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Canada: Ottawa to Montreal

Summary

P1100712

Ride from Canada’s beautiful Capital City of Ottawa to French-speaking Québec’s vibrant city of Montréal. This unique vacation features delightful bike paths, country roads, and a collection of premiere lodgings. Enjoy a fascinating blend of history and culture on this Ottawa to Montreal cycling trip.

Recreational, Road bike
7 days
388 km / 241 mi
$ 3,199.-
  • 6 nights at boutique hotels
  • All meals except 3 lunches and 2 dinners
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Complimentary use of equipment and bikes: Cannondale Synapse Carbon 105, Customized Fuji Absolute 2.0
  • Canadian Tulip Festival on the May 12th tour
  • Guided tour of Old Montreal
  • Tasting at a renowned Canadian brewery
  • Full van support and support of experienced tour leaders from start to finish
  • Baggage transfers and porterage
  • Daily route directions, maps, and a downloadable GPS
  • Not included: Flight to and from the tour and the night before and after the tour.

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Details

Type
Recreational, Road bike
Duration
7 days
Level
Easy = untrained, normal physical condition
Moderate = regular cyclist, good condition
Challenging = experienced, well trained
Easy
Support
Guided = with cycling guide(s) - support van
Self Guided = individual - directions+maps
Guided
Daily distance
60-80 km / 37-50 mi
Total distance
388 km / 241 mi
Lodging
Deluxe = 4-5 star hotel or excellent B&B
Basic = 1-2 star hotel/motel or B&B
Camping = tent, sports hall or campus
Deluxe, full board
Luggage transport
Daily luggage transfers
Bicycle
Included
Dates
11 Jul 2020 - 17 Jul 2020
22 Aug 2020 - 28 Aug 2020
Start
Burlington
Finish
Burlington
Airport at start
Internationale luchthaven Burlington
Airport at finish
Internationale luchthaven Burlington

Prices

Price per person
The tour price per person
$ 3,199.-
E-bike rental
E-bikes available at an added cost of $150
$ 150.-
Optional
Single supplement
If you travel alone a single supplement is charged. With some group tours you can avoid a single supplement by sharing a room with another rider.
$ 795.-

Itinerary

Day 1:

Start your Ottawa to Montreal cycling trip by meeting your tour leaders in Burlington, VT for the drive to Ottawa. Tour Canada’s capital city along its extensive network of scenic bike paths. Watch boats navigate the locks on the Rideau Canal below the impressive Parliament Building, Canada’s government seat.
19 miles, meals: L, D

Day 2:

Ride free of vehicular traffic on beautiful Gatineau Parkway – two lanes, one way, no vehicles! Tour the Parliament Building, visit the National Gallery, or explore lively Byward Market in the afternoon.
24, 37 miles, meals: B

Day 3:

Wind your way on a bike path along the river out of the city into rolling farmland. Cross the river by ferry to the Fairmont Le Château Montebello, the largest log cabin in the world. Enjoy a delicious evening meal at the Château.
32, 52, 61 miles, meals: B, D

Day 4:

Relax and enjoy the amenities at the Château Montebello or choose from a selection of loop rides through the surrounding countryside.
21 miles, meals: B

Day 5:

Country roads and small towns of eastern Ontario rule the day as you continue east. Enjoy a picnic lunch at an interesting microbrewery in the midst of a historic village. Rural farmland and gently rolling terrain make the miles fly by.
47 miles, meals: B, L, D

Day 6:

Wind your way to bike paths paralleling the St. Lawrence River and stop for lunch at the bustling Atwater Market. Continue to Montréal’s historic old port and the chic St-Sulpice Hotel. Stroll through Old Montréal’s narrow streets. Enjoy a fabulous dinner at a wonderful French restaurant this evening.
56 miles, meals: B, D

Day 7:

Enjoy a scenic ride within the city before visiting Parc de la Cité du Havre with stunning views back over the St. Lawrence to downtown Montreal. Continue over the Concordia Bridge to Île Notre-Dame. We will transfer you back to the airport in Burlington in the afternoon.
11 Mile, Meals B

Map & Routes

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