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Quebec

Bicycling: Day Trips To Paradise

Bike through quaint towns, French cafés, covered bridges and rolling hills as you discover the charm of Vermont and Québec, learning local history from expert cyclists along the way.
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Program No. 2760RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,199
Quebec

Bicycling: Day Trips To Paradise

Bike through quaint towns, French cafés, covered bridges and rolling hills as you discover the charm of Vermont and Québec, learning local history from expert cyclists along the way.
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,199
Program No. 2760 RJ
Prefer to enroll or inquire by phone? 800-454-5768
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DATES & PRICES

Bike Not Included
Details
Accommodation Details
Bring your own bicycle.
Bike Included
Details
Accommodation Details
A bicycle will be provided.
Jun 27 - Jul 2, 2021
Bike Not Included 1,199
Bike Included 1,299
Jul 18 - Jul 23, 2021
Bike Not Included 1,199
Bike Included 1,299
Aug 8 - Aug 13, 2021
Bike Not Included 1,199
Bike Included 1,299
Sep 12 - Sep 17, 2021
Bike Not Included 1,199
Bike Included 1,299
Oct 3 - Oct 8, 2021
SOLD OUT
Bike Not Included 1,199
Bike Included 1,299

DATES & PRICES

Bike Not Included
Details
Accommodation Details
Bring your own bicycle.
Bike Included
Details
Accommodation Details
A bicycle will be provided.
Jun 27 - Jul 2, 2021
Bike Not Included 1,469
Bike Included 1,569
Jul 18 - Jul 23, 2021
Bike Not Included 1,469
Bike Included 1,569
Aug 8 - Aug 13, 2021
Bike Not Included 1,469
Bike Included 1,569
Sep 12 - Sep 17, 2021
Bike Not Included 1,469
Bike Included 1,569
Oct 3 - Oct 8, 2021
SOLD OUT
Bike Not Included 1,469
Bike Included 1,569

At a Glance

Enjoy the way cycling was meant to be as you explore the exquisite natural beauty of quaint rural communities, rolling green hills and the rich heritage of French Canada and Vermont along paved, idle roads. Ride over wooded hills and through charming towns, learn about the natural forces and the human settlement by the rugged colonists and French explorers and breathe in the clean, crisp air. Experience the culture and delights along the way, as you pedal the unhurried, high-quality biking roads on both sides of the U.S.-Canada frontier.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Bicycling averages 25 miles daily. Option to register with or without bike rental.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy a variety of riding options over quiet, paved rural routes and converted rails-to-trails with scenic landscapes.
  • Explore historic towns, French cafés, local cheeses and wines, covered bridges and the charm of lovely Vermont and Québec villages.
  • Gain deeper insight into the history and natural wonders of scenic North Country from expert cyclists.

General Notes

Please inquire if interested in upgrading the bicycle to a road bike, hybrid or E-bike.
Featured Expert
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Stephen Giesler
Stephen Giesler lives for the outdoors and all the sporting pleasures that can be found there. As an instructor and active participant in Road Scholar’s outdoor programs, he is the person you want with you when you’re ready for an adventure. He has been downhill skiing since he was three, is a multiple Gold Bar Canadian Ski Marathoner, and has white water kayaked on four continents. Along with his wife Joy, they organize outdoor experiences in the countryside of southern Quebec and northern Vermont.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Stephen Giesler lives for the outdoors and all the sporting pleasures that can be found there. As an instructor and active participant in Road Scholar’s outdoor programs, he is the person you want with you when you’re ready for an adventure. He has been downhill skiing since he was three, is a multiple Gold Bar Canadian Ski Marathoner, and has white water kayaked on four continents. Along with his wife Joy, they organize outdoor experiences in the countryside of southern Quebec and northern Vermont.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Fifty Places to Bike Before You Die, Biking Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations
by Chris Santella
Santella showcases a wide variety of expertly selected places to bike, from the Dalmatian Coast in Croatia and the Indochina Trail in Vietnam to the urban jungle of New York City.
Arundel
by Kenneth Roberts, N. C. Wyeth (Illustrator)
The grand historical novel of Colonel Benedict Arnold's doomed march on Quebec in 1775, told through the eyes of a soldier in the Continental Army. Rich in historical detail.
Selected Stories
by Alice Munro
This collection of 28 short stories represents some of Munro's finest work. A powerful range of emotional, evocative tales set throughout the cities and rural towns of her native country.
Three Weeks in Quebec City: The Meeting That Made Canada
by Christopher Moore
A riveting history of the earliest drafting of a Canadian national constitution during the Quebec Conference of 1864.
It's All About the Bike, The Pursuit of Happiness on Two Wheels
by Robert Penn
A paean to craftsmanship and tradition. En route to building his dream bike (oh, what a brilliant quest!), Robert Penn explores the culture, science and history of the bicycle.
A People's History of Quebec
by Robin Philbot, Jacques Lacoursiere
This swift overview of Quebec’s 450-year history by a leading historian covers everything from the earliest days of colonization to the province’s recent efforts to gain independence. Includes helpful timeline.
A Traveller's History of Canada
by Robert Bothwell
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
Mud, Sweat, and Gears: A Rowdy Family Bike Adventure Across Canada on Seven Wheels
by Joe Kurmaskie
Kurmaskie, his long suffering wife and three kids (including a one-year-old) pedal across Canada in this latest by "The Metal Cowboy."
Cyclopedia, It's All About the Bike
by William Fotheringham
The distinguished journalist and cycling fan William Fotheringham brings humor and substance to this irresistible compendium, organized A-to-Z. With maps and illustrations.
Champlain's Dream
by David Hackett Fischer
In this stunningly researched and engaging biography, Pulitzer Prize-winner David Hackett Fischer weaves together the epic story of soldier and explorer Samuel de Champlain, a colonizer of North America who spent 30 years bringing his vision of a New France to life.
Canada and Quebec: One Country, Two Histories
by Robert Bothwell
An in-depth look at Canada-Quebec relations through interviews with prominent Canadian figures.
Shadows on the Rock
by Willa Cather
Set at the end of the 17th century in rural Quebec, this beautifully realized novel highlights the struggles of the Parisian widower Auclair and his young daughter to adapt to their new land.





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