Where are we located

The Centre is situated 2-2.5 hours (150 km/93 miles) East of Montreal, near the village of Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc, in the pristine Quebec countryside. Plan your trip to ensure that your transportation to and from the Centre is as smooth as possible.

Driving Directions

Type the following address for GPS: 13 Chemin de L’Infinite, St-Mathieu-du-Parc, QC G0X 1N0 

PLEASE NOTE: From Rte 351, DO NOT turn into Chemin du Lac Gareau.  Instead drive to the Yellow Sign (see picture) at the entrance of the Centre and turn in.  This is Chemin de L’Harmonie.  Drive for about 1 Km to the Reception on the left.

The data signal as you approach the centre is spotty, therefore, we recommend that you save a screenshot of your direction, save offline maps, or carry a printout. 

By Plane or Train

Montreal is the closest city to fly or take a train to.  From Montreal, you can either rent a car, use a taxi service or take a bus (see below), to come to the Centre. We recommend sharing the ride/car rental with others coming to the Centre, where possible, to help reduce cost and pollution!

By Bus

You can take the Orleans Express Bus from the Berri Montreal bus station to Trois-Rivières, which is located 50 Km (45 minutes) from the Centre. Visit the Orleans Express website at

For bus transportation from Trois-Rivières to Shawinigan:

From Trois-Rivières you can take a taxi to the Centre. You may also be able to book a paid Centre shuttle service from Trois-Rivières. Please write to us in advance at for availability.

By Centre Shuttle Services

If you are coming to the Centre for on of our Retreats, there may be a paid shuttle service scheduled at a pre-determined time from Montreal Trudeau Airport/Train Station to the Centre, and back on the first and last day of the Retreat.  Please write to the Centre at for details.