The road from Montreal to Gatineau (Quebec) and its twin city, Ottawa (Ontario), Canada’s capital, is a marked route of heritage houses built in a succession of small towns along the Ottawa River.



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The Parc Oméga is an animal park (Route 323 north) where the visit is made by car in the middle of the buffalo, elk, sheep and bears.


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Built in 1989, the Canadian Museum of Civilization (100 Laurier Street) is a magnificent architectural overview and probably the best place to discover 1000 years of Aboriginal presence and history. You can admire the largest collection of totem poles. The nearby Gatineau Park (Alexandre-Taché Boulevard) deploys hiking trails, picnic and swimming areas.



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Face to Gatineau, Canada’s capital is a city where shops abound around the Byward Market (55 Byward Market Square) and on the Sparks Street, the first pedestrian street in the country. The city has many museums with different themes.
The Parliament Hill hosts the federal government buildings dominated by the Peace Tower (92 meters). The Flame du Centenaire installed permanently in 1967 burns in front of the Parliament.
Rideau Hall (1 Sussex Drive) is the official residence of the Governor General of Canada.