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The Eastern Townships

Canada
By Dmitry Petrounin Dmitry Petrounin Section editor Profile

Discover The Eastern Townships

The ?Eastern Townships' (tourist name for the region of Estrie), located to the south-east of Montreal, are one of the most beautiful regions of Quebec. On the foothills of the Appalachians, the architecture of the houses on this territory reminds you of the towns, mountain landscapes and lakes of New England. It is an ideal place to do winter sports (at Mont Sutton, Orford, Owl's Head and Bromont) and offers an Anglo-Saxon atmosphere, although the population is more than 90% French-speaking.

The Eastern Townships

The Eastern Townships , Lake Memphremagog , Canada
Lake Memphremagog

Lake Memphremagog is located in Estrie's Magog region. At 27 miles long, it is shared by both Canada and the USA.

© MTOQ - Claude Parent, Paul Hurteau
The Eastern Townships , Swimming competition in Quebec , Canada
Swimming competition in Quebec

Every year, the lake hosts a swimming competition, The International Crossing of Lake Memphremagog. A great place for swimming fans?

© MTOQ - Claude Parent, Paul Hurteau
The Eastern Townships , Eastern Townships: popular with tourists , Canada
Eastern Townships: popular with tourists

This region groups the Estrie region and old townships like Arthabaska, Brome, Compton, Drummond and Frontenac, among many others?

© MTOQ - Claude Parent, Paul Hurteau
The Eastern Townships , Quebec's Wine Route , Canada
Quebec's Wine Route, Canada

The Wine Route is one of the region's tourist attractions. Visits to the wineries, like the Orpailleur and the Fleurs de Pommiers cider mill, are possible when the weather is nice.

© MTOQ - Claude Parent, Paul Hurteau
The Eastern Townships , A view of the Quebec townships , Canada
A view of the Quebec townships

From the foot of the townships you can enjoy a beautiful view of Quebec City as you've never seen it before.

© MTOQ - Claude Parent, Paul Hurteau