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Located in the township of Woolwich, Breslau is separated from Kitchener by the scenic Grand River. Just a 15-minute drive to Kitchener’s downtown, residents enjoy easy access to the growing and bustling metropolitan city for work and play, but get to come home to the quiet township surrounded by scenic country roads and lush farms.
LIVE HERE IF…
YOU LIKE TO BE CLOSE TO CITY LIFE
The city comes with many great benefits, like unique experiences, great food and shopping; often with higher prices and less room. Breslau gets the best of both worlds, with close proximity to Kitchener’s downtown but nestled in a peaceful community all its own.
YOU FEEL AT HOME IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS
With the Grand River right in its backyard and some of Ontario’s most beautiful country roads and historical areas, Breslau enjoys a palpable connectedness to nature. Enjoy the many trails for hiking, biking or running and the river’s many activities including fishing and canoeing.
YOU’RE ALWAYS ON THE GO
Just 15 minutes from Highway 401, Empire Riverland offers the ease of travel for those working or studying in the neighbouring municipalities of Guelph, Kitchener and Waterloo. Travel to Toronto is made easy thanks to major infrastructure like GO and VIA Rail. Even international travel is available with the Region of Waterloo International Airport.
WHAT LOCALS ARE SAYING
The balance between Kitchener’s urban vibe, healthy job market and country-like feel of the surrounding towns. Proximity to some of some of Ontario’s most well-known spots like St. Jacob’s Market and and amazing universities make the area intensely livable.
Kitchener-Waterloo’s growing tech industry reputation has attracted a lot of new residents, businesses and growth, with more to come. With that comes an increase in rush hour traffic and a change in demographics that naturally takes some adjustment.
Find out more about this exciting community in our Breslau Community Guide. From the best restaurants to local insider tips, we’re sure that our guide will help you familiarize yourself with this amazing town and provide helpful info and exciting news.