The Village-relais – put the road on hold
All year-long, drivers can stop in one of forty villages-relais in Quebec. These municipalities offer a range of services that travelers need as well as the chance to discover out of the ordinary landscapes and attractions. The villages-relais are situated along national highways and known tourist routes, offering services of quality and safe and pleasant stopping areas at all times. Travelers will find lodging, food and gas.
A stop at a village-relais is a good way to counter the effects of fatigue while driving, a principle cause of death on the highway. They are part of a network of safe stopping sites that have service areas, rest stops, and rest stops for truckers. As well as services, they offer tourist, cultural and natural attractions, and a welcoming atmosphere.
While on the road, look for the blue signs and the arrows that will guide you to an information panel listing all the businesses and public areas offering quality services.
Village-relais in the Eastern Townships are Stanstead, Danville, Stornaway and Weedon.