Montérégie En liberté: Vallée-du-Richelieu


Leaving from Saint-Hyacinthe, this epicurean getaway takes you along the Richelieu River through Patriot country. Enjoy the awakening of nature in the spring or the fruits of the harvest in the fall, as you travel through the charming villages of Rougemont and Mont-Saint-Hilaire. The region's many gourmet delights include apples, ciders, wines, cheeses and maple products. In short, a multi-faceted cycling experience in a picturesque rural setting. Hard to resist!

En liberté formula: a more flexible adventure
Before your departure, as for our other formulas, we plan everything: transportation, accommodations, meals and, of course, our exclusive itineraries. Once at your destination, however, you have more freedom organizing your day.

The En liberté bike trip experience is designed for independent cyclists on the route. By opting for this formula, without a guide or relief vehicle, you will receive all the information you need to ensure that your trip goes smoothly, as well as the daily itineraries. The latter propose routes of interest around certain stopover cities, chosen for their offer of services and their accommodations. The En liberté formula - a different kind of adventure that still has the Vélo Québec Voyages touch.

Travelling En liberté means...
  • Being able to choose your departure date and destination from our wide choice of itineraries
  • Travelling as a couple, with family or friends

Photo credit: Maxime Juneau

Departure date of your choice

Price of land portion (taxes included) :
    starting from $ ,610 / person
Formula: En liberté
Trip length: 3 days / 2 nights
Level of difficulty: 2

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: 143 km • Long route: 218 km

Day 1 - Saint-Hyacinthe, Saint-Pie, Saint-Damase, Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Beloeil, Saint-Marc-sur-Richelieu (69 km).
Day 2 - Free day or looped route via Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Saint-Roch-sur-Richelieu, Saint-Ours, Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Saint-Charles-sur-Richelieu (57 or 75 km).
Day 3 - Saint-Marc-sur-Richelieu, La Présentation, Saint-Barnabé Sud, Saint-Hugues, Saint-Simon de Bagot, Saint-Hyacinthe (74 km).

Elevation Profile

The package includes:

  • 2 nights in three-star hotel (double occupancy);
  • 2 breakfasts;
  • parking in St-Hyacinthe;
  • baggage transportation between stopover cities (one bag per person, 20-kg maximum);
  • a plan of bike routes in the form of GPX data and electronic maps;
  • information to ensure that the trip goes smoothly: contact details and phone numbers of the carriers at destination, bike stores, phone number in case of an emergency, etc.;
  • taxes;
  • protection from the Compensation Fund for Customers of Travel Agents (CFCTA) $ 3.50 per $ 1,000 starting November 1, 2021.
Not included: equipment, such as a bicycle; the presence of a guide; mechanical assistance and access to a relief vehicle; costs of a mechanical or physical misha; 2 ferries on day 2 (cost 2$/person/ferry).

Start/Finish: St-Hyacinthe
Transportation to the starting point is not included.
 Bike rentals available. Additional charge.  

You wish to modify your stay or combine different itineraries from those offered by Vélo Québec Voyages? Contact our travel advisors to see the options available to you.


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.

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