Rivière-du-Loup
Proposed tour

Podcast Vies de Quartier

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6
Places
to visit
3
KM
1-2
hours

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Welcome to the Lives of Neighborhoods podcast tour. The proposed tour lasts one to two hours and takes you through the history of the city through that of its architecture, its natural places and the people who once lived there.

There are six stations to discover. You can do all of them or just a few.

At each station, you must listen to the podcast that will guide you on the course. Then listen to the sound clips and additional videos.

Bring your headphones and your smartphone or tablet and follow the circuit. You must have an internet connection.

Suitable for all types of iOs and Android phones. Use the MySmartJourney platform

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Station 1 - Parc Blais

From village to town of Fraserville

This podcast takes you to the heart of Fraserville. Learn more about Parc Blais, the church, Château Grandville, rue de la Cour as well as the Marchand house and the Côté Magasin. Following your listening, you will know more about this place in the heart of the old town.

On the spot:

  • 5 podcasts (in french)
  • Story told by an important figure who will inspire the name of the park (english version)
  • Music by a local composer
  • Point of view on old buildings and complementary stories
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Station 2 - City Hall

 

The Town Hall and its traders

This podcast takes you to the Town Hall, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2017. Learn more about the saga of its construction, as well as the businesses located on Lafontaine Street. Following your listening, you will know about our city center.

On the spot:

  • 4 podcast extracts
  • 2 videos on the Town Hall clock and a local designer
  • Music by a local composer
  • Point of view on old buildings and complementary stories
C

Station 3 - Park Amyot and Lafontaine corner

Downtown

This podcast takes you to the heart of our downtown core. Learn more about Lafontaine Street, its urban planning, its characters and important buildings. Following your listening, you will know more about our city center and why the main street bears this name.

On the spot:

  • 3 podcast extracts
    1 narration of an important character
    Music by a local composer
    Point of view on old shops still in operation and additional stories
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Station 4 - Near to Carré Dubé

The railway junction

Rivière-du-Loup was a central railway hub at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century. You will be where it all started and how Rivière-du-Loup came to develop commercially.

On the spot:

  • City view before and now
  • Music by a local composer
E

Station 5 - Rail tunnel

The train station

This sector of the city transports you to the world of workers. You will find a pedestrian tunnel still used today.

On the spot :

Viewpoints before / now
Additional stories about the 1860 station and the 1883 station

F

Station 6 - Parc des chutes

tour

Podcast Vies de Quartier

6 places visited

A

Station 1 - Parc Blais

B

Station 2 - City Hall

C

Station 3 - Park Amyot and Lafontaine corner

D

Station 4 - Near to Carré Dubé

E

Station 5 - Rail tunnel

F

Station 6 - Parc des chutes