4 Days

4 Days

DEPARTURE IN ALMA

4 days / 256 km – Around the lake tour

Level of difficulty: easy


DAY 1 : from ALMA to PÉRIBONKA

Distance: 63 km 
(an additional 45 km around the Parc national de la Pointe-Taillon)

Parking:

  • Isle-Maligne park, corner of avenue du Pont Nord and rue Sainte-Cécile, paved and free of charge.
  • Dam-en-Terre Resort, 1385, chemin de la Marina, unpaved and fee-charging.


Suggested stops or activities along the way:

  • Crossing of the Grande Décharge River on the ferry Maligneau II (free)
  • Dam-en-Terre Resort
  • L’Odyssée des Bâtisseurs
  • Le fin berger
  • Parc national de la Pointe-Taillon
  • Péribonka River crossing (fee-charging)
  • Musée Louis-Hémon in Péribonka (3 hours)


Pavement types:

  • Paved bike path
  • Paved shoulders 
  • Designated roadway
  • Stone screening pavement - Parc national de la Pointe-Taillon


Lodging:

Refer to the website in the "accommodation services" / "Saint-Henri-de-Taillon, Sainte-Monique, Peribonka" section.


DAY 2 : from PÉRIBONKA to NORMANDIN

Distance: 64 km 


Suggested stops or activities along the way:
 

  • Vieux Moulin in Sainte-Jeanne-d’Arc
  • La Magie du Sous-Bois in Dolbeau-Mistassini
  • Bleuets Mistassini
  • Mistassini River and the chute des Pères
  • Fromagerie la Normandinoise
     

Pavement types:

  • Paved bike path
  • Paved shoulders 
  • Designated roadway


Lodging:

Refer to the website in the "accommodation services" / "NORMANDIN" section

 

DAY 3 : from NORMANDIN to VAL-JALBERT

Distance: 69 km


Suggested stops or activities in the area:

  • Chute à l’Ours in Normandin
  • Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien
  • Fromagerie au Pays des Bleuets
  • Fromagerie Ferme des Chutes
  • Le Musée de la vieille fromagerie Perron
  • Fromagerie Perron
  • The Native Museum in Mashteuiatsh
  • Historical company town of Val-Jalbert


Pavement types:

  • Paved bike path
  • Paved shoulders 
  • Designated roadway


Lodging:

Refer to the website in the "accommodation services" / "VAL-JALBERT" section.

 

DAY 4 :  from VAL-JALBERT TO ALMA

Distance: 60 km 


Suggested stops or activities in the area:

  • La Caverne le Trou de la Fée in Desbiens
  • Beach, path and rest area Le Rigolet in Métabetchouan
  • Centre d’interprétation de l’agriculture et de la ruralité
  • The Petit Marais park in Saint-Gédéon
  • Fromagerie Médard
  • Crossing of Rio Tinto Alcan dams
     

Pavement types:

  • Paved bike path
  • Paved shoulders 
  • Designated roadway


Lodging:

Refer to the website in the "accommodation services" / "ALMA" section


DEPARTURE IN CHAMBORD

4 days / 256 km – Around the lake tour

Level of difficulty: easy


DAY 1 : From CHAMBORD TO ALMA

Distance: 51 km

Parking : Hôtel de ville, 1526, rue Principale, paved and free of charge.

 

Suggested stops or activities in the area:
 

  • Dam-en-Terre Resort
  • L’Odyssée des Bâtisseurs
  • La Caverne le Trou de la Fée in Desbiens
  • Beach, path and rest area Le Rigolet in Métabetchouan 
  • Centre d’interprétation de l’agriculture et de la ruralité
  • The Petit marais park in Saint-Gédéon
  • Crossing of Rio Tinto Alcan dams
  • Crossing of the Grande Décharge River on the Maligneau II

Pavement types:

  • Paved bike path
  • Paved shoulders 
  • Designated roadway


Lodging:

Refer to the website in the "accommodation services" / "ALMA" section

 
 

DAY 2 : From ALMA TO PÉRIBONKA

Distance: 63 km
(an additional 45 km around the Parc national de la Pointe-Taillon)

 

Suggested stops or activities in the area:

  • Le fin berger
  • Parc national de la Pointe-Taillon
  • Péribonka River crossing (fee-charging)
  • Musée Louis-Hémon in Péribonka (3 hours)
     

Pavement types:

  • Paved bike path
  • Paved shoulders 
  • Designated roadway


Lodging:

Refer to the website in the "accommodation services" / "PÉRIBONKA" section

 

DAY 3 : from PÉRIBONKA TO NORMANDIN

Distance: 63 km 

Suggestions stops or activities in the area:

  • Vieux Moulin in Sainte-Jeanne-d’Arc
  • La Magie du Sous-Bois in Dolbeau-Mistassini
  • Bleuets Mistassini
  • Mistassini River and the chute des Pères
  • Fromagerie la Normandinoise


Pavement types:

  • Paved bike path
  • Paved shoulders 
  • Designated roadway


Lodging:

Refer to the website in the "accommodation services" / "NORMANDIN" section



DAY 4 : from NORMANDIN TO CHAMBORD

Distance: 81 km

Suggestions stops or activities in the area:

  • Chute à l’Ours in Normandin
  • Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien
  • Le Musée de la Vieille fromagerie Perron
  • The Native Museum of Mashteuiatsh
  • Historical Company Town of Val-Jalbert


Pavement types:

  • Paved bike path
  • Paved shoulders 
  • Designated roadway


Lodging:

Refer to the website in the "accommodation services" / "CHAMBORD" section


DEPARTURE IN MÉTABETCHOUAN-LAC-À-LA-CROIX

4 days / 256 km – Around the lake tour

Level of difficulty: easy


Day 1 : from MÉTABETCHOUAN-LAC-À-LA-CROIX to PÉRIBONKA

Distance: 98 km

(an additional 45 km around the Parc national de la Pointe-Taillon)

 

Parking:

Tourism centre Le Rigolet, 18 rue Saint-André, paved and free of charge.

 

Suggestions stops or activities in the area:
 

  • Beach, path and rest area Le Rigolet in Métabetchouan
  • The Petit marais in Saint-Gédéon
  • Fromagerie Médard
  • Crossing of Rio Tinto Alcan dams
  • Dam-en-Terre Resort
  • L’Odyssée des Bâtisseurs
  • Parc national de la Pointe-Taillon
     

Pavement types:

  • Paved bike path
  • Paved shoulders 
  • Designated roadway


Lodging:

Refer to the website in the "accommodation services" / "PÉRIBONKA" section


Day 2 : From PÉRIBONKA to DOLBEAU-MISTASSINI

Distance: 33 km


Suggested stops or activities in the area:

  • Musée Louis-Hémon in Péribonka
  • Le Vieux Moulin in Sainte-Jeanne-d’Arc
  • La Magie du Sous-Bois in Dolbeau-Mistassini
  • Mistassini River and the chute des Pères
  • Bleuets Mistassini


Pavement types to go:

  • Paved bike path
  • Paved shoulders 
  • Designated roadway


Lodging:

Refer to the website in the "accommodation services" / "DOLBEAU-MISTASSINI" section

 

DAY 3 : From DOLBEAU-MISTASSINI TO SAINT-FÉLICIEN

Distance: 57 km


Suggested stops or activities in the area:
 

  • Fromagerie la Normandinoise
  • Chute à l’Ours de Normandin
  • Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien
  • Fromagerie au Pays des bleuets
  • Fromagerie Ferme des Chutes


Pavement types:

  • Paved bike path
  • Paved shoulders 
  • Designated roadway


Lodging:

Refer to the website in the "accommodation services" / "ST-FÉLICIEN" section

 

Day 4 : From SAINT-FÉLICIEN to MÉTABETCHOUAN-LAC-À-LA-CROIX

Distance: 68 km 


Suggested stops or activities in the area:
 

  • Le Musée de la Vieille fromagerie Perron
  • Fromagerie Perron
  • The Native Museum of Mashteuiatsh
  • Historical company town of Val-Jalbert


Pavement types:

  • Paved bike path
  • Paved shoulders 
  • Designated roadway


Lodging:

Refer to the website in the "accommodation services" / "MÉTABETCHOUAN-LAC-À-LA-CROIX" section