Lake Saint-Pierre


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Located to the east of Montreal, Lake St-Pierre is a pleasant route to explore alone, as a couple or with family. This spectacular region with its natural resources offers a route that is known by few. You will have a lot of pleasure visiting this fabulous region, which has been appointed Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. This trail is full of attractions that will certainly enrich your ride unforgettable, in addition to the views of the lake. The ecological park and the Abenakis museum will certainly enrich your ride. All along the route amenities and campsites are at your disposal. The Lake Saint-Pierre ride is 152 km of wondrous discovery, from its flora and fauna to the cities and towns that surround it.


Sorel-Tracy – Trois-Rivières

From Sorel-Tracy, use the ferry to cross over to Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola and continue along the road towards Berthierville. From Berthierville to Quebec City, follow the directions for Route Verte # 5

Trois-Rivières – Sorel-Tracy

Laviolette Bridge
The bridge is forbidden to cyclists and pedestrians

Two options are suggested to get to the South Shore.

1st option, use our shuttle service. It is important to book by specifying the day and approximate time. To book, contact us by email or phone. ($)

2nd option , use the River Shuttle. Service offered every Saturday and Sunday from 1 July to 3 September. ($)

From Bécancour, Rte-132 West. At Nicolet, turn right at Duval street, right at route du Port, left at Chemin du Fleuve ouest, left at rang of Bas de la Rivière, left at rang Saint-Alexis / Chemin du Pays Brûlé. Pierreville, left on route de la Grande Ligne, right on rang Sainte-Anne. Odanak, left on rang Saint-Joseph, continue along Rte-132. Saint-François-du-Lac, right on rue Notre-Dame, left to rang of Bois de Maska. Yamaska, left on rang Grand Chenal, right onto Rte-132, right on Principale Street and once Rte-132, follow the directions to Route Verte # 3.


Click on the tabs to view a list of businesses along this route.

Appart Hotel Trois-Rivières
BienvenueCycliste_webApartments ready to welcome you with all the comforts of your home. Whether for business, get your family, or simply relax, we have an apartment for you. You are expected to live an exceptional moment at the Apartments hotel in Trois-Rivières. Be sure that we will do everything we can to make your stay more enjoyable.

Discover Appart Hotel Trois-Rivières (Video)
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1227 rue Ste-Julie
G9A 1Y7
819 244-4203
Auberge du Bourg
Gorgeous victorian, royal rest. Oak woodwork, beveled doors, gilding and beautiful moldings are parts of this inn's sumptuous decor. Ideally located near the bike path network (less than 500 meters), it also offers a calm and soothing environment.

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172 Radisson
G9A 2C3
819 244-4935
Auberge du Lac Saint-Pierre
BienvenueCycliste_webNEAR TROIS-RIVIÈRESAuberge du Lac Saint-Pierre is located in an enchanting setting. The inn has an exceptional view of the Lac Saint-Pierre and the St. Lawrence River. A highly sought out establishment, this is "THE" place to lodge and dine between Quebec and Montreal.

Our French inspired cuisine will satisfy the most discerning palates! Our dishes are contemporary, inventive and from Quebec. We constantly strive to promote our best regional products. Enjoy a delicious meal in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

Care and Relaxation
We also have a massage therapy service by appointment only. We have two massage rooms and certified massage therapists specializing in Swedish massage.
Our spaces are as vast as the Lac Saint-Pierre. You'll have no trouble unwinding in our living rooms, on our large terrace with its charming view, in the gazebo overlooking the river, or on the path to our park near the river, where you can relax in the shade underneath the oaks.

Internet Café & Reading
At your disposal, a computer with internet access. Also, a small library offering a choice of books and tourist brochures.

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10911 Notre-Dame ouest
G9B 6V8
819 377-5971
Camping du Chenal-du-moine
Renowned for its tranquility and its spacious sites. Services and activities on site : Information desk, laundromat, sanitary facilities, horseshoes, bocce ball, children's swings, picnic tables, bird watching. Also available: woodfire and dumping station.

Services and activities less than 5 km from the campground: boat ramp, dock, water games, convenience store, restaurants, bar, nautical excursions, kayak rental, marina, bike path, walking trails, summer theater, fishing expéditions...

When you stay one night at Chenal-du-Moine Campground you'll get discounts at La Maison du Marais when you rent a canoe, sea kayak or for an excursion in the Sorel's Islands.

The Maison du Marais is located 5 kilometers from the campground.

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  • L'escapade - Montréal - Sorel-Tracy
    2 days / 1 night (available soon)

1686 Chemin du Chenal-du-Moine
J3P 5N3
450 742-3113
Days Inn Berthierville
BienvenueCycliste_webA stay at Days Inn Berthierville will convince you that you are at the right place. As if you were amongst family. You will feel at home! 15 years of family history.

The nature and the history of our city and suburb will charm you. You can visit the Berthier Islands by bicycle, the old Chemin du Roy by motorbike, try out Tusker restaurant for a nice meal, perhaps a game at the golf course, a show at Grosse Bertha, a walk in the Old Berthier, a visit at the Gilles Villeneuve museum… and much more!

Whether you travel as a couple, with family, alone, on a motorcycle or skidoo, ATV or a bicycle, you will find activities or packages that will suit your needs.

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760, rue Gadoury
J0K 1A0
450 836-1621
Gîte du Chemin du Roy
Logo du programme Bienvenue cyclistesB&B 4 suns - 5 rooms - breakfast included. Located in a century-old house on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, our B&B offers spacious rooms in upscale accommodations. To compliment your stay, a terrace, chairs allow you to relax by the river and a safe corner to make a campfire.

We will make sure your stay is a pleasant one.

Take note that we have 2 cats and 2 dogs. Our pets have access to the common areas but never enter the rooms. If you do not like animals we isolate them without problem during your stay.

The bikes are stored in a locked garage.

Reservations can be made online.

Your hosts, Catherine and Diane

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382 rue Notre-Dame Est
G8T 4E2
819 909-7130
Gite et Brocante La Maison Ferron
Cozy cottage built in 1745. It will immerse you in a rustic setting. You will find traditional air-conditioned rooms. At your disposal, bathrobes, hairdryer and copious breakfast.

The flea market will also allow you a little journey back in time with its furniture, decorations and tools that our grandparents and ancestors used daily.

A safe place for the bikes.

Your hosts: Mireille Mainville and Yvan Berthiaume
141, chemin des Petites-Terres
G0X 3L0
819 448-1776
BienvenueCycliste_webYouth hostel in the heart of downtown Trois-Rivières. Very close to historical sites, museums, refined and original restaurants, superb terraces, bars, coffee shops and shops. Day and night, a vibrant city to explore.

Available services
  • Free Wi-Fi internet access</li
  • Parking
  • Laundry
  • Self catering kitchen
  • Free bike loans

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497 rue Radisson
G9A 2C7
819 378-8010 Sans frais 1 877 378-8010
Hotel de la Rive
BienvenueCycliste_webExperience the river in all its splendour! Located in Sorel-Tracy in a charming setting with an unobstructed view of the majestic Saint-Lawrence River and its magnificent islands, the hôtel de la Rive offers the services and amenities of a four-star hotel and convention centre. Its privileged geographical situation at the crossing of the Saint-Lawrence and Richelieu Rivers make of the Hotel de la Rive the ideal place to hold a meeting or conference, organize a convention or symposium, celebrate a special event, or get away from it all for a weekend and discover nature and culture of the “Pays du Survenant.”

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165 Chemin Sainte-Anne
J3P 6J7
450 742-5691 (sans frais 1 800 369-0059)
Hôtels Gouverneur Trois-Rivières
Logo du programme Bienvenue cyclistesLocated in the heart of the historic district, just steps from the Old Prison and within walking distance to Harbourfront Park, our 128 renovated rooms strike a happy balance between top-quality amenities and blissful comfort.

Restaurant Le Rouge Vin

  • Fresh, renowned cuisine accompanied by impeccable and courteous service

  • The cuisine is contemporary French, the atmosphere, relaxed. Le Rouge Vin seats up to 120 people and is open for breakfast, Sunday brunch, lunch, and dinner.

  • Sit back and enjoy: Le Rouge Vin’s accomplished culinary staff will do the rest!


  • Multilingual staff

  • Pool, bar and spa (outdoor) available during the summer season, depending on the weather

  • Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet

  • Room service

  • Training room

  • Package available

  • Lunch box for bike ride available

  • Access to a pump and tools for repairs

  • Hose for cleaning bicycles (On request with a 24 hours notice before the arrival of your group)

  • Bike storage

975 rue Hart
G9A 4S3
1-888-910-1111 ou Karine Turcotte au 819 379-4550 poste 7117
Le 100 St-Laurent
BienvenueCycliste_webHoused in a prestigious heritage building, the 100 St. Laurent's 4 rooms and a suite, can accommodate about 15 people. Our rooms offer associations, businesses and families the possibility to hold different events, (breakfast-conferences, cocktail dinners, receptions) and can accommodate up to 50 people. Our catering service with reservations only, offers a menu that evolves with the seasons using healthy and organic products. Our personalized service allows you to appreciate the charm of our kitchen up to the smallest details.
100, avenue Saint-Laurent
J5V 1J7
819 721-3414
Le 12 George
In the heart of Old Sorel this B&B is located within walking distance to activities and restaurants.   In this century-old house each of the three rooms have a private bath. Guests also have access to a reading room, a dining room, a large victorian style living room with a TV and a large terrace.
A garage is available to safely store your bike.

Déjeuner :  Guests can choose a continental breakfast served in the kitchenette or a hot breakfast served in the dining room, which is also an art gallery.

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*Photo Credit
B&B Exterior:  Maurice Parent
B&B Interior: Yannick Lancelot

12 rue George
J3P 1B6
450 742-1784
Parc de l’Île Saint-Quentin
Discover an exceptional natural site, minutes from downtown... Wilderness camp sites with a friendly price of 25$! Take advantage of the many services; beaches, pools, kids pool, playground, showers, bike trail, canoeing, volleyball, and fireplace available to all. Chemical toilets on site. Showers and "regular" toilets are nearby.

This wilderness camping, for tents only, is ideal for those who are looking for a simple, quiet and near downtown place to stay. Vehicles and campfires are not allowed and there's no electricity, sewer or water available.

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10 Place de la Rosalie Trois-Rivières
G9A 5K2

Café St-Thomas
A friendly resto-pub located at the entrance to downtown Old-Sorel. The St. Thomas is known for its warm ambiance, its diverse cuisine as well as its selection of 100 beers and 22 specialty coffees.
59 rue du Roi
J3P 4N6
450 742-9700
L’Air Bête Steak House
ENJOY THE CULINARY PASSION OF THEIR CHEFS and the enveloping atmosphere all with your favorite bottle of wine or beer. Located in downtown Trois-Rivières, the variety of their menu, the warm and relaxed atmosphere and the irreproachable quality of their service will give you a tasty experience.

It's a restaurant brought your wine or beer.
68 rue des Forges
G9A 2G5
819 370-1515
Nys Pâtissier
A belgian pastry located in downtown Trois-Rivières!

Discover a gourmet shop, a coffee corner, a home made complete menu, pastries and other sweets. You can enjoy all these indoors in the cozy dining room or outside on the terrace.
Indulge yourself with some pastry products and a delicious coffee.

The salt side

Soup, salad, sandwich, quiche, butter croissant and full menu

The sweet side

Pastries, special cakes, homemade pies, chocolate croissant, belgian chocolate & sweets, jams, flavored caramel & honey.

Looking forward to serving!

Chantal & Frédéric.
1449, rue Notre-Dame Centre
G9A 4X4
819 691-9080


BORÉALIS is a major tourist attraction in the Mauricie that provides you with a rich experience of discovery! On our guided tour, make discoveries related to the following themes: the forest, the log drive, lumberjacks, and life as a worker in the past. In this former plant turned museum, you can walk through a unique underground reservoir, make your own paper and undergo experiences sure to stimulate the 5 senses. Take advantage of this opportunity to lounge in the sun on the outside patio and take an observation tour to behold the beautiful view of the Saint-Maurice River. Come discover this exciting place where you will learn about the adventure-filled history of paper!

Inspired by the sound walks in Manhattan and Paris, Boréalis innovates by offering this urban tour: First Shift! Through First Shift, you’ll immerse yourself in the reality of an employee doing his first shift at the CIP, once the largest paper mill in the world! Filled with soundscapes and testimonials, this immersive tour tells the history of the plant and its neighbourhood, interspersed with anecdotes and photographic archives.
First Shift takes place at the heart of the Ste-Cécile neighbourhood and is a 50 minutes long tour (2 km).

Adjacent to the museum, the Aux Confluents terrace is an enchanting place overlooking the St. Lawrence and St. Maurice Rivers. Surrounded by modern decor, this ever-lively terrace offers a magnificent view and a unique atmosphere. A must try!

* open only in summer months.

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200, Avenue des Draveurs
G9A 5H3
(819) 372-4633
Bureau d’information touristique de la Chapelle des Cuthbert

Sorry, this entry is only available in French.

461, rue de Bienville
J0K 1A0
450 836-7336

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Laferté Bicycles
Specialized bike shop in Trois-Rivieres with two places to serve you. You will find the best brands at competitive prices. All its products and services are offered year-round. For sale, maintenance or for a positioning, come to meet a team of professional.

Whether it is for a simple adjustment of gears, the assembly of wheels or for the maintenance of your suspension fork, our qualified mechanics will meet your expectations. Our workshops are equipped with a complete equipment of quality and our technicians regularly follow training to remain at the top of their art.

We guarantee our workshop service for a period of 30 days. Our goal is your complete satisfaction and if it is not reached we will resume work!

A good positioning allows you to increase your comfort, reduce the risk of injuries and improve your performance.
All types of cyclists will win. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced, your reasons may be different, but our mission is to ask you the right questions to answer your specific needs.

The transport boxes we selected are sturdy, lightweight, easy to carry and adapted to each type of bike.
On site, a canning service is available.

2nd Branch Trois-Rivières West
6865, boulevard Jean-XXIII
Trois-Rivières, Quebec

T. 819 377-5887
1513 rue Laviolette
G9A 1W5
819 374-9172

Bécancour is a destination of choice for active people. Because of its proximity to the St. Lawrence River, the numerous rivers and Lake St-Paul and its woodlands, this city has everything to please outdoor enthusiasts. If you are passionate about sports, history and science, you will certainly find it all here.

Born in 1965, it is located at the intersection of several modes of transportation: river, road and rail.

The various events and activities held here each year honor its slogan, "Naturally Energetic"

Discover Bécancour (Video in French only)

What to do in Bécancour
1295, av. Nicolas-Perrot
G9H 1A1
819 294-6500
At the confluence of the homonymous river and Lake Saint-Pierre, Nicolet was founded in 1672. It has many noteworthy cultural and natural attractions.

This city hosts multiple religious communities as well as Musée des religions du monde, unique in America. This museum promotes knowledge of diverses religious practices to fosters tolerance.

Nicolet's visitors also enjoy the proximity of an exceptional natural area, Lake Saint-Pierre, a World Network of Biosphere Reserves' member. Baie-du-Febvre, a couple of kilometers south-west, is renowned for birdwatching, especialy for snow goose.

The municipality is also member of Réseau des villages-relais du Québec. Therefore, you will find a variety of services suited for travellers and "a pleasant and safe stopping place".

The Tourist Information office of Nicolet-Yamaska is a good place to park and/or get the info you need for your bike day.

Click here to discover Nicolet-Yamaska region! (video - in french)

What to do in Nicolet

20, rue Notre-Dame
J3T 1G1
819 293-6960
Only 45 minutes* from Montréal, the Sorel-Tracy region greets you to the UNESCO's Lac-Saint-Pierre Biosphere Reserve where is located the largest known heron colony in the world, a paradise for bird watchers!

Through the numerous bike paths of the area, you have access to the nicest villages of the province, to the Richelieu and St. Lawrence rivers and to the Sorel Islands.

Come discover thrilling activities such as boat excursions or kayak. The Sorel-Tracy region also offers you lots of ideas for such escapades as summer theater, museum, garden, art gallery, sports and festive events.

The tourist information office of the Sorel-Tracy region is an ideal place to start your cycling day. You can park there and/or find the necessary information.

What to do in the Sorel-Tracy region

Bike paths
Cruises / Boat tours
Canoe / kayak / rabaska
Water activities
Touristic roads

Bike package

Travel back in time and discover LE PARCOURS IROQUOIEN through the most beautiful landscapes of Montérégie! This 4 days/4 nights bike package starts from 407 $ per person, double occupancy (taxes not included).

Parcours iroquoien's itinerary : Map (in french only)

« Bienvenue Cyclistes ! » certified accomodation

Hôtel de la Rive

Cycling events

Tour cycliste panoramique de la Yamaska
Date : to be determined
For registration, click here (in french only)

Randonnées vélo du maire
Dates : to be determined
For further details : (in french only)

Club cycliste Les 2HP – weekly outings Every Saturdays from May to September
Starting hours, itineraries and meeting points : Club cycliste Les 2HP (in french only)

* Driving time.
92, chemin des Patriotes
J3P 2K7
450 746-9441