Sugar shacks & country-style dining | Tourisme Laurentides

Sugar shacks & country-style dining

When they arrived in America, the French were introduced to the legendary maple syrup by the Native Americans who had long been aware of its existence. First tapped in a rudimentary fashion, then with an ax and finally a torch,  the maple tree has brought a festive atmosphere to the spring season with its sweet water, bringing families and friends together each year during sugaring off time. Discover one of the many sugar shacks located in the Laurentian region; joy is always on the menu, in the tradition of the good old days.


March 3 to April 29, 2018


Since 1913, Cabana à sucre Lalande has been welcoming thousands of visitors each season, all happy to be in such a warm and friendly atmosphere. They come to enjoy the fresh and tasty homemade products that pay tribute to the ancestral culinary traditions that have made Lalande so famous.


Come and discover Aux Saveur du Printemps run by a fifth generation of the family specialized in maple syrup production, as well as numerous maple derivatives marrying tradition and innovation.


Since 1945, the restaurant Au Petit Poucet offers traditional and authentic Québec cuisine.


February 25 to April 29, 2018


The authentic Apple Shack, unique to the Laurentians, is set up on a family-run orchard in a rustic countrified atmosphere.


Opening on February 16, 2018

Saint-Faustin-Lac Carré

From March 1st to May 6, 2018

Lower Laurentians & Argenteuil

Le Chalet du Ruisseau is a sugar shack and reception room in the countryside open year round for activities and events like sugaring-off time, the end-of-year holiday season, New Year’s Eve, apple-


From February 4 to April 19, 2018


The Constantin Family...a love story! Since 1941, three generations have been serving tasty Canadian dishes. In the spring, the tradition continues with the sugaring-off season.

Cabane à sucre d'Amours

February 17 to April 29, 2018


March 3 to April 15, 2018