#1 Being surrounded by soothing nature;
Being close to the forest has many benefits for the human body. Not only do we feel an increased well-being, increase our energy and sleep better, but it also benefits to decrease stress and negative thoughts.
#2 Being close to your workplace;
Being close to your workplace saves time and reduces stress. You will therefore be in a better position to work productively. And who wouldn’t want to drive to work on beautiful roads in the Eastern Townships? There’s no better way to start your workday.
#3 Be close to a variety of outdoor activities;
Another advantage of living in the Eastern Townships; nature. Our region offers you a wide range of outdoor activities to do in parks and outdoor centres. In summer or winter, our region will do you a lot of good.
#4 Be away from the stress of big cities;
The impact of urban stress should not be minimized. Traffic, noise, light… hyperstimulation is very present in large cities. In the long term, living in nature has many positive impacts on the body and brain.
#5 Being close to 4 renowned ski resorts in Quebec;
Whether it’s at Mount Orford, Bromont Ski Mountain, Owl’s Head or Mount Sutton… you will have access to a wide range of trails for all levels.
#6 Be close to magnificent national parks;
Quebec’s national parks are incredibly beautiful areas. Explore them by hiking, canoeing, biking or staying for a few days.
#7 Be close to the best fine cuisine restaurants;
A gourmet destination par excellence, the Eastern Townships host exceptional restaurants. Here are 8 of them whose menus will delight your taste buds. Exceptional taste experiences guaranteed.
2. Restaurant Le Hatley au Manoir Hovey
3. Le Temps des Cerises
4. Le Riverain
5. O’Chevreuil, Taverne américaine
6. Le Cellier du Roi
7. La table à Mo
8. Maison Boire
#8 To be close to 2 universities and academic institutions of international reputation;
Sherbrooke’s University and Bishop’s University offer two campuses that are very welcoming to academics from around the world.
#9 To be next to 7 hospitals and several health care service points;
Including a university hospital center, the CIUSSS de l’Estrie-CHUS is a well-known hospital in Quebec.
#10 The Eastern Townships is ranked in the top 10 of the most welcoming regions in the country.