Throughout history and territories
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The Pionneer Trail
At the heart of our villages or along country roads become acquainted with 22 characters that are both colorful and inspiring. Listen to their story and learn about the striking facts of the development of
Downloading the tour with the BaladoDécouverte application is free.
137, rue Michaud, Coaticook
1 866 665-666
Discovery Circuits of the Coaticook Region
Discover the most beautiful itineraries through the Eastern Townships’ Coaticook region. From mountain summits to lush valleys, you’ll be delighted by the area’s wide-open spaces, rich heritage, and historical tours.
137, rue Michaud, Coaticook
1 866 665-6669
Circuits patrimoniaux de Coaticook
Discover Coaticook’s town through three heritage tours: the “Guide du promeneur”, the “Promenades architecturales” and “D’hier à aujourd’hui: L’industrie à Coaticook”.
137, rue Michaud, Coaticook
1 888 773-8888
Voices from another time
Discover Coaticook’s history and heritage as you get to know 10 of the area’s cemeteries up close! From the town’s hilltops to Lake Lyster’s shores, the tour leads you along picturesque routes, taking you back in time to the 1800s.
Download on Baladodecouverte
137, rue Michaud, Coaticook
1 866 665-6669
In all four corners of downtown Sherbrooke, fifteen gigantic fresco murals show off the old districts of the city to their advantage. This tour is a unique attraction that transforms the downtown area in a magnificent open air museum. The Baladodiscovery application offers an interactive tour of the fresco murals with videos, music and historical information about characters and places that shaped Sherbrooke’s history.
Information brochure available at the Tourist Information
Center. Open year-round
Tours of Sherbrooke : L'histoire à ciel ouvert
Brompton's Heritage Route
Brompton's Heritage Route, near the Townships Trail, offers a unique experience to visitors and is free. As Responsive Web design, this circuit of 2.1 kilometer is adapting to the New Technologies of Information to highlight the architectural heritage and history of the community. The Maison des arts et de la culture de Brompton is the starting point of the circuit. Open year-round.
1 Rue Wilfrid-Laurier, Sherbrooke
Bury heritage tour
The Bury heritage tour consists of about twenty stops at memorial sites or in front of buildings chosen for their architectural appeal.
569, rue Main, Bury
Slate Podcast of Pays de l’Ardoise
Discover the English district of Richmond with its picturesque streets: Dufferin, Aberdeen and College. The architectural quality of their building’s slate roofing has given the
district significant historic interest. By taking the pedestrian tour, you will witness the rich heritage and cultural diversity left by its founders.
Anecdotes and historical facts of this historical epicentre are included.
Offered free of charge as a podcast: download it or play it live on your smartphone from the Slate Museum website.
5, rue Belmont, Richmond
Danville's Heritage Tour
Take a stroll along the three heritage tours, which will reveal Danville’s exceptional charm with more than 66 buildings of heritage, historical, and cultural interest. The tours take you to buildings of neo-Queen Ann, American vernacular, mansard, neo-Italian, Second Empire, and Boomtown styles. A pamphlet on the tours is available at the MRC des Sources tourist information office.
« Incomparable Potton » circuit
East Bolton Heritage Tour
Visite guidée de Magog animée par un comédien
Audioguided visits of Magog
The heritage tours cover the three oldest districts of urban Magog. Simply follow the route suggested at your own pace or amble from place to place as you choose thanks to a map indicating the numbers that correspond to commentaries recorded on the audioguide. In addition to the historical and architectural commentaries, three writers from the region, one art historian, one historian, and a former Magog textile worker all tell you their stories. The audioguides are available in English and French.
Heritage tour «On our Founders' Trails»
Welcome to Waterloo!
Whether you are on foot or on your bike, here’s your chance to explore more than 150 years of history.
Heritage homes, places of worship and institutions are evidence of a golden age that has often fallen by the wayside.
From the tourist information booth, you will have easy access to all documents, the Artria Open Air Museum and the Yamaska River.
Historical circuits of Granby
Take a trip back to the Granby of 1939. Use the BaladoDiscovery app to discover the entertaining and historical backstories of the many vestiges that remain today.
This one-hour tour, which departs from the Granby tourist information office, will take you to 13 places of interest along a two-kilometre route.
(in French only)
Bromont heritage circuit
Two heritage circuits wind through Bromont: one in Vieux-Bromont and the other in the heart of the Adamsville district. The circuits feature 27 interpretation panels and three murals explaining the history and architecture of the buildings. Kick your tour up a notch with a BaladoDiscovery self-guided tour.
For more information, contact the Bromont tourist information office.
Bedford's Autoguided Heritage Tour
Discover the pioneers, American and British loyalists, that settled down in Bedford in 1812. Take the tour on foot or by bike!
Pamphlets available at the city hall reception.
1, rue Principale,, Bedford
Sutton heritage circuits
Three self-guided heritage circuits allow you to discover a page of the Eastern Townships’ rich history. The town circuit; rural circuit and the churches and cemeteries circuit. Stop by the Sutton tourism office to get a guide for these tours.
“Les Belles Disparues” fresco mural tour
Lost treasures: Using the idea of old post cards, the Cowansville Historical Society has promoted colour urban scenes of the town to revive the memory of now-defunct buildings. The Society and its team of mural artists created seven giant detailed and colourful pieces that celebrate the history of downtown Cowansville.
Historical plaques such as museum panels accompany each mural and guide you through 40 years of history.
A Tour of the Border Churches of Frelighsburg
Stanstead Township Launches a Heritage Trail
Stanstead Township Launches A Heritage Trail
Welcome to Stanstead Township, a community rich in history. Deep roots connect the people to the place which we are proud to call our home.
Start either in Fitch Bay at the Town Hall, 778 Sheldon Road or at the Carré Copp in Georgeville and follow the circuit of 23 kilometers, to go by car or by bike.
The circuit is open all year long. A map is available on at either of the two main starting points or on the municipal website.
Walking in the footsteps of the pioneers - Sutton Circuit
Meander along Sutton’s back roads. Admire the scenery that charmed the early settlers of the Eastern Townships. Listen to music and sounds created especially for this circuit. Each of our self-guided heritage tours is a rendezvous with the history of Sutton. Hear voices from the past including a brothel madam, First World War soldiers and founders of the village, all brought to life by expert storytellers.
One of the three circuits is presented in a new format, as a radio drama, where every stage of the circuit adds a new element to the historical intrigue. The story is based on accounts by seniors in the community
Heritage Tour of Cowansville
We have created a virtual circuit to let you discover various aspects of Cowansville’s history and heritage. Lined with majestic trees, the long Main street connects both poles while revealing all the required efforts that were necessary to create today’s flourishing town.
Along this unique route, you will travel back in time through the heart of a city in full growth. You will thus discover 24 unique sites, each revealing its own history. Wishing you great discoveries!
Brochures are available at the Cowansville Tourist Office and on the website.
225 rue Principale, Cowansville
Patrimonial circuit of the Canton de Shefford
In French only
245, chemin Picard , Shefford
This summer, hop aboard the Sherbus!
Departing from the Sherbrooke Tourist Information Office, board a bus for a city tour and learn about the city’s history and heritage while discovering Sherbrooke’s main attractions.
$8 per adult (16 years and older, reservation required)
$5 per child (5 years and older, reservation required)
Free for children under 5 years old
785, rue King Ouest, Sherbrooke
Circuit des sheds panoramiques
The Circuit des sheds panoramiques is a course currently featuring more than seven sheds or pavilions, distributed across the Haut-Saint-François territory and situated in select locations to take in the region’s most beautiful scenery. Let us guide you through our region, where each shed tells a unique story, while letting you gaze at the beauty of our valleys, mountains, and rivers.
Explanations mostly in French.
The Knowlton Circuit
Self-guided walking tour. Free.
Step back in time and explore the magnificent built heritage of the village of Knowlton, founded in 1855. Well-preserved Victorian homes, municipal buildings, shops, schools and places of worship attest to the region’s rich past and its economic, industrial and cultural vitality.
Start your walk at the Lac-Brome Museum, continue along Lakeside Road and end on charming Victoria St. Interpretive panels illustrated with archival photos tell the story of each home and building. The route map is available at the Lac-Brome Museum and the Brome Lake Welcome Centre.
The Brome-Missisquoi Prohibition Heritage Trail
Through this audio-guided tour of more than 130 km, discover the characters, anecdotes and the various places that marked the temperance and prohibition period throughout the border region of Brome-Missisquoi between 1848 and 1933.
On the route, you’ll be accompanied by the voice of the colourful Alfred Carpentier, a fictitious alcohol smuggler, but whose stories are indeed true.
The circuit stops at several steps of the Townships Trail: Cowansville, Lac-Brome, Sutton, Frelighsburg and Bedford.
173, rue Principale, Cowansville