St. Norbert

First Nations people were the original inhabitants of the area which is now known as St. Norbert. The prime location of this place boosted the trade sector in this area. St. Norbert is a bilingual community located on the outskirts of Winnipeg. This area is currently inhabited by around 5,000 residents and mostly the population comprises of farmers. The area is a huge market from the prospective of earning for them in summers as people from all over the city visit St. Norbert. There is a very famous and old Trappist monastery in the area which has been transformed to a cultural and arts center known as the St. Norbert Provincial Heritage Park.

St. Norbert is around 21 kilometers and is well connected by road for the convenience of the visitors. The St. Norbert Hotel’s daytime café is famous for simple and house made food and serves some delicious snacks. Many people visit the St. Norbert Farmer’s Market to pick freshly produced goods and is available only from June till October end. This is one such place that attracts a lot of visitors to St. Norbert. The Chapel of our Lady of Good Help is a designated Manitoba Provincial Heritage Site in the area. The St. Norbert Provincial Park depicts the restored Bohemia and Turenne houses is a popular destination here.

People can take a walk or cycle through the 30 kilometers stretch known as the St. Norbert Heritage Trails and it also depicts the period of history where Louis Riel and Noel Ritchot launched the Resistance. The tourists can enjoy drinks and music at The Nob Bar located at the St. Norbert Hotel. It is a famous hand-out place in the area where people enjoy and laugh. Le Barriere Park, is a great place for fishing, hiking, biking and canoeing.