Anyone who knows Shawinigan knows that its main advantage is how quickly you can go from enjoying landscapes with magnificent scenery to accessing the city centre, with its great restaurants, friendly bistros, microbreweries, cafés, bakeries and shops featuring distinctive products. You’re guaranteed true comfort between your nature outings. From a cultural perspective, Shawinigan offers many activities and entertaining shows, as well as a multitude of hidden treasures to be discovered, some of which are designated national historic sites. With its rustic urban spirit, a visit to Shawinigan offers the perfect balance between nature and city life, making it the ideal vacation destination !

  • Cité de l'énergie

    Cité de l'énergie

  • Parc national de la Mauricie   © J.Pleau

    Parc national de la Mauricie   © J.Pleau

  • Chutes de Shawinigan   © M.-P.Durand

    Chutes de Shawinigan   © M.-P.Durand

  • Automne   © M.Julien

    Automne   © M.Julien

  • Balade en raquettes   © J.Pleau

    Balade en raquettes   © J.Pleau

  • Saint-Jean des piles   © S.Daoust

    Saint-Jean des piles   © S.Daoust

  • Ski de fond   © E.Boisvert

    Ski de fond   © E.Boisvert

  • Gastronomie   © J-M.Boisvert

    Gastronomie   © J-M.Boisvert