For family vacations in Quebec, choose the region of Laval. You will find a large number of attractions that will please children and adults alike, as well as a large shopping centre where you will find everything. Hope to see you soon!
Just a little bit smaller than the Island of Montreal, the island of Laval takes advantage of being the 2nd larger city of the province of Quebec.
Separated from Montreal by the "Rivière des Prairies", six bridges enable you to take advantage of tourist attractions of the metropolis and Laval, with the same accommodation. Up north, 7 bridges give you access to the tourist area of Laurentides, famous for its various sports activities. The "Lac des Deux Montagnes" finalizes the watery surrounding of the Island.
View of "Rivière des Prairies"
Among the main attractions of the area:
The cosmodome, a space museum with its space camp and science center
Several museums and art galleries, like "Maison des Arts", the Armand-Frappier museum, ...
Some theatres and showrooms
The "Rivière des Mille-Îles" park
The hydroelectric power station of the "Rivière des Prairies"
The récréathèque, a vast entertaining complex for the family with a track for inline skating, 18 holes minigolf, adventures with laser guns, skittles, bananazoo park and more
The horticulture amateur will be cherished by the "route des fleurs" of the Sainte-Dorothée old district and about thirty recognized agrotouristic farms of Laval.
Other activities not by miss in Laval, include the watery, nautical activities and cycling with a network of 21 km trails which run parallel sometimes to the shores, sometimes along the small quiet streets. As for tourist installations, the network of accommodations and restaurants is satisfactory and aims towards local products. The area benifits of 4 Convention centers.