Set halfway between Montreal and Sherbrooke, Granby offers a multitude of attractions and fun activities that will allow you to spend quality time as a couple, with the family or with friends.
Graced with an illustrious zoo, beautiful bike trails, great gastronomy, a multitude of gourmet stops as well as a bustling commercial offer, Granby and its region have a lot to offer.
Bike L’Estriade and its network of trails
The ultimate biking destination, Granby lets you enjoy a network of bike trails that spans from Montreal to Sherbrooke. L’Estriade is some 97 km of safe, low grade trails to enjoy during your cycling getaways. While you’re at it, take the time to admire the sixty or so monumental artworks that make up the Artria Open-Air museum.
Look for the Fièrement Vélo! logo, a network comprising some 50 businesses that can offer general information on the cycling network and fill up your water bottle. These businesses also have an emergency repair kit on hand in order to secure or repair a bicycle on the spot.
Have fun at Zoo de Granby
Discover the world through the 1,500 animals from 230 different species housed at Zoo de Granby. Various paths will transport the whole family, young and old, to the faraway continents of Africa, South America, and Asia and Oceania.
Plan a stop to experience the thrills of our thematic rides and games of skill.
Bring your bathing suit! The Amazoo waterpark, set in an Amazonian village decor, will offer the whole family a very refreshing experience.
Enjoy the water!
Summer is synonymous with water activities! Granby has many great spots to cool off :
- Supervised beach at the Parc national de la Yamaska.
- Amazoo waterpark at Zoo de Granby.
- Parc Daniel-Johnson watergames.
- Centre aquatique Desjardins de Granby.
- Lac Waterloo.
You’d rather paddle than swim? You’ll have many bodies of water to choose from, and many places also offer boat rentals!
Make some great buys
Take advantage of your stay in Granby to go on a shopping spree and visit the town’s numerous boutiques and specialty stores! You could make some great finds in downtown Granby!
Explore the past
Tour our heritage circuit using the discovery podcast entitled L’Impérial vous embauche! (available only in French). On this tour of various artefacts still visible today, discover the everyday life of Granby citizens through the eyes of a factory worker arriving in town to start a new job in 1939.
Hour-long tour of a two kilometre circuit will take you through 13 historical points of interest. The tour’s starting point is located at Granby’s tourist information office.
In and around Granby, some 50 gourmet stopovers, i.e. vineyards, microbreweries, distilleries, orchards, gourmet boutiques pick-your-own operations and more, are waiting for you to stop by for a while and to sample an array of local flavours!
Feel like having a picnic? Visit Marché public de Granby et région, Granby’s downtown farmer’s market that will be held every Saturday from May to November. You’ll be able to pick up fresh produce, local cheeses, baked goods and much more.