Sutton, Québec. Guide touristique

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Cycling

 Sutton makes a great base for cycling and cyclists.

The Circuits Vélo Brome-Missisquoi map has 9 paved and gravel circuits. There are also good loops just over the border around Lake Carmi and Jay Peak in the United States*.  For your map call the Sutton Tourist Information Office 1 800 565-8455 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

For those who prefer designated cycling paths, L'Estriade can be accessed via Bromont and the Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail at Richford just over the border with Vermont.

At 20 Principale North, cycle repair shop, La Vie Dehors, offers superior mechanics, bicycle rental, sport related clothing and accessories.

Satya Yoga Sutton and the Gym Sports Sutton offer shower services.  Satya Yoga: Saturday and Sunday from 2pm to 5pm, $5.  Gym Sports Sutton: Monday to Friday 7am to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am to 12pm, $5. 

Here are just a sample of our Eastern Townships scenic routes and loops:

Sutton Map

  • The Monts Sutton Massif circuit - 71.5 km. Starts at the Sutton Visitor Information Office on rue Principale South. Circles the Monts Sutton massif via Dunkin, Highwater, Mansonville, South Bolton and Lac Brome.
  • The Little Scenic circuit - 22 km. Starts at the Sutton Visitor Information Office on rue Principale South. Circles back to Sutton via Abercorn.
  • Rural circuit - 33 km. Links 10 sites in Sutton and Abercorn including important historical buildings such as the McClarty homestead built in 1842 by Irish pioneers.Take the time to stop at the interpretive panels and the numerous panoramic viewpoints.
  • Jay Peak circuit - 95km. A real challenge for the enthusiast. Leave from Sutton, cross the American* border at Richford and enjoy 1700m of climbing, 5 mountain passes, great descents and some amazing scenery.

*The United States requires all travellers to present certain documents to enter. Check here for the latest border crossing information .

Coupe des Ameriques

The North American Roadmasters Championship is an important cycling event held annually in Sutton in either late June or early July. Its a great event to watch or if you want to compete visit the web site :  www.coupedesameriques.com

Lodgings that are certified "Bienvenue cyclistes!" MD by Vélo Québec offer safe cycle storage, healthy breakfasts and a basic repair kit. In Sutton there are 7 : Auberge Des Appalaches, B&B Vert Le Mont, Hotel - Motel Horizon, Le Pleasant Hotel et café , Gîte Le Beau Bourgd&k Auberge Lounge , Les Caprices de Victoria and Condos et Hotel le Montagnard. For more information about Bienvenue Cyclistes! visit the Vélo Quebec web site.

Broken down, tired or don't want to retrace your route? The "bike taxi" is available along designated bike trails, every single day, around the clock. Just call and a taxi will come to pick you up within the hour. The vehicles can transport three cyclists and three bikes. And the cost? $43 for the first 30 kilometres and $1.60 for every kilometre thereafter. To order a taxi-vélo, call 1 877 766-VELO (8356).
 

VISITOR INFO :

1 800 565-8455
(450) 538-8455


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Sutton, Québec. Guide touristique