10 – Cantons-de-l’Est

10 – Cantons-de-l’Est

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General Information:

On the shore of the Gulf is the fertile Saint-Lawrence River Valley. To the east we also find the Richelieu River Valley. The terrain is moderately rugged to the Southwest, near the American border. The Northwest part of the region is bordered by the Saint-Lawrence to the south and the Ottawa River to the north. A large proportion of the trails are in the plain. There is plenty of woodland, mostly deciduous, and in particular, maple bush. The part located between Châteauguay and Boucherville immediately to the south of Montreal is very densely populated.

Practical Information:

  • Regional network:
    18 clubs (2,241 Km of trails)
  • Main trails:
    5 at Cazaville (west) and at Sorel-Tracy (east)
    33 at Saint-Télesphore (west) and at lac des Deux-Montagnes (north)
    500 at Saint-Stanislas-de-Kostka (west) and Rougemont (east)
    505 at Saint-Michel (west) and Saint-Hyacinthe (east)
    510 at Sabrevois (west) and Wickham (east)
    503 at the American border (south) and Beauharnois (north)
  • Accommodation accessible from the trail:
    700 rooms
  • Snow conditions:
    From mid-December until mid-March

Location:

To the Southwest and Southeast of Montreal on the South Shore of the Saint-Lawrence and the Ottawa Rivers, bordered by Ontario to the west, the State of New York to the south and the Eastern Townships and the Centre-du-Québec regions to the east. Served principally by Highway 20 from the Ontario border, Montreal and Quebec City, the 40 from Montreal and Ontario and the 15 from the American border, and Highways 112, 116 132 and 138 (from New York State). It is possible to access the trail network from various points.

Principal cities: Salaberry-de-Valleyfield – Châteauguay – Longueuil – Boucherville – Brossard – Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu – Saint-Hyacinthe – Sorel-Tracy
 

Attractions:

  • The chasm at Franklin (trail 5)
  • Dinelle sugar shack at Saint-Rémi-de-Napierville (trail 5)
  • Mont Saint-Grégoire (trail 510)
  • The André l’Écuyer trail at Saint-Rémi-de-Napierville
  • The Montérégie also offers 30 minutes access to all the attractions of Montreal.

From the region:

  • Ontario to the west (trails 33, 312)
  • New-York State to the south (trail 503)
  • The Cantons-de-l'Est region to the east (trails 45, 505, 515)
  • The Centre-du-Québec region to the Northeast (trails 5, 45)
  • The Laurentides region to the Northwest (trails 33, 312)
  • The Lanaudière region to the Northeast (trail 3)

Links:

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ASSOCIATION TOURISTIQUE RÉGIONALE DES-CANTONS-DE-L’EST

20, rue Don Bosco Sud
Sherbrooke (Qc) J1L 1W4

Phone. : 819 820-2020 ou 1 800 355-5755
Fax : 819 566-4445

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Secure Hotels

icon-secure-hotel-small.png COMPLEXE LA SOURCE, Saint-Romain

418-486-2420

Located on the shores of Grand Las St-François, the complexe La Source is a restaurant-bar with 10 motel rooms. Equipped with a heated and secured garage, snowmobilers also have access to a large ourdoor parking lot. Located less than 1 km from trail 55.  

Rates from :

Single Occ.                            125,00 $/pers.
Double Occ.                            100,00 $/pers.

Complete package include: 1 night lodging, 1 table d'hôte dinner, access to free heated garage.

icon-secure-hotel-small.png AUBERGE ET CHALETS SUR LE LAC, Frontenac

(819) 583-0293

Located on the shores of Lake Megantic, you can access our site via a path that connects to Highway 65. Come and enjoy our enchanting site, our gourmet restaurant, our wine cellar, our arcade and our relaxing SPA area including a whirlpool, a cold bath and a sauna. You will be fully recharged to take on the snowmobile trails of the Megantic region!

Rates from :

Single Occ.                            110,00 $/pers.
Double Occ.                            110,00 $/pers.
Triple Occ.                               135,00 $/pers.
Quadruple Occ.                      155,00 $/pers.

Complete package include: 1 night stay, the price varies according to the type of room.
2 dinners at the Capitaine Provost restaurant ($35/pers.)
1 breakfast basket for 2 people ($8).

icon-secure-hotel-small.png MICROTEL INN & SUITES DE WYNDHAM, Lac-Mégantic

1-800-337-0050  -  819-614-4314

Practical, modern, chic accommodation.

Rates from :

15% off room rate or Sleep, gas and go package for $150.

Complete package include: 1 night accomodation + continental breakfast + enclosed parking with camera surveillance.
Includes a $25 value Ultramar gift card + 2 comfort kits (habd and toe warmers).
Based on availability and double occupancy.

icon-secure-hotel-small.png MOTEL LE QUIET, Lac-Mégantic

(888) 778-7018  -  (819) 583-6666

Motel classified 3 stars of 47 rooms with parking in front of the room or garage. Direct access to trail 65. Restaurant on site "Kaline rexto Pub" offering breakfast and dinner.

Rates from :

Single Occ.                            155,00 $/pers.
Double Occ.                            105,00 $/pers.
Triple Occ.                               80,00 $/pers.
Quadruple Occ.                      70,00 $/pers.

Complete package include: 1 night lodging and a 35$/pers. gift card for the restaurant.