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2014-04-23, 16:22:52

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Chemin du Roy


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Chemin du Roy

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The first road open to vehicles in Canada

Completed in 1737, the Chemin du Roy was the first road linking Québec City and Montréal and is considered the longest artery for traffic and communication developed in the north along the St. Lawrence River. The Chemin du Roy hugs the shoreline of this great waterway and is dotted with places and names that bear witness to over three centuries of history, reflecting its rich heritage.

A panoramic and historic road that extends 102 km from Maskinongé to Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade

Turn off the highway and follow the crowns! In the Mauricie, the Chemin du Roy winds its way through postcard villages along the river. Breathtaking views of rustic and urban landscapes will have you stopping time and again to enjoy a feast for the senses. Visitors are enchanted, too, by the many delightful discoveries along the way - quaint villages, historic sites, one-of-a-kind attractions - where history, heritage and culture mix and mingle. You’ll fall under the spell of this lovely, smiling countryside suffused with the sense of days gone.

Treat yourself!

Getaway packages of one or more days are yours to choose from! Treat yourself to a little B&B in any of our region’s warm and welcoming bed-and-breakfast establishments, country inns or hotels. For suggestions, check out a map or visit http://www.lecheminduroy.com and click under Daily Packages.

The Green Road (Route Verte)

Cycle along the Chemin du Roy and breathe in the soul and history of its land and people. Referred to as the Green Road from one end of the territory to the other, it offers thousands of kilometres of groomed bicycle paths. Outstanding views and surprising discoveries combine for an unforgettable cycling adventure! And what’s more…

Many developed areas for picnics and the enjoyment of nature

Take advantage of the many places along the road to enjoy a family picnic or just let your hair down and relax a while…What better way to escape…

Pick up a map!

You can obtain a map with a detailed itinerary and suggestions for visits at various tourist information offices or by ordering one before leaving.

Tour online on the interactive map >>>



Chemin du Roy - 25 résultats

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Le Maraîcher de Batiscan

An attractive kiosk offering a variety of berries and vegetables. You'll find home-baked goods such as pies, pastries and hot rolls. Specialities: our famous asparagus, summer and autumn...Next )

Business sector : Agrotourism  -  

Balades et trouvailles  

Église Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation de Champlain

Built in 1879 by the architect-entrepreneur Gédéon Leblanc, the church is the fourth to be used in the parish. The fine frescoes adorning the vaulted ceiling and the walls are the work of the...Next )

Business sector : Chemin du Roy  -  Churches, shrine and religious tourism  -  Cultural & experience tourism  -  Free sites & attractions - All year long

Balades et trouvailles  

Boréalis, Centre d'histoire de l'industrie papetière

A major tourist attraction in the Mauricie, BORÉALIS features fabulous experiences through exhibitions! BORÉALIS offers you thematic activities based on the St.Maurice River, the forest, the log...Next )

Business sector : Activités Vacances et Culture  -  Cultural & experience tourism  -  Cultural experience  -  Family Activities

Sourires garantis  Pied citadin  Balades et trouvailles  

Musée des Ursulines

The Ursulines were the first religious community of nuns to be established in Trois-Rivières in 1697; their presence was an important influence on the city’s educational and religious history. The...Next )

Business sector : Churches, shrine and religious tourism  -  Cultural & experience tourism  -  Cultural experience  -  Sites & attractions - Seasonal

Pied citadin  Balades et trouvailles  

Verger Barry

Come pick your apples at Verger Barry, an enchanting site overlooking the river. This family business, which has been in operation for several generations, offers a friendly welcome and high-quality...Next )

Business sector : Chemin du Roy  -  Agrotourism  -  Family Activities  -  Sites & attractions - Seasonal

Sourires garantis  Balades et trouvailles  Bain de nature  

Motel La Bonne Étoile

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Business sector : Lodging  -  Motels  -  

Balades et trouvailles  

Église la Visitation-de-la-Sainte-Vierge de Pointe-du-Lac

The Pointe-du-Lac church, built in 1844, was destroyed by fi re in 1882. It was rebuilt the same year, from the walls that had survived the fi re. In it can be found the works of Leo Arbour, one of...Next )

Business sector : Churches, shrine and religious tourism  -  Cultural & experience tourism  -  Free sites & attractions - Seasonal  -  

Balades et trouvailles  

L'Office des Signaux de Batiscan

Go back to a time when flags, optical signs and the telegraph were used for maritime communications. Experience the signals office as if it was still in operation. Enemy submarines, fog, high tides,...Next )

Business sector : Associations & organisations  -  Cultural & experience tourism  -  Cultural experience  -  Free sites & attractions - Seasonal

Balades et trouvailles  

Domaine seigneurial Sainte-Anne

During its three centuries of history, the estate was home to three famous figures from Québec’s past. These costumed characters recount to visitors the events of their lives. Meet the fiery...Next )

Business sector : Chemin du Roy  -  Motorbike  -  Sites & attractions - Seasonal  -  

Balades et trouvailles  Bain de nature  

Visites guidées de Trois-Rivières

For groups (with reservations) : Most walking tours are available year-round: maximum 20 people. For bus tours, the bus must have a microphone. The guide can get on the group’s bus or a bus can...Next )

Business sector : City tours  -  

Sourires garantis  Pied citadin  

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