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.
The forest industry plays a very important role in the Haut-Saint-Maurice region. The structure has a bold, one-of-a-kind design and is built entirely out of wood. It is 21 metres (68 feet) high. The... ( Next )
Located in the 1st General Store of the western village of Saint-Tite, À la Fût Microbrewery invites you to sample the beer and the food. Brewed on-site using local organic malt, it will let you... ( Next )
Business sector : Agrotourism -
This historic and heritage site contains the last major project of Ozias Leduc, an important fi gure in twentieth century Québec painting. Take a guided tour led by characters in costume and... ( Next )
Discover the 72 m-high falls on the Maskinongé River. Every season is different. In the spring, the old riverbed has three extra falls. Go for a hike on one of the trails and wooden walkways.... ( Next )
The Centre Hippique offers several packages to help you discover our region and enjoy a unique experience. The discovery package for beginners and families (ponies are available for children aged 4... ( Next )
In an ambiance that recalls the taverns of New France, savour our beers brewed on the spot. Accompany them with a plate of specialties based on village produce. Also available: table d’hôte,... ( Next )
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 )
With a guide, observe black bears and wolves in their natural habitat, with interpretation on native culture. The site is protected from rain and insects. Length: 90 minutes. Hours: May 17 –... ( Next )
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