Regional Capital of the Eastern Townships, Sherbrooke is the 6th largest city in the Province of Québec. Located South-East of the Province, Sherbrooke benefits from the proximity to cities such as Montréal, Québec, Boston and New York. With approximately 50% of the Estrie Region’s demographic weight, Sherbrooke is a cultural, administrative and institutional hub.
Sherbrooke is a city where nature abounds with beautiful hills, valleys and rivers. Two major rivers converge in the downtown area, bestowing unique charm and character to the city known as the Cité des rivières (City of Rivers). Sherbrooke also has two lakes; one of which, the lac des Nations, is nestled in the very center of the city and is surrounded by a promenade and paths used by hundreds of citizens throughout the year who enjoy walking, cycling, or skating in the city’s beautiful surroundings.
Sherbrooke offers all the advantages of a dynamic urban center: international level museums, diverse cultural scene, exhibitions, performances, agro-tourism, boutiques and department stores, a bustling night life, and renowned gourmet restaurants!
Discover Sherbrooke and its surroundings!
Take time to discover Sherbrooke, an urban gem in a green setting, while attending the Sherbrooke International Life Sciences Summit! Many cultural and sports activities are offered: visit Destination Sherbrooke’s web site to plan your stay in the Sherbrooke region.
Dare to explore further? Tourism Eastern Townships offers a wide choice of activities within a 160-mile range of Sherbrooke.