8 fun and original winter activities

8 fun and original winter activities
Editorial Team
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We love nothing better than helping you to discover Vaudreuil-Soulanges! Our vibrant and welcoming corner of the world is brimming with things to do and experiences to enjoy. It fills us with a pride that we want to share with you. We’ll explore our visitors’ favourite picks for you, along with some great spots that are well worth discovering!

Racking your brain for fun things to do during the cold winter months?

If you’re feeling uninspired, look no further! We’ve put together 12 ideas for activities that are a little different to make sure you get out and enjoy the winter season in Vaudreuil-Soulanges. You’re sure to find something for everyone!

1. Soak up some sun at the beach... in winter

Fêter l'hiver dans Vaudreuil-Soulanges

The Saint-Zotique Beach is without a doubt one of the region’s must-see summer attractions. But who says you can’t spend a day at the beach... in winter?

Come explore the beach trails on foot, snowshoes, cross-country skis or even a fatbike! You can travel light, as fatbike and snowshoe rentals are available on site. You may not need your bathing suit, but don’t forget your sunglasses! The beauty of the landscape and the superb view onto the frozen lake will take your breath away.

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2. Enjoy breakfast in a dream setting

The decor of the Maison Rose Hudson is so splendid, you will think you are still dreaming! The floral tapestries, classic artworks and every little detail of this extravagant decor will transport you back to the days of Queen Victoria. It's the perfect spot for a girls' brunch or a mother-daughter day out! You won't find more "girly", and it's delicious!

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3. Visit a vineyard

For wine lovers or epicureans looking for new discoveries, how about a wine tasting directly at the vineyard? Le Bourg des Cèdres is open and offers tastings every weekend, even in winter!

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4. Ride snow-covered trails on horseback

We often think of horseback riding as a summer activity, but it’s just as much fun in the winter! There’s something magical about riding through the pristine white landscape hearing nothing but the crunch of hooves on freshly fallen snow. From group rides to private lessons, Centre Équitaz is open year-round and offers many options for visitors.

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5. Discover the sport of clay shooting!

Ever thought of trying your hand at clay shooting?

Here’s your chance to try an original activity that’s a little out of the ordinary. Who knows? You may just discover a hidden talent for shooting you didn’t know you had! The Montreal Skeet Club in Les Cèdres is open year-round and offers private or semi-private lessons for all levels.

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6. Pet the alpacas

Animal lovers will definitely want to visit Les Alpagas de la Petite Côte this winter! With the "feeding and fire" package, you will enjoy a moment to feed the animals, and then warm up around the fire with a hot drink and roasted marshmallows! (Reservation required)

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Les Alpagas de la Petite Côte

7. Enjoy a great day ice fishing

Ice fishing is becoming increasingly popular and can be enjoyed by the whole family. Come drop a line at the Centre de pêche C.R., where you can opt for an all-inclusive day package that includes a small private hut equipped with a wood stove for cooking!

Bundle up, get outside and enjoy a great day catching fish in a whole new way!

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8. Play a round of golf

Yes, that’s right, we said golf!

In winter? Seriously? Yes! Only not outdoors. Golf enthusiasts who are desperately waiting for warmer weather to practice their swing can enjoy an indoor experience at Le Golf Club in Vaudreuil-Dorion. Only 30 minutes from Montreal, this virtual golf centre gives you the chance to live your dream of playing on world-class courses!

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