The deconfinement and gradual resumption of tourism activities is a fantastic opportunity to discover the attractions of your own region, to practice your favorite activities close to home and to consume locally.
Discover the merchants, restaurateurs, and entrepreneurs of Vaudreuil-Soulanges who have shown creativity to offer local products and services to meet your needs. For gourmet products, delicious dishes from our local restaurants or ideas for authorized family activities, you’ll find everything you need here!
As a team, travel the roads of Vaudreuil-Soulanges. Get ready for the game and discover YOUR region's tourist treasures in a playful and fun way.
The ExploreVS rallies were designed in "COVID-19" mode, that is, with a particular attention to current government regulations. These are observation routes without manipulation of object on site. These rallies can be done as a couple, and of course, also as a family, since a majority of questions can be answered by adults as well as children.
Check out our next ExploreVS rallies and book your adventure now!
Rallye Urbain | July 26th Rallye L'île | August 2nd
Several restaurants in Vaudreuil-Soulanges have been able to reinvent themselves during the confinement, although the return to normal is awaited by all! You must admit that there is nothing like a delicious meal directly in your favorite restaurant's dining room or terrace!
Several Vaudreuil-Soulanges producers offer you self-picking of delicious Quebec strawberries. Before planning your outing at the farm to collect these treasures, check directly with the producers to find out how it works, the dates and times of operation: Ferme Anse au Sable, Ferme Quinn, Ferme Benoit Vernier and Vignoble de Pomone.
Many offer their products in kiosk, online or in the farm's shop, as at La Belle de Coteau-du-Lac.
You will also find all the freshness of Vaudreuil-Soulanges produces in our public markets, including the Vaudreuil-Soulanges Outdoor Market and the Marché des Saveurs Île Perrot. And to obtain the region's delights without traveling, shop online through the Marché Écolocal de la Coop CSUR.
Do you like to hit mountain bike trails? Mount Rigaud's summer season is already well underway, and you are welcome every day, and safely, in trails of different skill levels. Further south, the Soulanges Bike Trail allows you to ride at your own pace in the heart of a magical landscape, filled with history and heritage. And for those who devour the kilometers, ExploreVS.com offers tens of circuits spread all over the region.
Never have the citizens of Vaudreuil-Soulanges benefited so much from the nature around them! Miles of safe walking trails are laid out throughout the region. Mount Rigaud's Sentiers de l'escapade, the Sentiers naturels d'Hudson, the Centre Nature Quatre Saisons and several municipal trails are now accessible. Breathing the great outdoors and admiring the beautiful landscapes; there is nothing like it to bring a smile and boost your energy!
Water is omnipresent in Vaudreuil-Soulanges and there are so many ways to enjoy it! Our marinas can now accommodate boaters, the canal de Soulanges is accessible to swimmers and paddlers, and fishermen take it to the immense bodies of water surrounding the area.
Would you like to rent a pedal boat, canoe, kayak, SUP board or rabaska? Check with the City of Vaudreuil-Dorion, the NDIP Nautical Centre, Marina Pointe-Fortune and the Kayak and SUP au Canal, who are gradually resuming boat rentals for a memorable day on our waterways! As far as public beaches are concerned, we will have to wait a little longer before we can enjoy them.
The clubs and practice fields of Vaudreuil-Soulanges are 100% accessible and 100% safe. Choose your level and even your décor!
Do you prefer for beginners or for pros? Waterfront or rural plain?
Thrill seekers escape in the heart of Mount Rigaud's beautiful forest with zip lines and courses in the trees of Arbraska. And to the delight of the whole family, the mini zoos of Ferme du Domaine Quinchien and Alpagas Cajoline (on call only) now welcome visitors.
The museums and historical sites of Vaudreuil-Soulanges are now accessible. The parc historique de Pointe-du-Moulin, the Lieu historique national du Coteau-du-Lac, the Maison Félix-Leclerc, the Musée régional de Vaudreuil-Soulanges and the Maison Trestler are among the region's heritage treasures that can be visited.
The announcement to reopen campgrounds and lodging establishments was expected and has now been done! A true haven for thousands of vacationers, our campsites, hostels, lodges, and hotels are pleased to welcome you in an environment adapted to the sanitary guidelines.
For more information on the gradual resumption of tourism activities, visit the Quebec government's website.
On March 25th, Développement Vaudreuil-Soulanges (DEV) and Chambre de commerce et d’industrie de Vaudreuil-Soulanges (CCIVS) have partnered once again to support local purchase. The offensive considers the extraordinary context of COVID-19 in which households and businesses are. Under the theme "Achat local in Vaudreuil-Soulanges", the initiative highlights the offers of local merchants through an additional set of tools. Read the press release
Already used to promote local merchants, the Facebook page "Achat local Vaudreuil-Soulanges" becomes the preferred platform to help merchants to promote their products and services, online shopping solutions, telephone orders, delivery, car service or in-store pick-up.
DEV accelerates the deployment and launch of a geo-referenced platform of businesses on the territory of Vaudreuil-Soulanges. This allows citizens to identify businesses in their communities.
Businesses of Vaudreuil-Soulanges: to add or modify a business or service in the directory, please complete the update form here.
In collaboration with DEV, Coop-CSUR, through Marché écolocal, help support the business community by allowing regional merchants and artisans to put their products up for sale on its transactional website. Businesses will therefore benefit from the distribution network of Marché écolocal and consumers will benefit from a site combining in one place many producers, artisans and businesses from Vaudreuil-Soulanges!
CCIVS makes the LOCALI-T App available to all merchants on the territory. Citizens can now download it to learn more about the current offers. The LOCALI-T App is available on the App Store or Google Play.
To add or modify a business or service in our geolocated directory, please complete the update form here.
Contact us to receive your free kit to display in your store: campaign guide, stickers, displays, etc.
Click here to download the campaign’s digital kit: guide, logos and visual elements.
Click here to view our Zoom webinar and learn how to use the tools available to you (in french only).
Did you know that buying local also procure the privilege of being part of a community and establishing contact with local artisans and entrepreneurs? Local consumption is a practical, ecological gesture that supports respectful working conditions. The commercial offer of our region is varied and abundant! Discover it and buy locally all year long!
It is possible - and very easy - to actively participate in sustainable development and promote, by simple choices, the economic spinoffs in the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region.
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