Take your pick: adrenaline packed or slow and contemplative?
Mansonville is the administrative centre of Potton Township and it was created by Royal Charter in 1797. Nestled in the North Missisquoi River Valley, it offers spectacular views over the surrounding mountain range, a rich heritage and a warm welcome to visitors, making you feel instantly at home.
© Mathieu Dupuis
© Mathieu Dupuis
After a bowl of fresh air, you will probably be very hungry ...Read more
After a bowl of fresh air, you will probably be very hungry. No worries, you will find what you need here. And a whole lot more.
This round barn, which dates back to 1911, has been designated a historic building due to its unusual architectural design
The Place de la Grange ronde is a hard-to-miss landmark and it’s as good a place as any to start exploring Mansonville. Nowadays, it’s the venue for a Saturday market and also for shows and exhibitions. You can also set off along the Incomparable Potton Tourist Circuit to explore some of the scenic areas in the village environs.
L’Euro-Delli for Polish charcuterie, Owl’s Bread Bakery, for bread and pastries and Maison Reilly for its excellent homemade meals. What if the weather is good? Make up a picnic and eat it at Place Manson, the Round Barn or on the banks of the river at Place du Moulin. Why not take the opportunity to go pick some camerises, blueberries and aronia berries at the Champs Mère-Terre?
By bike, along the Cyclo-route de Potton, by boat, on the North Missisquoi River or on foot along the trails towards the Réserve naturelle des Montagnes Vertes (Green Mountain Nature Reserve) or on Owl’s head itself. Any one of these outdoor options in this Cœur villageois will awaken you to the wonders of marvellous Mansonville!
Your special moment, you’ll find it here, at Place Manson. It is a gathering place for visitors and locals alike, where you can unwind, enjoy a picnic or listen to one of the Sunday concerts