It\u2019s no secret that Ikon Pass destinations offer the cr\u00e8me de la cr\u00e8me of alpine adventure, both on and off the mountain. Tremblant is no exception. Ikon Pass holders get unlimited access to European-style experiences from the other side of the pond, thanks to this iconic destination\u2019s distinctly French flair. Find out why Tremblant makes every mountain-loving Francophile\u2019s must-hit list. Quintessentially French Visitors to Tremblant may want to start brushing up on their Fran\u00e7ais. The resort is nestled among the Laurentian Mountains in the heart of Canada\u2019s most French province, Qu\u00e9bec. And it\u2019s only 80 miles from Montr\u00e9al\u2014the second-largest primarily French-speaking city in the world, after only Paris. Walk into any of Tremblant\u2019s caf\u00e9s or patisseries, and the French language may be more prevalent than any conversations in English; however, there\u2019s no need to worry\u2014Tremblant locals speak French and English interchangeably. Old-World Village Charm With Tremblant\u2019s colorful European-inspired facades, quaint snow-topped shops, and narrow cobblestone walkways, you may feel as though you\u2019ve stepped into a quaint Chamonix ski village. Purpose-built back in 1991 to mimic a European-style alpine town, the pedestrian-only village at Tremblant\u2019s base provides a ski-in, ski-out sanctuary for apr\u00e8s fun. Pop off your skis, stroll the square, and peruse the many chic boutiques. Admire the exclusive collections of jewelry designed by a Montreal gemologist at Joaillerie St-Onge or pick up a cozy hat and gloves at Le Skieur. Take an evening spin on the village ice rink, situated next to St. Bernard Chapel; and warm yourself next to the crackling fire. The French flair of this picturesque village has something for everyone and is sure to make you feel like you are worlds away. French-Canadian Fusion When French cuisine collides with Canadian comfort food, the results are nothing short of spectacular. We\u2019re talking buttery croissants, classic French onion soup, Canadian poutine, cheesy raclette, and chocolatey fondue. These and many other delicious delicacies can be found throughout Tremblant. \tLa Maison de la Cr\u00eape: With 50-plus cr\u00eape varieties, there's something for all tastes. Munch on classics like cr\u00eapes with mixed berries or Nutella, or more extreme yet delicious options, like pizza and escargot. \tLa Savoie: With homey d\u00e9cor, delicious fondue, and tabletop pierrades, diners hungry after a long day on the mountain won\u2019t be disappointed. Make sure to try the local favorite: raclette. The metal contraption in the middle of your table holds a sturdy half-wheel of cheese against a heater. As the cheese melts, scrape it onto slices of bread, prosciutto, and salami, and enjoy. \tSmoke\u2019s Poutinerie Tremblant: Treat taste buds to a Qu\u00e9b\u00e9cois classic. Smoke\u2019s is all poutine, all the time. Order a traditional plate of fresh hand-cut fries, squeaky cheese curds, and Smoke\u2019s signature gravy; or opt for one of 20 other varieties on the menu.