Summary of the stay

  • 5 days
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Solo
  • Couple
  • Family
  • Friends
  • Culture / Heritage
  • Faune and flora
  • Discovery
  • Adventure / Sports & Leisure
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We particularly recommend this getaway if you stay in Quebec in autumn because the changing colours of the trees’ leaves are spectacular. If you stay there at the beginning of September, you will have the chance to attend the Fête des Vendanges in Magog-Orford.

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Itinerary of the stay
  • Magog
  • North Hatley
  • Saint-Benoit-Du-Lac
  • Stanstead
  • Orford
  • Mont-Saint-Gregoire
  • Montreal
  • Chambly
  • Dunham
  • Notre-Dame-Des-Bois
  • Canton De Stanstead
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Detail of the stay : Autumn getaway, Montérégie-Eastern Townships - 5 days

Day 1: Tastings in Chambly, Mont-Saint-Grégoire and Brome

Road to Chambly in Vallée du Richelieu, nicknamed "Vallée Jardin". Lunch at the Fourquet Fourchette restaurant. In an atmosphere of yesteryear, you can discover tasting traditional beers and beer-based regional gastronomy. You can also visit the Fort Chambly where you are given an opportunity to relive a history page of New France. Leave for Mont-Saint-Grégoire for a visit to a cider house with tasting of cider from Quebec. Leave for the Brome-Missisquoi Wine Route and country dinner in a vineyard with wine tasting. Overnight in Dunham.

Day 2: Cider and wine on the road to Lac-Brome

Breakfast and first day in the Eastern Townships, a harmonious combination of Anglo-Saxon charm and Quebecois joie de vivre. Visit of Union Libre Cidre & Vin in Dunham. It produces cidre de feu, a true delight. Country lunch at the Vignoble de l'Orpailleur. This renowned vineyard is a quasi-obligatory stop for those who love the Bacchus drink. Visit and wine tasting. Drive towards Lac-Brome. Dinner and overnight at a hostel in Lac-Brome.

Day 3: Magog and Lake Memphremagog

Take your breakfast and leave for Saint-Benoît-du-Lac. Visit the Benedictine abbey of Saint-Benoît-du-Lac, neo-Gothic work and monastery of contemplative life where dozens of monks live. Famous cheeses and ciders renowned in Quebec are produced here. Lunch in Magog, on the edge of Lake Memphremagog. Free time to enjoy the Fête des Vendanges if you are there on the first or second weekend of September. Otherwise, you can hike in the Orford National Park or cruise on the lake. Country atmosphere on the shores of the majestic Lake Memphremagog. Dinner and overnight in Magog.

Day 4: Vineyards and villages

Breakfast. Visit of the Le Cep d'Argent vineyard in Magog, property of the brothers François and Jean-Paul Scieur, Champagne of the sixth generation. Take this opportunity to visit the Interpretation Center of the Champagne traditional method (free admission). Departure to North Hatley, where you will spend the night. During the day, you can take a short detour through Georgeville, a peaceful small village on the lake’s shore, or further south to Stanstead to discover Bleu Lavande.

Day 5: North Hatley and Notre-Dame-des-Bois-Montreal

On the way to Mont Mégantic, you can make a stop in Lennoxville to visit the wonderful chapel of Bishop's University. In the Mont-Mégantic National Park, trekking in the forest and visit of the ASTROLab, the Astronomy Discovery Center dedicated to the general public. Returning to Montreal.

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