Activities - Hotel Castel - Granby - Quebec


Granby, where the city's greatest
values are nature and family!

Without a doubt, the Granby Zoo is the city’s main attraction, however there is so much more to do and to see. There’s a whole gastronomic heritage to discover that makes Granby a gourmand area by excellence! The region will dazzle you with its unique scenery, many parks and fountains, water playgrounds and its vast network of bike paths. Learn more by visiting


Granby Zoo & Amazoo

8 min / 4 km

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At the Granby Zoo, Quebec’s most renowned, there is close to 1500 animals from 225 different species to visit in their natural habitat. To cool off in the summer, the Amazoo will definitely leave you, as well as your children, feeling refreshed! If you want to live the Zoo experience differently, what better than a visit in the fall or even in the winter, when 90 % of the animals are visible for only half the price! New discoveries and fun guaranteed!

National Yamaska Park

15 min / 14 km

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A refuge for many animal species, the National Yamaska park will charm outdoor lovers with its combined forest environment and riparian habitats. Come breathe the pure air and contemplate this charming landscape, where many activities are possible. Summer: swimming, kayak, canoe, biking, fishing, boating, hiking… Winter: snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, hiking…


2 min by foot

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You like to move? No matter your age or fitness level, experience a sports and training center concept through Ninja Warrior-style modules, a modular “Parkour” area, a training area and more! Indoor sneakers required and reservation strongly recommended to reduce waiting time.

C.I.N.L.B. Nature Trails

11 min / 8.4 km

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A marsh overflowing with life, a must-see for hiking lovers at the Centre d'interpretation de la nature du Lac Boivin.
  • Observation site for well-known birds (250 listed species);
  • 9.7 km of nature trails with observation towers;
  • 10 km of multi-functional trails (biking, rollerblading, cross-country skiing);
  • Exhibits, conferences, nature classes.

O’Bloc Escalade (Interior)

8 min / 5.4 km

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Want to get moving and experience bouldering? Visit this indoor center with an avant-garde concept! Enjoy personalized support, a friendly atmosphere, and a motivating environment. Recommended for ages 5 and up; shoes may be rented on site. Don't miss the chance to challenge yourself and have fun while climbing!

Verger Champêtre

9 min / 8.4 km

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With its 3 kilometers of trails, 250 animals, 3000 apple trees, local products boutique, fir tree plantation, and walks with an alpaca or miniature horse, Le Verger Champêtre is a must-visit destination in our region. Experience nature, learn about agriculture, and create lasting memories for the whole family.

Le P'tit Monde des Grands

8 min / 3.5 km

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An interactive museum for children aged 2 to 10, dedicated to their dream professions. They can explore immersive settings, have fun pretending to be grown-ups, and enjoy family-friendly facilities, including a dining area, a nursing room, and party rooms.

Ski Bromont Ski, swim & cycle

21 min / 25.2 km

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In the summer, the water park offers a refreshing day filled with fun. For the fearless, you will find the most beautiful mountain bike trails in Quebec, consisting of 12 trails accessible by chair lift. During winter, Bromont Montagne d'Expérience offers more than 155 ski trails and glades for all skill levels, spread across 7 slopes. Bromont has something for everyone, making it the perfect year-round destination.

Cidrerie Milton Bistro-Boutique

9 min / 10.5 km

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Once through the door, you will be charmed instantly. This family business has developed world-famous ciders; take a seat at the cider bar to discover some of them. On-site, enjoy a visit to the cider house, bistro, boutique, playground, and orchard (in season). Take advantage of the free access to the orchard trails for walking, snowshoeing, or fat biking, with two loops totaling 2.3 km.

Amédaka Évasion

6 min / 2.2 km

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Can you successfully escape before it's too late? Amédaka Escape offers six real escape scenarios, eleven virtual escape scenarios, and three outdoor escape games, all tailored for families and groups of 2 to 8 people. Put your communication, deduction, and analysis skills to the ultimate test!

Lasertag & Miniputt

5 min / 2.1 km

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Come experience the ultimate adventure at Lasertag Invasion, where blacklight mini-putt and laser tag battles guarantee thrills and unforgettable fun!
  • Lasertag Invasion is an indoor entertainment center offering blacklight mini-golf, dark mazes to hunt down the enemy with your laser gun, and virtual reality games. Fun guaranteed for ages 6 and up.

Érablière Bernard

11 min / 8.1 km

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Several generations have shaped this sugar shack where humor, pleasure and sweets go hand in hand. All year round, make a stop to stock up on maple products! During the sugaring-off season, explore the Sentier du Trotteux to learn more about maple while having fun: puzzle games, hebertism and family challenges await you on the 1.2 km trail.

The Estriade network

14 min / 7.8 km

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In summer, enjoy the quality of the Estriade cycle path – entirely paved and with a slight drop suitable for the whole family. In winter, take this safe and accessible trail by fatbike or on foot (section starting from Place de la Gare in Granby). During your hike, discover the Artria, a route of around sixty artworks in the heart of nature.

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Even more fun at your fingertips! Discover entertainment for both young and old, thrilling experiences, agrotourism, golf, and more. A variety of activities to satisfy every taste. Don't miss the chance to explore our stunning region!

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