5 surprising activities to rediscover Trois-Rivières
- October 4, 2021
Halfway between two large effervescent cities, Trois-Rivières has nothing to envy its neighbors when it comes to unusual activities. The city is…Read More
There are those places where one comes and where it returns, never tiring. Places where the you feel at home even away from maiso n . In Quebec, it is the Eastern Townships ( https://www.cantonsdelest.com ) that have this effect on the lover of the outdoors and the great outdoors that I am. If I go there so often is that my stays s o nt all unique in this pro region posing a host of activities and e kinds of adventures. Here are 5 reasons to do it , your turn , one of your region s darling s Quebec.
This is THE reason why I return as often in the Eastern Townships the e st . From the top of its many peaks above , the views and scenery are absolutely breathtaking , and more to expand the area up to the United States neighbors. While riding in roads carved into the art val lons, it literally immersed in a setting rural, natural and wild recalling unparallel x New England. I like to walk there r by lakes and rivers , my mind suddenly clearer , thanks to this perfect combination of fresh air, grandiose nature and simplicity connected to the earth.
Hyperactive as I am, the a region of the Eastern Townships East represents for me u n amalgam of small s paradise . I myself makes s , regardless of the season , to move and take rained s air f r ais possible. This winter, I went downhill skiing at Bromont mountain experiences ( https://www.skibromont.com ) , cross-country skiing and hiking on the well-maintained trails of the popular natural environment park. Sutton ( https://www.parcsutton.com/ ) , have accessed the summit of Round Top Sutton via trails trees covered in magical snow way and did some snowshoeing in the path of Owl park national du Mont-Orford ( https://www.sepaq.com/pq/mor/index.dot?language_id=2 ) . I was also amazed at the greatness of the landscape at the top of the trail Peaks of p Mountain National arc -MÃ © gantic ( https://www.sepaq.com/pq/mme/index.dot?language_id=2 ) ( the view of the ‘ observatory and the surrounding mountains is simply spectacular)! Oh and I tried the experience of ice fishing on the frozen lake of the national park Yamaska ( https: //www.sepaq. com / pq / yam / index.dot? language_id = 2 ). In the summer, I have accu mulated kilometers by bike rout e on smooth roads, winding country, have come down 12km on the Missisquoi River paddle surfing with friends Canoe & Co. ( http: // canoecosutton. com ) and hiked even more in Sutton and in Mont-Orford National Park.
Small picturesque villages
The region is as popular for its natural beauty as for the small villages, as picturesque as possible , rising up along the road . In motorcyc re or bicycle, it is good to go to the discovery of s villages carrying whisked remote times. Frelighsburg charms with its penchant for culture, the arts and a love of the land, North Hatley makes you want to browse endlessly in the ancient treasures of its antique dealers , S utton is an après-ski paradise \ bike \ hiking \ canoe with its shops and eateries, the Victorian village of Knowlton is a stop perfect the edge of Brome Lake on the Wine Route and Farnham, small vile the buildings of red brick loyalist accents , allows the visitors to enjoy the splendours of the Yamaska River .
Small local discoveries
What there is, little local discoveries to do in the Eastern Townships! Of course , there are many and delicious options along the popular Wine Route . They are also sometimes well hidden, like my favorite third wave coffee in Magog, the Fitch Bay Café ( https: //www.f itchbaycafe.com ) . They are also sometimes more known as the popular microbreweries At The Landing ( http://brasseriealabordage.com ) and the Brou ë series ( https://aubergesuttonbrouerie.co m ) of years the city of Sutton and the Pub Farnham Ale & Lager ( https://farnham-alelager.com ) which must necessarily s’ stop eating a bite and drink a e beer artisa nal during a visit to Farnham.
The original establishments
We find in the Eastern Townships of many cottages for rent with Chalets Discounts course ( https://chaletarabais.com/ ) , but also a whole bunch of other facilities for the s travelers who aur have nt want – during their 2 e 3 e or tenth visit – try a different experience. Among these, the night in an EXP chalet in the Mont -Mégantic national park is very peaceful in the heart of the forest, the sleep and the meal in the room (pandemic obliges) of the restaurant of the hotel Horizon ( http://www.hotelhorizon-sutton.com ) from Sutton make the perfect duo , as is the nature and design combo of a night at the trendy B eatnik hotel ( https://beatnikhotel.com/fr/ ) (an e old not stable converted into a boutique hotel with design rooms that also cozy ) . As for Huttopia Sutton ( https://canada-usa.huttopia.com/site/sutton/ ) , we spend a few days in one of the new chalets fully equipped for comfort and in a prospector tent for an experience closer to nature.
– Do you want to plan your next getaway in the Eastern Townships? The official tourist site is full of information : https://www.cantonsdelest.com