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Monument des Braves is a cenotaph built in the memory of those who sacrificed their lives in the World War I and II. The monument was built in 1948 and has a bronze sword in the middle with three laurel wreaths below it on both sides. There is a bronze structure of a woman holding a dying soldier at the bottom of the monument. Names of the soldiers who died in World War I are mentioned on the south side while those who lost their lives in World War II are engraved on the north side. A soldier helmet is perched at the top.
Aux Berges du Lac Castor is a wonderful getaway for the entire family. Whether it is a short stay or for outdoor water activities, it has plenty of opportunities in its scenic and rustic settings. This lakeside attraction offers various types of accommodations such as a small hostel that will fit in 36 people, a rural cottage, lofts, a romantic chalet and for adventurous backpackers - a hut, yurts and campgrounds. Enjoy canoeing, kayaking and pedaling on the river or just stroll through their trails. During winters, you can indulge in snow skiing, snowshoeing and sliding. Experience the wilderness in a relaxed manner and also enjoy their cultural events like concerts, storytellers and dance shows.
Centrally located in the city, close to the city hall, Parc Champlain is a refreshing patch of green in a predominantly urban setting. Standing at the corner of rue Royale and rue Bonaventure, the little park has been beautifully landscaped and features well manicured lawns, flower beds and a lush tree cover. The walkways running through the park makes it a good option for walkers while the ample benches are a good opportunity to relax under the cool shade on sunny days. The water fountain located within the park is a refreshing sight. The park is also occasionally host to cultural events. An excellent place picnics, the park sees a fair number visitors from locals to tourists stopping by for a break.
The picturesque island of Saint-Quentin, with its stunning natural beauty and landscapes has always been a coveted destination for residents, tourists as well as wildlife enthusiasts. Seeing the island's potential, city took significant steps to develop the little island, and today, it's a fantastic getaway offering something for everyone year round. From activities like camping, boating, hiking, water sports, beaches and much more during summers to skating trails, ice rinks and other recreational activities during winters, the facility is a delight for all seasons. The island's scenic surroundings make for a great setting for any occasion and if you have something in mind, Parc de l'île Saint-Quentin offers some great facilities to host you event from corporate events like meetings and team-building exercises to even marriages. An excellent getaway for children and adults alike, Parc de l'île Saint-Quentin is a must-visit when in Trois-Rivières.
Notre-Dame-du-Cap Basilica is located at Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada. It dates back to the 1720s era and continues to serve the community.
The delightful park located at the banks of the Saint-Laurent river is a fantastic recreational area. Highlight of the park is the promenade which offers a relaxing avenue for a leisurely evening stroll along the park's periphery. Photographic opportunities are abundant, with the promenade affording breathtaking views of the Saint-Laurent river with the backdrop of the Laviolette bridge. The area in an around the park is blessed with an excellent range of restaurants offering outdoor seating to take advantage of the picturesque location. Come winter, and the park transforms into a fantastic ice rink for some skating fun. Owing to its stunning location, the park is frequently host to a number cultural festivals and events. A regular haunt of locals and tourists alike, Parc Portuaire is an excellent urban park worth a visit.
Formerly an independent municipality in Quebec, Pointe-du-Lac is an ancient city that was merged with Trois-Rivières in 2002. The region sits at the banks of the Saint-Laurent river and is blessed with stunning natural beauty. Owing to its historic origins, the city has a number of buildings and relics from the past, prime one Moulin seigneurial de Pointe-du-Lac, a historic mill with stunning features. The city today has maintained its ancient charm with not many traces of urbanization making it, an serene and picturesque place to visit
One of the most well-preserved historical monuments in Pointe-du-Lac, Moulin Seigneurial de Pointe-du-Lac is an ancient flourmill that dates back to 1765. Adjoining the flourmill is a sawmill dating from the same period. One of the highlights of the facility is that the equipment within the mill is still functional. Visitors to the mill can explore the facility and get a better understanding of how things worked back then. There are dedicated guided tours of the facility as well as an exciting costume tour for the kids. Declared as a historic landmark, the facility has been well-maintained and a treat to explore. A definite must-visit when in Pointe-du-Lac.
Located at the banks of the Saint-Laurent river, Parc Laviolette is an urban park offering great recreational facilities. With a good number of tennis courts as well as softball fields within the park, it's a regular haunt of sports enthusiasts. Apart from this, there's a great play area for children including an innovatively designed water section where the little ones can splash about and play with the various sprinklers; a delight for the kids. The lush green areas within the park provide good opportunities for a leisurely stroll or a simple picnic. With paved walkways and adequate facilities for visitors, Parc Laviolette is one of the biggest and most visited public parks in the city.
The La Mauricie National Park or Parc national de la Mauricie is a national park. Bestowed with lovely lakes and stretches of green forests, this park makes for a perfect getaway from the drudgery of routine. Apart from that, one can also indulge in recreational activities that are on offer here.