Culture, arts, nature, and agriculture define the D’Autray region. It’s an area with a diverse range of interesting places that you can visit. Its charm will make you want to extend your trip and the local nature trails will make you fall in love with its ecosystem.
The area is also home to a variety of artists and events and festivals are rife in the area. Events are a great time to visit the D’Autray region because you’ll get to feel the culture and ambience of the people and meet new acquaintances as well.
Here are some points of interest around D’Autray region that you ought to visit.
Parc Regional Des Greves
“The Parc regional des Greves is a magnificent natural area”
The Parc regional des Greves is a magnificent natural area located near the St. Lawrence River. It has an exquisite wooded landscape with a wide network of trails that cover over 20 kilometres. You can access the park from two locations; the Sorel-Tracy point or the Contrecoeur. Furthermore, access to the park is completely free.
There are several outdoor recreational activities that you can take part in. These include; canoeing, swimming, going on trails, riding on pedals, or having guided tours around the park.
This vineyard is an important economic piece in the D’Autray region.
Lano D’Or Vineyard
The Lano D’or vineyard is found on the edge of Le Chemin du Roy and the Route Verte 5. This vineyard is an important economic piece in the D’Autray region.
It lies on more than 5 hectares of land making it one of largest vineyards in the whole of the D’Autray region. If you are a wine enthusiast, then this is a great place for you to visit. It has a magnificent terrace which overlooks the St. Lawrence River, where you can enjoy wine directly from the vineyard.
You’ll also get tour guides who will show you the secrets of vinification and some of their surprise treats.
Island Of The Commune And The Island Of The Middle
The islands are also home to over 222 species of birds which makes them a great place for bird enthusiasts.
These two are part of the massive labyrinth of Lake Sainte Pierre. There are unique places that boast of several species of flora and fauna that are in the marshes and swamps around the area. The area is scenic and a magnificent sight to behold. These two islands have three nature trails which total 9.7 kilometres. These trails have been setup over a period of 25 years to ensure that visitors get the best experience and nature does not get disrupted.
The islands are also home to over 222 species of birds which makes them a great place for bird enthusiasts. You’ll also be able to experience a unique ecosystem, understand the life of a wet environment and get a feeling of the SCIRBI.
The D’Autray region is home to several attractions and there’s a large likelihood that you won’t be able to cover all of them without having a good itinerary that will help you go by. These are some of the suggestions of the great places that you can visit. See 5 places that will fascinate tourists 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.