Maxi Tour des monts Sutton - Abbaye Saint-Benoît-du-Lac

Focus is de rigueur on this challenging route but don’t let that stop you from appreciating the breathtaking mountain and lake views. Along the way, you’ll ride through the villages of Sutton, Lac-Brome and Mansonville, plus catch a glimpse of the iconic Abbaye de Saint-Benoît-du-Lac. As far as challenges, you can expect a few, including the epic climb of Chemin Scenic in Sutton.

  • Paved road 101km
  • 101 km

Summer 2021: Please note that roadwork is being carried out on Route 104, over 1.7 km (possibility of bypassing via Route 215 and Chemin Bondville). Also note that the pavement on Route 243 is badly damaged for 6 km between Knowlton and the intersection with Route 245.

On the road

Starting point: Club de curling
26, rue Pleasant, Sutton


The Village of Sutton

This mountain village is a treasure trove of great finds, including craft beer (Sutton Brouërie, À l’Abordage) coffee shops & dinette (Le Mollies) and cozy accommodations (Le Pleasant Hôtel & Café, Auberge des Appalaches).

KM 17

Douglass Beach

Located right near the heart of Knowlton village, this public beach is a great spot to enjoy a picnic or take a dip in the pristine water.

KM 45

Abbaye Saint-Benoit-du-Lac

Visit the abbey and its grounds, purchase food handmade by monks (cheese, jelly, cider…) or simply revel in the serene ambiance that reigns at this the century-old monastery.

Leaves in the Fall

Fiery autumnal colours are striking throughout the region but according to our expert cyclists, they’re especially vibrant here.

KM 70

Mansonville Round Barn

This heritage landmark built in 1912 is a unique piece of architecture. And, on Saturday mornings in the summer, the Round Barn Plaza Note host a weekly farmer’s market (until Thanksgiving).

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