Fancy a short getaway in the Montérégie region? These family activities, featuring the local products and pastoral landscapes of this lovely corner of Quebec, are sure to impress you!
Week-ends gourmands de Rougemont ̶ Rougemont
Each weekend from September 10 to October 16, 2016
Guided tours, tastings, mini farms, hiking, pick-your-own ripe red apples in the orchards… These are just a few of the activities that await you in the beautiful Rougemont region each weekend this fall. It’s also the perfect opportunity to have a family picnic in a country setting.
A family event not to miss.
tourismerougemont.com (in French only)
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Mont Sutton Fall Festival ̶ Sutton
September 17 to October 16, 2016
At this festival dedicated to hiking and outdoor activities, you and your family can enjoy the mountain’s blazing fall colours while taking part in the many activities organized on the site.
Among other things, the program includes ski lift rides, guided hikes, workshops and activities for children, along with music and a barbecue at the foot of the slopes.
La Flambée des couleurs – Magog-Orford
Each weekend from September 19 to October 12, 2016
In Magog-Orford, they celebrate the arrival of autumn in a big way! To take full advantage of nature’s colours, numerous activities are planned in downtown Magog, in Mont-Orford park and ski resort, and in the township of the same name.
Activities include hiking on the mountain, geocaching (a wilderness treasure hunt using GPS) in the Rivière aux Cerises marshes, a harvest festival and guided tours. In short, this highly colourful festival offers all you need to have a great time with your family.
laflambeedescouleurs.com (in French only)
Festival des couleurs de Rigaud ̶ Rigaud
October 8 to 10, 2016
Organized around three main attractions, the Festival des couleurs de Rigaud invites you to stroll through this colourful village, where you can meet local artists and learn about the know-how of the region’s food producers.
The Festival also offers the opportunity to enjoy performances with outstanding acoustics at Rigaud’s Sainte-Madeleine Church, or to climb Mont Rigaud – on foot or by ski lift – which will be covered in gorgeous fall colours.
festivaldescouleurs.com (in French only)