Saint-Rose and Auteuil: Irresistible by Nature
Tucked away in Laval’s northeast sector along the Mille-Îles River, Saint-Rose and Auteuil teem with natural getaways to help you get energized, relax, and savour every moment to the fullest. We shine the spotlight on our preferred summer spots.
Get Your Oxygen OnContrary to popular belief, Laval isn’t all concrete and shopping malls. The 3rd largest region in Quebec boasts numerous green spaces, including over 200 neighbourhood parks as well as the biggest natural park in the metropolitan region.
Mille-Îles River ParkWinner of Quebec Tourism’s Grand Prize, this wildlife reserve is an excellent escape within the metropolitan area. Come and explore the Route bleue des voyageurs – a 155km-long stream network – in a canoe, kayak, rabaska, pedal or motorboat, and feel Mother Nature’s largesse.
Bois de l’ÉquerreLocated in the heart of Saint-Rose, close to Vimont station, this magnificent 225-hectar natural area is the ideal spot for walking in the forest and contemplating the 130 bird species, 20 types of mammal and dozens of reptiles and amphibians.
Boisé de l’Orée des boisBordered by the Mille-Îles River, this gorgeous woodland offers a kilometer and a half of walking trails in a peaceful and friendly atmosphere.
Where: 37e Avenue, Saint-Rose (Google Map)
Bois DuvernayRenowned for its numerous x-country ski trails in wintertime, the Bois Duvernay is also a beloved summer destination for trail walking and running.
Where: 2830, rang Saint-Elzéar Est (Google Map)
La Route VertePopular among bikers, but also among runners, walkers, and inline skaters, this 5,000km-long trail is accessible from numerous points within the Saint-Rose neighbourhood, such as Saint-Rose train station and the Mille-Îles River park. Crossing Laval from east to west, the Route Verte stretches all the way to Mont-Tremblant, Montreal, Outaouais, Gaspésie and beyond.
Switch It UpLaval shines as much for its untouched nature, as for the diversity of its man-made activities. Aside from popular destinations like Skyventure, Maeva Surf and the Cosmodome at the Centropolis, there are dozens of hidden treasures all around Saint-Rose and Auteuil to discover.
L’Auteuilloise FarmHorseback riding in the heart of Laval country? Why not! Children love a trip to the farm where they can spy red deer, donkeys, alpacas, goats, sheep and other friendly animals.
Venise MarinaYour ultimate destination to make the most of summer by the pool, beverage in-hand, or playing volleyball on the outdoor court, cruising down the Mille-Îles River on a pontoon, trying out dragon boating or even contemplating the region from a helicopter.
Centre d’interprétation de l’eau (C.I.EAU)This unique interactive exhibition brings to light the important role of water in our lives: on land, in our bodies, and every day. It’s an enriching and educational activity for the entire family.
Spoil YourselfTo start your day off on the right foot, cool down after a sporting event or simply indulge in some R&R, there are tons of options in the area.
Dame TartinePeople start lining up early in front of the Montreal branch to tuck into delicious tarts, crepes, and the other delectable day-starters that have made this place famous. You may also be pleased to know that this great Dame also boasts an Old Saint-Rose location.
Ste-Rose BagelThe bagel reinvented! Sample fresh bagels, straight out of the oven, made daily on the premises. Drop by for a sunny breakfast, a delicious lunch, or to stock up for the week.
Boating ClubGo for its savoury menu, festive and friendly terrace, exquisite cocktails, electric evening atmosphere and decadent Sunday brunches. Definitely THE spot for drinks in Old Saint-Rose.
Édith Serei InstituteThe Highly reputed Édith Serei Institute offers aesthetic services and provides training for beauty industry professionals since 1958. Onsite experts dispense relaxing treatments for the face and body. It’s the perfect stop after an intense day.
Le Finlandais SpaA mere a bridge separates Saint-Rose from this pure oasis of relaxation. It may not be located in our favourite neighbourhoods, but it is definitely worth a detour: saunas (Russian, barrel, steam, dry, Finnish), hammam, massage, whirlpools and baths (thermal, Nordic) in an enchanting décor.
Your Dream Home May Be Here
Habitat Veridis – AuteuilPrestige single-family homes in contemporary and avant-garde styles, in a large new residential project just 5 minutes from Saint-Rose train station, highways 19 and 440.
Seigneurie Bellerose Condos – AuteuilLet yourself be won over by our latest, lovely, twin triplex condo, located steps from Saint-Rose train station in a quiet neighbourhood replete with parks and green spaces.
Haut Corbusier Condos – Saint-RoseIn the heart of Old Saint-Rose, Le Haut Corbusier Condos invites you into a historic neighbourhood renowned for its charm, great restaurants, and tourist attractions.