Outaouais En liberté: Gatineau Park

The Outaouais features a natural urban oasis: Gatineau Park. From the city of the same name, you will bike to the Étienne-Brûlé Lookout to admire the Ottawa River and then explore the charming villages of Chelsea, with its numerous art galleries and gourmet stops, and Wakefield, with its magnificent covered bridge. And to cap it all off, you will spend your last day biking a loop through Gatineau Park. The Outaouais is definitely a cycling paradise!


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: François Poirier, Richère David


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





Day 1 - Gatineau, Chelsea, Wakefiled (37 km).

Day 2 - Wakefield, Cantley, Gatineau (50 km).

Day 3 - Loop in Gatineau Park or roundtrip to Aylmer (20 to 40 km).

Elevation Profile

The package includes:

  • 2 nights in three or four-star hotels and/or B&B (double occupancy);
  • 2 breakfasts;
  • parking place in Gatineau;
  • 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 mishap.

Start/Finish: Gatineau.
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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