Escape to Bromont: Winter Fun in the Eastern Townships
In the heart of the picturesque Eastern Townships, less than an hour's drive from Montréal, Bromont, Québec, is a hidden gem waiting to be explored. Offering a refreshing blend of outdoor adventures, family-friendly activities, culinary revelations, and moments of relaxation, Bromont promises an unforgettable getaway for every kind of traveller.
A true ski town in every sense, a visit to Bromont would be incomplete without exploring the renowned Bromont montagne d’expériences ski resort. Boasting an impressive 143 expertly groomed slopes, it stands as the largest night skiing resort in North America, on top of being a perfect choice for an active getaway. Tour guides will help you explore Bromont's numerous peaks. You can also opt to take a lesson or enroll your children in camps led by talented ski instructors.
As the sun sets, the mountain comes alive with a vibrant events program on several weekends and holidays. Do not miss the outdoor live shows at the mountain's base or in the atmosphere of the newly built Chalet du Sommet. For a truly unique experience, make the most of Nuits Blanches, a popular happening where the slopes remain open until 1 a.m. and come alive with DJs and engaging activities.
Not a skier? No problem! Outdoor recreation also provides endless opportunities to indulge in nature. If you're looking for a true breath of fresh air, Bromont's Parc des Sommets is a must-visit destination. With extensive terrain encompassing a total of 100 kilometres of trails suitable for snowshoeing, hiking, and cross-country skiing, it's a pocket of tranquillity and breathtaking scenery. If you are looking for indoor action or a chilling spot, there's always the option to explore Backbone Boulder. This versatile facility caters not only to climbers of all skill levels but also houses a café-bar offering local products.
Bromont is nothing short of a cycling mecca in the summer, but the cycling frenzy doesn't stop when the temperatures drop. Home to the Centre National de Cyclisme and the newly built Multisports Velodrome, track cycling introductory clinics are provided yearround. The facilities also feature an indoor pumptrack, making it an ideal setting for skill development and family outings, regardless of the weather. Fatbike trails are also abundant in the area. You'll find top-notch rental services available at both Parc des Sommets and the Centre National de Cyclisme.
TAKE ON THE TOWN
Bromont is a culinary paradise, offering a diverse array of gastronomic experiences and local eateries. With nearly 50 gourmet addresses on the must-taste list, foodies are sure to enjoy their culinary journey. Don't forget to pay a visit to the two esteemed microbreweries, Brouemont and West Shefford, renowned for their quality beers and enticing food menus, but also for being ideal après-ski hangouts. And for wine connoisseurs, the BromeMissisquoi Wine Route, a stronghold of Québec's viticulture, is just a stone's throw away, along with cider makers and distilleries to discover in the region.
As you uncover the wonders of Bromont, don't miss your chance to take a step back in time. Old Bromont, where charming boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants stylishly make use of historical buildings, is a time machine to the past. The architecture, a legacy of the Loyalists from the late 1800s, exudes a distinctively captivating Eastern Townships charm while the current inhabitants bring a lively sense of modernity.
THE ART OF TRANQUILLITY
Bromont excels in the art of relaxation, with two luxurious spas that invite travellers to unwind in a haven of tranquillity. BALNEA spa + réserve thermale, the largest natural spa domain in the province, promises a rejuvenating experience amidst stunning natural surroundings. Amerispa, nestled in Hôtel Château-Bromont, provides guests with a breathtaking view of the ski hill, creating the ideal backdrop for a tranquil escape.
After a long day of exploring Bromont's many gems, it's time to rest. From high-end hotels to cozy inns, rustic chalets, and charming B&Bs, Bromont offers accommodations to suit every taste and preference. Rest assured, your stay will be as comfortable as it is memorable.
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