Activities and experiences

Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site

The Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site is a perfect place for picnicking and strolling. Darvard Island offers exceptional views of the Richelieu River. To enjoy the region to the utmost, plan a few days' vacation by staying in one of our oTENTik accommodation units! It's an alternative to camping that is original, comfortable and hassle-free!

oTENTik accommodations

A perfect mix between a tent and a rustic cottage, the oTENTik offers cozy beds and basic equipment.

Calendar of events

Take part in a wide range of events, special activities and memorable experiences in this unique place in Canada.

Lockage and navigation

Find essential information on navigation and lockage at the Saint-Ours Canal: routes, night mooring and how to lock safely.


The Saint-Ours Canal is at the intersection of the most beautiful bike paths in Montérégie. Travel along the Richelieu River on your bike.

What to do

You'll be charmed by the history of the site in the heart of the Richelieu. The Saint-Ours Canal is a great place for a stroll or a picnic.


Picnic, relaxation and stroll are on the menu at the Saint-Ours Canal.

Things to do

Sea birds Bird watching
Dogs on leash Dog walking
Fishing Fishing
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