30 Stunning Places to Admire Colours

Updated on Sep 10, 2021

We asked several professionals working in the tourism industry, plus some visitors and locals who feel passionate about the region, what their favourite place was for admiring the colours of autumn in the Townships. Here’s what they had to say.

  • "Au Diable Vert in Glen Sutton". Steve Marchessault


  • “At the top of mont Bellevue because we can we view the entire city of Sherbrooke.” Marie-Claude Vidal, delegate for the promotion of the business community.

  • “High up on mont Ham we have an extraordinary panoramic view.” Roxanne Tardif, sales and marketing coordinator, Tourism Eastern Townships Tourism  

  • “On the Route des Sommets with a pause at Stratford’s lake Aylmer Park!” Isabelle Couture

  • “At the Balnea Spa + réserve thermale , with the Gale lake and the mountains in background.” Véronique Messier, marketing director, Tourism Eastern Townships

  • «The Mont Sutton . For the view, of course, but also for the Autumn Festival event.” Rémi Jacques, Advisor for Tourism Development and strategist in Marketing for Brome-Missisquoi.

  • “At the Pic de l’Ours, in the parc national du Mont-Orford ” Rémy Ogez, photographer 

  • “In the Saint-Malo area, in the valley of Coaticook.” Josée Lachance

  • “At Le Gros Pierre Orchard and La Pommalbonne as well as on the way to Coaticook where majestic landscapes and farms create a sublime scenery... Truly beautiful!” Gaétane Hamel

  • “At La Colline La Rouche, in the Kingsbury Zone of the Sentiers de l'Estrie , for a short hike.” Jessie Jolin, Content Coordinator, Tourism Eastern Townships

  • “At the Étang Burbank in Danville.” Sarah Arsenault, specialist social media, Tourism Eastern Townships

  • “On Staines Road, in Sutton. It’s very hilly and the view is exceptional.” Lina Joyal

  • “During the Flambée des couleurs at Mont-Orford. Because it’s very colourful and there are several activities organized.” Éric Verreault  

  • “In the parc national de la Yamaska; for its beautiful landscapes that we discover as we either walk, bike and even while canoeing. Without forgetting that we can also camp here to really feel the splendour of autumn.” Hélène Plante, Tourism Development Manager, Tourisme Granby

  • “In Gould, in Lingwick Township, with its rapids, surrounding hills, its covered bridge and Scottish dishes served at La Ruée vers Gould !” Isabelle Hotte

  • “On top of the big hill, just before entering Sutton . The view is extraordinary!” Daphné Boyce

  • “On top of Owl's Head , standing on the edge of the cliff, on the summit.” Gabriel Mongeon

  • “On the cruising ship Le Grand Cru in Magog." Danie Béliveau, press relationist, Tourism Eastern Townships

  • " The road is magnificient when you take the Chemin des Pères, in Magog, and go to Austin. It's also the occasion to stop at the Grange du parfumeur or at Savon des Cantons ! » Isabelle Bergeron, editor in chief, Tourism Eastern Townships

  • “In the Coaticook Valley it’s the summit of mont Pinacle ; for the magnificent view and the accessibility of the trails. Really, the effort versus the reward is unbeatable.” Julie Sage, Tourism development Agent in the Valley of Coaticook.

  • “When walking in the Cherry River marsh with Mount Orford in the background.” Marie-Claude Carrier, sales and marketing, coordinator, Tourism Eastern Townships

  • “In Richmond, with all the magnificent mountains all around.” Louise Maurice

  • “The Deux Rivières park in East Angus.” Julie Pomerleau, Cultural Development Agent for the Haut-Saint-François region.

  • “On Mount Scotch Cap, near Piopolis.This area is really magical, especially the little town.” Isabelle

  • “On the Gravel biking the Valley cycling circuit... and especially on Perreault and Madore roads.” Samuel Foisy

  • “At Golf Château-Bromont, with its superb view of Mount Brome.” Martin Ducharme

  • “As we go from Bromont to Cowansville on Chemin Pierre-Laporte. It’s really magnificent with all the red buildings.” Michelle Doyon

  • “In Racine just before the village's exit towards Valcourt, and just beside the B&B Aux Marronniers. » Vicky Villeneuve, development Coordinator, Tourism Eastern Townships

  • “The parc national de Frontenac in Mégantic.” Denis

  • “Everywhere in the Eastern Townships!” Annie Langevin, general director of Tourism Eastern Townships

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