La Tuque

Named after a nearby rock formation that resembles the famous French Canadian hat, La Tuque is a city in the Mauricie. It's best known as the birthplace of Quebecois singer Felix Leclerc.

Get in

La Tuque is accessible by air, road and rail. La Tuque Airport (YLQ) has no commercial flights, but is of course available to those with a private airplane or who wish to charter a flight. By road, La Tuque is located on Route 155. From Trois-Rivières, you take route 55, which becomes route 155 north of Shawinigan. Orléans Express has a daily bus service that connects Trois-Rivières with La Tuque. It departs Trois-Rivières at 6:00 PM and arrives La Tuque at 8:45 PM. On Sundays, there is an additional service that departs Trois-Rivières at 1:00 PM and arrives La Tuque at 3:39 PM. In the other directions, the daily and Sunday-only services depart La Tuque at 7:15 AM and 5:00 PM, respectively, and arrive Trois-Rivières 10:02 AM and 7:47 PM. From Trois-Rivières there are bus connections on to Quebec City and Montreal. VIA Rail Canada has a thrice-weekly service that connects La Tuque to Montreal by train. It departs Montreal on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:15 AM, arriving La Tuque at 1:18 PM. On the return it departs La Tuque Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:53 AM, or 2:53 PM on Sundays, arriving back Montreal at 5:15 PM and 8:15 PM, respectively.

Drink

There are 5 bars currently in the Town Center:

Brass 7, Zaks

Go next

Routes through La Tuque

Ends at Lac-Saint-Jean  N  S  Shawinigan Trois-Rivières


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