5000 km de la Route verte

The Route verte puts all of Quebec within reach of your handlebars!

Made up of over 5,000 km of bikeways criss-crossing the most beautiful regions of Quebec, the Route verte puts you on the right track for the vacation of your dreams. No matter which bikeway you cycle on—the Parcours des Anses in Lévis, the Véloroute des Bleuets encircling Lac Saint-Jean, the Berri Street bike path in Montreal or the Estriade in the Eastern Townships—you’re riding on the Route verte.

This vast bicycle route—the most extensive in North America—includes all types of bikeways: bike paths, designated shared roadways and paved shoulders.

Bienvenue cyclistes! Bienvenue cyclistes !TM certified
More and more of you are discovering the joy of exploring Quebec on two wheels! And to help you make the most of the experience, you'll find along the Route verte and various local bikeways a number of tourist accommodations and campgrounds certified under the Bienvenue cyclistes !TM program.
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Bienvenue cyclistes!
The Construction Info Update provides region-by-region details about all current construction projects or temporary closures involving portions of the Route verte. It also suggests alternative routes and specifies official opening and closing dates.


On the one hand, there are museums, theatres, art galleries, restaurants and a casino; and on the other, there are mountains, trails galore and parks that seem to go on forever. People often say that the Outaouais offers the best

of both worlds—city and country—as anyone who cycles here can attest. Gatineau and its Ontario counterpart, Ottawa, share a vast cycling network that is linked to long regional routes such as the Parc linéaire de la Vallée-de-la-Gatineau, the new Louis-Joseph-Papineau trail and the Cycloparc PPJ-Pontiac, which provide travellers

on the Route verte with access to hundreds of kilometres of trails.

Made up of two dramatically different bikeways, the Route verte first unwinds alongside the lazy Ottawa River, an idyllic route that includes the Sentier des Voyageurs and Parc national de Plaisance. Then, much further north, it heads for the wilderness between the gates of Parc La Vérendrye and the Abitibi region, where it cuts through some ruggedly beautiful wild landscapes.

La Route verte est une idée originale de Vélo Québec réalisée avec le ministère
des Transports du Québec, le gouvernement du Québec et des partenaires régionaux.

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