Cycling and services

Nicolet-Yamaska is a choice destination for cycling enthusiasts. More than 400 kilometres of shared road cycling routes have been approved by the region’s cycling club. Pedal to your heart’s content along our paths, which are 95% flat and run alongside our magnificent rivers and through incredible landscapes. Several kilometres make up a portion of Circuit 4 of Quebec’s Route Verte.Velo 1 309bf

Discover just how ideal our region is for cycling outings with the family, in a group or as a couple, and you’ll be sure to come back often, just like organization Vélo Québec, which selected us to highlight the 20th anniversary of The Petite Aventure Desjardins.

  • 400 kilometres of road cycling paths
  • Route Verte no. 4 traverses the region over 70 kilometres
  • Paths run along the Nicolet and Saint-François Rivers
  • Water ferry for cyclists
  • One of Touring magazines FAVOURITES on the Route Verte

Perfect for cycle touring

  • Unique and exceptional museums
  • Fascinating historical and heritage tours
  • Gourmet delights to discover
  • Multiple services for cyclists are available

Convenient location

  • Midway between Montreal and Quebec City, on the South Shore of the St. Lawrence River
  • The region is crossed by Highways 20 and 55 and by Route 132
  • Ten parking lots are available for day hikes. 

The Route Verte

“Route Verte” no. 4 is clearly marked and meets established safety criteria. It runs along small country roads, sections of former railway lines, paths along rivers, and paved shoulders. Millions of cyclists from Quebec, the rest of Canada, and the U.S. have discovered the regions and towns of Quebec along this exceptional path.

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