NEW | Mystery Safaries at Camp Explora
With a new and cutting-edge electric all terrain vehicle (ATV) and an Apple iPad, you and your co-pilot will embark on an unforgettable and non-polluting adventure. You will uncover the many clues hidden on Mount Wescott in Montebello and discover its natural beauty and the history of the old Seigniory Club. You will also find out about movie stars, princes and heads of state who found refuge on the mountain. For more information: http://www.campexplora.ca/
NEW | Biking Trails
During your stay at Fairmont Le Château Montebello, explore the Petite-Nation region by bike with 14 trails that will surely please everyone from beginners to professionals. You'll be charmed by our beautiful region! To view the trail map, click here.
You can also ride along the Ottawa River and discover our beautiful corner of the world through these three bike routes that will reveal gorgeous landscapes and charming communities. To view the trail map, click here.
Kenauk Nature, The Seigniory at Montebello
Kenauk Nature is one of North America's largest and longest established private reserves. There are more than 70 lakes and over 65,000 acres of carefully protected wildlife habitat, virtually unchanged since its years as the Papineau Seigniory. The entrance fee is $8 per person.
For more information, please call 1 (800) 567-6845 or (819) 423-6690 or click here.
An authentic safari-bus will drive you to the viewing site where, in the safety of a fully enclosed, insect free observation platform 7 feet above the ground, you will have the opportunity to glimpse bears. A professional guide will inform you about these exceptional animals, their life in their natural habitat. Along the trail, deer, moose and many species of birds can be observed. This is a safe, educational and exciting experience for all to enjoy. Our safari-bus can accommodate people with limited mobility.
For more information, please call (819) 423-5573 or click here.
Whitefish Lake Picnic Area
Whitefish Lake, one of the largest lakes on Kenauk Nature with more than 160 acres of clean, clear water has over 2.5 miles (4 km) of wooded shoreline and is easily accessed by canoe (1.9 miles or 3 km) to the Kinonge River. Located on the western shore of the lake and easily accessed by car or bus from Fairmont Le Château Montebello, is a picnic area that offers an ideal setting for family picnics or for corporate barbecues. Picnic tables, barbecues and a dock from which you can boat, canoe or swim are available on-site.
Take a drive along ten kilometers of roads winding through 1,500 acres full of free-roaming wildlife throughout the seasons: bison, elk, black bear, bighorn sheep, ibex, fallow deer, white-tailed deer, moose, wolves, boars and small native species. Located on Highway 323, the park is located 10 minutes away from Fairmont Le Château Montebello.
For more information, please call (819) 423-5487 or click here.
Parks Canada, Manoir-Papineau National Historic Site
Part of the grounds of Fairmont Le Château Montebello, the site is a unique example of a seigniorial manor (1850) that belonged to Louis-Joseph Papineau, lord of the Petite-Nation. The manor's architecture as well as the domain facilities reflect Louis-Joseph Papineau's culture and personality. The Grain Shed and the Papineau family's Funeral Chapel are open to the public. Guided tours of the historic site are available.
For more information, please call (819) 423-6965 or click here.
Tour of the Club of Lords
This private tour is exclusively for hotel guests. You will get to explore the Seigniory Club's secluded Mountain-top community in Montebello where luxurious vacation homes were built in the 1930s.
For more information, please click here
Montebello is located in the touristic region of Outaouais. For more information about our area, we invite you to visit two official touristic websites: