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The STCS wich is local transportation by bus offers either a one trip 'Jeton' that you have to buy at a tabagie or authorized dealers at 2.85$ that gives you one trip with all the transfers necessari Also o more economical way to get from one place to the other is buying a day pass at 8$ that either gives the right for one or two adults and children (12yers old or less) for a maximum of 6 passenger on one pass or one adult alone servide for the bus ends at midnight if you need to get around after that i would recommend the taxi it is not to expensive about 20$ for one end to the other of the city but if you need one at night chances are your in downtown the from the to the furthest hotel it would cost you 15$ the phone number is 819-562-4717 also if you have a cell phone anywhere in quebec try *taxi they will patch you in the taxi service of your region cost locally is 99 cents
  
 
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Revision as of 21:35, 28 June 2007

Sherbrooke is the largest town in the Eastern Townships of southern Quebec, Canada.

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The STCS wich is local transportation by bus offers either a one trip 'Jeton' that you have to buy at a tabagie or authorized dealers at 2.85$ that gives you one trip with all the transfers necessari Also o more economical way to get from one place to the other is buying a day pass at 8$ that either gives the right for one or two adults and children (12yers old or less) for a maximum of 6 passenger on one pass or one adult alone servide for the bus ends at midnight if you need to get around after that i would recommend the taxi it is not to expensive about 20$ for one end to the other of the city but if you need one at night chances are your in downtown the from the to the furthest hotel it would cost you 15$ the phone number is 819-562-4717 also if you have a cell phone anywhere in quebec try *taxi they will patch you in the taxi service of your region cost locally is 99 cents

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Sherbrooke Museum of Fine Arts (Musee des Beaux Arts)

Founded in 1982, the Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke art gallery is in the historic 19th-century home of the Eastern Townships Bank in downtown Sherbrooke. Its goal is to promote the fine arts and to display both works of universal value and local flavour. It focuses on the works of artists of the Eastern Townships, but also exhibits great works from elsewhere. Exhibitions are the core of the museum’s offerings: the first and second floors offer a dozen or so exhibitions every year, while the third floor boasts the museum’s permanent collection, featuring works by Frederick Simpson Coburn (1871-1960), the famed painter originally from Melbourne in the Eastern Townships.

241 rue Dufferin

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For sure this restaurant is not real quebecois affair but my favorite place and I live here to eat and not to expensive is Choux de Bruxelle where you can have Moule et frite at less than 20$ and you bring your own wine It is recognized by Sherbrookois to be the best value for your money and great food You will need to make reservation in advance if you want to eat there during the weekend and during the month of november and december as many xmass party are celebrated there. Phone number is +1-819-564-1848 They do not have a webpage as they dont need it.

Drink

  • Le Téléphone Rouge. Local and provincial musical performances fridays and saturdays and live DJs on thursdays. Catters to a musically-aware crowd. No cover when there are no shows and thursdays, between 5$-15$ on fridays and saturdays. Quebec beers only, 6$ for a pint. 819.566.9527

38 rue Wellington Sud, Sherbrooke http://www.letelephonerouge.ca

  • Le Café du Palais. Rockin' in Sherbrooke since 1979. During warmer weathers, has a large terrace located in a alleyway with a stunning view on City Hall. Catters mostly to students and people in their 20's. Live improv on sundays.

184 ruelle Whiting (Wellington Nord) http://www.cafedupalais.com

  • Complexe le Living.

Club with four different rooms, each with a different setting. Hip Hop and techno. 66 rue Meadow http://www.livingroom.net

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