The Heart of the Eastern Townships
Sherbrooke is an urban center living in the heart of nature. Born over 200 years ago at the confluence of the Magog and Saint-François rivers, the capital of the Eastern Townships still shines today with its dynamism and authenticity. This city and its surroundings are unique destinations where the omnipresence of nature has created a veritable whirlwind of culture. Take advantage of this trip to get to know this fabulous region.
Departure in the morning and drive to Magog. Once there, head to Bleu Lavande for a guided tour of the facilities and to participate in a tasting workshop. This place of culture offers a multi-sensory scent experience to the delight of thousands of passionate visitors. This experience at Bleu Lavande combines agrotourism, gourmet tourism, nature and well-being tourism. Lunch will be served on board the Grand Cru boat. You will enjoy an excellent 3-course meal while sailing on the Memphremagog, one of the most beautiful lakes in the province of Quebec. You can then relax to the sound of musicians, while admiring the beauty of the Eastern Townships landscapes. In the afternoon, continue your day with a guided tour of L’Abbaye Saint-Benoît-du-Lac. Visit this holy place, whose architecture aims for the harmony of natural geometric shapes, which also presents services in Gregorian. Discover the permanent exhibition which will allow you to familiarize yourself with the founder of the Abbey with the help of photos. You will also have the opportunity to make some purchases at the souvenir shop. When the day is over, it’s time to rest at the hotel.
Start your day with a guided tour of the Sherbrooke Murales circuit, the largest optical illusion mural circuit in America! Continue your stay with the guided tour of the Uplands Culture and Heritage Center. Housed in a neo-Georgian house, the Center is a non-profit organization entirely dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of the cultural traditions of the Eastern Townships. Its warm atmosphere reflects a lifestyle from a bygone era. Once the tour is over, you will enjoy English tea on site, an experience worthy of stepping back in time. In the afternoon, guided tour of the Halte des Pèlerins de Sherbrooke vineyard. It is with an eye for detail that the La Halte des Pèlerins vineyard opens its doors to you. On the program: Tasting of Celestial Sangria, reception of visitors by the pilgrim guide, history of the vineyard, description of the winemaking stages and introduction to tasting, including three wines. End your trip with a guided tour of the Ferme Lune de Miel. In addition to tasting different varieties of honey, you will attend the projection of a video. You will be able to see the bees working in a glass hive and even witness the opening of a real hive. Finally, drive back home.
- Transportation by luxury coach
- Hotel accommodation
- Activities mentioned on the itinerary
- Tour guide services
- Gratuities to the guide, the driver and the local guides
- 1 Breakfast
- 2 Lunches
- 1 Dinner
What’s not included
- Personal expenses
- Optional activities and services
- Luggage handling
- 1 Dinner
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