Discover the charming villages and beautiful sights of the Eastern Townships that have inspired Louise Penny to write such great novels.
Day 1 We make our way east and into the Eastern Townships of Quebec. Located in an enchanting environment the Domaine Château-Bromont offers a 4* hotel at the base of the mountain and is the perfect place to enjoy every moment. You will be impressed by the magnificent nature all around the Domaine Château-Bromont, but also by their warm welcome and attentive staff. Domaine Château-Bromont, Bromont, QC
Day 2 A local guide joins us to bring Louise Penny’s stories to life. Overlooking a grand lake, surrounded by gorgeous mountains and an apple orchard, the inspiration for A Beautiful Mystery is played out as we tour Saint-Gilbert-entre-les-Loups Monastery. Mr. Beliveau’s General Store will also be part of your discovery as you wander through a lakeside village. Just up the road, you’ll find visit St-Thomas chapel. It was here on Lake Memphremagog where the inspiration for The Cruellest Month and the site of the ‘Old Hadley House’ can be found. Manoir Bellechasse, featured in The Murder Stone and where Armand and Reine-Marie go each year for their anniversary. Feel the grandeur of this beautiful historical property during our quick visit. Return to the hotel for the evening. (B,L)
Day 3 A local guide continues to bring Louise Penny’s stories to life. You will be immersed in the interesting history, beautiful architecture of Three Pines. Meet Lucy and Dany who are ready to welcome us with their big smiles (and shelves full of Louise’s books) at the Book Store mentioned in every book. Lunch will be included in Knowlton, which is the heart of Three Pines and inspiration for ‘How The Light Gets In’ and ‘Still Life.’ Before finishing up the day, we’ll visit Sarah’s boulangerie, before retiring to our hotel. (B,L)
Day 4 We return home with a keen sense of knowing Canadian author Louise Penny. (B)
INCLUDES Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation, 3 Nights’ Accommodations, 3 Breakfasts (B), 2 Lunches (L), 2 Days of Three Pines Sightseeing, Services of Tour Director, and All Taxes
RECOMMENDED READ anything by Louise Penny
COST PER PERSON TWIN $1275 TRIPLE $1275 QUAD $1275 SINGLE $1575
We are offering this tour as a ‘SMALLER GROUP TOUR’ and planning to have a maximum of 26 travellers on a 56-seat motor coach.
Some visits in the itinerary may be altered pending availability.