The Véloroute du Fjord du Saguenay is a cycling trail of over 400 kilometers in length. For all cyclists: short recreational excursion ("Family/recreational" experience), bicycle touring discovery trail ("Touring cyclist" experience) or athletic excursion ("Performance cyclist" experience)!
Meandering along both shores of the Saguenay Fjord, it rejoins the Véloroute des Bleuets in the west. To the east, it stretches to Tadoussac and Charlevoix.
- Trail type: Linear
- Length: 400 km
- Lane type: road with paved shoulder, bicycle trail, shared roadways
- Surface type: Asphalt
- Complete map of the Véloroute (3 Mo, french only)PDF
Cycling for everyone... 3 adventure possibilities!
Discover over 35 kilometers of cycling trails with little elevation gain. You'll be delighted by the magnificent panoramic vistas, with your family or among friends.
Looking to unveil Saguenay's hidden treasures? Over 190 kilometers of paved shoulders and little elevation gain are available. To witness the fjord from between the shores and avoid the steeper sections, opt for the Marine shuttle.
Athletic excursionists, take the Saguenay coastal challenge! Over 200 kilometers of hilly trails with more than 3,500 meters of positive gradients are waiting for you. 85% of the trail has a paved shoulder section.
The Horst de Kénogami
The Horst de Kénogami is part of the Véloroute du Fjord du Saguenay associated cycling network. It stretches along Lac Kénogami and Lac Vert. It connects the Borough of Jonquière with the municipality of Hébertville, a 72 km long trail..
These volunteers proudly wear an ambassador jersey. They travel the circuit to ensure that you receive a warm welcome, stay informed and stay safe. They have training relative to bicycle mechanics, besides being certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). They're always happy to help during your excursion! Visit the website
Along the Véloroute du Fjord du Saguenay, you will find accommodations that are certified under the Bienvenue cyclistesMD ».program. Synonymous with hospitality and services tailored to the needs of cyclists, they will ensure your stay is enjoyable and hassle-free.
Travel with your bicycle between the cities and villages along the Saguenay Fjord with (Navette Maritime du Fjord). Whether it be to avoid the steeper sections of the Véloroute du Fjord du Saguenay trail, or to transport your luggage, reunite convenience with comfort with a cruise and by travelling from one shore to the other with ease.
Ticketing booths are located in proximity to each embarking wharf: La Baie, Sainte-Rose-du-Nord, Rivière-Éternité (Parc National du Fjord-du-Saguenay), L’Anse-Saint-Jean, Tadoussac).
Operating period from July 1st until September 2
For an authentic cycling vacation, take advantage of one of the transportation services available:
Personalized luggage transportation with Équinox AventureCycle along the fjord and your luggage will be waiting for you at your chosen accommodations when you return. Full services and personalized luggage transportation available from June 1st until September 1. Cost based on your itinerary and number of bags to transport.
Reservation required at least 24 hours in advance.
Luggage transportation with Navette Maritime du FjordUse Navette Maritime du Fjord to transport your luggage from one pier to another while you cycle. Simply present yourself at a designated embarking area before the scheduled shuttle departure time. Service offered from July 1st until September 2, according to the Navette Maritime du Fjord schedule.
Fixed cost: $6 per luggage.
Saguenay all-inclusive by bicycle, it is possible! Our partner, Equinox Aventure, offers a variety of options:
- 2 to 6 day cycling packages
- Combined bicycle-activity packages (sea kayaking, hiking, sailing)
- Custom packages
- Bicycle rentals
- Personalized luggage transportation
Transportation by motor coach
Will you be arriving in the region by bus? Check out the promotion offered by Intercar; when you take the Saturday morning departure from Gare du Palais, destination Alma (8:00 a.m.) and Saguenay (10:30 a.m.), your bicycle will be transported free of charge
MUST SEE PLACES OF INTEREST
Parc national du Fjord du Saguenay
Baie Éternité (Rivière-Éternité) area:
- Navette Maritime du Fjord disembarking/embarking wharf
- Water activities: cruises, kayaking, zodiac, sailing
- Hiking trails for all
- NEW: Via Ferrata
- The Poste d’Accueil de Baie-Éternité (visitor centre) and the Centre de Découverte et de Services du Fjord du Saguenay (services and discovery centre)
La Baie Sainte-Marguerite (Sacré-Cœur) area:
- "Bienvenue Cyclistes" campsites along the shores of the fjord
- A unique beluga whale observation site
- Centre de Découverte et de Services Le Béluga (services and discovery centre)
L'Anse-de-Tabatière (L'Anse-Saint-Jean) area:
- Poste d'accueil de L'Anse-de-Tabatière (visitor centre)
The Cols du Fjord Cycling excursion
The Cols du Fjord, is a cycling excursion 340 km in length with a 3,500 meter increase in altitude over a three-day period. Good times of cheer and challenges are guaranteed! Exceptional support and services offered. Limit of participants.
From August 5 to August 7, 2016.