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  • Old prison of Trois-Rivières

    Old prison of Trois-Rivières

    Entering the Old Prison will take you far beyond your imagination. Much more than a historical building, it offers a glimpse into the lives of prisoners during the 1960's and 70's. A unique experience in a unique setting where the guides are former inmates whose personal experiences reveal a totally different reality - that of the cells, dungeons, the "hole", the chapel and the parlour!

  • Boréalis


    Located within the historic walls of the filtration plant of the Canadian International Paper Company, Boréalis invites you to discover the remains of a large industry through spectacular exhibitions! It’s a space to live many experiences : inhale the smell of paper, feel the heat of the machines, make your own paper, run a mini water treatment plant...

  • Musée québécois de culture populaire

    Musée québécois de culture populaire

    The craziest of museums ! A daring museum that explores and presents the culture of the Québécois people, their history, their preoccupations and their values. Five simultaneous exhibits present different themes. Gift shop.

  • Sanctuaire Notre-Dame-du-Cap

    Sanctuaire Notre-Dame-du-Cap

    In the heart of the Chemin du Roy, the sanctuary is one of Québec's most important pilgrimage destinations, the only one dedicated to the Virgin Mary. The sanctuary is located on a breathtaking natural site surrounded by gardens on the shores of the Saint Lawrence River.

  • Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site of Canada

     Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site of Canada

    Founded in 1730, this national historic and heritage site is home to the vestiges of Canada's first industrial community. Property of Parks Canada, the venue proudly preserves and explains over 150 years of iron industry operations along the banks of the Saint-Maurice River.

  • Trois-Rivieres Sightseeing tour Bus

    Trois-Rivieres Sightseeing tour Bus

    The new sightseeing tour bus will take you, along with a guide, from one site to the next. The route is in a loop, so you can hop-on and hop-off to browse for as long as you want, and then return to your starting point. The course includes ten (10) attractions to discover and the guide on board ensures to make your visit a memorable experience. 

  • La Mauricie National Park of Canada

    La Mauricie National Park of Canada

    This park invites you for a close encounter with the Laurentians, the chain of mountains that borders the northern shore of the Saint Lawrence River. Aboard a Rabaska canoe, prepare for a trip through time and space by following in the traces of the great glaciers, visiting an First Nation camp, or simply exploring aquatic wildlife.

  • Hippodrome 3R, Horse Racing

    Hippodrome 3R, Horse Racing

    Hippodrome 3R is the only place in Quebec offering professional harness racing.

    Our races are held Tuesday evenings and Sunday afternoons from May to October. And our betting parlour is open noon to midnight year round. Come and experience parimutuel betting.

    Groups can take in the thrill of being a “Jockey for a Day” including trotting round the track in a real sulky. Cap off your day by visiting the adjoining Salon de jeux.

  • Chez Dany's Suguar Shack

    Chez Dany's Suguar Shack

    The Québec experience would be incomplete without an animated tour of the Chez Dany sugar shack! Offering a traditional Quebecois meal and memorable party with the locals, Chez Dany is a truly international destination!

  • Le chemin du Roy

    Le chemin du Roy

    The first road in Canada suitable for vehicle travel, this historic and panoramic road borders the river and offers a view of Québec's heritage gems. Discover a seigniorial mill (1765), a historic presbytery (1816) and a seigniorial estate on a guided tour given by specialized guides and animators in period attire.

  • And if you have a little more time:

    And if you have a little more time:
  • Restaurants


    Discover over 120 restaurants for every taste, many of which offer regional specialities!

    • Lac Saint-Pierre perch
    • Saint-Alexis smoked trout
    • Saint-Prosper bison and wapiti (elk)
    • Baluchon cheese
  • Shopping


    In addition to three shopping centres, Trois-Rivières has renowned art galleries, perfect for spontaneous purchases of exclusive works of art by artists and artisans from the Mauricie region. The Trois-Rivières Souvenir Boutique also offers a variety of items.

  • Airport


    Trois-Rivières regional airport is located at a few kilometers from the downtown area and offers charter planes.

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