Abitibi-Témiscamingue is an administrative region located in western Quebec that is steeped in history. The fourth-largest region in Quebec, it is bordered to the west by Ontario, to the east by the Mauricie region, to the south by the Outaouais region and to the north by Nord-du-Québec. With its lakes and rivers, the area is composed of breathtaking landscapes. Indeed, there are more than 22,000 lakes in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, with water being a major resource of exceptional quality. Northern Abitibi-Témiscamingue is renowned for its mines and boreal forests, while the southern part boasts fertile lands and mixed forests. Visiting Abitibi-Témiscamingue is like getting two for the price of one! With its diverse fauna, flora and landscape, Abitibi-Témiscamingue is truly one of a kind.
Abitibi-Témiscamingue is a natural playground for sports and outdoors enthusiasts. Whether you’re alone, with family or with friends, you will find the perfect activity: hiking, kayaking or even animal watching. A myriad of fantastic, unique festivals and events take place each year, including the world guitar festival. There are so many cultural activities, everyone is sure to find what they are looking for. The entire region is imbued with the creativity and originality of local artists. Exploring Abitibi-Témiscamingue’s remarkable region lets you get away, clear your mind and connect with nature. You will be astounded by the sheer magnitude and diversity of the landscapes. Your taste buds will also be thrilled by the unique, local gastronomy.
As for real estate, sales in Rouyn-Noranda have increased by 29% in the first quarter of 2017, compared to the same period in 2016. Rouyn-Noranda is the administrative region’s county seat.
You will be enchanted by Abitibi-Témiscamingue’s authenticity, energy and cultural wealth. Come see for yourself!