Montebello is a municipality located in the Papineau Regional County Municipality of Western Quebec (Canada). At the 2001 census, there were 1,039 permanent residents. The village has a total area of 7.95 square kilometres (3.07 sq mi), and is located at the eastern edge of Canada's National Capital Region. It is located on the border with Ontario. The village is world-famous for the Château Montebello resort, the largest log structure ever built. The resort was the host for the 1983 NATO Nuclear Planning Group, and the 1981 G7 Economic Summit. Parc Omega, a large drive-through wildlife park, is just to the north in Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours. Since 2005, it also hosts the Amnesia Rockfest, which has become Canada's largest rock festival. Past performers include Alice Cooper, The Offspring, Korn, Marilyn Manson, Rise Against and Dream Theater. Wikipedia
This warm abode of Montebello is a delightful place to visit in Canada. A gripping city on its own right, Montreal also deserves a visit. Attractions in Montreal include Mosaicultures Internationales, Botanical Garden, Notre-dame Basilica. Also, to reach Montebello, you'll have to take a flight to Montreal; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.