This is the fifth section of the Canada Coast to Coast. The route now meanders through rural Quebec, before arriving in historic Quebec City. You will pedal along the St Lawrence for a few days, enjoy a ferry ride across the Bay of Fundy, before wrapping up the tour on the waterfront in Halifax. Highlights: Old Quebec City, St. Lawrence River, Bay of Fundy and Halifax Harbour
After sampling the many delights of Montreal’s nightlife and culinary scene, the riders will pedal through Quebec’s bucolic Eastern Townships, making use of the renown Route Verte bicycle route system at times, before pulling into the provincial capital, Quebec City, for a rest day. Overlooking the mighty St Lawrence River, this charming city features an old town that is reminiscent of Europe. Founded in 1608, it is characterized by stone buildings and narrow cobblestone streets, lined with inviting bistros and fashionable boutiques.
The cyclists will continue along the St Lawrence River for another couple of days, keeping an eye out for one of the 13 whale species that inhabit its waters. The route then heads inland and into the province of New Brunswick. There are 2 rest days there – one in Grand Falls where the riders can try their luck at Salmon fishing and another in Fredericton, the provincial capital. The last few days take the cyclists on a ferry across the Bay of Fundy, which boasts the highest tides in the world, and onward into Nova Scotia and the city of Halifax, the end point for this section.