In Central Quebec visitors enjoy cross country skiing in charming ambience. Dozens of classic cross-country ski trails await the skiers. There are also skating trails along the St. François River, in a campground. Many tourists come to the Centre-du-Quebec Region to discover a unique experience at the Village Quebecois d’Antan, near Drumonndville.
In a setting that enchants this ancestral site, outdoor animation and sleigh rides pulled by horses, winter typical Holiday’s dinners are available: www.villagequebecois.com In December, here the atmosphere is filled with the Christmas Market where many artisans exhibit and sale their works as well as Christmas products.
The Drummondville area, located in the Centre-du-Quebec Region, in the middle of Quebec has always been greatly enjoyed by snowmobile and ATV lovers. Trails of the region are renowned for their quality and beautiful landscapes, and guests enjoy the natural environment and safety. Besides, a provincial circuit crosses the area. You can contact Club de ski de fond Saint-François (St. François cross-country skiing Club) for more details about skiing.
Equipment and sleigh for children are offered in rental. After skiing, you can savour good homemade soup in the lobby of the cottage: www.skidefondstfrancois.org.
La Couvalloise offers inner tube sliding slopes with a lift and a skating rink, all set in the middle of a panoramic view of exceptional beauty which will take your breath away : www.reseaxupleinair.com
In Drummondville, International Midget Hockey Tournament is held every year in January or February.
Teams from all over Canada, the US and Europe face off in one of the prestigious and the highest level competitions, one of the most important of its kind in Canada. Maps of snowmobile and ATV trails are available at the Drummondville tourism center.
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