The Interpretation Center runs from late September to late October, coinciding with the cranberry harvest
What to do in Mauricie and Central Quebec region
Conveniently located at the foot of the Laviolette Bridge in Trois-Rivières, in the Saint-Grégoire area of Bécancour, the Complexe hôtelier Le 55 is only minutes away from the main tourist and family attractions in the in Maurice and Central Quebec region area. Throughout the year, a wide range of activities are offered for the family as well as for the sports and outdoor enthusiast or, even, the foodie.
You’ve already booked your holiday? Visit local tourism websites for the full calendar of activities in our area:
Here is an overview of activities in the Maurice and Central Quebec area, located near the Complexe hôtelier Le 55.
The Center for Biodiversity is an educational and tourism site that highlights living organisms and their ecosystems.
For an unforgettable guided tour, go to La Chèvrerie L’Angélaine: goat house, mohair interpretation pavilion and L’Angélaine shop.
Immense garden accessible to visitors, the company Les Hémérocalles de l’Isle has several varieties of daylilies, hostas and peonies
A picturesque and bucolic public market where producers and craftsmen of the agroalimentary offer their products of the terroir, Marché Godefroy opens its doors to you every weekend from spring to autumn.
Observe the abundant wildlife and flora in the woods and its marsh.
Lake Saint-Pierre is the largest migratory stop in North America. See a multitude of birds: goose, goose, teal, mallard and more.
Discover the region in a different light by exploring the shores of the St. Lawrence River.
La Ferme du Joual Vair offers horse riding, outdoor activities and entertainment.
Relax in a superb setting that promotes rejuvenation: massotherapy, heated whirlpools, Finnish saunas, hammam, cold pools and relaxation rooms.
A magnificent park with a network of hiking, equestrian and mountain bike trails, the Gentilly River Regional Park is an unmissable outdoor destination.
Just an 8-minute drive from Le 55 Resort, SC Performance Karting offers a 1.2-km outdoor go-kart track.
For all snowmobile enthusiasts, the region offers over 1,000 km of trails through valleys and plains.
Visit the Fédération des Clubs de motoneigistes du Québec interactive trail map.
Attend one of the shows at the Cogeco Amphitheater in Trois-Rivières. Open from July to September, the Amphitheater holds a number of state-of-the-art outdoor stage facilities to accommodate local, national or international performances in addition to its location at the confluence of the St. Lawrence River and the Saint-Maurice River.
Take a look at the singular route of antique dealers in Quebec.
The biggest country-western gathering of eastern North America, each fall, the St-Tite Western Festival transforms the small municipality into a real Wild West. Attend shows or rodeos hosting the most prominent personalities in the industry.
The FestiVoix of Trois-Rivières is a major cultural and touristic event in Mauricie, it starts off the summer season with 9 days of festivities! Well-known and emerging artists are performing for you until the middle of the night for a lively and animated experience! Each summer, 305 000 festival-goers fill the Old Trois-Rivières, Harbourfront Park and the downtown core to live a musical, artistic, human and culinary experience.
For all lovers of motor racing, watch the wild races and the many shows.
Classified as a historical monument, the Moulin Michel de Gentilly, an old flour mill built in 1773-74, still grinds the buckwheat on stone. Discover also its country crêperie.
Discover the human face behind the paper industry at the Boréalis Museum in Trois-Rivières.
Unique in America, the Museum of World Religions offers you to discover the diversity of cultures and the differences between the 5 great religions of the world.
Discover the secrets of artisanal soap: demonstration, manufacture and shop.
Offering permanent and temporary exhibitions relating to the Acadian founders of Saint-Grégoire, Acadian Society Port-Royal holds 3 different historical buildings and offers guided tours.