Along this circuit, from atop the highest mountains in southern Québec, you’ll feel like you can touch the clouds!

This route boasts stunning scenery. Dotted with mountains, rivers and 18 beautiful villages, the region is unique and welcoming. Tour the Mont-Mégantic International Dark Sky Reserve and stargaze from dizzying heights!

Check out the official website for the complete route.

193 km

You can travel the route by car, motorcycle or bike. But the latter requires training and strong calf muscles because the inclines are many!



Eastern Townships
Day 1

A day in the park

Parc régional du Mont-Ham

This circuit begins by ascending Mont Ham, which dominates the region. It’s worth reaching the top because the view is simply spectacular. The park has a golf course and various accommodations. A baggage transportation service is also available.

Day 2

From Lambton to Sainte-Praxède

A stroll through the village of Lambton

Near Lac Saint-François, you’ll start with a heritage walking tour of the village of Lambton. Guided by 12 panels, discover the church, rectory, art gallery, small chapel and various moments in the village’s history.

Parc national de Frontenac

Cap off the day with some fun in the heart of nature at Parc national de Frontenac: hiking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking and perfectly toasted marshmallows around the evening camp fire. Enjoy the good life!

Day 3

From one lake to another

Maison du granit and Morne de Saint-Sébastien

The Maison du granit, located in an old quarry at an altitude of 680 m, explains the history of the region’s granite industry. Stretch your legs along the Morne trails and admire the stunning views!

Tours Mégantic

A tour of Lac-Mégantic with a local guide provides insight into the 2013 rail distaster, with a focus on reconstruction projects, history and architecture, punctuated by a few anecdotes. Be sure to book ahead.

Day 4

A day on the shores of Lac Mégantic

Day at the Station touristique Baie-des-Sables

A host of activities await you at this tourist recreation complex: beach, adventure trails, kayaking, hiking, biking, sailing... So much to do! Several types of accommodation are available: ready-to-camp, camping and cottages.

Day 5

From the heart of nature to the galaxies

Parc national du Mont-Mégantic

Parc national du Mont- Mégantic is home to 125 animal species, including some 20 mammals. You won’t spot them all, but you may well cross paths with one of the many moose or white-tailed deer.

ASTROLab du parc national du Mont-Mégantic

End off the Route des Sommets at theASTROLab astronomy discovery centre. Explore the cosmos through exhibitions, workshops, observatory tours, virtual reality, a film, and stargazing by telescope.

Discover the beauty up above on the Route des Sommets

Always higher, always further! Visit the official website for more information on the majestic landscapes of the Route des Sommets.