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Backroads Vermont & Quebec Bike Tour
Backroads Vermont & Quebec Bike Tours
Backroads Vermont & Quebec Bike Tours
Backroads Vermont & Quebec Bike Tours
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Vermont to Quebec Bike Tour

The Northeast Kingdom to French Canada

Couples, Friends & Solos

6 days 5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

Premiere Hotels

From: $4,099 - $4,699 pp dbl occ

($1,100 for sgl occ)

Just ask anyone in Vermont or Quebec. The best things in life take time. Like leisurely biking amid the Green Mountains of the Northeast, serene valleys and pristine lakes. Savoring the fresh air. Hand-pressed apple cider and world-renowned breweries. Peaceful winding roads. Handicrafts. It makes sense really, that perfection can't be rushed. Like this perfect vacation. 

Vermont to Quebec Biking Tour
Vermont to Quebec Biking Tour

Vermont & Quebec

Start Burlington / End Montreal

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

Highlights

  • Explore two countries and cultures in one trip of idyllic mountains, verdant valleys and crystal-clear lakes
  • Bike quiet rolling roads past classic New England farms, quaint country houses, maple syrup stands and covered bridges
  • Roll through Quebec's enchanting Eastern Townships, where French is spoken and lush pastureland abounds
  • Taste foie gras, fresh cheeses, apple cider, taffy made with maple syrup and other local delicacies
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Itinerary

Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Premiere Hotels
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Day 1
Description

Bike through small-town Vermont, with classic New England scenery | Idyllic Stowe invites you into its historic downtown, full of handcrafted furniture stores and antique shops | Pedal past farms, forested mountains and the meandering Winooski River.

Accommodations
Topnotch Resort & Spa
Topnotch Resort & Spa
Stowe
| Premiere Hotel

This "120-acre resort has turned itself into the most sumptuous in Stowe," says Condé Nast Traveler. (pool, spa)

Days 2-3
Description

Ride into the heart of the Northeast Kingdom, cycling past rolling hills, lush pastureland and into maple country | Enjoy farm-to-plate pristine picnics with a backdrop of verdant scenery, aromatic evergreens and rolling hills | Crisscross through tiny rural towns on quiet lanes and peaceful farm roads | Explore East Burke—once a sleepy village and now a bustling outdoor enthusiast hub.

Accommodations
The Inn at Burklyn
The Inn at Burklyn
East Burke
| Premiere Hotel

Built in 1904 this Neo Classical-style mansion is perfectly restored and features a wrap-around porch and expansive windows with lovely pastoral views.

Days 4-6
Description

Bid farewell to the Green Mountain State as we journey over the border to Quebec | Bike through Quebec's delightful Eastern Townships, pausing to meet artisans or to practice your French | Catch views of stunning Lake Memphrémagog while spinning along its eastern shore | Mont Orford rises above this verdant glacier-carved landscape | Cycle past charming summer homes and a vast shimmering lake | Experience warm Quebecois culture and mouthwatering cuisine, including poutine and duck foie gras | Ride south through gorgeous valleys and wooded hills, past sparkling lakes, picturesque farms and quaint villages.

Accommodations
Manoir Hovey
Manoir Hovey
North Hatley
| Premiere Hotel

Set on the shore of Lake Massawippi, this luxurious 1899 Georgian inn was modeled after George Washington's home in Mount Vernon. A Relais & Châteaux member. (pool)

Dates & Prices

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy

Click on dates for pricing, itinerary variations and to book your trip. Price is per person, double occupancy.

Activity Level: 2-4

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. Several routes and a range of levels are offered each day so you can choose how much or how little activity you want to do. Learn more about how we determine activity levels.

Route notes

Vermont's landscape is characterized by constant rises and valleys, and the continuously rolling terrain can make routes feel more challenging than the mileage may suggest.

Daily Route Options

* Includes shuttle.
Day 1
Biking
Level 1 | 18 miles* | 900 ft. gain
Level 2 | 26 miles* | 1300 ft. gain
Level 3 | 32 miles | 2100 ft. gain
Day 2
Biking
Level 4 | 38 miles* | 3000 ft. gain
Level 5 | 56 miles | 4600 ft. gain
Day 3
Biking
Level 2 | 25 miles* | 2200 ft. gain
Level 4 | 44 miles* | 4700 ft. gain
Day 4
Biking
Level 4 | 40 miles* | 2700 ft. gain
Level 5 | 73 miles | 4000 ft. gain
Day 5
Biking
Level 2 | 30 miles* | 1900 ft. gain
Level 4 | 42 miles | 2000 ft. gain
Day 6
Biking
Level 2 | 18 miles | 1300 ft. gain

What's Included

Available Bike Options

The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Read on for your available bike options for this trip. (click the arrow to see all available options)

Backroads Performance Road Bike
Backroads Performance Road Bike
Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

This custom-designed titanium bike is lightweight and responsive, featuring Shimano Ultegra Di2 electronic shifting, 11-speed compact gearing, a premium Mavic Ksyrium Pro wheelset and a full carbon fork. 

Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike
Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

A proven classic, our most popular custom-designed titanium bike is suited for a wide range of cyclists. It features a comfortable ergonomic seat and a long wheel base that add to the bike’s control and stability.

Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

Keep pace or zip ahead, pedaling with an electric boost. This bike provides plenty of power to flatten the hills and more than enough battery range to cover the distance.
Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Carbon Bike

Ride like a pro with the top-of-the-line carbon Cannondale Synapse Hi-Mod Red ETAP AXS. Delivering phenomenal acceleration and handling in a light and powerful package.
$400 rental fee; subject to availability

Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Tandem Bike

This hand-built frame features Co-Motion's custom-designed cro-moly steel tubeset, powerful Avid disc brakes, Shimano Ultegra drive train, and a custom, upgraded wheelset. For experienced tandem riders.
$400 rental fee

Also Included

  • All breakfasts, 5 dinners, 5 lunches
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

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