Yes, it’s a good idea to invest in a rental cottage, especially at Domaine des Hauts Sommets in St-Côme. But once you’ve invested, what activities are available for you to enjoy in the area? What kind of sports can you play? What sights are a must-see?
Here are 9 activities near the Domaine des Hauts Sommets. Note that these are all located within just 30 minutes by car.
Val St-Côme (2 min)
The reputation of Val St-Côme ski resort is well established. It is known for the quality of its trails and facilities, as well as for its abundant snow coverage.
The ski resort has more than 36 trails, 8 of which are lit at night, beautifully maintained to the delight of skiers and snowboarders, and also offers lessons for beginners.
The resort is one of the most popular in the region and attracts many visitors each year. It also sees the best freestyle skiers perform on its moguls, such as Mikaël Kingsbury and the Dufour-Lapointe sisters, during one of the world cup events.
St-Jean-de-Matha Super Slides (29 min)
For a great day out that will please young and old alike, the St-Jean-de-Matha Super Slides is a place to check out, less than 30 minutes from Domaine des Hauts-Sommets.
Also offering snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, the resort has more than 20 trails for snow tubing and rafting, guaranteed to give you a good dose of adrenaline.
Chute-à-Bull Regional Park (13 min)
Do you want to enjoy the outdoors without the hassle of a long hike? This regional park offers short trails of up to 2 km in a magical and natural setting.
You can also admire the famous 18-meter waterfall during your walk.
Ouareau Forest Regional Park (20 min)
This park is huge (about 150 km²) and is sure to please nature lovers. Hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, tubing, climbing, biking, canoeing, paddleboarding… you name it!
And if you’re a more experienced hiker, the park includes a wide range of trails from beginner to advanced, ranging from 2 to 40 km and up to 990 m in elevation. Put on your crampons, your shoes, your skis or grab your canoe and let’s go!
Pourvoirie du Lac Croche (11 min)
Are you a hunting and fishing enthusiast? Check out the Pourvoirie du Lac Croche!
With a vast territory of 13.5 square kilometers and exclusive rights to 11 lakes, 11 cottages and a warm and welcoming lodge, the outfitter offers exceptional fishing for the amateurs of speckled, rainbow or gray trout (Touladi).
Théâtre du Ranch-O-Bois Rond (12 min)
Also offering horseback riding and other equestrian activities, the Théâtre du Ranch-O-Bois Rond is a must in the area for a great show and a good laugh.
The theater presents plays to see as well as shows by well-known comedians.
Centre Le Rituel Massothérapie (7 min)
Looking to relax? The Saint-Côme region also offers several places to unwind, such as the Centre Le Rituel Massothérapie.
Opt for calm and rejuvenation thanks to their massage therapy service, beauty care, spa, sauna and access to the river.
Au Canot volant (6 min)
Want to enjoy the river? You can do it up close and personal at the Canot Volant in St-Côme, either on your own or with a guide.
Au Canot Volant is a recognized adventure tourism company that has been focusing on the safety and quality of its tourist experiences for over 18 years. Their different packages allow customers of all ages to enjoy a beautiful day of outdoor activity on the clear waters of the L’Assomption River, by canoe or kayak.
Festival St-Côme en glace (7 min)
Presented year after year, for more than 40 editions, the Festival St-Côme en glace combines music, sports and outdoor activities.
But what makes it famous above all are the magnificent, sublime and incredible ice sculptures created by more than 150 artisans. Stop by to take a look and admire them!
Now all that’s missing is you!
Because the Domaine des Hauts Sommets is more than a chalet, it’s a window of opportunity.