Cycle through kilometres of bike trails. Our region is a popular destination for cycling enthusiasts with possibilities suitable for all levels.
The prime drawing card in Waterloo is the Artria Park which draws its inspiration from the design of French gardens.
The prime drawing card in Waterloo is the Artria Park which draws its inspiration from the design of French gardens. Situated right in the heart of downtown, its many attractions include the large sculptures dotted around the site (they form an outdoor art gallery), musical concerts and the stunning views of Lake Waterloo.
Located close to the village of Waterloo, Manoir Maplewood combines the comfort and refinement of a hotel. Built in 1865, this magnificent manor was the former home of Senator A.B. Foster, an important businessman.
Discover Waterloo’s heritage
Begin your visit by cycling or walking along the heritage trail. Along the way, you’ll discover more than 40 buildings whose architectural styles hark back to the English-speaking settlers who left their mark on Waterloo’s past. The village has a fascinating history and in 2017 it is celebrating its 150th anniversary!
Multiple attractions in this Cœur villageois
This Cœur villageois offers multiple attractions – bike trails, green spaces, art and culture, as well as a public square where, during the summer, visitors can enjoy a picnic amid the sounds of live music. And don’t miss the local products on sale at Les Trésors Cachés (“Hidden treasures”) boutique or the À l’abri du temps café, a venue for culture and the arts
Savour the flavours
Savour the flavours… Stop first of all at the tourist information office where you’ll find a selection of local products, then detour to Beignes D’autrefois Phil’s (a craft bakery) to sample a great donut or to Gâteaux Duvoquic for a cupcake – simply irresistible!
Parc Artria, place du Centenaire, carré Foster ...Lire plus
Parc Artria, place du Centenaire, carré Foster and parc Allen are beautiful picnic areas.
If you linger longer in this Cœur villageois
Bring your bike and explore Waterloo’s trails. A quirky touch is our bike racks shaped like – you guessed it – bicycles! They’re real works of art. Also, you’ll find a bike repair facility at the tourist office.
At the municipal beach, you can rent kayaks or paddle boards.
Are you a tennis fan? Check out the Club de tennis François Godbout. It hosts the annual Tennis Québec Provincial Junior Championships.