Local attractions / Cantons de l’Est
The Eastern Townships are full of activities for all tastes, all year round.
Attractions for the summer season:
The SÔ LODGES chalets are located directly on the Estriade bike path, part of the Trans-Canada Highway, the Quebec Green Route and near the Bromontoise.
International Velodrome of Bromont is at 2 km from the complex (pumptracks for BMX, road cycling path, a training center…)
Shops and restaurants
The outlets and the Old Village of Bromont are both located less than 5km away from SÔ LODGES.
There is at least 6 renowned golf courses nerby as the Bromont Old village Golf, Golf des Lacs, Royal Bromont, Golf les Cèdres, Golf Knowlton Lake-Brome, Golf Waterloo.
Bromont mountain of experiences 5 km away (water slides, mountain biking, hebertism, hiking, outdoor shows…)
Granby Zoo (animal park with more than 1,500 animals, rollercoasters on site, Amazoo water park on site)
More than 10 mountains for hiking in nature nearby (Mont Shefford, Bromont, Sutton, Owls Head, Orford, Jay Peak, Mount Echo, Mount Chagnon, Mount signer, Mount Glen…). There is also 2 SEPAQ parks nearby (SEPAQ Orford and Yamaska)
Take advantage of the region’s waterways to go kayaking or canoeing!
Rivers: Cherry river Magog, Tomifobia, Missisquoi, aux Brochets…
Brome lake, lake Bromont, lake d’Argent, lake Orford, Memphremagog, Alymer, Davignon, Boivin, Reserve Choinière, Stukely, Fraser, Brompton…
Reserves: Quilliams Durrull Nature Reserve, Lac Gale Nature Reserve, Lac Boivin Nature Interpretation Center…
There is more than 15 beaches nearby as: Tiffany Beach, Douglass Beach, Yamaska Park Beach, Lac Bromont Beach, Lac Gale Beach, Pointe-Merry Beach, Cantons Beach, Stukely Beach, Fraser Beach, Waterloo Beach, Cowansville Nature Park Beach , Ayers Cliff beach, North Hatley beach, Lac Lovering beach, Lac Aylmer beach and more.
Spa Balnéa, Amérispa, Spa Eastman, Spa des Chutes de Bolton, Spa Nordic Station, Strom Spa
Equestrian center Edens Garden, Equestrian center Sans Soucy, Equestrian center Au gré du vent, Kids Equestrian center Massawippi, Equi-Passion center, Crinière d’or center, Jacques Robidas center and more.
Rent a ponton or a boat (Location des quatre lacs ( Brome lake and more) , location Marina fitch bay (afordable pontons, Memphremagog, Magog Marine (Boat and pontons rental), Ride on Orford Express train (Gourmet tourist train connecting Bromont to Magog and offering the possibility of a cruise on the Memphremagog), Experience Velovolant Sutton (biking from treetop to treetop), Visit Foresta Lumina ( Illuminated forest walk experience from Moment Factory), Go to Cineparc Orford, Hug apalgas at Apalgas Norli (biggest Apalgas farm in QC), Taste elderberrys products at Vitality Elderberry (elderberry plantation with a bistro), Visit the sunflower oil, plantation and shop L’Arôme des champs, Take a glass at Hydromellerie Les Saules ( honey and alcohool shop), Grab some antioxydants at Argousier Brome Lake (argousier seller and plantation) and more, send us an e mail on what you feel like doing!
Attractions for the winter season
5 ski montains nerby
Bromont, Sutton, Owl’s Head, Orford, Jay Peak
Visiting Granby Zoo during the winter is a unique experience
We are at less than 700m from FCMQ snowmobile track
Snowshoeing is big fun at Parc Ecologique Jean-Paul Forand, Parc des Montagnards, Oak Mountain Equestrian olympic center of Bromont, at SEPAQ, Diable Vert, Réserve naturelle des montagnes vertes, Sentiers de l’Estrie
National cyclist center, Oak Mountain, Estriade bike path, SEPAQ Yamaska or Orford, Bromont
Spa Balnea, Amerispa, Spa Eastman, Bolton falls Spa, Nordic Spa, Strom Spa
More than 15 microbreweries nerby
Farm Shefford, Edgar Hyperlodge, Brouemont, Knowlton co., Robin natural beer, microbrewery Dunham, Sutton Brouerie, l’Abordage, Canton Brasse, Domain brassicole et co, microbrewery Memphré, Siboire microbrewery, Vrooden, Grimoire, microbrewery Farnham
More than 20 wineries nerby
La Belle Alliance Shefford, Léon Courville – Domain Les Brome, Domain du Ruisseau, Winery Domain Breese, Winery l’Orpailleur, Winery Gagliano, Winery Le Château de Cartes, Winery Clos Ste-Croix, Winery Côtes d’Ardoises, Domain Ridge, Winery Ruisseau, Winery Val Caudalies, Winery La Mission, Winery Cep d’Argent, Winery Orford
More than 15 cheese factories nerby
Fromagerie Champêtre de Bromont, Kaiser, Des Cantons, Cornes et Sabots, Missiska, Abbaye St Benoit du Lac, Fromagerie d’Ulverton, Le Campagnard, Nouvelle France, L’Oiseau Bleu, La Maison Grise, Le P’tit Plaisir, Domain Courval, La Station, Farm Broussailles, Coaticook cheese factory
Other agrotourism activities
Apalgas Norli, Domain nobles Apalgas, Bleu Lavande, Érablière Shefford
Canadian museam of arms & bronze
Museam of nature and sciences
Waterloo beer fest
Orford beer fest
Festival des vendanges de Magog (wine festival)
Festival international de la chanson de Granby (music festival)
Orford, Sutton & Bromont colors festivals
Sutton Swiss festival
Orford music fest
Cabaret du Vieux Clocher de Magog