D’Autray is home to several diverse attractions. You’ll find cultural shows, museums, renowned music festivals, art galleries and exhibitions among others. If you’re looking for a great outdoor experience you’ll get seduced by the boat, canoe, or kayak sailing trips on Lake Sainte Pierre.
On the other hand, if culture and arts are attractive to you, then you’ll find plenty of resources and places that showcase these. Here are 5 places that should be on the top of your to-go list.
Lake Sainte Pierre Sailing Expedition
A birds eye view of the lake
This should be on top of your list. Lake Sainte Pierre is one of the most iconic natural features of D’Autray. It’s a labyrinth of islands and water and is home to over 288 bird species. There are so many places that you can visit and explore on this lake. You can also take part in nautical activities offered in the area as well as engage in hunting or fishing (or both).
If you happen to be a Formula 1 fan, you should visit this museum.
The Gilles Villeneuve museum was opened in 1988 in honour of Gilles Villeneuve, a famous formula 1 driver who hailed from the area. The museum was later remade and opened again in 1995 to accommodate the number of visitors it receives daily.
If you happen to be a Formula 1 fan, you should visit this museum. It’s a great place to see the formula 1 history that this region holds dearly to its heart.
Note: The museum also offers karting camps for kids.
Le Chemin Du Roy
In D’Autray, the road passes through seven of its 15 municipalities in areas which are rich in natural and cultural abundance.
This is one of the oldest roads in Canada and a recognized tourist route that takes visitors towards a variety of rich heritage sites. The road crosses three tourist regions which include; Quebec, Mauricie and LanaudiÃ¨re. In D’Autray, the road passes through seven of its 15 municipalities in areas which are rich in natural and cultural abundance. You can decide to go on a tour by car, bicycle, or motorcycle.
Note: Cycling is the best option for discovering and exploring the D’Autray regions. You’ll get to experience the atmosphere, culture, and charms of this region easily.
“allows visitor to be able to catch a glimpse of the geese and ducks that migrate through the region at the start of spring.”
This is a popular spot for watching migratory birds. This spot, offered by the Lanaudière Society of ornithology, allows visitor to be able to catch a glimpse of the geese and ducks that migrate through the region at the start of spring. You’ll also get to meet enthusiastic club members who share their passion with visitors from around the world.
” It was initially built in 1729″
This is one of the oldest churches in the Quebec region and the oldest in D’Autray region. It was initially built in 1729 before being replaced by the current church in 1787. From then on, it has gone through a series of modifications over the years to be what it is today.
Here are more places that you can visit in D’Autray.
Did you know? This regional county is made up of 15 municipalities and covers an area of more than 1240 square kilometers.