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Backroads Quebec Family Multisport Trip
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Backroads Quebec Multisport Tours
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Quebec Family Multi-Adventure Tour - Teens & Kids

Romantic Quebec City & Charming Charlevoix

Bike bucolic islands. Kayak alongside beluga whales. Be charmed by elegant Quebec City with its gourmet cuisine and rich transatlantic culture. Complementing the refinement is a palpable sense of adventure, exploration and fun. Come enjoy Quebec's untamable spirit.

THIS ITINERARY: 6 days, 5 nights

ACCOMMODATIONS: Premiere & Casual Hotels*

FROM: $3,299 pp dbl occ
($600 for sgl occ)

Special Kids Prices
Bike
Walk/Hike
Whale Watch
Kayak

Quebec

Start/End Quebec City

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

Highlights
  • Ride peaceful roads, stopping along the way to visit local artisans and organic farmers
  • Explore historic Quebec City, with impressive architecture, fortified walls and French heritage
  • Kayak along the mighty St. Lawrence River and hike in the World Biosphere Reserve of Charlevoix
  • Float on a private Zodiac through Tadoussac Bay, looking for breaching beluga, minke, humpback and fin whales
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Itinerary
Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Premiere & Casual Hotels*
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Days 1-2

Explore Tadoussac, Canada's oldest village and 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 | Venture out in tandem kayaks with an expert guide to get a closer look at the mighty St. Lawrence River and its incredible sea life | Ride to the remarkable Tadoussac sand dunes for family fun on the beach.

Hotel Tadoussac, Quebec
Hotel Tadoussac
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

Climb aboard a private Zodiac with a naturalist on an exciting whale-watching excursion | Hike along the beautiful Baie des Rochers in the St. Lawrence River, where the landscape constantly changes with the tide | Ferry to Isle-aux-Coudres for an idyllic bike ride past stone cottages, historic churches and picturesque farmland | Visit Les Moulins and its early 19th-century windmill and watermill still churning out wheat and buckwheat flours.

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

Youngsters head to Parc de la Chute-Montmorency and hook into a continuous cable to explore a via ferrata circuit with dazzling views of the falls | Adults embark on a peaceful ride past old colonial houses and the magnificent Basilique de Saint-Anne | Discover historic Quebec City, North America’s only remaining fortified city by bike and a walking tour while kids learn the basics of parkour, the art of moving through the obstacles of a city.

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

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

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Activity Level: 1-3

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. We know your pace may vary from one day to the next—and your traveling companion's may differ somewhat from yours. So we present a range of mileage options, and each day you decide exactly what and how much you want to do. LEARN MORE.

Day 1
Walking & Hiking
Level 2 | 4 miles | 500 ft. gain
Day 2
Biking
Level 1 | 6 miles | 300 ft. gain
Walking & Hiking
Level 1 | 1 mile | 300 ft. gain
Kayaking
on the St. Lawrence River (3 hours) | min. age: 7+
Day 3
Walking & Hiking
Level 1 | 3 miles | 400 ft. gain
Other
Whale Watching Excursion (2.5 hours)
Day 4
Biking
Level 1 | 8 miles* | 200 ft. gain
Level 2 | 18 miles* | 500 ft. gain
Other
Musée Maritime de Charlevoix Visit (30 minutes)
Day 5
Biking
Level 1 | 12 miles* | 400 ft. gain
Level 2 | 25 miles | 600 ft. gain
Level 3 | 34 miles | 1500 ft. gain
Just For Kids
Via Ferrata at Montmorency Falls (3 hours)
Day 6
Biking
Level 1 | 9 miles | 300 ft. gain
Other
Historic Walking Tour of Old Quebec (2 hours)
Just For Kids
Parkour Activity (2 hours)
* Includes shuttle.

Note: On this Family Trip, our routes follow gentle rolling terrain. Liberal van shuttling is incorporated into the itinerary and mileage is moderate to enable you to spend more time exploring on your own.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Kids' Bikes

Backroads is the only travel company to manufacture its own line of kid's bikes. While the wheels might be small, the performance is big—it's the perfect choice for kids. On our Family Trips, you'll find 20" and 24" bikes.

Trailer Bike

The Burley Kazoo trailer bike, for children up to 85 pounds, attaches to an adult bike with your child providing some of the pedal power for a real team effort! It's ideal for kids who aren't yet ready for bike touring. 

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

Straight talk

We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

Traffic & Shuttle Time

To access the very best biking and hiking routes, we'll often bypass busy roads and traffic by starting and ending our bike rides with strategic shuttles via bus, van, boat and train. Expect shuttle times of 1–2 hours most days.

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