Direction for the Québec Vipassana Centre

810 Côte Azélie, Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours
Montebello (Québec) J0V 1L0
819-423-1414

BY CAR

From Québec City: Take Hwy 40 West until exit 96 West and merge onto Hwy 640 West – towards Laval/Saint-Eustache. Continue on Hwy 640 for 30 km and take exit 20 to merge onto Hwy 15 North – towards  Saint-Jérôme. Then, follow the directions from Montreal given below. See suggested routes in Google Maps

From Montréal: Take Hwy 15 North – towards St-Jérôme – and take exit 35. Follow the directions for Mirabel/Lachute on Hwy 50 West. Continue on Hwy 50 and take exit 210 – towards Montebello/Mont-Tremblant. Then, follow the directions from Exit of Hwy 50 given below. See suggested routes in Google Maps.

From Montréal – West Island: Take Hwy 40 West – and continue in Ontario on 417 until the exit for Route 17 to Hawkesbury/Rockland. Continue on Route 17 in the direction of Grenville, Quebec. Cross the bridge to Grenville, keep going straight past the QC-148 road and take Hwy 50 West – towards Gatineau. Continue on Hwy 50 and take exit 210 – to Montebello/Mont-Tremblant. Then, follow the directions from Exit of Hwy 50 given below. See suggested routes in Google Maps.

From Gatineau/Ottawa: Take Autoroute de l'Outaouais/Hwy 50 East following signs for Maniwaki/Montréal. Take exit 210 towards Montebello/Mont-Tremblant. Then, follow the directions from Exit of Hwy 50 given below. See suggested routes in Google Maps.

From the South Shore and the Eastern United States: To completely avoid driving through Montreal: when you come to Hwy 30, take Hwy 30 West ($3.20 toll to pay further on; no cash money) which will take you to the other side of Montreal and to Hwy 40. Take Hwy 40 West – and continue in Ontario on 417 until the exit for Route 17 to Hawkesbury/Rockland. Continue on Route 17 in the direction of Grenville, Quebec. Cross the bridge to Grenville, keep going straight past the QC-148 road and take Hwy 50 West – towards Gatineau. Continue on Hwy 50 and take exit 210 – to Montebello/Mont-Tremblant. Then, follow the directions from Exit of Hwy 50 given below.

From Exit of Hwy 50 : Turn right onto QC-323 North. Pass Parc Omega (on your left) and Côte Ezilda (on your right). Immediately after, turn right onto Côte Azélie, which is on the bend. Go 2 km on Côte Azélie. You will see the Centre on the right, on top of the hill. Follow the signs to the reception area. There are some parking spots in front of the main entrance.

BY PLANE

The Montreal and Ottawa airports are approximately the same distance from the centre.

BY BUS

Please take note that the Montréal-Ottawa (with stop in Hawkesburry) bus service is suspended for now.

Please take note that the Montréal-Montebello-Ottawa bus service has been terminated.