Thetford Mines trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
- +
- +
- +

Thetford Mines

(4.1/5 based on 20+ reviews for 3 attractions)
Things to do: museums, historic sites, nightlife
Thetford Mines is a town in south-central Quebec, Canada. It is the seat of Les Appalaches Regional County Municipality.Thetford Mines was founded in 1876 after the discovery of large asbestos deposits in the area, and the city became a hub for one of the world's largest asbestos-producing regions. In 2001 the city expanded to its current boundaries, merging with Black Lake, Robertsonville, Pontbriand and Thetford-Sud.The former Governor General of Canada, Michaëlle Jean, originally settled in Thetford Mines, after arriving in Canada from Haiti.Thetford Mines is the seat of the judicial district of Frontenac.Activities Winter:Given the abundance of snow for several months in winter, it is a popular area for snowmobiling and four-wheel drive vehicles as well as for downhill and cross-country skiing, the main ski trails are at Mount AdstockThe city is home to the minor-pro ice hockey team the Thetford Mines Isothermic, who are members of the Ligue Nord-Américaine de Hockey (LNAH). They play home games at Centre Mario Gosselin. Thetford Mines is the only city to have hosted an LNAH team in every season since the league's 1996 inception. The city has ringette and hockey organisations for the youth, and there are yearly tournaments for ringette and minor Hockey players, as well as old-timers hockey tournaments.
Take stress off the schedule by using our Canada vacation generator.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Thetford Mines

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
We'll find the best hotel deals
from all the top travel sites.

Best price guaranteed.
Powered by

Where to stay

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Thetford Mines:
Historic sites, nature, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, museums, religious sites
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Religious sites, museums, sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, wineries, parks
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Nature, parks, trails
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Chaudiere-Appalaches

View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News