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.
In the heart of a village and its legends, a unique place where the "cure nine" was born ... Let yourself be seduced by the restaurant-lodge "The Elfin scullion" (Le Lutin-Marmiton) located in... ( Next )
Camping Du Parc is located close to La Mauricie National Park of Canada, "Cité de l’énergie" of Shawinigan and Saint-Élie-De-Caxton (Fred Pellerin’s village ), and many other activities. Easy... ( Next )
Business sector : Campings - Idées de sorties pour les amoureux de plein air et de nature - Lodging -
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Renowned for its quality packages and the professionalism of its team, the Centre d’aventure Mattawin offers snowmobile rentals and guided packages of 1 to 5 days. Leave confidently for a journey... ( 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 )
Sleep in a tipi in downtown La Tuque, it’s possible! Whether you stay in a traditional tipi or one equipped with cots, it’s a sleepover you won’t forget. Amerindian legends and the taste of... ( Next )
Here, in the heart of Mauricie region, life is lived to the fullest. Located midway between Montreal and Quebec City, Shawinigan-Sud is a small town that is both dynamic and welcoming. You’ll be in... ( Next )
The Auberge de l’Île-Melville, situated on the banks of the Saint-Maurice River, offers accommodations in small dormitories with 4 or 6 beds. An ideal spot for families, the Auberge can... ( Next )
Business sector : Idées de sorties pour les amoureux de plein air et de nature - Inns - Lodging - Tourist residences