Sherbrooke Travel Guide
Welcome to Sherbrooke!Settled in the early 19th century at the point where the Magog and Saint-Francois Rivers meet, Sherbrooke has grown to become the only major city in Quebec's Eastern Township region and features a number of enjoyable activities and events for visitors. The city hosts a number of family-friendly festivals throughout the summer including the Fete du Lac des Nations fireworks festival in July, and August's Traditions of the World Festival, which celebrates different cultures across the globe. The Sherbrooke Historical Interpretation Centre is full of interesting information on the city's history, while the Museum of Science and Nature will keep visitors busy for hours with its interactive exhibits. Those looking for outdoor activities may enjoy a bike ride along the city's portion of La Route Verte, or can check out the Parc National de Frontenac. Located just outside the city, the park offers a host of pursuits for all seasons including hiking, fishing, canoeing, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
La Route Verte is a cross-provincial bicycle network that covers 3,600 km (2,237 mi) of terrain and will cover over 4,000 km (2485 mi) when complete.
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