The magic of the holiday season is quietly taking hold in the homes of Quebecers and in our favourite places. In order to plunge further into this magical universe, we're found eleven places in Quebec that will make you feel as if you're in a classic Christmas movie.
If you're already starting to get excited about the cold season, this list is sure to add to the joy.
I mean, who doesn't love the holidays, right? Besides the Grinch, of course.
With these suggestions, you can create have a well-stocked bucket list of places to get lost in thousands of snowflakes.
Hadley Christmas Trees
Price: Starting at $25 for a pre-cut tree
When: November 28 to December 25, weekends from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Address: 1600 Vide Sac Road, Lachute, QC
Why you should go: The holiday season is nothing without a tree to decorate. This place allows you to choose the tree you want to decorate your home.
Noël en lumières
Price: Around $25 per person
When: December 2020
Address: 626, rue Notre-Dame E., Trois-Rivières, QC
Why you have to go: This bright event in Trois-Rivières is coming back this year to give you a great view and allow you to enjoy an outdoor activity.
Sentier de la Station Duschenay
Price: $37 per person
Address: 140, montée de l'Auberge, Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, QC
Why you have to go: At this price, you have all-day access to the trails and seasonal equipment is on loan. You can even stop at the adjacent hotel for the night.
Noël au Château
When: Monday to Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Address: 65, rue de l'Ancrage, Rivière-du-Loup, QC
Why you have to go: The magic of the holidays will clearly take hold of you after just one visit to Noël au château.
Patinoire Carré D'Youville
Price : Free
When: November 14 to March 14, Monday to Thursday from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Address: Rue Saint-Jean, Quebec City, QC
Why you have to go: Winter in Vieux Quebec is a unique place to listen to the sound of footsteps in the snow and this skating rink is the most beautiful spots in the area.
Address: Mont-Tremblant, QC
Why you have to go there: This village is loved by tourists and locals alike. It also creates the perfect scenery for a magical walk in the snow.
La Boutique de Noël
Price : Free
When: Every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Address: 47, rue de Buade, Quebec City, QC
Why you have to go: There are no decorations more worthy of going up on your Christmas tree than ones from La boutique de Noël. With an abundance of enchanting items, you'll surely find something you like.
Price: Free, if you have your own skates
When: December 1 to March 9, Sunday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday to Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Address: 2000, Chemin Remembrance, Montreal, QC
Why you need to go: Once the cold weather hits, you can find this beautiful ice rink surrounded by trees in the middle of Mount Royal. Skate rentals are available on site.
Price: $29.50 for the driver and $19.50 per additional passenger
When: Monday to Friday starting at 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday starting at 4:30 p.m.
Address: 2805, boul. du Souvenir, Laval, QC
Why you have to go: This famous light path is a must for anyone looking for somewhere to go embrace their love for the holidays.
Address: Chemin du Lac-Robin, Saint-David-De-Falardeau, QC
Why you have to go there: Once frozen, this waterfall that usually flows over tons of large rocks turns into the prettiest winter view.
Domaine De La Forêt Perdue
Price: $22 per person, which includes one farm product.
When: The opening will be announced on its Facebook page
Address: 1180, rang Saint-Félix E., Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, QC
Why you need to go: To get lost in the trees while on skates. You can also rent skates for $10 a day.
This article was originally published in French on Narcity Québec.