In both spring and fall, Virginia offers cycling and visual pleasures along smooth-paved, undulating roads. Departing from Martinsburg, visit the university town of Shepherdstown and its charming main street. Bike through Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic Park, skirting the Potomac River and its locks. Follow pleasant routes past fields and meadows, Victorian mansions and eighteenth century farms, at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Explore the George Washington Forest. You will want to adapt the State’s slogan to Virginia is for lovers… of biking!
May 2 to 10, 2015
> Price (taxes included) : $1,525
Formula: Vélo Québec Voyages
Trip length: 9 days / 8 nights
Level of difficulty: 3

General Conditions

From day to day

Short route: 338 km • Long route: 500 km

Day 1 - Rendez-vous in Saint-Lambert at 6:30 a.m. and departure at 7 a.m. Arrival in Martinsburg at 8:30 p.m. Meal breaks on the way.
Day 2 - Martinsburg, Shepherdstown, Harper's Ferry, Charles Town (66 km).
Day 3 - Charles Town, Berryville, Winchester (52 or 85 km).
Day 4 - Winchester, Front Royal (51 to 91 km).
Day 5 – Free day or looped route (47 or 70 km).
Day 6 - Front Royal, Woodstock (66 km).
Day 7 - Woodstock, Cedar Creek, Winchester (57 km).
Day 8 - Winchester, Martinsburg (46 or 65 km).
Day 9 - Departure from Martinsburg at 8 a. m. and arrival in Saint-Lambert at 9:30 p.m. Meal breaks on route.

The package includes :

The package includes:
  • round-trip bus transportation between Saint-Lambert (south shore of Montréal) and Martinsburg;
  • 8 nights in three-star hotel (double occupancy);
  • 8 breakfasts and 2 evening meals;
  • bike transportation by truck (no boxing required);
  • baggage transportation (one bag per person, 15-kg maximum);
  • mechanical assistance and access to a relief vehicle;
  • daily route plans;
  • taxes and the $1 contribution per $1,000 of services purchased to the Compensation Fund for Customers of Travel Agents.
Equipment (e.g., bicycle) is not included.

Start/Finish: Saint-Lambert/Martinsburg.

From 28 to 40 cyclists, accompanied by our two guides.

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.