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What to do in Autumn in Memphremagog

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Ah Autumn! A lot of people envy us for this season. Breathtaking colors. Great sunny days. Bountiful harvests. Wanting to pause time before the cold sets in. This season is incredible across Quebec. But here, everyone agrees that there is a little something special. Are you planning vacations this fall? Great news, we offer multiple activities for you to enjoy!

Admire the colors in all their glory

The spectacle of the season, simply stop and admire the beauty of nature. Here are a few places off the beaten path do this:

  • At the Pic de l’Ours in the Mont-Orford national park
  • On the Owl’s Head mountain, at the summit
  • In the Rivière-aux-Cerises marsh with the Mont-Orford on the horizon
  • On the road on the Chemin des Pères towards Austin (With mandatory stops at the Grange du Parfumeur and at Savon des Cantons)
  • The route touristique of the Chemin des Cantons
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On the water

Autumn on the lakes and rivers of the region are a lot less busy. Time to enjoy them. This season offers the best sunsets.  Here are a few ideas to navigate our waterways:

  • A getaway aboard the Grand Cru (Available until October 20th)
  • A kayak trip on the Missisquoi-Nord river
  • Rent a pontoon on the Massawippi lake

Savor the fresh harvest

Nothing says Autumn like the apple, pumpkin or tomato harvest! It’s also the time to harvest wine grapes! In Memphremagog, you will find numerous fruits and vegetables producers. Some of these are established in dream locations:

  • The apple orchard in the Abbaye of Saint-Benoît-du-Lac
  • The microbrewery of Canton Brasse
  • The Chemin de la Rivière winery
  • The Cep d’Argent winery

Enjoy your favorite sport or relaxation

Our region always puts an active lifestyle forward. With the lower autumn temperature, you can push yourself further. Imagine exploring kilometers of beautiful open road on your bicycle or hiking to the top of Owl’s Head Mountain surrounded by the fall colors. Or are you instead dreaming of peace and relaxation? Perfect, we offer multiple nature spas :

  • Biking on the Chemin de la Vallée Missisquoi, towards Mansonville
  • Yoga at the Kin Yoga center
  • Bolton Spa
  • Eastman Spa
  • Nordic Station Spa

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