Chambly is a town with a rich history. By walking around the fort, especially on Richelieu Street, you can see many of the old 18th century houses. Stop at the St. Stephen church and take a look at its cemetery.
During the summer, the Guides patrimoniaux Au pays de Chambly (French only) offer guided tours of the old section of the town.
The Société d’histoire de la seigneurie de Chambly (French only) offers lectures and publications to local history buffs and makes a wide range of resources available to researchers.
Take advantage of your visit to the fort to discover the Chambly Canal National Historic Site, the building of which dates back to 1843. On foot, on the water or on a bicycle, come and appreciate the charm of the canal, a unique reminder of more than a century of history. Bike lovers will enjoy the broad cycling path running alongside the canal.
For more information
To find out everything the Montérégie region has to offer take a look at:
- Tourisme Vallée-du-Richelieu (French only)
- Tourisme Montérégie
- Tourisme Québec
- Ville de Chambly (French only)
- Guides patrimoniaux Au pays de Chambly (French only)