Drummondville Travel Guide
Welcome to Drummondville!Located east of Montreal on the St-Francois River, Drummondville, Quebec was established in 1815 to protect the shorelines from an American attack during the war of 1812, and also as a base for British soldiers. Due to its history and location, the small city offers a number of outdoor and historic activities, as well as a variety of interesting cultural venues and events. Explore the Village Quebecois d'Antan, a heritage town where costumed staff, restored buildings and antiques are used to demonstrate how regional communities matured throughout the 19th century, and celebrate local theatre, dance and art each summer at the Mondial des Cultures de Drummondville festival. Learn about the history of photography as an artistic medium at the Popular Photography Museum, which displays antique cameras and photo exhibits, and visit the Union Life Art Gallery to view traditional and contemporary works created by artists from the region. Cycle along the historic La Route Verte, or partake in water-skiing, swimming, canoeing, beach volleyball and other outdoor fun on offer at the Centre Nautique Kounak.
La Route Verte is a cross-provincial bicycle network that covers 3,600 km (2,237 mi) of terrain and will cover over 4,000 km (2485 mi) when complete.
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