The Thetford region has a lot to offer you: an abundance of lakes, forests and mountains for the practice of outdoor activities, an enticing gastronomic offer, a panoply of quality accommodations, a rich mining history, neighborhoods remarkable historical landmarks and, above all, strong and unique beacons in the landscape, for which you are ready to move to say: "I was really there!" You don't have to go far to get a change of scenery, nowhere else will you see landscapes like here.

In addition, you are close to this unique territory: the Thetford region is located in Chaudière-Appalaches, on the south shore of Quebec. It is bordered by Beauce, the Eastern Townships and Centre-du-Québec. Only a few hours' drive separates it from the largest centres.

The Destination Why Thetford region?

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Activities Directory

What to do?

The Thetford region can be discovered through several unmissable and unusual attractions. The mining heritage is self-evident and suggests a visit to museums and interpretation centres, as varied as they are interesting. Mountains and parks with their four-season hiking trails punctuate the outdoor offer. The networks of trails for quad riders and snowmobilers are the pride of the region. The marinas and the nautical activities offered have nothing to envy to the others. The cycling networks are magnificent, unique and varied. All the good reasons to visit the Thetford region are detailed in the following section.

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Carnaval Desjardins de Thetford
Events Directory

Let's celebrate!

Visit QuoiFaireRegionThetford.com to discover all the occasions to celebrate: show, festival, event, tournament, concert, theater and much more! (French only)

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Trails directory

100% outdoors

The Thetford region is perfect terrain for all-season hiking! Thanks to the search filters on www.pleinairregionthetford.com, easily find the trails that meet your needs among all the sites listed. Happy hiking! (French only)

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Ambiance - Douillet - Petite fille qui dort
Accommodations directory

Where to sleep?

For an impeccable stay, the planning visitor has ample choice among the variety of accommodations, such as several bed and breakfasts and inns, hotels and motels. In addition, dozens of cabins are available for rent - it's not surprising when you see the number of lakes scattered over the territory! Camping enthusiasts will also be delighted. Check out the directory!

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Restaurants directory

Where to eat?

Come for a gourmet trip to the Thetford region, you will be pleasantly surprised by the quantity and variety of good restaurants!

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