The Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site is at the intersection of the most beautiful bike paths in Montérégie. Hop on your bike and travel along the Richelieu River to admire the region’s sights.

Cycling itinerary

Looking for new cycling circuits? Tourisme Montérégie has designed a number of circuits that run along the Saint-Ours Canal. At the end of your day, take advantage of the comfort of an oTENTik accommodation unit to regain your strength; you will need it to start another circuit the next day!

Circuit along the water

In this loop from Sorel to Chambly, you will discover historic villages along the Richelieu River and along the banks of the Saint Lawrence River. Take a break at the Chambly Canal or at Fort Chambly

  • Distance: 110 km 
  • Duration: 1-2 days 

To learn more about the Circuit along the water, visit Tourisme Montérégie's Website.

Waterways and rural charms circuit

In this loop between Sorel and Saint-Ours, you will discover splendid views of the Saint-Lawrence River, the Richelieu River and the region’s parks.  

  • Distance: 55.3 km 
  • 1 day

To learn more about the Waterways and rural charms circuit, visit Tourisme Montérégie's Website.

Des Patriotes circuit

On this 194-km circuit, you can bike across magnificent rural landscapes and admire the architecture of many century-old houses. During this circuit, you will also ride along the famous Chambly Canal bike path.

  • Distance: 194 km
  • 2-3 days

To learn more about the Des Patriotes circuit, visit Tourisme Montérégie's Website.