It’s no secret. In Rouyn-Noranda, there is never a dull moment!
We have created this page to satisfy your curiosity and allow you to discover the locals’ favourite places and activities!
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You are visiting Rouyn-Noranda? Ask the team at the Tourist Information Office for details about the 3-day free parking pass for visitors from outside Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Contact us !
The City of Rouyn-Noranda uses both parking meters and pay-and-display units.
Under municipal bylaw, it is forbidden to park your vehicle on a public road between 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from November 1 to April 1, inclusively, in order to facilitate snow removal operations. During the winter period, the City of Rouyn-Noranda makes a few parking spaces available to visitors.
Fancy a shopping spree?? There are plenty of opportunities for window shopping.
The Quartier Centre is sure to charm you with its three streets comprised of 200 stores, service businesses, restaurants and entertainment venues. In summer, an entire section is converted into a pedestrian zone where a host of activities and services unlike any other in the region are offered.
You prefer to avoid the risk of getting caught in bad weather? Rouyn-Noranda has two distinct shopping centres. Inaugurated in 1972, Place Rouanda was not only the first shopping centre to open its doors in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, but it was also the first one built north of Montréal. Some fifteen stores and major retail chains have established themselves there.
With nearly forty stores, including major retail chains and local, independent stores, Les Promenades du Cuivre is the largest shopping centre in the region.
For those of you who prefer shopping in big-box stores, your needs will be met in the Senator Development located at the western limit of Rouyn-Noranda’s urban core. Here you will find giants like Walmart, Canadian Tire and Rona.
Exploring Rouyn-Noranda by electric car is easy! Our public charging stations are strategically located to enable you to discover the city centre on foot while your vehicle recharges.
Numerous boat launches and docks are available all over the territory of Rouyn-Noranda for fishing or recreational boating. Here is a list of the municipal boat launches and docks: