Mont-Tremblant Pedestrian Village: 5 Reasons to Visit This Winter
Mont-Tremblant’s pedestrian village is one of the most charming attractions in Quebec. Whether you plan to hit the famous mountain slopes or just want to take a weekend trip to get away from the crowded city, this picturesque locale has much to offer.
Here are some of the things you definitely won’t want to miss when visiting the pedestrian village in Mont-Tremblant this winter.
Shop ‘til you drop in the pedestrian village
A hop, skip and a jump away from your Mont-Tremblant vacation rental, the pedestrian village has an impressive selection of boutiques featuring gifts and souvenirs, sporting goods and fashionable apparel. Whether you are a full-blown shopaholic or you simply prefer to browse, you will certainly find a shop to pique your interest in this quaint mountain village.
Alongside stores from well-known brands including Burton, Columbia, Roots and Salomon, you can find smaller designer boutiques with hand-crafted Canadian clothing. Check out Habitat Nord, Tremblant & CO. or La Raffinerie for some unique and stylish garb and memorable souvenirs.
Indulge your sweet tooth in Mont-Tremblant
If you or your family members are known for having a sweet tooth or chocolate addiction, Mont-Tremblant’s pedestrian village is guaranteed to satisfy your sugar cravings.
The sugar shack experience at the Cabane à sucre de la Montagne is a customary winter activity that every maple connoisseur will enjoy. Take pleasure in the golden maple taffy served on fresh snow, try the soft serve ice cream topped with maple butter or purchase a variety of maple products to try at home.
Maple not your thing? No worries. Head over to BeaverTails for a pleasurable pastry with your topping of choice (we recommend the Avalanche) or visit either the Rocky Mountain Chocolate shop or Place Bonbon candy store to get some fudge, toffee and other goodies for movie night at your condo or chalet.
Spoil your inner foodie with an epicurean evening
Mont-Tremblant’s pedestrian village is the perfect place for a culinary adventure. If offers a wonderful selection of microbreweries, crêperies and fine dining establishments to suit your gastronomical tastes.
Visit La Savoie to converse around a hearty raclette in a rustic setting, head to Le P'tit Caribou for a festive live show and inventive appetizers or book a table at Choux Gras for a more upscale experience.
Cozy up in the ambiance of a cafe
What better way to warm up after a day of skiing than basking in the easygoing atmosphere of one of the pedestrian villages many cafes. Treat yourself to a homemade chai or hot chocolate at Au Grain de Café, Mont-Tremblant’s oldest coffee shop, or enjoy your favourite caffeinated beverage and get comfy with a book at the local Starbucks.
Stroll around the pedestrian village in Mont-Tremblant
Besides offering an abundance of amazing shops and eateries, the pedestrian village in Mont-Tremblant is a lovely place to take a stroll and explore with family or friends.
Take the time to appreciate the eye-catching architecture (even more splendid in winter), treasure a romantic promenade with your significant other and snap a few photos at the big chair at the heart of the village.
If you visit in December 2019 or later, you can even check out the grand opening of the Brind'O Aquaclub, a new state-of-the-art water complex in the pedestrian village.
Mont-Tremblant’s pedestrian village: an experience to remember
If you are contemplating a visit to the Laurentians this winter, Mont-Tremblant’s pedestrian village is the ideal place to create memories you will cherish forever.