The Route des Rivières de la Mauricie is a tourist circuit offering a wealth of diverse experiences – cultural, recreational, touristic, historical and heritage-based – that are linked to the presence of rivers in a rich and luxuriant natural landscape.
Water has marked the Mauricie’s economic development, inspired the most captivating legends and provided much pleasure and enjoyment. As a result, visitors to the Mauricie are invited to discover its breathtaking landscapes, enjoy exciting activities and learn about the region’s history through its network of rivers.
The Route des Rivières allows visitors to discover the reasons for the Mauricie’s appeal: a vast wilderness and staggering variety of activities, enhanced by tales and legends. This tourist circuit reveals the amazing panorama along the majestic Saint-Maurice River on route 155.
The Route des Rivières is also the ideal opportunity to discover Québec’s true nature and bask in the warmth of the people encountered along the way.
And if the rivers could talk...
What would they tell us? Pay attention and listen to what the rivers have to say. You’ll be pleasantly surprised!
Watch for tourist signage and check out the signs along the highway beginning in summer 2009!
In summer 2009, obtain a copy of the official tourist map of the Route des Rivières in all tourist reception bureaus in the Mauricie and watch for the tourist signs along your itinerary.
Look for this symbol inside this guide. It indicates the sites and attractions located on the circuit.
Located in the countryside, in a beautiful setting, steeped in a romantic atmosphere, the highly acclaimed gastronomic restaurant Auberge Le Florès serves fine French cuisine with a regional touch.... ( Next )
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For conventions, trade shows and sports events, Shawinigan ranks sixth in Québec in terms of accommodation capacity. The trade show centre, convention centre and amphitheatre offer a total of 87,000... ( Next )
Comfortably settled on a pontoon, relax in rhythm with the quiet ripples of the St. Maurice river and listen to the captain tell his story. He’ll recount the history of this river where, for 150... ( Next )
The Shawinigan River is a great location for sport fishing, thanks to the development of spawning grounds and fish shelters, along with the stocking of brown and rainbow trout. From the covered... ( Next )
Éco Griffe is a boutique that offers various articles made from recycled fur. Whether your are looking for mittens, hats, scarves, hoods, handbags, ear muffs or hand warmers, we have everything that... ( Next )
Snuggled beside a peaceful lake, close to the municipality of Saint-Tite, the Camp et Auberge Lac en Coeur will instantly cham you with the beauty of its location and installations, In any season,... ( Next )
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