Trois-Rivières, Quebec, QC, Canada is located at the confluence of the Saint Lawrence and Saint-Maurice Rivers. The community is considered the cultural and economic centre of the Mauricie Region hence the name "Poetry Capital of Quebec".
Activities most enjoyed in Trois-Rivières and the surrounding areas include golfing, skydiving, mountain biking, cycling, boating, sailing, sightseeing, picnicking, spa, horse racing, wine touring, SUP, kayaking, flightseeing, swimming, canoeing, kite surfing, and beachcombing.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing park and trail destinations located in Trois-Rivières, Quebec and the surrounding areas includes Parc Portuaire Promenade, Île Saint-Quentin Park, Plein Air Ville-Joie (UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve) and Gauthier Park.
Some of the most visited sightseeing attractions, art galleries, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Trois-Rivières, Quebec include the Notre Dame Sanctuaire Park (Notre-Dame-du-Cap Basilica), Trois-Rivières Cathedral of the Assumption (Cathedrale de l'Assomption), Forges-du-Saint-Maurice National Historic Site, Janissone Museum, Borealis, Ursulines Monastery, Pierre Boucher Museum, Old Jail of Trois-Rivieres Historic Site, Our Lady of the Cape Shrine and the many cafés, restaurants, bars, and boutiques on Boulevard des Forges.
Services important to vacation planning in and around the community of Trois-Rivières, QC includes accommodations (hotel, motel, inns, vacation homes, cottages, resorts, lodges, bed and breakfast, rental suites, hostels), tours, guides, campgrounds, pubs, restaurants, gas stations, laundromats, gift stores, liquor stores, big box stores, breweries, winery, grocery stores, coffee shops, cell service, internet, banks and transportation services including taxi, bus, car rental, marina, rail, and the Trois-Rivières Airport .