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Lower St. Lawrence and Gaspé Peninsula - Self-guided

A cycling vacation along the St. Lawrence River
Self-guided
The Self-guided experience is for autonomous cyclists on the road. You choose your departure date and your dream destination, and you benefit from trip planning done by our consultants: transportation, lodging, meals and, of course, our exclusive itineraries are included. These itineraries offer interesting routes around stopover cities chosen for their services and accommodations. This way, you leave with all the information you need to make your trip a success. Once you arrive at your destination, you will enjoy greater freedom, without a guide or support vehicle, allowing you to choose what your days will consist of!

From

1595$

per person

Duration

6 days

5 nights

Level

Level:

3 - Moderate - hilly, sometimes mountainous - 50 to 80 km

Majestic river!

Looking to see the best of Quebec's coastline in a short week, without getting off your bicycle? This trip is for you!

From Rivière-du-Loup to Matane, you'll never leave the shores of the St. Lawrence River, which will accompany you on your journey like a gentle guide pushing you towards the Gaspé Peninsula.

There is no shortage of good food and beautiful scenery, and each stop promises breathtaking sunsets. Cycling along the river, a winning combination!

Ride Self-guided

With the Self-guided formula, enjoy your stay according to your desires, in total independence. We give you the itinerary, we book your accommodation and the rest is up to you!

Package including

 

 

5 nights in a two to four star hotel or inn, double occupancy;

5 breakfasts;

transport of luggage between each stopover (one per person, maximum 20 kg) (luggage transfer at 10 a.m.);

GPX data, maps and daily itineraries in digital version;

  • parking in Rivière-du-Loup;
  • travel between Matane and Rivière-du-Loup;
  • Bicycle transportation by truck (no boxing required);
  • information to ensure a smooth trip: contact information and phone numbers of transportation providers at the destination, bicycle stores, an emergency number, etc;
  • taxes;

Not included: transportation of the passenger, baggage and bicycle to the departure point; equipment, such as the bicycle; the presence of a guide; mechanical breakdown service and access to a support vehicle; costs in the event of a mechanical or physical problem; Coverage under the Fonds d'indemnisation des clients des agents de voyages (FICAV), i.e. $1 per $1,000 and applicable discount.

Package including

 

 

5 nights in a two to four star hotel or inn, double occupancy;

5 breakfasts;

transport of luggage between each stopover (one per person, maximum 20 kg) (luggage transfer at 10 a.m.);

GPX data, maps and daily itineraries in digital version;

  • parking in Rivière-du-Loup;
  • travel between Matane and Rivière-du-Loup;
  • Bicycle transportation by truck (no boxing required);
  • information to ensure a smooth trip: contact information and phone numbers of transportation providers at the destination, bicycle stores, an emergency number, etc;
  • taxes;

Not included: transportation of the passenger, baggage and bicycle to the departure point; equipment, such as the bicycle; the presence of a guide; mechanical breakdown service and access to a support vehicle; costs in the event of a mechanical or physical problem; Coverage under the Fonds d'indemnisation des clients des agents de voyages (FICAV), i.e. $1 per $1,000 and applicable discount.

Other information

Departure/return

Rivière-du-Loup

Circuit rating : 3

medium-difficulty circuit: hilly, sometimes mountainous; from 50 to 80 km.

Other information

Departure/return

Rivière-du-Loup

Circuit rating : 3

medium-difficulty circuit: hilly, sometimes mountainous; from 50 to 80 km.

Consult the gradients

Discover the altitude differences on this itinerary and plan your next trip with all the information you need. Please note that gradients are provided for information purposes only and do not always represent reality on the ground.

Day by day cycling itinerary

Short route: 209 km - Long route: 352 km

 

 

1

Day 1

Arrival at Rivière-du-Loup.

Loop via St-Arsène, Isle-Verte, Cacouna. Option towards Saint-Éloi (50 or 77 km).

2

Day 2

Rivière-du-Loup, Saint-Épiphane, Saint-François-Xavier-de-Viger, Saint-Clément, Saint-Jean-de-Dieu, Trois-Pistoles. Short option via L'Isle-Verte (42 or 81 km).

3

Day 3

Trois-Pistoles, St-Mathieu-de-Rioux, St-Fabien, Le Bic, Rimouski. Option via Parc National du Bic (71 or 75 km).

4

Day 4

Rimouski, Ste-Luce-sur-Mer, Ste-Flavie. Option via St-Anaclet-de-Lessard, Mont-Joli, Price (31 or 56 km).

5

Day 5

Ste-Flavie, Grand-Métis, Saint-Octave-de-Métis, Métis-sur-Mer, Les Boules, Baie-des-Sables, St-Ulric, Matane (65 km).

6

Day 6

10:15 a.m.*: Transfer from Matane to Rivière-du-Loup (2 hours 30 minutes).

* = departure time can be changed