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Even better if tide is out

We walked across the street from the chocolate shop and took advantage of the tide being out by... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Peter V
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Mineral, Virginia
Windy but spectacular!

We strolled along the windswept walk. The scenery over the St Lawrence River is majestic. The... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
RussellG393
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Calgary, Canada
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43 Rue Horatio-Walker, Sainte-Petronille, Quebec G0A 4C0, Canada
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

We walked across the street from the chocolate shop and took advantage of the tide being out by walking along the rocky seashore. There is a walking tour at the street level called Promenade Horatio-Walker, with interpretative panels, but we didn’t feel like walking the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter V
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We strolled along the windswept walk. The scenery over the St Lawrence River is majestic. The houses along the walk are stunning. And the chocolaterie at the beginning is delicious!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RussellG393
Reviewed 29 July 2018

A little walk on the river shore with your ice cream cone (go the ice cream parlor nearby before!) and enjoy!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sophie D
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Great scenery and view of the city! Ice cream near by by but they are trifling. Barbaric behaviors near the ice cream!!! Just enjoy the scene.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cheri M
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This promenade named after the great Canadian painter, Horatio Walker, is a leisurely walk through time. His home and studio are there. The views out onto the St. LAwrence are breath-taking. Now, I know why he chose this place to live and paint.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Pardo M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The Horatio Walker Promenade is simply a wide road that hugs the water as you either walk, ride or drive. It passes the home of the famous Canadian artist too. Did you know that this artist's work fetched prices as high as Rembrandt in the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Johanne Y
Reviewed 1 August 2017

So nice to sit by the water, learn about Horatio Walker's art and enjoy a chocolate. My favorite was the Orleans Dark Chocolate with Raspberry filling. Gorgeous!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank BonCher
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Great perspective on the river and how Quebec City was such an important part of history. Lovely little stroll on a warm day. Limited parking so probably tough to access on a busy summer day.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank peterbJ2738MM
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The Promenade Horatio Walker offers a peaceful stroll and different views of Quebec, along with a nice fresh breeze from the St. Lawrence River. Personally, as we did, I would recommend grabbing ice cream and/or chocolates at the Chocolaterie d'Ile d'Orleans, and taking a walk...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank christj86
Reviewed 1 October 2016

It was a joy to walk along the shore and see the city and the distant landscape. This peaceful little stop on a beautiful island can give you a great perspective. Ice cream is not required.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank merlinslap
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