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St HippolyteThe small municipality of Saint-Hippolyte is fastened along the stunning Laurentian Mountains in Québec, Canada. Named for the celebrated 3rd-century Roman theologian, the town is only 45 km north of Montreal. Visitors do not come to Saint-Hippolyte merely for its vicinity to nearby cities, however: it claims its own appeal with captivating beauty, lush vegetation and snow-laden domains. Come to Saint-Hippolyte for the perfect recreational decamp.
The CityLeave the hustle and bustle of city life behind, and slip away into the enchanting and beguiling town of Saint-Hippolyte, Canada. About two hours away from Montreal, this quaint city eagerly welcomes you with a plethora of diversified options of exciting and relaxing activities. During the winter months, take advantage of the beautiful Mont Saint Saveur, winner of the longest ski season in Eastern Canada, which offers well-groomed terrain to slide down the mountain in style. If you prefer an all-inclusive vacation resort, let Geo Holiday Vacation club entertain all your touristic expectations. Look forward to whimsical sleigh rides, Nordic and alpine skiing, tubing and plain, old-fashioned winter fun. In the summer, partake in equally irresistible ventures and let yourself be invigorated by water skiing, canoeing, golfing, and hiking. The local ATV tours will equip you with the perfect foray into exciting and well-crafted trails in the summer, and provide thrilling escapades on snowmobiles in the winter. Let an assortment of accommodations welcome you with their individual lodgings. Auberge du Lac Morency, in specific, will charm you with its picturesque lake shore location, where you can indulge in an exhilarating swim, or go fishing on the lake and boast about the perfect catch. When you're ready to leave your room, explore Saint-Hippolyte's delectable restaurants, allowing local chefs to exceed your culinary expectations with in-house smoked salmon dishes, fresh fish and other perfectly executed creations. Rejuvenate your body and spirit in the nearby spas, melting under the skilled hands of a masseuse. Regardless of the time of year, you will surely fall in love this captivating town. Whether it's a planned vacation or just an impromptu getaway with friends, make Saint-Hippolyte a permanent imprint on your calendar.
Do & See
Saint-Hippolyte is a definite year-round getaway place, with a large number of activities keeping you entertained until well into the night. Spend your mornings by a coruscating lake, enjoying its brilliance in the early morning mist, then venture out for a relaxing swim. Gather your family into a canoe to escape, or embark on a kayaking adventure. Spend the winter days skiing, snowboarding or snowmobiling in local or nearby venues. Visit interesting museums, go for long hikes or plan picnics and day trips to the surrounding parks. Give in to the delicious offerings of local restaurants, and satisfy your appetite with uniquely prepared dishes. Bask in the sun, savouring scrumptious desserts and pastries at street Cafes, sipping strong coffee. If in the mood for shopping, visit trendy shopping centers, or local whimsical boutiques. In the evenings, join in the bustling nightlife of nearby locales.
Exalt your taste buds with a medley of local French-Canadian dishes. Here, chefs deliver well-crafted flavourful dishes that will surely not leave you disappointed. Pair each meal with one of the vibrant wines created in Québec. Known for its sugar and maple products, many "sugar shacks" celebrate the sugaring season with home-style meals.
Saint Hippolyte’s cafes will impress you with a wide array of specialties. These comfy spots are perfect for breakfast, lunch, or just for a midday repose. Relax sipping smooth coffee and savoring sandwiches made with freshly baked bread.
Bars & Nightlife
Young or young at heart, everyone deserves a night out in town. Take romantic strolls under the flickering street lights, and celebrate your vacation with trendy cocktails, live music, and satisfy your late night appetite with remarkable dishes. Many bars serve craft brews and wines from Canadian breweries and wineries.
One of the best things about shopping in Saint-Hippolyte is that everything is within walking distance. Enjoy a vast selection of stores from trendy apparel and famous brand shopping to sidewalk boutiques with chic flair, to art galleries and local bookstores. Enjoy European-style surroundings with open terraces, and street cafés adorned with fresh flowers as you explore the many villages surrounding Saint-Hippolyte in the Laurentides. Agricultural tourism is prominent in Québec, so take the opportunity to pick some apples yourself, stroll the vineyard, or see as cheese and jams are being made before you buy them.