A trip to discover the Outaouais region
Destinations to explore, August 12, 2019 2019-08-12
A trip to discover the Outaouais region
A trip to discover the Outaouais region
Only two hours from Montreal, nature, culture and adventure come together in the Outaouais. Discover the many facets of this surprising region! It’s the ideal summer destination for an unforgettable getaway with family or friends.

Explore Gauguin portraits at the National Gallery of Canada

Until September 8, the National Gallery of Canada pays tribute to French postimpressionist painter Paul Gauguin. This rich exhibition is an invitation to follow the travels of the artist. Admire these colourful portraits of real or fictional characters arranged by various themes. Seventy works of art are skillfully presented and take a look at the big questions that were of interest to Gauguin. The paintings, drawings and sculptures tell a part of the story, when Gauguin moved away from Impressionism and toward more symbolist representations.

Tempt your taste buds!
Tempt your taste buds

Make lovely discoveries on the Culture Trail in Gatineau

Following this 3-km (1.8-mi.) trail, also known as the red line, is an excellent way to get to the city’s must-sees. Go from one point of interest to the next as you come upon unique artistic and cultural experiences. Look forward to a pleasant urban stroll as you contemplate the works of art. Your visit on the Culture Trail is sure to be a wonderful addition to your trip in the Outaouais thanks to the numerous works of art and murals.

Tempt your taste buds in the Old Hull district

Once you’ve filled up on art and beautiful sights, walk across the Royal Alexandra Interprovincial Bridge for great views. You’ll find yourself in Old Hull, a district known for its numerous restaurants, where you can expect mouthwatering moments on charming patios. There’s something to suit every taste thanks to a rich and varied culinary offer: wine bars, breweries and trendy restaurants. Stretch out your day by sharing delicious dishes in a relaxed atmosphere. Whether you’re on vacation in the area or just passing through, this lively district is sure to leave you with a good impression!

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