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Trois-Rivières Port of Call


Best Kept Secret!


WELCOME TO TROIS-RIVIÈRES! The people of Trois-Rivières take pride in their city and cherish its history. Nothing makes them happier than sharing their favourite spots and best-kept secrets with travellers from around the world. The arrival of a cruise ship at the port is always an opportunity to connect. Consider yourself our special guest!

TROIS-RIVIÈRES IS A MUST-SEE STOPOVER BETWEEN MONTREAL AND QUEBEC CITY! TROIS-RIVIÈRES HARBOURFRONT PARK IS THE GATEWAY TO A MYRIAD OF CULTURAL AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES.

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FIVE REASONS WHY

TROIS-RIVIÈRES IS AN IDEAL PORT OF CALL 1

ARRIVE IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN Ships are an integral part of the urban landscape in Trois-Rivières. No need for a shuttle service to reach the heart of the action—passengers disembark directly in the city centre. The historic district is within walking distance and can be easily explored on foot.

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IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE CITY’S HISTORY Trois-Rivières is the second oldest French-speaking city in North America. From its early days as a fur trading post to its development as an international cruise ship destination, the city has been witness to almost four hundred years of change. Its rich heritage is evident everywhere—at its historic sites, in its museums and along its heritage routes. Let yourself be swept along the current of history.

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A VARIETY OF MUSEUMS Trois-Rivières has changed a great deal over the past three centuries, and its many museums will show you just how much. Bold and innovative, our exhibitions are fascinating and accessible. There’s a museum for every visitor!

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RENDEZ-VOUS WITH NATURE Less than 60 minutes from the harbour lies an abundant natural landscape where flora and fauna flourish in harmony with the changing seasons. A rendez-vous with waterfalls, beavers and loons!

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MEET FRIENDLY PEOPLE From the moment they disembark, passengers are given a warm welcome by Trois-Rivières residents who are proud to share their love for the city. Their goal is to help you have an enjoyable visit that leaves you with wonderful memories. 7


Old Prison

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TOUR PROPOSAL IN TROIS-RIVIÈRES

THE GREAT INDUSTRIAL ADVENTURE: IRON, PULP AND PAPER Hard work in the pulp and paper mills and ironworks set the pace of daily life for many in Trois-Rivières. Residents are happy to share this part of their heritage and the city’s colourful past with visitors. Enter a fascinating world that has marked generations of families.

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Our Lady of the Cape Shrine

HERITAGE WALKING TOUR & VISIT TO THE OLD PRISON OF TROIS-RIVIÈRES Walking through the historic heart of Trois-Rivières is a unique experience! At times magnificent, at times tragic, the city’s past unfolds through its illustrious inhabitants, and its heritage buildings—some of them more than 300 years old.

CHURCHES OF TROIS-RIVIÈRES Anchored in the history of Trois-Rivières as far back as the 17th century, the religious communities have left an indelible mark on the city’s DNA. From the tiny chapel to the majestic basilica, each building has a fascinating story to tell.

Basilica


Sugar Shack Chez Dany

La Mauricie National Park

Old Trois-Rivières

Musical entertainment

TRADITIONAL AMBIENCE AT THE SUGAR SHACK

ORGAN CONCERT AT THE URSULINE CHAPEL

Sharing a family meal at the sugar shack is a time-honoured Quebec tradition! On the menu, you’ll find baked beans, pancakes and la tire sur la neige (maple taffy on snow). After a delicious traditional meal, you’ll hear some toe-tapping Quebec folk tunes performed by talented musicians.

A heritage building often seen on postcards, the magnificent Ursuline chapel welcomes you to an organ concert that is a treat for the eyes and ears. You’ll be enchanted by the chapel’s impressive organ as well as the frescoes, paintings, sculptures and dome overlooking this beautiful place of worship built in 1715.

LA MAURICIE NATIONAL PARK: AN AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE IN THE HEART OF THE LAURENTIANS

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT ON BOARD THE SHIP

Immerse yourself in nature at La Mauricie National Park, a vast protected area in the heart of the Laurentian Mountains. Park naturalists will help you learn more about the 50 species of mammals living there.

Known for its thriving cultural scene, Trois-Rivières is home to talented artists ready to take a little of their world aboard your ship. Whether you prefer a tribute show to great Quebec songs or a concert of popular hits, you’ll definitely have a memorable evening.

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CRUISE

Come and meet us!

PAVILION

Located on the cruise ship pier in the Port of Trois-Rivières, the Cruise pavilion is a popular stop that offers visitors a preview of the welcome they’ll receive in Trois-Rivières. Tourist information agents will answer all of your questions and guide you to the shops, restaurants and museums of the historic district. It’s also an opportunity to meet local artisans and sample their products, such as jams and maple syrup.

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THE PORT

OF TROIS-RIVIÈRES In the heart of downtown Trois-Rivières, the port always offers a warm welcome to arriving cruise ships. Whatever your needs, our team will provide you with ongoing support. Here, you are part of the family! The terminal reserved for docking cruise ships is located at the end of Rue des Forges, just a few steps from museums, shops, and restaurants.

Sections 9-10 • Length:

386 m 10.7 m* • Height: 4.8 m

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Section 6 • Length:

91 m 2.7 m* • Height: 4.8 m

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Throughout your trip along the St. Lawrence, you’ll be accompanied by a pilot specially trained in navigating the river. Welcome to the Port of Trois-Rivières, open 365 days a year!

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*At chart datum, no tidal variation in Trois-Rivières


Section 4 • Length:

117 m • Depth: 5.5 m* • Height: 4.8 m

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Section 3 • Length:

218 m • Depth: 9.1 m* • Height: 4.8 m

Marine references • Latitude:

46° 20’ N 72° 32’ W

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CONTACT US Jean Perron Coordinator 819 374-4061, ext. 5146 1 877 374-4061 (toll free) jperron@idetr.com

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PHOTO CREDITS: cover: Éric Massicotte, p3: Mathieu Dupuis, Étienne Boisvert, GlobPhoto, p4-5: Éric Massicotte, Mathieu Dupuis, p7: Francois Pilon/Buzz Productions, Mathieu Dupuis, Étienne Boisvert, p8-9: Mathieu Dupuis, Étienne Boisvert, p10: Éric Massicotte, p12: Mathieu Dupuis, p14: Mathieu Dupuis/Cruise the Saint Lawrence.

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WELCOME TO TROIS-RIVIÈRES!  

The people of Trois-Rivières take pride in their city and cherish its history. Nothing makes them happier than sharing their favourite spots...

WELCOME TO TROIS-RIVIÈRES!  

The people of Trois-Rivières take pride in their city and cherish its history. Nothing makes them happier than sharing their favourite spots...

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