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.
- Take advantage of the region’s jam-packed calendar, which includes food festivals year round.
- Succumb to the magic of Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook—and the charm of its village, one of the Townships’ 11 Coeurs Villageois.
- 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.
- Sip your way through the flourishing local craft beer scene and find out so many Townships microbreweries enjoy international reputations.
- 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.