Manoir du Lac William

Get away from it all!

From fields in bloom, to mountains in autumn colours, to plains carpeted in white... every season will charm you with its enchanting landscapes! L'Érable is a warm and surprising region located in Centre-du-Québec, less than an hour from the Quebec City and Trois-Rivières bridges and less than two hours from the Montreal tunnel.

Come for a change of scenery and discover a world of nature, relaxation, gastronomy and family activities. On the programme: cycling on a 77-kilometre safe cycling trail, a regional park for snowshoeing, hiking and geocaching, bronze at its best, maple in all its forms, two splendid lakes and mouth-watering gourmet discoveries (fine cheeses, cranberries and more)!

Experience the L'Érable region!

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1 - Grandes Coulées Regional Park

Located in Plessisville, the Forêt ancienne sector of the Parc régional des Grandes-Coulées is the perfect playground for all the family. You'll be charmed by the 10 km of trails along the magnificent Rivière Noire, and by the activities available to everyone: hiking (gentle gradient), trout fishing, wildlife interpretation and cycling. Families will particularly enjoy the hebertism course and the GPS rally. And admission is free!

 28km - 22 minutes

2 - The Bronze Museum

As the national capital of the art foundry, the municipality of Inverness proudly stands out for its contribution to the advent of the art bronze industry in Quebec. Discover the Musée du Bronze - art foundry interpretation centre, with its virtual reality experience, exhibitions (yes, you can touch the works!) and activities, as well as the open-air gallery with its Art and Heritage Discovery Podcast featuring more than 30 bronze sculptures and 10 heritage points of interest in a bucolic setting! After discovering the uniqueness of bronze in Inverness, take advantage of your visit to experience the lively cultural and artistic life of L'Érable!

 18km - 17 minutes

3 - Lake William

Whatever the season, Lac William and all its seasonal activities: its picturesque village, its mountains and landscapes, the Arts and Nature Trails, fishing, boating, winter walking or fatbike riding on snow-covered trails, the cross-country ski club... you can have fun without moving.

Less than 15 minutes on foot

4 - The old city of Quebec!

Old Quebec, a UNESCO World Heritage jewel, is safe and ideal for visiting on foot. Stroll through the cobbled streets of the only walled city north of Mexico, and enjoy the bountiful nature nearby. Marvel at the European-influenced architecture around every corner. Put on comfortable shoes and let your feet guide you through 400 years of history.

 104km - 1h

5 - Nature tourism: Domaine Fraser and Mickla

The wide range of activities and experiences offered at Domaine Fraser allows you to connect with wonderful animals and breathtaking nature! Step out of your comfort zone and learn something new about these friendly animals.

Horseback riding in the Appalachians with a view of Lake William, activities for all the family (guided tour of the educational farm, visit and ride with the alpacas). Domaine Fraser is accredited as a refuge for horses and farm animals. Many animals have found a safe haven here over the last twenty years. Round off your visit with a dogsled ride through the trails and meadows of the Maple Region at Randonnées Mickla. Learn about sled dogs and the tradition of coureur des bois. Find out more about our activities at

 Less than 15 minutes

Manoir du Lac William


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Famille Lessard

LE MANOIR DU LAC WILLIAM: The service of a grand hotel with the charm of a boutique hotel.

The Manoir has 55 rooms, including 22 suites. It offers all the services sought by the most discerning visitors. The arrival at William Lake is spectacular. An immense lake (7 km), a majestic valley and the start of the Appalachians. At one end of the lake is the Manoir du lac William, with its view over the lake and its well-defined entrances. Yet the Manoir is located in Centre-du-Québec, an hour from Quebec City and Sherbrooke and an hour and a half from Montreal.

Le Manoir offers stays with entertainment and sightseeing tours for groups. The programme varies according to the season.


The Manoir's geographical location makes it an ideal stopover on your journey of discovery in Quebec. Take a relaxing break in the Appalachian region and enjoy the lake in all seasons. Enjoy a day of treatments at the spa or try our Nordic baths by the lake.


The region is renowned for its scenic beauty and picturesque roads. Discover the history of Quebec along its country roads. Enjoy the unique landscapes, make gourmet stops and sample regional products. The autumn colours offer a unique spectacle.


Discover Centre-du-Québec by bike, from the foothills of the Appalachians to the plains of the St. Lawrence. You're sure to find splendid routes to suit the type of experience you're looking for. Cycle paths, road circuits, 50 or 200 km long, there's plenty to ride here!


Regional parks: in the heart of nature in Centre-du-Québec Discover the main regional parks in Centre-du-Québec! You'll be pleasantly surprised by the beauty of nature, so different from one site to the next. On the St. Lawrence plain or in the foothills of the Appalachians, forests and wetlands stretch along rivers and over mountains. The fauna and flora, some of them rare and unique, will delight the keenest observers, and the outdoor activities will delight the most fervent enthusiasts!


In Centre-du-Québec, winter is synonymous with festivities, family fun and the great outdoors! Conveniently located between Montreal and Quebec City, our region charms everyone with the dynamism and warmth of its people. Let us guide you along the picturesque roads of Centre-du-Québec, and take full advantage of our winter activities to have a great time! Find out more


There are 6 golf courses within easy reach of the Manoir. Many packages are available, including meals and course fees. Find out more
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The Manoir is a haven of peace. Practice in the heart of nature, on the Sentiers Arts et Nature plain with a breathtaking view of Lake William and the Appalachians, or on our docks, on the beach or in the relaxation area. End your session with a siesta in a hammock and let the sound of the waves and birds lull you to sleep. Relaxation at its best!


Treat your employees or clients to the beauty and change of scenery of an incentive or corporate trip to Quebec. The Manoir du lac William is the ideal location for your business meetings, conventions, symposiums or other occasions. You'll discover a manor house surrounded by a magnificent lake. Whatever the type of event, the number of guests or the desired ambience, the Manoir has a wide variety of rooms and lounges at your disposal, as well as the equipment you need to meet your requirements. Don't hesitate to contact us, we'll be happy to help you organise your evening, meeting or other corporate event. Contact Audrey at


Manoir du lac William is a holiday destination offering a full programme of activities on site and nearby. Treat your family to a voyage of discovery and take a family break at the Manoir du lac William. The Manoir's location is ideal for discovering Quebec. You're less than two hours from the metropolis of Montreal and less than an hour from the capital. All water sports activities are included in your stay. No surprises, at Manoir du lac William we offer stays that include your meals, so you'll know before you go how much your trip will cost. Choose your season and your package


 All seasonal activities on site are included in your package. Canoeing, kayaking, paddle-boarding, pedal-boating, pontoon rides, hiking, cycling, winter biking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing... choose the activity that appeals to you, we've got it.


La Table du Manoir is renowned throughout Quebec. Kitchen manager Philippe Grenier, executive chef Sébastien Gadeau and their entire team are delighted to invite you to enjoy an unparalleled culinary experience. Always on the lookout for new trends and products, you'll enjoy dishes prepared with finesse, boldness and originality. You'll also discover wines from around the world and local products.


Discover Quebec culture through the region's many festivals. Take advantage of your visit to learn about the traditions of sugar time. If you're a lover of the great outdoors, the Manoir is located in an area of exceptional natural beauty. If you'd like to learn about Aboriginal traditions, we can guide you to nearby Indian reserves.


The Spa du Manoir is renowned for the excellence of its treatments and is certified Spa Excellence by the Quebec Spa Association. With 11 treatment rooms, a range of beauty and relaxation treatments, an outdoor and indoor relaxation area, and an indoor pool, let yourself be pampered by our professionals.


Enjoy the great outdoors, stroll the hiking trails, take a horseback ride on the Appalachian trails or let yourself be lulled by the waters of Lake William. Manoir du lac William has everything you need for a relaxing holiday.


Quebecers have a reputation for knowing how to celebrate and know how to entertain. Whether it's a sugar party in a maple grove in the spring, a campfire in the autumn, or Christmas or New Year's Day festivities, find out about the opportunities to get involved in festive events with entertainment. You'll leave with a head full of memories and an address book full of new friends you'll want to see again on your next visit to Quebec. Quebec is always celebrating with hundreds of festivals throughout the year.

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