Biking in Québec
Whether they do it to stay in shape, commute, run errands or just for fun, cycling has become a favourite activity for many Québecers. And for others, too: innumerable cyclists come to Québec specially to use the 7,456 miles (12,000 km) network of bike paths throughout the province, including the largest path in North America. Not to mention the sheer variety of mountain bike and fatbike trails in nature! With infrastructures designed for safety, services adapted to users’ needs, gourmet itineraries galore and major cycling events, Québec has become a popular destination for enthusiasts of all stripes.
The Route verte: an interconnected, marked and safe cycling network; and at 3,293 miles (5,300 km), the longest in North America
More than 500 certified Bienvenue cyclistes! accomodations.
7,456 miles (12,000 km) of cycling paths throughout the province
Discover Québec by bike
Travel throughout Québec on one of the best cycling routes in the world THE ROUTE VERTE
Ride along the Route verte’s 3,293 miles (5,300 km) of biking bliss—the longest network of cycling trails in North America—and enjoy the myriad landscapes of some of Québec’s most beautiful regions. The marked bikeway offers experiences for cyclists of all levels and gives them the opportunity to discover one-of-a-kind sites and scenery.Metabetchouan, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean © Véloroute des Bleuets© Vélo Québec
Two-wheeled adventures in nature MOUNTAIN BIKE AND FATBIKE
With its mountains and national parks, 1,553 miles (2,500 km) of groomed trails—of which several are world class—and 80 fatbike sites for all levels, Québec has carved out a position as a choice mountain biking destination.Mont Arthabaska © Ville de VictoriavilleMont-Sainte-Anne © Québec Cité/Lyra
Ride through gorgeous protected lands BIKE PATHS IN NATIONAL PARKS
More than 434 miles (700 km) of cycling trails, for both mountain bike riders and families, crisscross Québec’s national parks, giving cyclists complete peace of mind and access to diverse landscapes and a bountiful natural setting.Parc national de la Pointe-Taillon: © Tourisme Saguenay–Lac-Saint-JeanParc national de Forillon, Gaspésie © TQ/J.P.Huard
Discovering a myriad of flavours on the road GOURMET CYCLING ROUTES
There are countless gourmet stops to be found on the cycling circuits! Riders have the opportunity to meet and chat with passionate local artisans and taste the fruits of their expertise. From products of the land and sea to the pleasures of picking your own produce!Brome-Missisquoi © TQ/M.DupuisMemphrémagog: © TQ/S.Larose
Celebrate cycling in all its forms CYCLING EVENTS
In keeping with its reputation as a convivial destination, Québec plays host regularly to internationally renowned cycling events. Long-distance tours, high-calibre races, bike festivals… the choice is yours, and so is the fun!Festival GoVélo © VéloQuébec/J.StarttGrand Prix Cycliste de Québec © Québec Cité