Outaouais En liberté: Gatineau Park

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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

Departure date of your choice

Price of land portion (taxes included) :
    starting from $420 / 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 Parc de la Gatineau or roundtrip to Aylmer (20 to 40 km).

The package includes:

  • 2 nights in three or four-star hotels (double occupancy);
  • 2 breakfasts;
  • parking place in Gatineau;
  • fees for activity at Éco-Odyssée (paddle boat or canoe or paddle board);
  • free admission at Parc de Plaisance; 
  • baggage transportation between stopover cities (one bag per person, 15-kg maximum);
  • a plan of bike routes in the form of GPX data and paper 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). No charge since January 1st, 2019;
  • presence of a Vélo Québec Voyages representative, if you are a group of 10 or more people.
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 between Montréal and Gatineau (about 2.15 hours by car) is not included.

 Bike rentals available. Additional charge.

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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