There is so much to do in Gatineau and Ottawa that we came up with 4 circuits for you to enjoy. Urban beaches, museums, nice restaurants, boat rides, bike rides or even helicopter rides, your stay in the city will be special but never dull. Most attractions are accessible with the bus system. This circuit will take you aboard a very unique vehicle: an amphibus! It's a unique tour of the national capital on land AND water. Then, head to Centre de plein air du Lac-Beauchamp and enjoy an oasis of nature in the heart of the city. What to do there? Rent a canoe or kayak, take a walk in the many trails, or do absolutely nothing with both feet in the warm sand. You'll definitely need a chocolate-dipped ice cream cone after that!
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Lady Dive Tours specializes in bilingual guided tours of Ottawa on both land and water! Hop aboard the Amphibus or one of the double-decker buses and discover over 75 attractions in the National Capital, including museums, parks, embassies, Parliament Hill, the Prime Minister’s residence, Rideau Hall, the ByWard Market, and lots more. A unique historical and educational adventure awaits you!
With an area of 213 hectares, Lac-Beauchamp Park offers recreational facilities accessible all year round, and 15 km of recreational trails. The main building houses an equipment rental service. It’s the perfect spot for family swimming, canoeing, hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, sliding and skating.
Gatineau (Québec) J8T 0A2
Discover the magic of chocolate at Chocolats Favoris! Take a seat on the terrace and enjoy one of the many chocolate surprises, such as the famous ice cream topping that comes in 12 amazing flavours, also available for fondue. The chocolate shop and ice cream parlour are open all year round. Rooted in age-old traditions, Chocolats Favoris offers a unique atmosphere where liquid chocolate rules!