It’s time! The sugar shack season is here! So get out to the best cabane a sucre near Montreal fast.
We live in a great city and Montreal is surrounded by sugar shacks so you won’t have to travel for hours to enjoy this real Quebecois experience.
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Beyond the tasty treats, sugar shacks are fun and most offer great attractions to make the experience even more enjoyable for all ages.
Depending on the type of winter we’ve had, the cabane a sucre season usually starts around mid to late February and ends by April.
So, here are 3 of the best cabane a sucre places around Montreal where you can enjoy this authentic experience…
In Rigaud, Quebec you’ll find la Sucrerie de la Montagne. There is a horse-drawn sleigh, free tours,and live music. Plus, it’s set on a historic estate with a general store that sells all the maple products they make, as well as a bakery nearby.
Where: 300 Chemin Saint-Georges, Rigaud, QC
Érablière au Sous-Bois Sugar Shack
Get ready for a sweet party at this rustic Mont-Saint-Grégoire sugar shack. This one is really special, with their petting zoo, hiking trails, playgrounds for kids, and dancing at night, and it doesn’t end there! This is a great place to enjoy the Quebec experience for the weekend. You’ll enjoy super food, like sausages and smoked ham dishes, in addition to one of the most extensive maple product selections in the province. You can buy maple jelly and candy, maple chocolate and even maple tea, among many more products.
Where: 150 Chemin du Sous-Bois, Mont-Saint-Grégoire, QC
Not only is there a petting zoo here, but there’s also a train ride to make it an exciting adventure for kids. Enjoy homemade maple syrup, crepes, and sugar pies. Of course, like all sugar shacks, there is always the maple taffy.
Where: 1000 Rue Nobel, Saint-Jérôme, QC