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The Area

Grandes-Piles and the surrounding area has many things to offer:

  • High speed internet
  • Relaxing massage available
  • Bicycles
  • Canoe
  • Cruises
  • Sailing
  • Hiking
  • Climbing
  • Horseback riding
  • Golf
  • Art exhibits
  • And many more...

Here are just a few of the sights to discover:

St. Maurice River, Grandes-Piles

It doesn’t matter where you look along this majestic river.  There are no bad views!  Stroll down the street to the Federal Dock to enjoy this spectacular view!

Grandmother’s Rock, Grand Mère

View the rock formation that gave this town its name.  Looking carefully, you will see the profile of an old woman in the rocks!  Grand Mère is only 8 minutes drive from Grandes-Piles.

Shawinigan Falls, Shawinigan

Hydroelectricity is an important industry in this area.  Man made dams are used to periodically flood this area as part of the process in generating this valuable resource.


Contact us :

704, 4th avenue, Grandes-Piles, Québec, G0X 1H0
Phone: (819) 538-1211   Fax: (819) 538-1211   Email: info@lavieilleecole.ca