Situated on the shores of Saint Lawrence River in the region of Monteregie in Quebec, Boucherville was discovered by Pierre Boucher in 1667. The village was named after the first Canadian settler honored by King Louis XIV and gained city status in 1957.
From a small parish town, Boucherville became a key vacation spot between the 19th and 20th century. If you're coming from Montreal, you can easily reach the city via car rental Boucherville, ferry or train. One of the most visited attractions in Boucherville is the civic center which was established in 1966 and features indoor and outdoor swimming pools.
There are several neighborhoods in Boucherville that offer their own kind of attraction including Harmonie where you can find many upscale homes and Old Boucherville where you can see several historic monuments.