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Backroads Quebec Multisport Tours
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Quebec Multi-Adventure Tour - For Families with Teens & Kids

Fairy-Tale Quebec City & Charming Charlevoix

Best for ages 9+ (Ages 4+ ok) | Min. age to ride own bike: 9+ | Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Family — Teens & Kids

6 days 5 nights

Activity Level: 1-3

Premiere & Casual Hotels

From: $3,799 - $4,049 pp dbl occ

($800 for sgl occ)

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 family fun. Come enjoy Quebec's untamable spirit.

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Quebec Family Multi-Adventure Tour map
Quebec Family Multi-Adventure Tour map


Start/End Quebec City

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


  • Ride with your family on 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 through forests and up to a vista of Saguenay Fjord
  • Float on a private Zodiac through Tadoussac Bay, looking for breaching beluga, minke, humpback and fin whales


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.

Aerial view of Hotel Tadoussac
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

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.

Exterior view of the Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu
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 explore a via ferrata circuit with dazzling views of the St. Lawrence River | 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 walking tour while kids learn the basics of parkour, the art of moving through urban obstacles.

Exterior view of Le Germain Hotel 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.

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.

Route notes

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.

Daily Route Options

* Includes shuttle.
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 miles | 300 ft. gain
on the St. Lawrence River (2 hours) | min. age: 7+
Day 3
Walking & Hiking
Level 1 | 3 miles | 600 ft. gain
Whale Watching Excursion (2 hours) | min. age: 6+
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 | 18 miles* | 600 ft. gain
Level 2 | 30 miles | 800 ft. gain
Level 3 | 38 miles | 1000 ft. gain
Just For Kids
Via Ferrata (2 hours) | min. age: 8+
Day 6
Level 1 | 8 miles | 200 ft. gain
Historic Walking Tour of Old Quebec (2 hours)

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! Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

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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, this 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+

Child's Bike
Child's Bike
Kids' Bikes

Included in your trip price

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.

Burley Kazoo Trailer Bike
Burley Kazoo Trailer Bike
Trailer Bike

Included in your trip price

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

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