Bike Paths

Équipe édito
Editorial Team
Updated on April 19, 2023
A cyclist rides on a bike path in the Old Port of Québec with the Château Frontenac in the background.
Old Port, Jeff Frenette Photography

A network of inline bike paths originates in the Old Port sector and extends throughout the Québec City Area. Hop on your road, hybrid, or mountain bike and explore the city, its suburbs, and its green belt!

Download the cycling paths map

Order the cycling paths map

 

Main Cycling Routes from Downtown

These three routes allow you to discover the city and its suburbs from the city center. Download the city cycling map here.

Parc de la rivière Saint-Charles
Parc de la rivière Saint-Charles

Corridor de la Rivière-Saint-Charles – 9 km (5.5 mi.)

Suggested starting point: Espace Quatre Cents (Old Port)

Features:

Corridor des Cheminot Cycling Path
Corridor des Cheminot Cycling Path, Robert Greffard

Corridor des Cheminots – 22 km (13.5 mi.)

Suggested starting point: Domaine Maizerets

Features:

  • Crosses the residential neighbourhoods in Québec City’s northern suburb.
  • Main attractions along the route: Domaine Maizerets and Wendake.
Two cyclists contemplate the sunrise on the Samuel-De Champlain promenade, from the Quai des Cageux.
Jeff Frenette Photography

Corridor du Littoral – 50 km (31 mi.)

Suggested starting point: Espace Quatre Cents (Old Port)

Features:

Other Routes in the Area

Download the regional cycling map here.

Corridor du Littoral et Parcours des Anses – 28 km (17.4 mi.)

Family cylcing on Promenade Samuel De Champlain
Promenade Samuel De-Champlain, Audet Photo

A safe and flat route along the two shores of the St. Lawrence River. Cross the Québec Bridge towards Lévis to reach one of the most beautiful views of Québec City and the Château Frontenac from the other shore. Suggested return by the Québec-Lévis ferry.
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Véloroute portneuvoise – 66 km (41 mi.)

Cycliste dans la région de Portneuf
Chemin du Roy, Tourisme Portneuf

A journey through the Portneuf region which is known for its legendary Chemin du Roy and for its charming villages lined with rich farmland and rivers. Several segments offering stunning views along the St. Lawrence River.
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Between river and mountain – 119,5 km (74.3 mi.)

This circuit follows different bike paths and shared roads for the more experienced cyclists. The high level of elevation is rewarded by breathtaking natural scenery. Enjoy a stop on the way in Wendake to discover the Huron-Wendat culture.
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Vélopiste Jacques-Cartier / Portneuf – 68 km (42.3 mi.)

A stone dust route on the former train tracks linking Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier to Rivière-à-Pierre and offering landscapes of lakes, rivers and mountains along the way.
See the interactive map
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Véloroute Marie-Hélène Prémont – 31,5 km (19.6 mi.)

Cycliste sur le Route de la Nouvelle-France
Développement Côte-de-Beaupré

A ride through the heart of French America’s first villages via one of the oldest roads in Québec, the Route de la Nouvelle-France. Leave the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency and cross the Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Shrine by joining Cap-Tourmente.

Board the river shuttle between the Old Port of Québec and the Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré dock wito have even more time to explore the many attractions of the area on your bicycle.
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Île d'Orléans – 66,5 km (41.3 mi.)

Vélo de route
Jeff Frenette

A tour of Île d'Orléans to discover one of the oldest settlements in New France with its many beautifully preserved historic buildings. Discover a wide variety of local products and a rich religious heritage.
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Bike Rental

It is possible to rent bicycles and accessories of all kinds at Cyclo Services and Location EchoSports. On Île d'Orléans, Québec Aventure Tours will allow you to rent a bicycle or an electric bicycle to explore the island at your own pace.

For short trips in the city, it's also possible to use the bike-sharing service called àVélo. The hundreds of electric-assist bicycles are distributed across numerous stations in Old Québec and the central neighbourhoods (helmet use is mandatory).

Bike Tours

Visit Old Québec or the surrounding area with a guide.

Bicycle Repair


Équipe édito
Editorial Team

As proud ambassadors of our beloved city, we’re delighted to be sharing the things and places we love most in the Québec City area. What a joy for us to help you discover everything this vibrant and welcoming city has to offer!

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