Fine art, great food and lasting memories
The Outaouais is both beautiful and entertaining. From the world's largest collection of Canadian art at the National Gallery of Canada, to one of the few CAA-AAA Five Diamond restaurants in Quebec, Le Baccara, to a helicopter tour with Héli-Tremblant and a relaxing visit to North America's largest Scandinavian spa, Nordik Spa-Nature, enjoy a memorable stay that combines a downtown vibe with the peace and quiet of the country.
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Points of interest
Ottawa (Ontario) K1N 9N4
Experience the best visual art in the country at this top attraction in the heart of Canada’s capital. In June 2017, the National Gallery of Canada celebrates our country’s 150th anniversary with Canada’s Masterpieces: “Our Masterpieces. Our Stories” The largest display of Canadian art in the world will be unveiled, with over 1,000 artworks and 5 exhibitions under one roof. Inuit and Aboriginal art will be included in the chronological presentation, telling the full story of art in Canada. Special exhibitions include Alex Janvier, Canadian Photography, and the Canadian Biennial. Be here in 2017 to see the masterpieces of our national collection, shop our newly renovated Boutique, and dine in our restaurant with spectacular views of the Canadian Parliament buildings and the river below.
Gatineau (Québec) J8Y 6W3
Winner of the Five-Diamond award since 2001, Le Baccara offers French-inspired cuisine, where delectable dishes and vintage wines come together to embody an unforgettable dining experience. Dress code: semi-formal. Must be18 or over.
Gatineau (Québec) J8Y 6W3
An oasis of entertainment just five minutes from Parliament Hill, the Casino du Lac-Leamy features a wide selection of slot machines and gaming tables, including Texas Hold’em poker, as well as a multigame space with live hosts. Enjoy the exciting atmosphere of the Casino, and unwind at the five-star Hilton Lac-Leamy hotel. Discover a variety of bars and restaurants and a nightclub, and spend an entertaining evening at the Théâtre du Casino. The Casino is your destination for an unforgettable getaway! 18+
Ottawa (Ontario) K1K2X5
Héli-Tremblant offers a range of personalized helicopter services, including charters, aerial photography and excursions. In summer they offer helicopter tours over Ottawa and Gatineau. Departures from the Canada Aviation and Space Museum at Ottawa–Rockcliffe Airport.
Chelsea (Québec) J9B 2P7
Located at the entrance of Gatineau Park, only 10 minutes from downtown Ottawa, Nordik Spa-Nature is the largest spa in North America. Come relax and enjoy the benefits of thermotherapy in our world-class facilities inspired by some of the best Scandinavian traditions: 9 outdoor baths, 9 unique saunas, indoor and outdoor relaxation areas, restaurant and lounge with terraces. Treat yourself to a massage, a body treatment or our Källa treatment, one of the only two salt water floating pool in America!