Western University's French Immersion School is located in Trois-Pistoles, Quebec, approximately 230km from Quebec City on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River en route to the Gaspé peninsula. The town overlooks the river from a high bluff, one kilometer from the water. The long main street is lined with
In Trois-Pistoles, French is the language of everyday life: on the streets, in shops, restaurants, and homes. The whole town is your campus – a living language laboratory.
Trois-Pistoles is located on the south shore of the St. Lawrence and the climate is similar to that of the northern
We recommend that you bring warm clothes as well as rain clothes and walking shoes.
|Climate data for Trois-Pistoles|
|Record high °C (°F)||31.7
|Average high °C (°F)||14.3
|Daily mean °C (°F)||9.3
|Average low °C (°F)||4.2
|Record low °C (°F)||−7.2
|Precipitation mm (inches)||88.3
There is no public transportation in Trois-Pistoles. Although the majority of homes are within easy walking distance to the school, most participants will rent a bicycle for the duration of their stay. There
In Trois-Pistoles and the surrounding region, you will find all the services necessary to make your stay a pleasant experience. Shopping malls, specialized boutiques, shops selling any number of goods, health services, stalls where artisans display their works, professional services, and banking institutions all contribute to the high quality of life available in the area.
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