Cycling Western Gatineau
The Outaouais is well known as a prime cycling destination. With paths following the Ottawa River or going tthrough Gatineau Park or the core of the urban area, cycling enthusiasts of all levels will find what they're looking for! Add to that many beautiful rest areas and charming places to eat and right by the trails and you have evertything you need for a memorable cycling day!
Starting in Des Cèdres Park in the sector of Aylmer, you will pass tghrough natural sites of a rare beauty as you gradually get closer to downtown Gatineau. With a splendid view of Lake Leamy, Saint-Éloi Café Bistro will be the perfect spot to rest and have a bite before hitting the road again. You'll complete the loop on Principale Street in Aylmer, right next to where you started your day, and the sector will charm you with its boutiques, restaurants, and heritage buildings.
Points of interest
Numerous outdoor activities are available: cycling and in-line skating on the recreational path, tennis, basket-ball, baseball and volley-ball and swimming. You will also find a snack bar, a dressing room and showers, as well as a special park for kids. This is the perfect place to enjoy beautiful sunsets!
Gatineau (Québec) J9H 7K9
Numerous outdoor activities are available: cycling and in-line skating on the recreational path, tennis, basket-ball, baseball and volley-ball as well as swimming for all ages. You will also find a snack bar, a dressing room and showers, as well as a special park for kids.
Gatineau (Québec) J9H 3M2
Destination rue Principale du Vieux-Aylmer invites you to discover a lively street with specialized boutiques in this historic area. Come admire its ancestral homes and discover its treasures: a fine chocolatier, gourmet restaurants, fine grocers and sausage makers, art and craft galleries, the widest selection of beer in Quebec, magnificent terraces and cafés, a tea house, and breathtaking sunsets over the Ottawa River. The Principale Street offers free events throughout the year. Do not miss the Festival du Vieux-Aylmer from August 17 to 19, 2018.