Bordered by Montréal to the south and the Laurentian mountains to the north, the city of LAVAL has almost half of its' vast territory reserved for green spaces. Nature lovers find it difficult to choose between the large, carefully maintained parks, the area's golf courses and the fields teeming with fruits, vegetables and multi-coloured flowers! A wide river, some 30 islands covered in luxurious forests, swamps and bayou; find it all in Laval, just outside of Montréal.
Blast off at the Cosmodome Space Sciences Centre and explore outer space. Being the first space sciences interpretation centre in Canada, this popular attraction offers visitors a scientific and educational experience. Experience some of the great moments of our exploration of outer space. In the "space station", you can experience the disorientation that commonly affects astronauts on a real mission If you'd like to set off on an effortless, comfortable journey to discover the river's natural beauty, take one of the cruises through the Parc de la rivière-des-Mille-Iles. Relax and enjoy the sights from aboard a motorized pontoon that seats 48 people. Ski from island to island in a setting that alternates between spectacular, densely wooded islands and the wide-open expanses of the frozen river. A trail of 6.0 km is designed for classical cross-country skiing. Skate on the river between the woods of Darling island and the picturesque village of Vieux Sainte-Rose. Sainte-Dorothée is the birthplace of the province's annual-flower production. It has the largest concentration of greenhouse-flower producers in Québec. This historical district is famous for its lovely public square built in 1973, as well as the Heaviest Flower Basket in the world.
A holiday in Laval equals relaxation, invigoration and stimulation-all at the same time!