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Address: Quai MacPherson | Gare de Magog, Magog, Quebec J1X 3L2, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 819-575-8081
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Climb aboard the Orford Express tourist train and treat yourself to a...

Climb aboard the Orford Express tourist train and treat yourself to a unique sensory experience, an exquisite meal, all the while taking in the great pastoral views that sweep the countryside between Magog, Bromont, Eastman and Sherbrooke.

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This was an anniversary gift and it was great! A must do. The refurbished train is very nice but being served a gourmet meal while traveling from Orford to Sherbrooke was... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This was an anniversary gift and it was great! A must do. The refurbished train is very nice but being served a gourmet meal while traveling from Orford to Sherbrooke was spectacular. A real treat and educational too. No cheap but worth the price and experience.

Thank 258Jojo
Management response:

Hi 258Jojo, thanks for your great comment! We are very pleased to know that you've liked your experience! We will share it with our team. Hope to see you again... More 

Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I have been living in the area for 50 years, I got to take the tour with a friend from far away and I rediscovered my region all over. The train is very elegant, comfortable and simply beautiful. Refurbished stainless steel trains from the '50s. First class accommodations, food and guides. Takes you between mountains, streams and lakes. Nice for... More 

Thank Alain_from_Canada
Management response:

Hi Alain_from_Canada, wow ! Thank you for this amazing comment! We are so happy that you've liked your experience on board! We have an absolutely amazing region that we have to rediscover over and over! We have never enough! Have a great day! More 

Sherbrooke, Canada
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Relaxing train ride, good food and breathtaking scenary. Excellent service and friendly atmosphere. But the weather has to be nice otherwise boring.

Thank Monique D
Management response:

Hi Monique D, thank you for your comment. We will share it with our team. We pray for great weather everyday! Hope to have an amazing 2017 season! :) More 

Red Deer, AB
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145 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had looked forward to this as a nice day trip on a train. Unfortunately, through no fault of the company, it was raining and the view was not great. The write ups we had seen talked of it being a round trip from Sherbrooke, but found it went from Magog out along the number 10 highway then reversed back... More 

Thank Travellers5710
Ottawa, Canada
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121 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This trip was organized by a friend and all together, we were 28 people. We left Magog on time and started our trip towards Eastman, Sherbrooke with a stop at the Marché de la Gare. The colours were simply magnificent, of course mid- October is the best time to see the trees changing colour. So we took a lot of... More 

Thank Luc B
Montreal, Canada
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161 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

It's such a great experience! The lunch dining was superb and the food was excellent. The interior of the train has this look that brings you in another era/world which is simply amazing. The staff was great and the scenery was breathtaking. Only thing that I didn't appreciate is having the waitress passing survey cards towards the end of the... More 

Thank Celia P
Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had lunch on the Orford Express on October 24 and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves? It was a beautiful way to see fall foliage through a unique experience? Food and service were excellent and well paced for the three hour experience, Narration in french with a little in english and a reference guide was interesting. The live entertainment at the end... More 

Thank Canada_Leblanco
Grand Isle, Vermont
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Old time dinning rail cars in a wonderful area. The meal was excellent. Book early to get a seat in the observation deck, but all seats were good. Will do this again and bring friends and family. Staff is bi-lingual, friendly and professional.

Thank Michael B
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We took the lunch trip during late September. The view from the train was not as good as we had expected. There were lots of trees and it would likely have been a lot better had they changed to their autumnal colours. We were just a bit too early, however, and they were far less interesting. On the plus side... More 

Thank William P
Sainte-Catherine, quebec
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71 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We reserved seats in the panoramic section, as we wanted the best experience available (and we were celebrating 35 years of marriage) - The train ride was disapointing, as not as scenic as we thought it would be (Magog to Eastman, then, down to Sherbrooke and back to Magog). However, the food was just amazing with excellent service. The wine... More 

Thank MeanRay

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