9 days in Shawinigan & Trois-Rivieres Itinerary

9 days in Shawinigan & Trois-Rivieres Itinerary

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Shawinigan
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Trois-Rivieres
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Shawinigan
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Shawinigan — 2 nights

Shawinigan is a city located on the Saint-Maurice River in the Mauricie area in Quebec, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc national de la Mauricie. On the next day, stroll around Parc de l'ile Melville, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Prime Minister Jean Chretien, and then relax and rejuvenate at Geos Spa Sacacomie.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Shawinigan day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Shawinigan. In July, daily temperatures in Shawinigan can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Trois-Rivieres.
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Trois-Rivieres — 2 nights

Trois-Rivières is a city in the Mauricie administrative region of Quebec, Canada, located at the confluence of the Saint-Maurice and Saint Lawrence Rivers, on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River across from the city of Bécancour. On the 27th (Wed), examine the collection at Borealis, walk around Parc de l'ile Saint-Quentin, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of the Cape Shrine, and finally ponder the design of Place Pierre-Boucher Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Parc Portuaire, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Microbrasserie le BockAle, then deepen your understanding at Le Village Quebecois d'Antan, and finally admire the striking features of Domaine Trent.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Trois-Rivieres trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Shawinigan to Trois-Rivieres in an hour. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Shawinigan to Trois-Rivieres. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Shawinigan.
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Shawinigan — 4 nights

Change things up with these side-trips from Shawinigan: Geos Spa Sacacomie (in Saint-Alexis-des-Monts), Vallee Bras-du-Nord (in Saint-Raymond) and Parc national du Canada de la Mauricie (in Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc). Spend the 31st (Sun) exploring nature at Parc national de la Mauricie. Enjoy Shawinigan some more: enjoy breathtaking views from La Cite de l'energie, see the interesting displays at Museum of Prime Minister Jean Chretien, identify plant and animal life at Vallee Rocanigan, and get in on the family fun at D'Arbre en Arbre.

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Traveling by car from Trois-Rivieres to Shawinigan takes an hour. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference.
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