Located in Québec’s Eastern Townships, Magog and its cottage rentals are situated in the northern Appalachian Mountains at the confluence of Lac Memphrémagog, Rivière aux Cerises and the Magog River.
Magog is well situated on a large lake, and is in close proximity to many National and Provincial Parks. As such, the area abounds with recreational activities. The Lac Memphrémagog is a summer and wintertime favourite of anglers and water sport enthusiasts, who enjoy the waterways via canoes, kayaks, white-water rafts, and on iceskates. Golfers will be well served at the Club de golf Venise. At Mont-Orford National Park, popular sports include hiking, cycling, and climbing in the summer, and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing come winter. Nearby Mont Sutton provides opportunities for downhill skiing and snowboarding.
As an Eastern Townships hub, Magog is centrally located to some of Québec’s most picturesque villages, rounded barns, and covered bridges. The region is dotted with charming boutiques and art galleries that display and sell local artisans’ work.The area is noted for its burgeoning food and wine scene, and as a main producer of maple syrup, is also the perfect place to tour a maple farm and sample their products. Magog plays host to an array of annual events and festivals, including an international swimming marathon and La fête des vendanges Magog-Orford, an annual harvest festival that spotlights local produce and wines.
Just over an hour southeast of Montréal, Magog is a popular place to rent a cottage in Quebec.+ More