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Village du bûcheron Summer 2020 in Shawi - Learn

Presentation

Guided tours of Lumberjack Village include shows where tales and songs transport visitors to the historical universe of Québec lumberjacks. The guides, both musicians and storytellers, take you on a journey through the history of the region. A visit to the Village du bûcheron is a fun and educational way to discover how the forest industry shaped the Mauricie and all of Québec.
 
We invite you to discover the great epic of the lumberjacks who built the country with their arms and their hands under extreme living conditions. Through reconstructions of typical 19th century camps, the village exhibits original tools and materials as witnesses of another era.
 
Check our website for tour times and information about the Village du bûcheron and Saint-Maurice River cruise on the Windigo package deal.
 
There is now a new restaurant on site called La Cookerie. It is possible to eat outside on a terrace. There is a bistro-style menu and a blackboard menu both offering local and seasonal products. The bar offers a variety of beers, wines and alcohols from Quebec producers. The atmosphere is warm and friendly!

Date of operation

Open until October 11th from Wednesday to Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm
Wednesday closed from September 12

Guided tours departure: 10:30 am, 1pm and 3:30 pm
From September 12, from Friday to Sunday
By reservation and subject to a minimum of 8 people

Audio-guided tours available at all times during opening hours.

Cookerie restaurant: closed because of COVID-19

Services on site

  • Public bathrooms
  • Free on-site parking
  • On-site bus parking
  • Guided group tours
  • Conference room
  • Dining room
  • On-site food services
  • Boutique
  • Bar
  • Audio-guide
  • Picnic areas

Activities on site

  • Sightseeing tour
  • Educational tour
  • Show
  • Discovering local plants
  • Entertainment by trappers, singers, storytellers, Aboriginal persons, etc.

Contact Information

840, 5e Avenue (route 155), Grandes-Piles
G0X 1H0

Phone: 819 538-5885

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