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To discover Abitibi-Témiscamingue, one needs to travel the length and breadth of the region. From east to west and from north to south, it proposes a wide range of major tourist attractions. Cité de l’Or / Village minier de Bourlamaque, Refuge Pageau, Aiguebelle national park, and Fort Témiscamingue/Obadjiwan National Historic Site are locations that just cannot be missed. Vestiges of a not-so-distant past, symbol expressing the passion of a man for wild animals and natural emblems of our natural heritage, these sites have the virtue of revealing the greatness of this region and its population.
During your stay in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, land of the Algonguins, expect to live unforgettable moments as you take part in a tour on one of our many scenic rivers in the company of qualified Algonquin guides. You will have the opportunity to taste typical dishes, sleep in a traditional tent, and learn from a long-standing history rich in tales that go back several thousands of years.
Known for its wide-open spaces, Abitibi-Témiscamingue stands out also for its contrasting sceneries, clear blue skies and friendly people. Experiencing the natural outdoors is first and foremost telling stories, seated around a campfire, after a great meal and a full day canoeing or kayaking one of our many magnificent lakes or rivers.
We have – this is a known fact – a festive spirit! To channel the overflow of energy, an impressive variety of festivals have been created over the years. This intense cultural life puts the spotlight on the creative soul of the people from the region. Every cultural event is an opportunity to discover an important part of the Abitibi-Témiscamingue community and to be seduced by the men and women who have made them real.