COME AND GET A TASTE OF OKA!
In an enchanting and picturesque decor, Oka is a tourist destination animated in every season by its cultural, sporting and gourmet activities. Attracting thousands of visitors each year, and delighting cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts out for a breath of fresh air, Oka is a place with endless resources. Let yourself be charmed by its landscape, history and culture. Come and discover the wealth of attractions in Oka!
Oka, a region of many delights! Come and admire the beauty of nature, from the first buds of spring through the growing season, up until harvest time... and the local panoramas will take your breath away! Numerous orchards and local producers await you for some fall tastings, each after their own fashion, each with their specialty. Pick-your-own, farm kiosks, general stores, bistros, bakeries, chocolate maker and restaurants, there’s lots of choice for gourmet epicureans. A visit to the famous Abbey boutique is a must, and that’s where you’ll find the excellent Oka cheese and other regional products. In the summer season, it’s a rendezvous every Sunday at the Oka public market!
Oka, 300 years of history and culture! Oka might look like just another town, but there’s a legendary historical background. A past that has left a rich cultural heritage and a good slice of the history of the Lower Laurentians. A past that is kept alive by its many attractions like the church, the Abbey, the Calvary, the National Park and its nature walkway, just to mention a few. Oka is also a town where artists thrive! There are numerous painters and craftspersons, some of whom will invite you into their workshops to discover their artistic passions. Come and visit the church to discover various exhibitions and some true masterpieces. A pure delight for the eyes and the spirit!
Oka is a sporting paradise as well! Spoilt by the variety of its landscape, tourists, sporting types and citizens alike share the beauty of its valleys, mountains, woodland, lake, creeks, beach and fields. Enjoy the wonderful views from up at the Oka Calvary, an historic site reached along a 5.5-kilometre walking trail. Try out the golf course on the edge of a magnificent pine forest. Discover Oka National Park, with its activities of nature interpretation, water sports and the Aquazilla aquatic playground. Take the cycling and walking trail between entre Oka and Mont-Saint-Hilaire, or test out the mountain-bike trails in the Abbey grounds. A true outdoor sporting paradise, Oka is a dream location for living in sync with the seasons. Whether for running, snowshoeing, cycling, cross-country skiing, mountain biking, fatbiking, kayaking, kitesurfing, snowkiting, jet-skiing, snowmobiling, boating or ice fishing, the possibilities are limited only by your own passion! Oka is accessible by bike, car, motorbike, boat and even…by ferry!
In both summer and winter, come and share some wonderful moments with the family! Immortalize your stay with us by photographing yourself in the frame installed on the municipal dock. Then publish your nicest photos on social media and help the town of Oka to travel to new places!