Tourisme Charlevoix

Municipalité de Petite-Rivière-Saint-François


As you progress downhill, with a panoramic backdrop, appears a village bordering the St-Lawrence River for several kilometers. Petite-Rivière-St-François is where settlers first touched ground in Charlevoix, and has long been home to infrastructures used to build and store schooners, a time that can be discovered while walking the riverside trail. Depending on the season, you may take a look at the artworks displayed at the Maillard chapel, enjoy the breathtaking view at the pier, or have a peaceful picnic at Riverains park. During the winter season, sliding sport lovers will find their thrill at the Massif de Charlevoix. A few miles from the village, on route 138, is the starting point of the Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix and the Gabrielle-Roy trails.


  • Exhibition of works from the community’s artists, interpretation of the colourful history of Petite-Rivière-Saint-François and selling of local, artisanal products; that are the offerings of Charpelle Maillard, located on the banks of the river at the bottom of the hill, 519 rue Principale (Main Street).


  • The Eel Festivities are back! A tradition that has been going on in Petite-Rivière since 1974. This time of year usually coincided with eel fishing. The event is a way for the inhabitants of the village as well as the most curious to discover or remember this fishing which was very important for our community.

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1067, rue Principale
Petite-Rivière-Saint-François (QC)  G0A 2L0

  418 760-1050

Visit the official site of Municipalité de Petite-Rivière-Saint-François


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