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.
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Stratos restaurants serve a wide variety of dishes in a truly unique decor and atmosphere, at reasonable prices. Fast delivery, no extra cost or preparation of orders for pick-up at the counter.... ( 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 )
Brasserie 500 has been a must-go-to spot for over 20 years! Come discover a unique brewery, renowned for its warm, original woodwork dating back to 1925 as well as its mezzanine, products and... ( Next )
The zoo is located in a lovely area of lakes and streams, this is an ideal spot to observe no less than 85 species of animals in their natural habitat. Be sure to visit Uncle Pierre’s mini-farm... ( Next )
The heart of our rural and agricultural heritage. Ferme Nouvelle-France provides a wide array of activities and services showcasing the rural and agricultural heritage. A reception hall decorated to... ( Next )
At a short distance from the downtown area, choose for the great outdoors! Maïkan Aventure proposes an experience you’ll never forget! Looking for outdoor adventure? We offer a panoply of... ( 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 )
Do you enjoy travelling back in time ? Interpretive guides will take you back to the days of the logdrivers on the majestic Saint-Maurice River. Admire a collection of miniature boats created by... ( Next )