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Lachine Canal National Historic Site

Des visiteurs à pied et à vélo sur la piste du Canal-de-Lachine

Cycling on one of the world’s most beautiful routes!


Aperçu de la piste du canal de Lachine près de l'écluse no 3 et du pont des Seigneurs
Discover a mosaic of landscapes that reveal Montréal’s unique and dynamic character
© Parks Canada
From mid-April to mid-November

Ranked among the world’s most beautiful urban routes by Time magazine in 2009, the Lachine Canal offers a flat path away from the city’s automobile traffic.

Punctuated by green spaces, skyscrapers and centuries-old buildings, this spectacular trail will appeal to both real and would-be athletes on two wheels. Experienced cyclists can travel from one end of the canal to the other - from the Old Port to Lachine - in about 60 minutes.

But why hurry? Along the way at the Atwater Market a profusion of fresh food and produce will delight foodies. For a taste of the exotic, stop at Lunches du Canal - food trucks parked along the navigable waterway offering creative cuisine with typically multi-cultural Montreal flavours.

Travelling along the Lachine Canal path is riding through a mosaic of landscapes that reveal Montréal’s unique and dynamic character.