The South Shore, for enthusiastics of peaceful natural spaces

Just a short bridge ride away from downtown Montréal, the South Shore is a calm and peaceful suburb surrounded by nature. Made up of some 40 boroughs, the area boasts mountains, rivers, lakes and green spaces as far as the eye can see.
A territory made up of 40 unique and beautiful boroughs
  • Beauharnois
  • Belœil
  • Calixa-Lavallée
  • Candiac
  • Carignan
  • Chambly
  • Châteauguay
  • Contrecœur
  • Delson
  • Hudson
  • L’Île-Cadieux
  • L’Île-Perrot
  • La Prairie
  • Léry
  • Les Cèdres
  • McMasterville
  • Mercier
  • Mont-Saint-Hilaire
  • Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot
  • Otterburn Park
  • Pincourt
  • Pointe-des-Cascades
  • Richelieu
  • Saint-Amable
  • Saint-Basile-le-Grand
  • Saint-Constant
  • Saint-Isidore
  • Saint-Jean-Baptiste
  • Saint-Lazare
  • Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu
  • Saint-Mathieu
  • Saint-Mathieu-de-Belœil
  • Saint-Philippe
  • Sainte-Catherine
  • Sainte-Julie
  • Terrasse-Vaudreuil
  • Varennes
  • Vaudreuil-Dorion
  • Vaudreuil-sur-le-Lac
  • Verchères
The perfect homebase for families
On the South Shore, there’s no need to lock the doors and windows at night. The region’s boroughs are safe and peaceful, with families making up the vast majority of households. Offering the best of both worlds, residents can enjoy the peace and quiet of suburban life while living just a short commute away from the city. The region is also home to a host of companies and organizations with exciting job opportunities right on your doorstep.
Get back to nature
From hiking in Mont Saint-Hilaire to sailing on the Chambly Basin and cycling on the Route Verte trails, the South Shore has outdoor activities to spare. Surrounded by nature, you can go skiing, golfing, stargazing and sunbathing on the beach just steps away from home.
Sample fresh, local cuisine
Living on the South Shore is an opportunity to sample fresh, local food at its finest. The region boasts a bunch of farmer’s markets where you can find fruits and vegetables from your neighbours’ fields and gardens. Learning how to prepare squash from your local producer is just one of the many luxuries you’ll come to love when you live here!
Live in a place with more space
The South Shore is a homeowner’s paradise, with spacious and affordable homes on every corner. Homes here are considerably less expensive than the island of Montréal—and have a whole lot more space! You can purchase a home with multiple floors and a garden and still save money compared to the city. If you’re looking to rent, you can expect to pay around $700 per month.
Reach the city in no time
Depending on the borough you live in, getting to Montréal from the South Shore is easy thanks to convenient commuter trains and buses. Many locals choose to commute by car, while the more adventurous bike to work in warmer months, soaking up breathtaking views of the St. Lawrence River as they ride over the bridge.

Choosing to settle in Montréal is one of the best moves you could ever make. The only problem is trying to pick a neighbourhood when you’ve got so many possibilities!

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