Ottawa, the national capital, is located 35 miles (56 kilometers) southwest of Papineauville, while Montreal is 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the east.
Visitors commonly use Papineauville as a starting point for further explorations. This much-loved region has been blessed with plenty of great sights and attractions. Journey 4 miles (6 kilometers) southwest from Papineauville to Montebello, where you can visit the Manoir-Papineau National Historic Site and Omega Park.
While you are on holiday in Papineauville, why don't you enjoy Gatineau. Approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the west, this regional city is where you'll find Casino du Lac Leamy, Hull-Chelsea-Wakefield Steam Train and Ministere du Revenue. Jacques Cartier Park, Promenades de L'Outouais and Maison du velo are also worth checking out before heading back to Papineauville.
If the weather makes you want to head indoors, plan to spend some of your time in Lanaudiere - Laurentides' history museums and art museums. This region has a truly fascinating spiritual life; so take the time to visit the area's most important cathedrals.
No break is really complete without some rest and relaxation. Cycling is one of the activities they do to relax in this region and beach combing is another. Pack your own equipment or rent it on the spot, and discover the region's water activities. Fishing is one great activity. Another option is boating.
As you come to the end of your vacation here, rest assured that you can visit again. As it goes in places like this: A visitor once, a friend forever.