The Townships

Breathtaking towns and villages, quaint shops and upscale gourmet restaurants, farmer’s markets, rock concerts, spa stays and wine routes… There really is something for everyone in the Eastern Townships. So what are you waiting for? Book your hotel, B&B or campsite stay and come say bonjour to us today!

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Did you know? Stanstead Journal is published in the region since 1845, making it Quebec’s oldest weekly newspaper.

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Musée de l'ingéniosité J. Armand Bombardier

If there’s one thing this museum has excelled at in its 46 years of existence, it’s reinvention. With a noteworthy expansion, Fab Lab (where your own creations come to life!) and immersive multimedia experience, the museum paints a very current picture of Québécois heritage with a collection including 3,000 artefacts, recreational vehicles, fascinating objects and exclusive prototypes.
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Haut-Saint-François

Trace the region’s Scottish heritage by exploring Lingwick County, the so-called Highlands of Quebec. There’s no gold rush in Chartierville anymore but you can experience its magnetic hill or enjoy the sights of the Townships’ oldest village, Eaton-Corner.

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Coeurs villageois

“Cœurs villageois” is made up of 12 emblematic small towns and cities highlighting all the beautiful features of our region. They attract by their personality, their exclusive assets and their tempting epicurean offer. The “Coeur villageois” designation is worn by the people who live here and who have worked hard to meet the criteria required to receive this recognition. People who, with the same motivation—their love for their town—, have by different means, enhanced the exceptional qualities that characterize each one of them.
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Our signature events

February 7-9, 2020

Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt

Three days of intense competitions at the legendary Yvon-Duhamel track. Shows, activities, and festivities for the whole family.
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June 7-9, 2019

Sherbrooke t'en Bouche un Coin

Gourmet event highlighting the talents of the region’s top chefs and the fare of its producers.
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July 16-21, 2019

Fête du Lac des Nations Promutuel Insurance

Fifth year of the North American fireworks competition. Featuring 30 musical performances, artists from Quebec and the international scene, and activities for the entire family.
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July 24-28 and July 31 to August 4, 2019

International Bromont

Québec’s largest horse jumping and hunter event.
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August 7-11, 2019

Festival des Traditions du Monde de Sherbrooke

Visit this festive world village to discover the splendours of every continent through music, dance, food, and arts and crafts.
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August 8-11, 2019

Correspondances d'Eastman

Literary festival. Performances, readings, opportunities to meet the authors, activities, exhibitions. Letter-writing area. A celebration for everyone.
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August 9-13, 2019

Perseid Evenings

Shooting star celebration: workshops and observation of shooting stars, with music and activities. By reservation.
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August 14-24, 2019

Festival International de la Chanson de Granby, 51st edition

One of the largest Francophone song festivals.
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August 22-25, 2019

Ayer's Cliff Fair, 174th edition

The Stanstead County Fair is one of the oldest fairs in the country. Experience the appeal of this agricultural exhibition.
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August 30 to September 2, 2019

Expo Brome Fair

The largest country fair in Québec, an agricultural exhibition providing fun for the whole family since 1856.
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August 31, September 1-2 and 7-8, 2019

Fête des Vendanges Magog-Orford

A celebration of local wine and other products on the shores of Lake Memphremagog. Gourmet presentations, musical performances, wine-tasting workshops, and lots more on offer.
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September 13-15, 21-22, 28-29 and October 5-6, 12-13, 2019

Flambée des couleurs

Fall foliage event celebrating autumn colours! The natural and unique backdrop inspires a slew of activities that combine culture and seasonal pleasures.
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September 13-15, 2019

Grande Coulée beer fest

In the middle of nature, at the foot of the slopes, a small brewery village awaits you. Microbreweries, outdoor performances, and activities at the summit.
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October 5-6, 2019

Comptonales

Families and food lovers are invited to discover local gourmet fare through the tasty treats served along a country route with eight stops.
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October 16-30 2019

Sherbrooke met la table

An invitation to a gourmet event highlighting Sherbrooke’s fine food. Participating restaurants will feature a three-course table d’hôte meal at lunchtime and dinnertime.
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Townships's Christmas markets: Let the Magic get to you!

5 of the Most Beautiful Lookouts of the Eastern Townships

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