Located at about 30 kilometres of Montreal, Fort Chambly rises proudly at the foot of the Richelieu Rapids. Fort-Chambly is a friendly site combining a fortification dating from 1711 with an urban park.

Step into the fortification, which features the restored main components of its original architecture, and discover how French soldiers lived in the era of New France.

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Free admission for youth. Other fees still apply.
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Sites nearby

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