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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The municipality of Saint-Benoît-du-Lac, where we can find the Abbey, is the smallest municipality of Quebec? Population: 32 citizens.

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ASTROLab du parc national du Mont-Mégantic

Make your first foray into the fascinating world of astronomy at the foot of the mountain. Discover special exhibits and watch Rythmes Cosmiques, a film that takes viewers on an exhilarating journey to the edge of the universe on the big screen. Prefer the view from above? At the summit, you can visit the Observatory and its 1.6 metre telescope.
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Coaticook River Valley

To travel the Voie des Pionniers is to take a step back in time. Your bike is the perfect vantage point to soak in the sights of the farmland. Visit the food producers of Compton to sample local wares and enter Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook to live the magic of Foresta Lumina.

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Coeurs villageois

“Cœurs villageois” is made up of 11 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 8-10, 2019

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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November 2019 (dates to be confirmed)

Dégustabière

A gourmet beer-tasting event highlighting craft beers from Quebec paired with local Eastern Townships fare.
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June 8-10, 2018

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 17-22, 2018

Fête du Lac des Nations

Fourth year of the North American fireworks competition. Featuring 30 musical performances, artists from Québec and the international scene, and activities for the entire family.
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July 25-29 and August 1-5, 2018

International Bromont

Quebec’s largest horse jumping and hunter event.
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August 8-12, 2018

Festival des Traditions du Monde de Sherbrooke

Visit the very festive world village and discover the splendours of every continent through music, dance, food, arts and crafts.
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August 9-12, 2018

Correspondances d'Eastman

Literary festival. Performances, readings, opportunities to meet the authors, activities, exhibition. Letter-writing area. A celebration for everyone!
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August 10-14, 2018

Perseid Evenings

Shooting star celebration: workshops and observation of shooting stars, with music and activities.
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August 15-29, 2018

Festival International de la Chanson de Granby, 50th edition

One of the largest Francophone song festivals.
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August 23-26, 2018

Ayer's Cliff Fair, 173rd edition

The Stanstead County Fair is one of the oldest fairs in the country. Experience the charm of this agricultural exhibition.
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August 31 to September 3, 2018

Expo Brome Fair

The largest country fair in Québec, an agricultural exhibition providing fun for the whole family since 1856.
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September 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 2018

Fête des Vendanges Magog-Orford

A celebration of local products on the shores of Lake Memphremagog. Music, gourmet presentations, and wine-tasting workshops are on the program.
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September 15-16, 22-23, 29-30 and October 6-7, 13-14, 2018

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 14-16, 2018

Grande Coulée beer fest

In the middle of nature, at the foot of the slopes, a small brewery village awaits you. Microbreweries, food trucks, outdoor performances, and activities at the summit.
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September 15-16, 2018

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 11-25, 2018

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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