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Canada: Our guide to the perfect Tremblant vacation

To the point Here's our guide to summer vacations in Tremblant: accommodations, restaurants, activities and the best music events!
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In Quebec, Tremblant is the ultimate destination for soaking up nature’s beauty while enjoying a vibrant, lively atmosphere. We love the pedestrian village with its stores, restaurants, bars and cafés, where you can relax, enjoy yourself and take in the friendly atmosphere.

With activities ranging from the mountain summit to the pedestrian village, Tremblant has prepared a lively summer 2023 for its visitors.

On the program, you’ll find all the features for which this popular summer destination is renowned: musical discoveries, outdoor activities, tasty cuisine, unique boutiques, a variety of nearby accommodations and original experiences. Enough to make your summer perfectly full.

New developments in top-rated accommodation

The Westin Tremblant, a member of the Marriott group, is one of Mont-Tremblant’s biggest newcomers, undergoing a major transformation. An investment of over $15 million will be made over the next two years to completely renovate the hotel’s 122 rooms and all common areas.

Westin Tremblant
Westin Tremblant

Starting this summer, visitors will be able to enjoy new facilities including a new fitness center, renovated meeting and banquet rooms, a brand-new high-end spa operated by Amérispa, and a new restaurant run by chefs from the Oliver & Bonacini culinary family.

This sister restaurant to Montreal’s Bar George will offer full service from breakfast to dinner, and transform into a trendy lounge in the evening.

The Fairmont Tremblant recently underwent an exterior makeover. This renowned establishment is the perfect place to lounge by the pool and indulge in the gastronomic delights of its restaurants.

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Fairmont Tremblant page Facebook

This hotel is part of the Accor group’s luxury category and offers the ALL (Accor Live Limetless) rewards program. You can earn ALL Points during your stay or use them to reduce the cost of your room.

In addition to the many hotels available, check out the rental offer for cottages and airbnb, where you’ll be able to use your points. As always, book early for reservations.

What to do in Mont-Tremblant

Tremblant events calendar

Summer at Tremblant is synonymous with events and activities of all kinds that bring the destination to life.

The destination recently announced the program for its popular Tremblant International Blues Festival.

Tremblant International Blues Festival, July 12-16

For its 28th edition, the International Blues Festival offers a varied program with more music and more styles. Renowned artists such as Southern Avenue, Sugary Rayford, Dumpstaphunk and Delgres will be performing in the pedestrian village.

In addition to a full line-up of daytime and evening musical events, there are a number of free activities and workshops for families from Thursday to Sunday. Craft workshops, fantasy face painting and a caricaturist for the youngest visitors will be on hand to liven up the site.

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Blues tremblant Page Facebook

Here’s an overview of the other events on offer this summer:

Les Rythmes Tremblant, July 6 to August 12

For the first time, Rythmes Tremblant will be available in three styles. The destination will first welcome emerging artists during the Découvertes weekend (July 6-9). Then, country music will take over Place Saint-Bernard (July 20-22) with, among others, the presence of popular Quebec country singer Matt Lang. Finally, two days of Latin music will keep visitors dancing.

West Trainz Parade, July 25 to 27 and August 3 to 5

A musical parade with instruments and musicians will stroll through the pedestrian village, performing music ranging from reggae and zydeco to blues and Dixie.

BMX show, July 28-30

World-famous BMX athletes will perform perilous stunts that will impress young and old alike.

Folk weekend, August 24-26

Tremblant will be immersed in the world of folk music, with performances that encourage close contact with the artists.

Fête de la musique with Angèle Dubeau, September 1-4

The 23rd edition of the Fête de la musique, directed by Angèle Dubeau, takes over the pedestrian village, involving renowned artists and virtuosos yet to be discovered.

Les rythmes de Tremblant crédit photo Tremblant
Les rythmes de Tremblant crédit photo Tremblant

Activities for the whole family at Mont-Tremblant

Nautical activities

At Lake Tremblant, you can enjoy water skiing and tubing. You’ll also enjoy facilities such as marked swimming courses, beaches and motorboat rentals. And in the evening, the pedestrian village is just a few steps away for further relaxation.

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activités nautiques Tremblant page facebook

Tonga Lumina

Offering a sensory experience in the heart of nature, Tonga Lumina features a 1.5 km nocturnal trail entirely illuminated in the forest. The hour-long hike starts with a lift to mid-mountain, then plunges into the woods, challenging all the senses of daring visitors.

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Tonga Lumina page Facebook

Ziptrek Ecotours

Once you’ve reached the summit of Mont Tremblant by gondola, the Ziptrek Écotours adventure begins with five vertiginous zip lines that will take you down to the pedestrian village over a distance of almost 4 kilometers.

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Activités à Tremblant Page Facebook Tremblant

Tremblant golf courses

Golf le Diable opened its doors on May 12, and Golf le Géant will follow on June 9.

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Golf à Tremblant Page Facebook Tremblant DK Cooper

Panoramic gondola

Surrounded by spectacular views, you can explore the surrounding nature with a variety of options at the summit: hiking, 360-degree observation tower, bird-of-prey show and dining at Le Grand Manitou.

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télécabine Tremblant page Facebook

Our restaurant and bar suggestions

For maximum rewards when dining out at Tremblant, the best tip is to choose a credit card that gives you the most points! Then, these points will be used to pay for your precious vacation at a lower price.

So we suggest you use your American Express CobaltMD Card to earn 5 points per dollar at the restaurant.

Several Tremblant businesses accept it, including the excellent La Pizzateria and Microbrasserie La Diable.

Central Tapas & Nightclub

This address offers a chic dining experience by day and transforms into a dance floor by night for a VIP nightclub experience. The menu combines Spanish tapas with Quebec flavours.

Central Tapas & Nightclub
Central Tapas & Nightclub

Le P’tit Caribou

Le P’tit Caribou is a staple of the region’s nightlife. With carefully prepared cocktails and a menu featuring fresh local produce, it’s the ideal place to satisfy a small hunger at any time of day.

Microbrasserie La Diable

Here you can enjoy 100% natural craft beers brewed on site, and take advantage of the superb terraces to extend the evening well into the night.

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La Diable micro brasserie page Facebook

Our lodging ideas in the Tremblant region

Farouche Tremblant

Farouche offers unique accommodations along the winding Rivière du Diable. Sleeping in these triangular shelters on the ground provides a feeling of harmony with nature. The 7 comfortable huts are simply furnished with a king-size bed, mini-refrigerator, bench and fireplace. Private bathrooms are just a few steps away. Each overnight stay includes 45 minutes of exclusive access to the Nordic bath, which is open to all outside reserved times.

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Farouche Tremblant page Facebook

The site also offers two areas dedicated to“vanlife“, but the vehicles must be fully autonomous. Visitors can enjoy a private riverside beach and rent paddleboards for adventure. There’s also a café-boutique. Seasonal organic baskets are available to take away, and cooking equipment can be hired to prepare campfire meals.

Le Grand Lodge Tremblant

Located in the old village, just 5 minutes from Tremblant ski resort, Le Grand Lodge Tremblant offers a warm and welcoming Scandinavian-style atmosphere. Made from natural logs, it offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains from the shores of Lac Ouimet.

The hotel is ideally located near the Spa Scandinave, Le Diable golf courses and numerous cross-country and hiking trails. Facilities include a restaurant, bar, marina, full-service spa, indoor pool and private beach.

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Le Grand Lodge Mont Tremblant page facebook

When staying at a Marriott hotel, the best way to earn Marriott Bonvoy points is with one of these two credit cards:

The Marriott Bonvoy® American Express®* Card is the best credit card for free hotel nights.

With this welcome offer, you can earn 50,000 Marriott Bonvoy points by spending $1,500 in the first 3 months after joining.

It’s a Card we recommend keeping because each year at renewal, you get an Annual Free Night Award (for up to 35,000 points at hotels worldwide) and 15 Elite Night Credits per year, counting towards your Marriott Bonvoy Elite status.

With this Card, you earn 5 points per dollar on all purchases at Marriott Bonvoy properties and 2 points per dollar on all other purchases.

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Bottom Line

With these suggestions, you’ll be able to make the most of your stay at Tremblant, whether taking part in summer events, exploring outdoor activities or enjoying the region’s nightlife.

How high is Mont-Tremblant?

At an altitude of 968 m, Mont-Tremblant is one of the highest peaks in southern Quebec. The station remains one of the largest in Quebec.

Visit Tremblant.ca

To find out more about this summer’s program at Mont-Tremblant, please visit Tremblant.ca.

 

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Marjorie has three passions in life: writing, travel and the world of wellness. The last decade has been full of exploration for her! Her travels have taken her all over the world, from Central America to Asia, Europe and Africa. This former travel consultant loves to inspire us and share her best discoveries. She is also the author of several novels and guides.

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