Bécancour Tourism

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Bécancour (French pronunciation: ​[bekɑ̃kuʁ]) is a city in the Centre-du-Québec region of Québec, Canada; it is the seat of the Bécancour Regional County Municipality. It is located on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River at the confluence of the Bécancour River, opposite Trois-Rivières. Wôlinak, an Abenaki Indian reserve, is an enclave within the town of Bécancour. They arrived from Norridgewock, Maine (formerly Acadia) in the aftermath of Father Rale's War. There was a small migration of Acadians to the village (1759), after the British began the Expulsion of the Acadians from the Maritimes. Specifically, the Acadians migrated from present-day New Brunswick to avoid being killed or captured in the St. John River Campaign.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Bécancour in Canada. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Bécancour like a local. When planning a trip to Bécancour, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Montreal. Attractions in Montreal include Mosaicultures Internationales, Botanical Garden, Notre-dame Basilica. To explore Bécancour, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Bécancour*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bécancour

    Know the pollution level of Bécancour before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 17.31 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Bécancour: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bécancour for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bécancour.

    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Bécancour - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 96.88 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 15.99 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 75.2 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 94.44 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 119.42 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bécancour

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bécancour

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.32 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.59 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.94 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 49.94 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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