Nestled in the heart of a century-old maple forest forty-five minutes west of Montreal, Sucrerie de la Montagne recaptures a bygone chapter of French-Canadian history while preserving the sweet heritage of maple-syrup making.
Dressed in a circa-1906 handwoven, arrowhead-patterned sash used as a scarf, Pierre Faucher, founder of Sucrerie de la Montagne, pays tribute to his French-Canadian ancestry.
Evening falls on the main lodge.
Shoppers can take home a taste of the sugar shack from the general store, which sells maple-glazed popcorn, maple chocolate bars, and Sucrerie de la Montagne one-hundred-percent-pure maple syrup.
Within the rustic dining halls, the warm glow of oil lamps and a tempting menu of home-cooked fare prepared by Stefan’s wife and her cooking team transport guests back in time. At night, musicians entertain with folk songs and dance tunes.
The Maisonnette D’Amour cabin offers cozy accommodations with a wood burning stove and three beds.
For more information on Sucrerie de la Montagne, see “Tapping into Tradition,” from the January/February 2015 issue of Victoria magazine.