grande-Chute, the incredible sceneries of Lake Timiskaming and the Kipawa River for wich it is renowned. […]

By Réjean Lavoie
July 11, 2019

France Lemire, master in the art of exploration

There are many lakes and rivers that are connected to each other in this region. That’s quite unique because you can wander the waterways, as the first nations used to do, from north to south, from east to west. There are so many possibilities! Besides, there are some beautiful places, like incredible waterfalls that can’t […]

By Pascale Charlebois
May 9, 2018

Jacques Pelletier, master in the art of expression

“When I talk to people who are visiting Vallée-de-l’Or for the first time, the one thing they all comment on is how nice the people are here, and how proud. The people who live here feel a great sense of pride in their community, and that comes through in how they greet you. There is […]

By Pascale Charlebois
May 9, 2018

Izak Borowitsky, master in the art of fishing

“Anyone who loves being outdoors in any weather as much as I do will agree that Abitibi-Ouest (West Abitibi) is the perfect playground. We live surrounded by nature: by ducks and bird of all kinds, by big and small game, and much more. I only go home to sleep and, even so, sometimes I prefer […]

By Pascale Charlebois
May 9, 2018

Émilie Villeneuve, master in the art of celebration

“Rouyn-Noranda is a place where everything is possible. The people who live here are so energetic and creative that their projects or events are larger than life! The thing I love most about this region is that you’re never far from nature. You can live in the middle of a bustling urban centre or be […]

By Pascale Charlebois
May 9, 2018

Angèle-Ann Guimond, master in the art of feasting

“Témiscamingue, is a vast region stretching to horizon, with rolling fields, deep lakes and beautiful mixed stand forests. Its microclimate makes it special; here we can grow all kinds of fruits and vegetables. The region offers many opportunities to those who wish to discover it, including gourmet excursions, many public food markets and several agri-processors. […]

By Pascale Charlebois
May 9, 2018

Charity Lacroix, master in the art of bringing people together

“Even if I have travelled across my region many times to participate in pow-wows or basketball tournaments, I still find it as beautiful as ever. Often, the landscape along the road catches my eye and its magnificence forces me to look at it for a few seconds. There are places like this that I can […]

By Pascale Charlebois
May 9, 2018

David Ouellet, master in the art of storytelling

“The region’s inhabitants are eager to welcome you to an unspoiled land with breathtaking landscape that stretches as far as the eye can see. People who visit the Amos-Harricana region don’t just come here for our tourist attractions. They come to experience a culture, because every project we undertake is rooted in our regional identity […]

By Pascale Charlebois
May 9, 2018

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
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