A week in paradise

Here, paradise is Bar Harbor – originally known as Eden – located on Mount Desert Island. It is the focal point of your trip. You will enjoy strolling through its historical quadrangle, savouring its delicious seafood and visiting nearby Acadia Park. The latter’s attractions include Cadillac Mountain (466 m) - the first place to see sunrise in the United States. Along the way, you will pass through Bangor – the location of Stephen King’s house, the harbour of Belfast - named one of the coolest small towns in America by USA Today. It all adds up to one heavenly week of biking!

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July 5 to 11, 2020

July 5 to 11, 2020
> Price (taxes included) : $1,875
Formula: Vélo Québec Voyages
Trip length: 7 days / 6 nights
Level of difficulty: 4

General Conditions

Options for serving you better
Delayed departure or return, single occupancy, travel insurance, bike rental (for several destinations) and much more: ask our consultants!

From day to day

Short route: 350 km • Long route: 442 km

Day 1 - Rendez-vous in Saint-Lambert at 8:30 a.m. and departure at 9 a.m.. Arrival in Camden around 2:30 p.m..
Day 2 - Camden, Belfast, Swanville, West Winterport, Hampden, Bangor (83 km).
Day 3 - Bangor, East Eddington, Otis, Ellsworth, Trenton, Bar Harbor (88 km).
Day 4 - Free day or looped route in Acadia National Park via Seal Harbor, Northeast Harbor.  Looped route via  Southwest Harbor, Tremont Somesville (38 to 83 km).
Day 5 - Bar Harbor, Ellsworth, Surry, Blue Hill, Penobscot, Castine (87 to 96 km).  
Day 6 - Castine, Orland, Bucksport, Prospect, Belfast, Lincolnville, Camden (92 km).
Day 7 - Transfer from Camden to Saint-Lambert (6 hrs).

Elevation Profile

The package includes:

  • round-trip bus transportation from Saint-Lambert (south shore of Montréal) to Camden;
  • bike transportation by truck (no boxing required);
  • 6 nights in two or three-star hotel (double occupancy);
  • 6 breakfasts and 2 evening meals;
  • baggage transportation (one bag per person, 15-kg maximum);
  • mechanical assistance and access to a relief vehicle;
  • daily route plans;
  • taxes;
  • protection from the Compensation Fund for Customers of Travel Agents (CFCTA). No charge since January 1st, 2019.
Equipment (e.g., bicycle) is not included.

Start/Finish: Saint-Lambert/Camden

From 12 to 28 cyclists, accompanied by our guide.

Vélo Québec Voyages est une agence de voyages accréditée, fondée en 1995. Elle propose 70 destinations à vélo au Québec et à travers le monde, et fait voyager quelque 6000 vacanciers chaque année.