Les Cantons de l’Est: Attractions and more...
Discovering Les Cantons de l’Est requires time. With over 42 museums, 6 major shopping boutiques, concert halls, antique storehouses and several spas and health there’s something for everyone here.
The Abbaye de Saint-Benoît-du-Lac built in 1912 by the Benedictine monks is worth a visit. Also of interest is the Église-Musée Saint-Venant-de-Paquette, an 1877 church built entirely of wood. Don’t miss the Sentier Poetique, poet’s trail, near the museum.
For nature lovers, Les Cantons de l’Est has some beautiful gardens such as Domaine Bleu Lavande, Les Jardins Vivaces de Fernand and Joie de Lavande. Also the Parc aquatique Ski Bromont, Zoo de Granby et son parc aquatique Amazoo Yoplait and Zoo et sanctuaire d'Oiseaux exotiques Icare are worth a visit for the variety of flora and fauna.
Explore the countryside on a bike or play golf amidst the beautiful surroundings. With over 140 festivals in a year, be sure to catch some when you’re visiting.