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Maskinongé, another prime location to enjoy the abundant nature of Authentic Quebec. Located between Montreal, Trois-Rivières and Shawinigan, the vast territory of Maskinongé encompasses municipalities and picturesque villages over nearly 2,400 km². Among them are St-Alexis-des-Monts, internationally renowned for featuring several of Authentic Quebec’s flagship accommodations and St-Élie-de-Caxton, a village made famous by the many tales of Fred Pellerin. The history of the region is extremely rich and is reflected in its buildings, traditions, heritage landscapes, and legends. These are the key elements of Maskinongé’s authentic identity. It serves as both a culinary and historical stop. The Chemin du Roy (King’s Road) also passes through several municipalities of this RCM.

From the plains of Lac St-Pierre to the Mauricie National Park, no other region offers such a varied panorama where agriculture, forestry, vacation homes and conservation harmoniously intersect. There are enough destinations, facilities and attractions to spend an entire stay in the heart of Authentic Quebec. Here, the attractions and activities are so diverse that there’s something for everyone. Microbreweries, vineyards, fishing lodges, forest inns, wildlife reserves, artisans and gourmet delights await you at every turn.

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