An historic city whose streets are lined with fine old houses, L’Assomption has been well known since the 1830s for its famous college. It was almost made into a bishopric in the 19th century. L’Assomption is considered the birthplace of the famous arrowhead sash, a hand-woven textile product unique to the region. Other points of interest include the Oasis du Vieux Palais and the Théâtre Hector-Charland.Close by are the Pépinière Villeneuve and the Seigneurie des Patriotes, a multi-purpose agricultural enterprise.
Not far from Montréal, this is the ideal place to enjoy some quiet relaxation at two health centres and spas offering a wide range of superb treatments. Also, a wonderful selection of delicious products awaits you at the La Chocolaterie Le Cacaoyer! During the holiday season, L’Assomption’s Christmas Market is a delight for people of all ages.