Joliette Travel Guide

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Joliette Things to Do

  • Museum of Arts

    The museum of art of Joliette have a collection of 8000 works since the 1940. There is three space permanent space for the collection:1) Religious Arts2) Complete panorama of art since the 15e century3) The history of the museum.You will find works from : Jan van Scorel, Auguste Rodin, Alfred Laliberté, Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Côté, Paul-Émile...

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  • PLAY hOUSE OR THEATER

    Go to Joliette. Visit the SALLE ROLLAND BRUNELLE in the center of town on the banks of the Assumption River and attached to the COLLEGE next to the Cathedral There is always a show scheduled featuring a famous Quebec Singing Star or a comedian or play. Example I saw 'CELINE DION' sing here when she was just starting out.

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  • The Place Bourget

    This is the place that all the farmers came to sell their products. Today you can find some farmer's products every week-end!!!

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Joliette Restaurants

  • Don't miss the POUTINE!!

    When you come to Quebec, you must and and I say a MUST that you try the famous poutine. There is a lot of confusion about who invented this great meal!! Some says it come from Warwick a small town on the south side of the st-lawrence rivers but it seems that the poutine come from Victoriaville! Victoriaville is another small town on the south...

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  • BEST COFFEE IN TOWN

    OPPOSITE TIM HORTONS and beside the Butcher shop on Vistation near College and cathedral Fresh ground coffee

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  • Great PIZZA and Fries, Submarines

    Good fast service, good presentaion, great variety especiall for breakfast and lunch. Not expensive. A chain restaurant ^Pizza and fries. or breakfst of eggs and bacon,toast, coffee

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    Van Houte in the heart of town.A meeting place for friends on the left of this picture of town center. COFFEE AND DONUTS, MUFFINS ,bacon and eggs sandwichs etc.Very popular here always busy. It has a small terrace as well.

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  • All you can eat

    BUFFET INTERNATIONAL (see card ) Every type of food in a self serve style,hot.cold.soup.alltypes of desert. All you can eat for $12.00 Canadian taxes and tip included. Roast Beef

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  • Great steaks

    A STEAK HOUSE Restaurants Terrasses De L'amphitheatre near the Amphitheatre. Steak and Babe 5 Boul. Antonnio Barrette Joliette Good places to eat. There are numerous restaurants in Joliette in fact people come from all areound to eat here.

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Joliette Nightlife

  • Live Show with a taste of big beer!!!

    A lot of band go play there, from folkloric, blues, jazz, etc.You can enjoy the cheapest big beer (650ml) for 4$ Nice place for the 5-7...2 pool tables... no dress code

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  • The biggest patio on the north shore of...

    A good place to go eat and enjoy a drink every days of the week.Go there early if you wanna have a sit!!

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  • Party Starter

    Simply call the Vic by the person living in joliette!!!This is the party starter...you need to go drink some beers before going out?? Just enter the last « Hotel » (was a place where worker went to have some beer) of joliette.The beer is cheap and it's probably the best tap beer in the world!!!1$ the glass just be yourself and get drunk!!!

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  • Feel Like BOUM BOUM??

    You will find a very young crowd looking for fun. The music is a mix of house, disco, techno...very very loud music!!If you look for discount and promotion the place to go!!! Just ask Mr. Tabac (the sympathic owner) hip hop style

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  • Jazzy Atmosphere

    It's a great place to go drink a imported beer. There is a large selection of wine. This is a place for the intellectual people of Joliette, a lot of philosophy teachers... A nice cosy ambiance, with sofa and newspapers. no dress code

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  • Alternative music choice!!!

    A pack bar on friday where you can enjoy some pitchers for 6$ and 2 beers for 5.50$ You will find a loud music and a lot of cool chicks dancing !!! grunge and hip hop

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Joliette Shopping

  • Groceries , all you need

    A very large store with a huge parkling lot, open 7 days a week . Fresh fruits and vegetables, flowers, wine, beer, meat, fish, fowl in other words all you could ask for in one store,Many tourists and campers stop here on their way north to their cottages or camping sites as it is on the highway 434 FRESH Vegetables and fish They have copetative...

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  • FRESH SWEET CORN

    A farmer brings his fresh picked corn here every summer to sell it. SWEET 2 color corn on the cob. by the dozen price varies with the season

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Joliette Local Customs

  • Harvest time

    This year 2004 they had a crop that was much bigger than other years because of the great weather and the many showers which caused the corn to grow to 7ft. high. On Sept. 23rd and 24th they reaped it all. Today Oct. 4th, 2004 they plowed the fields for next years crop. Reaping in the corn. Used to feed the cattle in the winter months. Kept in...

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  • The Unibroue Microbrewery

    The belgian got the abbaye beer and we got the Unibroue!!!The Brewery is located in Chambly. You can book to do a tour of the brewery. About Unibroue : Unibroue brews craftsman beers for savouring. They have a unique taste and are brewed using a traditional methods. Our beers are not only different from other beers, but each of our brands is unique...

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  • Harvesting

    They are doing the field behind my house. They have over a mile square to do. Behind the tractor you can see frshly cut bails of hay in the field.

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Joliette Off The Beaten Path

  • See the new School Building

    AGRO-ALIMENTAIRE SCHOOL.BRAND NEW to Jolliette and as the words in french say it has to do with food and processing or an Agriculture college. 2003 will be its first year of teaching etc.

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  • 2003 SIMONNE on Warf on the Assumption...

    From this warf you can fish or launch a rented canoe or Kayak ( available in summer here).There was a company there allowing people to try out their canoes and kayaks. more pictures in the travelogues

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  • Dam in town center

    This is a dam on the river and it creates a lake back of it where the skating rink ,in winter, starts. Another picture of Jolliette town center. This shows the Assumption River and 'L'Acadamie Antoine Manseau' an International School (other pictures further on in another travelogue)

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Joliette Sports & Outdoors

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    Bike Trail

    by amsterdam_vallon Written Dec 21, 2003

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    The network of 22 km is offer to the cyclist. The Trail give you the chance to see the entire town. The trail is communicating with all the park of the town and as a great attraction the passage of the Inter-rive.

    The trail is indicated with a sign.

    Equipment: A bike...!!!

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Joliette Favorites

  • Walk on the skating rink on the river

    They do not clean the path in winter but make paths to walk along the skating rink on the river Walking on the river as we did today Jan.17th, 2004

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  • Another view of the stage

    I would take a visitor to see a concert. Another view of the AMPITHEATER and the Montrreal Symphony Orchestra I live here.

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  • Visit the Amphitheater

    Go to Joliette--- Visit the Amphitheater. See the concerts. Bring a lunch and picnic in the grounds. There are restaurants on site also.There is a great walking and bike NATURE TRAIL near it . I live here and love the area.

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