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How to Get Here

Taking advantage of a coveted geographical setting, Lanaudière-Mauricie is located between Montreal and Quebec City, on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River.

How to Get Here © Fabien Proulx-Tremblay

There are many ways to get to Authentic Quebec. From International destinations, air travel is the preferred mode of transportation. From the U.S., it’s also possible to arrive by car.

By plane and by car © Étienne Boisvert

By plane and by car

Fly into Montreal (YUL) or Quebec City (YQB) airport and rent a car or RV to hit the road that leads into the heart of Quebec: Route 138 (Chemin du Roy), which runs east or west along Highway 40, depending on your point of departure. There’s even Bonjour Nature, which offers excursions in Lanaudière departing from Montreal, or a complete two-night all-inclusive package including accommodation, activities, food and transportation.

Several routes [URL ROUTES AND STAY PAGE] await you on our territory, such as the Chemin du Roy, Route 131, Route 138, the highway 55 and Route 155, to name only a few, allowing you to crisscross Authentic Quebec from south to north or east to west.

All these routes offer panoramic views, and most of them pass through towns where you’ll find all the services you need, whatever type of vehicle you’re driving.

By ferry

By ferry

From one shore to the other, you can also travel to Authentic Quebec aboard one of our ferries from Sorel-Tracy, on Montreal’s South Shore, to the Berthier Islands. Enjoy a moment of peace and quiet during your trip that will allow you to appreciate the moment. For more information on these paid ferries, visit the Société des traversiers du Québec – Traverse Sorel-Tracy – Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola. The navigation season and schedule differ for each ferry, and some accept reservations. Visit their website for more information.

Getting around Authentic Quebec

Getting from one place to another in the Lanaudière and Mauricie regions is no problem either. The many roads offer a wide range of itineraries. While cars are the preferred means of getting from one part of our vast territory to another, some towns can be reached by bus, bike or on foot.

Whichever way you choose, the scenery is just as breathtaking.