Embark on an unforgettable cycling adventure through the heart of Quebec’s Eastern Townships, where every pedal stroke unveils a tapestry of stunning landscapes, quaint villages, and the warmth of French-Canadian hospitality. Our exclusive Bicycle Tour invites you to experience the region’s rich culture, delectable cuisine, and breathtaking scenery in the most immersive way possible. Your route follows the Velo Route Gourmande, an exciting culinary trail through the Quebec countryside.
Individual arrival in Montreal, Quebec
Departure in Montreal, Quebec
Tuesday and Fridays Mid-June through September
From $1395.00 per person double occupancy
Individual arrival in Montreal.
Lodging; A Local Hotel
You begin your day by visiting a local shop for your bike fitting. From here, you enjoy Montreal’s extensive network of bike paths as you pedal across the St Lawrence River. The St Lawrence is a bustling waterway for commercial boat traffic, and if you end up waiting for a big ship to navigate the locks, it is part of the experience. The first town you encounter is Chambly, known for its historic fort and quaint main street. From here, you will cycle across the Chambly Canal and onto Marieville.
Cycling: 29 miles
After breakfast, you will pedal back to Chambly and ride the bike path along the canal to the town of Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu. A vital transportation hub from the 1700s, Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu is a vibrant city. Leaving town, you will ride a bike path through fields and forests to the village of Farnham. Farnham has both an excellent brewery and a fromagerie with comfortable decks. From here, you follow a tree-lined bike path to the town of Granby and your inn for the night.
Cycling: 48 miles
Lodging: A Local Inn
You begin cycling a bike path along Lake Boivin. Take the short 7km detour to discover the town of Bromont and stock up for a picnic. You continue along bike paths through woodlands to your inn on the shore of Lake Brome.
Cycling: 25 miles
Lodging: A charming inn
Today is a bit hilly but well worth it. The route will take you to the Mount Orford National Park. There is a lovely 4km detour around Silver Lake that is worth the effort. Leaving the park, you will have a mix of bike paths and some on-road cycling to the town of Magog. Located on the shores of Lake Memphremagog, Magog is a vibrant four-season community with galleries and restaurants.
Cycling: 33 miles
Lodging: A Charming B&B
Today, you will cycle through one of the richest maple syrup areas in all of Quebec. Your ride starts on a bike path through maple trees to the shores of a lake. From here, it is a mix of trails and roads to the town of North Hatley. Although the town has only 650 residents, there is an excellent restaurant here.
Cycling: 25 miles
Lodging: a charming B&B
Start your day with crepes and local maple syrup before one last day of cycling. Today you have a short 15-mile ride to the city of Sherbrooke before an afternoon shuttle back to Montreal.
Cycling: 15 miles