Please note that both tours to the Eastern Townships and the Laurantians are now full.
For the detailed scientific program, click here.
Cast off for a fine dining aboard the Cavalier Maxim, Montreal's unique cruising restaurant! As the sun goes down, take in all the magic of Montreal by night.
Seafood panaché or Profiterole with poultry liver fondant
The Grand Cruise
Poultry supreme with mushroom and tarragon sauce or Atlantic salmon fillet with a citrus fruit sauce
A day without workshops or presentations will do everyone a lot of good.
The organizing committee has chosen Thursday, August 9th, and offers you the chance to discover two magnificent areas of Quebec:
The Eastern Townships
The trip will be made by bus:
Departure from Montréal: 9am
Estimated return to Montréal: 7pm
If you are interested in going to one of these destinations, please register on our website. There is a fee of $50.00 for the transportation, the tours, the canoe/kayak/bike rentals or the boat tour.
The Laurentians, in particular Val David, a small village full of artists and artisans (http://www.laurentides.com/anglais/portrait/)
For those who love fresh air, there is canoeing, kayaking and cycling on the Rivière du Nord available, as well as a possible return on the P'tit Train du Nord cycling path (about 3 hours). http://www.aventurenouveaucontinent.com/
For those with an interest in art and artisans, there is a stroll in the Jardins du Précambrien et de la Fondation Deroin, http://www.jardinsduprécambrien.com, as well as a visit to the largest ceramics exhibition in North America. http://www.1001pots.com/.
The Eastern Townships, in particular Lake Memphrémagog and the surrounding area. (http://www.cantonsdelest.com/)
A boat tour on Lake Memphrémagog
A visit to l’Abbaye de St-Benoît-du Lac with its music, cheeses and maple syrup products http://www.st-benoit-du-lac.com/
Lunch and tasting at the Le Cep d’argent winery. http://www.cepdargent.com/
Don't forget your bathing suits: there is a public beach at the lake. There is also a cycling path for those who like to bike or rollerblade (rentals available on site).