This summer, head to downtown Sherbrooke

This summer, head to downtown Sherbrooke

Destinations to explore, July 5, 2021 2021-07-05
Destination Sherbrooke ©Andréanne Lemire

Fasten your seatbelt and follow the road to downtown Sherbrooke! Also referred to as The Centro, this place is full of activities. Find museums to visit, shows to attend, original public areas, murals, urban art, restaurants, terraces and musical entertainment. Sherbrooke is a treasure to discover all summer long.

Interested in discovering the heart of the Eastern Townships? Take advantage of the Passeports Attraits offering up to 40% off. There are also package deals for participating Sherbrooke hotels offering 15% off.

Wellington-sur-Mer à Sherbrooke
Wellington-sur-Mer in Sherbrooke

Welcome to Wellington-sur-mer

Can't make it to the ocean this summer? Not to worry! Sherbrooke invites you to escape to Wellington-sur-Mer, a wonderful beach-inspired destination! To offer visitors and locals pleasant spaces in the heart of the city during the summer, the Wellington North district has been completely redesigned with the addition of pop-up terraces. Bring your drinks, sit at one of the many tables and enjoy a good take-out meal from one of the nearby restaurants!

Ventre-ville, a theatrical circuit that speaks to your heart and soul!

Ventre-ville is a brand new off-the-wall tour/show in the city where fifteen colorful characters take you on foot to discover the legends, food and monuments of downtown Sherbrooke as well as sites where unlawful occurrences took place. From a tasting of hops at the edge of a crime scene from another time to a Greek choir slamming in a section under construction, you will see that Wellington Street has always been populated by an eclectic bunch. Showings are at 4 p.m. Thursday to Saturday from July 8 to August 28.

Admire the Sherbrooke Murals

The murals are among Sherbrooke's star attractions. These giant works of art are spread around the downtown, making it like an outdoor art gallery. In total, there are 18 murals, each one telling a part of the history of Sherbrooke in its own way. Families, couples and groups of friends will all love discovering the murals on a stroll through the city. Here are five ways to enter the wonderful world of urban art in Sherbrooke.

Destination Sherbrooke
Photo credit: Sébastien Larose

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