Set your wheels in motion, along Québec’s 12,000 km of bicycle paths!

Take to the Route verte on two wheels, and speed down hills, along rivers and through the countryside. Fill your lungs with fresh air off the St. Lawrence River, stop along the way to taste local products and greet our craftspeople. At the end of the day, rest your calf muscles at a spa or lodging establishment with “Bienvenue cyclistes!” certification.

Seasons

In Québec, you can cycle year-round. Fatbiking is great fun in the woods in the wintertime.

Did you know?

Québec’s Route verte stretches for more than 5,300 km.

Hop on your wheels!

  • Stretching 5,300 km, the Route verte is North America’ biggest signposted bike path network—ideal for exploring Québec in complete safety.

    The network is accessible to novice and expert cyclists alike—perfect for both athletic and recreational riders. Enjoy the warm breeze and beautiful surroundings on what National Geographic has called one of the most beautiful cycling routes in the world.

  • Montréal’s spirit of sharing is alive and well: the BIXI self-serve bike-sharing system features 540 docking stations across the city, available from mid-April to mid-November. Once you’ve arrived at your destination, simply drop off your bicycle at any other station nearby! Experience Montréal’s way of life and (re)discover the city on two wheels, in the open air.

  • Give your calf muscles a workout on an uphill or downhill ride at any one of our 143 mountain biking sites, boasting 2,500 km of trails. What’s more, we have 80 sites offering fatbiking trails stretching some 1,200 km. And the mountains in many of our national parks are paradise for thrill seekers—adrenaline rush guaranteed!

  • A warm welcome and the proper infrastructure go a long way toward an excellent bicycling experience. A number of services make cycling excursions in Québec a true pleasure: lodging and campgrounds with “Bienvenue cyclistes!” certification, luggage transportation, sea and land shuttles, patrollers and ambassadors and bike-sharing systems.

  • Québec is home to some 20 cycling events, spread across the province. These well attended international competitions, grand prix races, city and regional tours and cycling shows are highly popular.

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