Some 120,000 people call Trois-Rivieres in Mauricie home.
Quebec, the provincial capital, is located 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the northeast of Trois-Rivieres, while Montreal is 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the southwest.
To fully experience Trois-Rivieres explore the delights of its many inspiring museums. For intriguing collections, head to the Quebec Museum of Folk Culture and Quebec Biodiversity Center. Those on tight schedule, however, should not miss the Museum of World Religions.
Trois-Rivieres boasts two excellent golf courses, ensuring traveling golf-nuts can always work on their swing. To play golf in a new setting, book a round at Golf Club Metaberoutin and also Godefroy Golf Club.
Get active in the outdoors by heading to the nearby nature preserves, such as La Mauricie National Park and Nicolet Bird Sanctuary. The parks are great places to discover the biodiversity of the area before enjoying lunch or a drink in the parks’ beautiful grounds.
Step back in time at Old Prison of Trois-Rivieres; one of the most important remnants of days gone by in Trois-Rivieres. Walk around the site, get photographs and discover local history.
St-Quentin Island and Beach, is the perfect place to visit when you need to take some time out. Soak up the relaxing atmosphere, notice the changing seasons and revel in the outdoors. Slip on your sunglasses and wander the coast or just enjoy the view.