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What is Glamping?
The history of the phenomenon

GLAMPING, THE TREND IN 2021

Tents, domes, yurts or Mini chalet; what is glamping? Glamping is THE travel trendinQuebec in2021

A contraction of the words "glamour" and "camping", glamping offers an immersive accommodation offer with nature while providing the luxury and all the amenities of a hotel room, leaving, in addition, a very small footprint on the environment.

Glamping offers infinite possibilities inQuebec to stay in tents, yurts, tree houses, domes and many other types of living structures while enjoying a bit of luxury.

Glamping offers infinite possibilities in Quebec to stay in tents, yurts, tree houses, domes and many other types of living structures while enjoying a little luxury.

Technology, work and urban life have more than ever increased our need to renew our relationship with nature. Glamping offers an innovative way to discover andexplore our beautiful province, new places, cultures and activities while respecting the environment and enjoying a bit of luxury .

While the modern term "glamping" is relatively new, the latter is far from new.

the idea of high-end camping certainly isn't. The first mention of glamping dates back to the 16th century, when the Scottish Earl of Atholl graciously welcomed his guests in extravagant tents filled with luxury. This trend developed further when the Ottomans created a team of craftsmen to travel with their military strength to build luxurious palatial tents.

Glamping continued to develop in the 20th century as African safaris became a popular trend among the wealthy. However, not wanting to sacrifice the luxury of home, these safari expeditions were equipped with high-end tents, including generators, folding tubs and beautiful linen.

Today, glamping is booming and has made its way into sustainable tourism. In Quebec, with infinite landscapes to explore and accommodations scattered throughout the province, our territory becomes your playground. 

Whether you're a novice or a seasoned professional glamper, one of your biggest challenges will be to determine which of our beautiful regions you will travel to on your next adventure.  

Although the possibilities are endless, we firmly believe that by discovering them, we find ourselves...

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