Information session about the ‘Circuit de l’abbaye’ in Potton

Do you know that 80% of the ‘Circuit de l’Abbaye’ walkers are mainly women and that 70% are 50 and over?
It’s been two years now since the ‘Circuit de l’Abbaye’ is in operation. So far, the 500 people who have undertaken the pilgrimage have enjoyed their experience.
On average, walkers spend 5 nights in the region. Some accommodations have welcomed more than 100 walkers in 2019!

Even with these positive statistics, the ‘Circuit de l’Abbaye’ team believes that there is always room for improvement and that municipalities that are part of this circuit can benefit more.
That is why Potton’s citizens are invited to an information and exchange meeting on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, 2, Vale Perkins Street, Mansonville.

For more information:
Josée Savage, General Director Action Memphré-Ouest (Missisquoi Nord et Circuit de l’Abbaye)
819-943-6858 |

About the ‘Circuit de l’Abbaye’:
The Circuit de l’Abbaye is a long-term walking circuit, or pilgrim walk, forming a loop of 155 km, from the emblematic Abbey of Saint-Benoît-du-Lac. Inaugurated in 2018, this circuit passes through eight municipalities in the west of the MRC Memphremagog: Austin, Magog, Orford, Eastman, South Stukely, Saint-Etienne-de-Bolton, Bolton-Est and Potton. Nearly half of the circuit of the ‘Circuit de l’abbaye’ passes through the Township of Potton.  Hikers discover the breathtaking landscapes, historic and heritage sites and find a warm welcome there. The ‘Circuit de l’Abbaye’ is an invitation to walk to unforgettable moments while living an experience of healing and introspection for eight to ten days or in shorter sessons.

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