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Quebec Family Multi-Adventure Tour - Older Teens & 20s

Romantic Quebec City & Charming Charlevoix

Everything about Quebec says old-world charm. You'll experience it riding with your family through farmland on an idyllic island. Taste it in every superb farm-to-table meal. The more you discover Quebec's culture, the more you'll appreciate its European ancestry and how the place has stayed true to its heart.

THIS ITINERARY: 6 days, 5 nights

ACCOMMODATIONS: Premiere Hotels*

FROM: $3,599 pp dbl occ
($700 for sgl occ)

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Start/End Quebec City

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

  • Ride tranquil coastal roads and pause to visit artisans, vintners and farmers in charming towns along the way
  • Discover the impressive architecture, sophisticated cuisine and French heritage of historic Quebec City
  • Hike in the World Biosphere Reserve of Charlevoix and kayak along the mighty St. Lawrence River
  • Float on a private Zodiac through Tadoussac Bay, keeping an eye out for breaching beluga, minke, humpback and fin whales
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Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Premiere Hotels*
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Days 1-2

Get to know Canada's oldest village, Tadoussac, the preeminent spot for whale-watching on the eastern seaboard | Hike through a lush forest of sugar maple, elm, pine and birch along the winding Colline de L'Anse à la Barque Trail | Climb to the crest of a hill for views of Saguenay Fjord | Joined by an expert guide, hop into tandem kayaks on the mighty St. Lawrence River, discovering its incredible sea life | Ride to the remarkable Tadoussac sand dunes.

Hotel Tadoussac, Quebec
Hotel Tadoussac
| *Casual Hotel

A simple historic hotel selected for its scenic location above the Saguenay Fjord and close to fabulous whale-watching and hiking trails. (pool, spa)

Days 3-4

Get ready for an exciting whale-watching excursion aboard a private Zodiac with a naturalist | Hike along the beautiful Baie des Rochers in the St. Lawrence River, where the landscape constantly changes with the tide | Arrive at Isle-aux-Coudres by ferry and take a captivating spin past stone cottages, historic churches and picturesque farmland | Visit an early 19th-century windmill and watermill still churning out wheat and buckwheat flour at Les Moulins.

Fairmont Manoir Richelieu, Charlevoix, Quebec
Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu
La Malbaie
| Premiere Hotel

Nestled majestically between sea and mountains, this "Castle on the Cliff" combines quiet countryside charm with five-star elegance. (pool, spa)

Days 5-6

Enjoy a peaceful ride past old colonial houses and the magnificent Basilique de Saint-Anne | Uncover the beauty and history of historic Quebec City, North America's only remaining fortified city, by bike and walking tour.

Le Germain Hotel, Quebec City, Quebec
Le Germain Hotel Quebec
Quebec City
| Premiere Hotel

A modern and chic hotel with a warm atmosphere, housed in a 1912 Old Port building featuring original stone and woodwork.

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

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Activity Level: 1-3

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.

Daily Route Options

Day 1
Walking & Hiking
Level 2 | 4 miles | 500 ft. gain
Day 2
Level 1 | 6 miles | 300 ft. gain
Walking & Hiking
Level 1 | 1 mile | 300 ft. gain
on the St. Lawrence River (2 hours)
Day 3
Walking & Hiking
Level 1 | 3 miles | 600 ft. gain
Whale Watching Excursion (2 hours)
Day 4
Level 1 | 8 miles* | 200 ft. gain
Level 2 | 18 miles* | 500 ft. gain
Musée Maritime de Charlevoix Visit (30 minutes)
Day 5
Level 1 | 12 miles* | 400 ft. gain
Level 2 | 25 miles | 600 ft. gain
Level 3 | 34 miles | 1500 ft. gain
Day 6
Level 1 | 8 miles | 200 ft. gain
Historic Walking Tour of Old Quebec (2 hours)
* Includes shuttle.

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.

Backroads Performance Road Bike
Backroads Performance Road Bike
Performance Road Bike

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

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
NEW! Electric-Assist Bike

Our newly redesigned titanium e-bike is a lightweight yet powerful machine unique in the world of e-bikes. It provides plenty of power to flatten the hills and more than enough battery range to cover the distance.

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, 6 lunches, 4 dinners
  • 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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