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Eastern Townships, New England charm with a Quebec flair!

Escape from the daily grind and discover the many things to do in the Quebec Eastern Townships region.

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Eastern Townships, New England charm with a Quebec flair!


Come and discover a veritable country paradise with mountains and valleys that are home to the most picturesque villages and Coeurs villageois - designated village centre.


To everyone’s delight, breathing the fresh air of our natural environment and admiring breathtaking landscapes is simply a reality in our region. Choosing the Eastern Townships means taking the time to stop, escaping from the daily grind and letting yourself be enticed.



Outdoor destination and attractions par excellence


Looking for the best things to do in the Québec Eastern Townships? The region will no doubt become your dream destination for practicing your favourite sport as cycling, hiking, golfing, skiing or visiting many attractions including the Granby Zoo, the Grand Cru,the Orford ExpressBromont, montagne d'expériences, ASTROLab, soap factories, museums, 4 national parks and many more. They’ll make your family outings memorable ones!  

 


A lively region


With more than 130 festivals, several major events and a significant number of artists and performance venues, the region is a reference in Quebec for the dynamic nature of its communities. A new online cultural calendar features what’s on in terms of shows. You can even reserve your seats !



Many ways to visit the region


Still wondering what to do in the Quebec Eastern Townships ?  Two wine routes are accessible in the region. By following the Brome-Missisquoi Wine Route’s 140 km circuit, you’ll cross picturesque villages, including some of the most beautiful in Quebec ! If you continue on towards Magog, Orford, Sherbrooke, Sainte-Catherine-de-Hatley and Ulverton, you’ll travel the Route des vins de l’Estrie.


You’ll discover 27 vineyards, each unique and cared for by friendly wine producers who will be more than happy to share their passion.

 
The Summit Drive, stretching over 193 km, carves out the impressive curves that form the highest mountains in Southern Quebec leading to Saint-Adrien and the parc régional du Mont-Ham.


 
A marked tourist route, the Townships trail invites you to experience two centuries of history as you follow in the footsteps of the Americans, Loyalists, Irish and Scottish who settled the region.



The Eastern Townships stands out as a prime vacation destination and offers an impressive array of lodging. Hotels with pool and spa, mountainside country inns, B&Bs, out of the ordinary accommodations and a number of campgrounds will welcome you and meet your every need !


Welcome in the Quebec Eastern Townships

  • Attractions and activities
    Attractions and activities

    Discover the many attractions and activities available in the Eastern Townships.

  • Road Trips in the Townships
    Road Trips in the Townships

    Summer is the perfect time to take to the road in the Quebec Eastern Townships, which features three official road trips.

  • Cycling
    Cycling

    The Townships is cycling country, criss-crossed by marked trails and interesting circuits – from easy to challenging. The « Bienvenue cyclistes! » logo indicates a network of accommodations that welcome you and your bike, allowing you to lock it up it safely at night.

  • Hiking
    Hiking

    Four national parks and a slew of hiking areas – forests, regional parks, historic sites, even a gorge. Forêt habitée de Dudswell, Sentiers de l’Estrie and the list goes on...

  • The Eastern Townships: Quebec’s first wine-producing region
    The Eastern Townships: Quebec’s first wine-producing region

    The Eastern Townships region, Quebec's wine-making region par excellence, invites you to taste wines, local products, enjoy a picnic and take advantage of its many activities.

  • On the menu...
    On the menu...

    Foodies will revel in our great restaurants featuring the Chefs créateurs, as well as the Cafés de village, the wineries and the produce grown by the Créateurs de saveurs. Spectacular landscapes augment the Townships dining experience!

  • Golf
    Golf

    The Eastern Townships has the highest concentration of golf courses in Quebec offering something for everyone!

  • Water sports
    Water sports

    Enjoy the natural beauty of the Townships along its lakes and rivers. Sail the waterways by pontoon, pirogue or luxury cruiser or explore those harder to reach places by kayak or canoe.

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