Shops: On Principale Street, there are several large shops, such as a Dollarama, a Uniprix, a Metro Market, the Rossignol, a Subway and a BMR. Several boutiques and craft businesses are just minutes away.
A booming municipality
Located less than an hour from downtown Ottawa and Gatineau, St-André-Avellin is an enchanting village that showcases nature and tranquility. It runs along the Petite-Nation River and offers a peaceful way of life close to services. Access to Highway 50 is less than 7 minutes away to allow those who work in the city the chance to settle in the countryside.
A plethora of attractions
Although the population of St-André-Avellin is small, the list of services offered in the region is far from it. There are a multitude of medical and dental clinics, grocery stores and craft shops, services for mental health and physical limitations and many others. In terms of activities and leisure, the Petite-Nation offers golf courses, ice rinks, swimming pools and outdoor tennis courts, skateboard parks, etc. For rodeo fanatics, the village even organizes the Festival Western de St-André-Avellin!
The village has something to offer everyone. Lovers of nature, sports, outdoor activities and animals will undoubtedly find what they are looking for. The Louis-Joseph-Papineau route offers 10 kilometers of bike path that begins Principale St. during the summer. In winter, it turns into a cross-country ski and snowshoe trail. Photography enthusiasts will appreciate the proximity of the Petite-Rouge River waterfalls, the Black Mountains Park in Ripon and the Sentier des Oiseaux to observe the natural flora and fauna.
Take a tour of the Musée des Pionniers and the Passerelle du Musée, a pedestrian bridge measuring nearly 40 meters that crosses the Petite-Nation River. The Bernard-Pilon rest area, also known as the rest area of the pines, offers you a quiet place to enjoy the outdoors and nature. History fanatics will be delighted to take part in a heritage walk, where you can observe and appreciate the architecture and ingenuity of the pioneers and the first villagers. In short, the possibilities of activities found in St-André-Avellin are endless!
A unique region of Quebec
The Petite-Nation valley is located halfway between Montreal and Ottawa. It offers magnificent landscapes and is surrounded by unique forests, rivers, lakes and streams. The region includes nine picturesque villages, including St-André-Avellin, all with their individual attractions. If you are looking for an authentic and intimate lifestyle, you have come to the right place.
Recreation, sports and culture
The Cultural Activities, Recreation and Sports Department is responsible for all the activities offered. The Whissell complex offers citizens a swimming pool, gymnasiums and two outdoor skating rinks. A library as well as playgrounds for children of all ages.
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