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La Tuque

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La Tuque

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Named after a nearby rock formation that resembles the famous French Canadian hat, La Tuque [1] is a city in the Mauricie. It's best known as the birthplace of Quebecois singer Felix Leclerc.

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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.

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There are 5 bars currently in the Town Center:

Brass 7, Zaks

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