Riviere du Loup Attractions
Manoir Seigneurial Fraser
32, rue Fraser,
Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, G5R 1C2
(418) 867-3906 Off season: (418) 862-6396
Wonderfully restored 1830 manor house and interpretation center, with restored basement and roof, furnished with the furniture of the 1830s. Interpretation panels and multimedia discuss the evolution of the seigneurery, the Fraser family and the town of Fraserville. Open daily from June 24 to Thanksgiving, from 10 am to 5 pm. Admission $3.50.
Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent (Museum of the Lower St Lawrence)
300, rue Saint-Pierre,
Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, G5R 3V3
(418) 862-7547 Fax: (418) 862-3019
The Museum of the Lower-Saint-Laurence showcases the visual arts, both contemporary and by famous artists. A room is devoted to the artists of the changing of the Bas-Saint-Laurent region. With more than 200 000 stereographs, the Museum has one of the most significant collections of old photographs of Canada. There is also an experimental multimedia presentation Vertigo Terræ from Maurice-George Dyens Guided tours: French, English. Open year-round late Sept – mid June Mon & Wed 6 pm to 9 pm; summertime daily 1 pm to 5 pm. Admission $3.50.
Tourist and Convention Bureau
189, rue Hôtel-de-Ville
Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, G5R 5C4
(Highway Jean-Lesage, Notre-Dame-du-Portage.)
(418) 862-1981, (418) 868-1666
Seasonal tourist office, Open daily, from end of June through early September, from 9 am to 7 pm.
Rivière-Du-Loup St-Siméon Ferry
199, rue Hayward, C.P. 172
Rivière-du-Loup (Qc.) G5R 3Y8
Experience the St Lawrence River at its natural best. Capacity of 100 vehicles and 409 people, with a crossing time of 65 minutes
Schedule and Fares:
Riviere du Loup (south shore): (418) 862-5094 Office: (418) 862-9545 Fax: (418) 862-5382
Saint-Siméon (north shore):(418) 638-2856 Office:(418) 638-5530
Musée de bateaux miniatures (Miniature Boat Museum)
80, boul. Cartier,
Rivière-du-Loup G5R 2M7
(418) 868-0800 fax; (418) 867-1619
The permanent exposure of the Museum presents more than 135 miniature boats worked at the hand by more than 20 craftsmen of the area. A series of sculptures evokes the legends of the area whereas a new showroom proposes 10 paintings of legends of the cities and the villages, of Pocatière with Matane.
Guided tours: French, English. Open Mid-May – Thanksgiving
112, rue de la Grève, Cacouna
(418) 867-4618 / 1 888 399-2393
Visit the smallest First Nations reserve in Canada, the one about the Malécite de Viger First Nation. Interpretation, Aboriginal traditional activities, handcrafts shop.
Presbytère Saint-Hubert (Saint-Hubert Presbytery)
1, rue Taché Ouest
Saint-Hubert-de-Rivière-du-Loup, G0L 3L0
(418) 497-3530 Fax: (418) 497-3934
The Presbytery is a place of religious and architectural history to discover absolutely! Its site corresponds to that of the first vault of the parish. In certain places the floor of origin is still visible. The walls, the staircase and the moldings are also of time. Follow the guide and to go back in time to discovered of the history of the parish whose Presbytery is made the eloquent witness! Tours in French only.