Things to do around the retreat
There are so many things to do around the retreat within close and easy access....its wonderful!
Here are just a few of our favorites.
Close to the retreat (at about 500’) we have access to the
Missisquoi Nord trail system
a short walk (50 minutes from the retreat) can take you to the
Coop du Grand-Bois
in the village of St-Etienne-de-Bolton where you can enjoy meals and refreshments (wine and beer are available) a charming and quint Bistro with excellent meals prepared by a chef.
Past the Bistro you can continue on the trail to the Louise waterfall about an hour trail that loops back to the village Church and a walk in the village will take you back to the Bistro du Grand-Bois
On the other side direction of the trail will take you on an old railway line (ideal for cross-country skiing)
You can visit our friend Marie-Eve at the
Savonnerie des Diligences
where you will find a amazing variety of some of the best artisan hand made soap find anywhere.
You can find out more by clicking on:
You can find their website here:
A good place to start looking is the
Eastern Townships Tourist Website
you will be sure to find some very interesting happening in the area. Check it out you won't be disappointed.
Or you can click on the link
Directions to La Montagnarde
to find directions to the cycling trail to our retreat.
You can make arrangement to stay at our retreat while walking the trail; please reserve in advance. We offer hikers healthy breakfast and trail lunch bags if desired. Call us first to check availability.
This unspoiled river is a small marvel and a best kept secret you can rent a kayak in Eastman and kayak this easy meandering river with twist and turn beautiful cliffs scenery and easy waters.
You can find out more here
If you like skiing and winter sports we are located very close to some great skiing areas.
Our favorite is Ski Bromont which offers day and night skiing and seven sides of the mountain you can ski from. Located 20 minutes drive by highway from the retreat.Its a great destination, we love it.
Owl's Head is also a great skiing destination from the retreat and has great skiing condition and a wonderful view of Lake Memphremagog.Its only a short 30 minutes away from the retreat
Owl`s Head Ski destination
You can also enjoy our trail system behind the retreat or cross-country ski or snow-shoe on the
Stay tuned for more as I keep adding some more exiting areas to visit.....See you soon