The towns and villages of the Eastern Townships feature old-world charm thanks to architecture influenced by American, Loyalist, Scottish, and Irish founders. A commitment to gourmet food, culture, and the outdoors mark the rest of their history. Discover this mix of heritage and modernity through the remarkable characteristics of the Eastern Townships region, which are even more plentiful than its bountiful natural setting.
The villages and small towns nestled in the valley below mountains or beside lakes, where quality of life meets the art of living, welcome you with arms wide open to share with you their history, local products and expertise.
An amazing area featuring Fire Cider, VéloVolant aerial bike adventures, alpacas, and a chocolate museum. Mounts Bromont and Sutton overlook the valley and are key outdoor activities destinations, while the Wine Route guides your exploration of picturesque villages.
Granby & region
Enjoy a cycling and cultural experience that is unique in Quebec by cycling through the ARTRIA open-air museum. Extend your outdoor adventure by staying at Lake Boivin or the Parc national de la Yamaska provincial park, or by visiting the Granby Zoo.
Memphremagog’s legendary lake, mountains, and Abbey give character to its landscape. Discover the charm of North Hatley and Eastman, the great outdoors at the Parc national du mont Orford provincial park, and Magog’s resorts.
- Stanstead (Fitch Bay)
- Stanstead (Townships of)
- Stanstead Township (Georgeville - Fitch Bay)
A gourmet destination featuring a wide variety of restaurants. A lively urban centre featuring vibrant cultural and historical attractions. Explore its natural setting on foot or by bike along the 3-km Lac-des-Nations loop.
Coaticook River Valley
Take the Pioneer Trail to learn about the region’s history. Hop on your bike and ride through the beautiful farmland. Visit the food producers in Compton and the surrounding area to taste local delicacies. Don’t forget to check out Foresta Lumina!
History is on display in Richmond’s slate roofs, Ulverton’s woollen mill, and Windsor’s powder mill. The ingenuity of J. Armand Bombardier revitalized Valcourt. On the banks of the St. Francis River, the Val-Saint-François region sprawls across its rolling valleys.
Where the Townships Trail and the Route Verte meet. Danville is a charming village that is a go-to destination for birdwatching. Saint-Camille is pursuing innovative rural initiatives and Mount Ham stands out for its outdoor activities.
As you travel through the Haut-Saint-François region, you will discover the fascinating history of the Eastern Townships. With its small villages that still have traces of the first Scottish and Loyalist settlers, its beautiful ancestral homes, its winding roads, and its small commemorative sites, you’ll feel as though you’ve uncovered well-kept secrets.
- Weedon (secteur Fontainebleau)
- Weedon (secteur Saint-Gérard)
- Westbury (Canton de)
The first International Dark Sky Reserve is an inspiring, permanent attraction. You can’t miss Lake Megantic and the Summit Drive overlooking it. The only provincial park in Quebec with an astronomical observatory open to the public sprawls between heaven and earth.
- Sainte-Praxède (Lambton)