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Trois-Rivières
Canada

The Port of Trois-Rivières is located halfway between Montréal and Québec City. Trois-Rivières is located on the St. Lawrence River at the mouth of the Saint-Maurice River where the river separates into three channels, hence the origin of the name of the city. It is the second-oldest French-speaking city in America. In the region, there are many historical sites, a large national park and museums that testify to the historical industrial vocation of the region. The city is full of restaurants, cafes and bars that feature the bear of local breweries.

Useful Information

Language

French

Currency

CAD
Canadian Dollar

Currency Converters:  
Bing   USD   EUR  
XE

Time difference

UTC: -5

from New York: 0h

from San Francisco: +2h

from London: -5h

Tips

A 15% tip will be appreciated in restaurants and taxis.

Weather
°C °F

MonthTemperature (Celsius)Temperature (Fahrenheit)Precipitations
Minimum
Average
Maximum
(mminch)
January
-17 1
-12 10
-7 19
833.25
February
-15 5
-10 15
-4 24
692.75
March
-9 17
-4 26
1 35
763.00
April
-0 31
5 41
10 50
793.00
May
6 43
12 54
18 65
963.75
June
12 53
18 64
23 74
1074.25
July
14 58
20 68
26 78
1174.50
August
13 56
19 66
24 76
1014.00
September
9 48
14 58
19 67
1014.00
October
3 37
7 45
12 53
983.75
November
-3 26
1 33
4 39
1024.00
December
-12 11
-7 19
-3 26
933.75

Where is locate the Trois-Rivières Port

Your ship will dock at the port of Trois-Rivières directly in the center of the city. Restaurants, shops and attractions are within walking distance.

Activities in Trois-Rivières

Landmarks

One of the oldest buildings in the city. This small Anglican chapel is a vestige of the presence of the Recollets in New France. Free.

An exhibition on the life of the bourgeoisie at the time of New France is presented in this heritage building.

This sanctuary founded in 1888 attracts many pilgrims every year. The basilica dates from 1964 and has magnificent stained glass windows. An old historic chapel (1720) and peaceful jardons can also be found on this site.

Historical sites

Discover the daily life of the workers of the Saint-Maurice ironworks. The ironworks are the oldest industrial settlement in Canada and met the needs of the colony between 1730 and 1883.

Museums

This Ursuline monastery has been established in Trois-Rivières for more than 300 years. The Ursulines founded the first school for girls and the first hospital in the city. You can visit the cloister, the gardens and a museum.

This museum presents thematic and interactive exhibitions related to Quebec popular culture.

This prison opened in 1822 and closed in 1986. You will discover characters, from different eras, who will tell you about the history of the prison and give you a glimpse of life within its walls.

This museum makes you discover the paper industry which was very important in the region. His exhibitions deal with the life of loggers, the dredge and the operation of the factory.

Cité de l’énergie offers many activities. You will find an exhibition on the energy issues of the planet, an observation tower and the museum of Prime Minister Jean Chrétien. You can also visit a power plant and see old hydropower production equipment.

Nature

This national park has more than 150 lakes and many trails where you can practice outdoor activities.

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