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.
A daylily welcomes you and offers a beautiful environment for your enjoyment. Decorated like a small inn, built in the style of a motel, and operating as a bed & breakfast! All on one floor, we... ( Next )
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Serenita Spa is located in Saint-Alexis-des-Monts in the enchanting setting of the magnificent Mauricie region. Serenita differs from other spas in its emphasis on privacy and its assurance of... ( Next )
This national historic site contains the vestiges of the first ironworks in Canada. Founded in 1730, the ironworks operated for over 150 years. Discover the Big House and Blast Furnace interpretation... ( Next )
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In the heart of the Mauricie, the Mastigouche Wildlife Reserve, open from May to October, is a small Québec jewel just waiting to be discovered. Covering over 1500 square kilometres, it includes... ( Next )
With an area of approximately 30,000 square kilometres, the Haut-Saint- Maurice region includes the City of La Tuque (formerly La Tuque, La Croche, Parent and non-organized territories) the rural... ( Next )
Located just 80 km north of Trois-Rivières, the Tawachiche ZEC occupies 318 km2 with over one hundred lakes and rivers and is the ideal place to enjoy nature and engage in your favourite outdoor... ( Next )