Savour and Discover the Eastern Townships

Cozy luxury in the Eastern Townships and Estrie

Five national and regional parks, 25 picturesque mountains, bike paths spanning hundreds of kilometres, downhill and cross-country ski trails, countless lakes… Outdoor enthusiasts, this is the place to be! Plenty of unique experiences await, too: Foresta Lumina, the Mont-Mégantic Observatory, Sutton’s ObservÉtoiles, as well as marked tourism routes to discover the region’s top heritage, art, and culinary attractions. Looking for local flavours? Visit some of our world-renowned microbreweries and wineries (including two wine routes), award-winning cheese and dairy producers, as well as gourmet shops, restaurants and farmer’s markets. Finally, whether you stay in a 5-star hotel, a campground, or something in between (think tree house, yurt, or B&B), you’re sure to sleep soundly after a busy day—and eager to start all over again in the morning!

The many facets of the Eastern Townships

Beautiful, multi-faceted, and offering ample opportunity for adventure, the Eastern Townships has something for everyone. Within its vast borders, you can do it all: Relax (villages, spas, strolls, patios…), explore the great outdoors (hiking, cycling, water sports…), soak in local flavour (food and music festivals, cultural events…), and so much more.

  1. Take advantage of the region’s jam-packed calendar, which includes food festivals year round.
  2. Succumb to the magic of Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook—and the charm of its village, one of the Townships’ 11 Coeurs Villageois.
  3. Indulge in the luxury of Manoir Hovey, one of a handful of Relais & Châteaux properties in Eastern Canada, and see first hand why it’s a favourite amongst in-the-know travellers and epicureans alike.
  4. Sip your way through the flourishing local craft beer scene and find out so many Townships microbreweries enjoy international reputations.
  5. Explore the legacy of a local personality at the J. Armand Bombardier Ingenuity Museum, an innovative museum that, despite being established in 1971, hasn’t aged a bit.