Top things to do

Microbrewery in Sherbrooke

Siboire

Sherbrooke's historic train depot houses this atmospheric microbrewery with nearly a dozen beers on tap, including Siboire's own IPA, wheat beer, oatmeal stout, Irish red ale and seasonal maple scotch ale. High ceil…
Historic Building in Sherbrooke

Bishop's University

If you're interested in scholarly pursuits, head 5km south (or catch bus 2 or 11) to Lennoxville to see the Anglican Bishop's University, founded in 1843 and modeled after Oxford and Cambridge in England. The campus…
Vietnamese in Sherbrooke

Au Coin du Vietnam

If you need a break from Canadian/Québécois cuisine, hit up Au Coin du Vietnam, which dishes out excellent, fresh Southeast Asian fare – steamed rice, grilled pork, curry chicken, crispy noodles and plump prawns.
Lake in Sherbrooke

Lac des Nations

South of all the sights, Rivière Magog flows into the pretty Lac des Nations, which is surrounded by a scenic paved trail perfect for walking, in-line skating and cycling (rentals available).
Museum in Sherbrooke

La Société d'Histoire de Sherbrooke

This center offers an engaging introduction to the town's history and includes exhibitions on the odd Loyalist-Francophone identity of the Eastern Townships region.
Museum in Sherbrooke

Musée des Beaux-Arts

This museum has a good permanent collection featuring works by regional artists; it also stages temporary exhibitions.
Cathedral in Sherbrooke

Cathédrale St-Michel

Quietly overlooking the action from its hilltop perch is the Cathédrale St-Michel, a monumental granite edifice.