5 sugar shacks to try this year!

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The first signs of spring are here which means its officially the return of sugar shack season! Here are 5 places to check out in your Communauto.

 

La pause Sylvestre

58, 11e Rang, Dudswell

Photo credit: Le Journal de Québec website

If you’re a vegetarian, this place is for you! La pause Sylvestre offers millet pie, red bean pie, lactofermented pickles and maple syrup made on site of course! The small shack can accommodate only 22 people, so we recommend you call in advance to reserve your place!

Info and reservations: 819-828-0049

Starting from $98 in a Communauto from Montreal (400km trip, 8-hour reservation) 
Starting from $98 in a Communauto from Quebec City (400km trip, 8-hour reservation)

 

La cabane à sucre Oswald

222, Rang des Continuations, Saint-Esprit

This family-run sugar shack has been in business for over 50 years! It offers the traditional shack menu: pea soup, sausages in maple syrup, ham, etc. There are also some activity options like a tractor ride and a small farm to visit. Don’t forget the maple taffy!

Info and reservations: 450-917-3260

Starting from $40 in a Communauto from Montreal (120km trip, 5-hour reservation)

 

Ferme le Crépuscule

1321, chemin Grande Rivière nord, Yamachiche

Photo credit: Ferme le Crépuscule website

The Ferme le Crépuscule stands out by offering a traditional, exclusively organic meal consisting of local foods provided by local farmers. The food is cooked on an old traditional wood stove dating back to 1897! Hiking trails are also available, so bring your walking shoes and enjoy a nice day at the cabin!

Info et reservations: 819 296-1321

Starting from $77 in a Communauto from Montreal (250km trip, 8-hour reservation)
Starting from $88 in a Communauto from Quebec City (320km trip, 8-hour reservation)

 

Sugar Shack Chez Dany

195, rue de la Sablière, Trois-Rivières

Photo credit: Tourism Trois-Rivières website

This sugar shack won the regional and national awards at the Quebec Tourism Grands Prix, so it’s worth the trip if you’re passing through Trois-Rivières! There are also many activities to help you digest your generous meal.

Info et reservations: 819 370-4769

Starting from $79 in a Communauto from Montreal (260km trip, 8-hour reservation)
Starting from $81 in a Communauto from Quebec City (275km trip, 8-hour reservation)

 

Sucrerie du village Québécois d’Antan

1425, rue Montplaisir, Drummondville

A timeless classic! In March and April, the Village Québécois d’Antan transforms into a sugar shack. Eat a traditional sugar shack meal and then stop by the donut shop for a hot, old-fashioned donut cooked on site. The animals on the farm can also be visited and you can go around the village by horse-drawn carriage if you want!

Info et reservations: 1-877-710-0267

Starting from $75 in a Communauto from Montreal (235km trip, 8-hour reservation)
Starting from $85 in a Communauto from Quebec City (300km trip, 8-hour reservation)