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Bike Granby and its region
Located in the Eastern Townships, Granby is well known for its network of cycling trails set in nature!
L’Estriade’s network lets you cycle and enjoy some 97 km of safe, low grade, quality trails. Both novices and experts will be charmed by the beautiful landscapes and the various activities offered in and around Granby.
Prepare your outing
Experience our cycling circuits differently thanks to the wonderful surprises we’ve integrated in our new tool!
This year, we’ve added two new cycling circuits that combine roads and cycling trails!
Travel our 3 signature circuits
Artria Cultural Loop (54 km) – Artworks ensconced in nature
Enjoy a unique cyclotourism experience in Quebec! Admire some 60 monumental artworks strategically placed along a 54 km loop of trails. This open-air museum features works of talented and renowned artists hailing from nearly 20 countries.
Many stops have been provided along the way to allow you to rest and to admire the art and the surrounding nature.
Parc national de la Yamaska Nature Loop (40 km)
Surrounded by luscious nature, follow the rivière Yamaska and continue on to the Parc national de la Yamaska where you’ll discover a veritable hidden gem! Take a break at the barrage Choinière and admire the beautiful views of the reservoir.
Lac Boivin Family Loop (10 km)
This short, low grade loop is ideal for a family outing with young children. Take a break from cycling and go up the observation tower to take in the wonderful sights.
New cycling circuits to enjoy
Two circuits combining roads and cycling trails have been added to our new CYCLING TOUR GUIDE!
Waterloo – Vignoble La Belle Alliance (p. 16)
An ideal circuit if you want to add a few kilometres to your trek on l’Estriade between Granby and Waterloo. This additional leg, travelled on the road, is a great way to get acquainted with cyclotourism and to enjoy one of the region’s agritourism gems.
This loop, combining roads and cycling trails, is a great way to enjoy the area’s beautiful landscapes. Cycle this loop clockwise because of the hill present on Davis road.
Discover the new Véloroute gourmande
Travel the Véloroute gourmande, a 235 km trek from Montreal to Sherbrooke passing through Granby along the Route Verte and the Trans Canada Trail.
Complete your journey in a few days using the baggage transport service offered, and savour the offerings from the 119 gourmet stops along the way!
Look for the Fièrement vélo!
Need some help or wish to refill your water bottle?
Fièrement Vélo! is a network of some 50 businesses that can offer general information on the cycling network, and fill up your water bottle. These businesses also have an emergency repair kit on hand in order to secure or repair a bicycle on the spot.
Need to rent a bike or to have it repaired?
Would you like to rent a bike for the day? Bike location and repairs (by expert mechanics) are offered by several businesses in the region :
Accessible on the Ondago app!
Download the Ondago mobile app and use L’Estriade network’s interactive map!
Don’t have access to the cell network? No problem! The app allows you to download the maps in advance so you can access them offline while cycling!
Plan a picnic
Come and meet our local growers and producers and stock up on delicious fresh products at our farmer’s market. Marché public de Granby et région is opened every summer Saturday.
Delicatessens such as Orange Coco la vie en vrac, Les Fours du Roy and Les Confiturières will wow you with their impressive array of quality local products.
Have a picnic at one of the cycling trail rest areas or bring your finds to Granby’s parc Daniel-Johnson and sit down by lac Boivin to view some of Artria open-air museum’s works of art.
Stop, take a leap into history
Discover another side of Granby!
One historical circuit, two experiences! Starting at the town’s tourism office beside the bike path, this circuit will take you on a 2 km long historical tour of Granby.
Explore the town’s historical artifacts in a novel and fun way or opt for a more straightforward historical approach, a guaranteed delight for history buffs.
Listen to the historical podcasts (only available in French)
Something to do after your bike ride
Make a stop in Granby and discover its dynamic downtown ambiance as well as its numerous stores and restaurants.
Set aside a few hours to go on a shopping spree of Granby’s specialty boutiques. You’re sure to find something special at Espace Nook, Fleurs et passion and Essences Zen, and the kids will love the books offered by librairie jeunesse Le Repère!
Treat yourself to a gastronomical experience. Granby is well known for its fine eating! The wide variety of restaurants will offer you a great occasion to wine and dine on a special night out on the town!
Prolong your stay in Granby and its region
Do you like locally-produced alcoholic beverages, home-grown produce and various other delicacies? Take advantage of your stay in the region to tour our local producers with Haltes gourmandes en Haute-Yamaska! Meet passionate people and enjoy bucolic settings as you visit the region’s microbreweries, distilleries, vineyards, orchards and gourmet boutiques!
View the ad for Les Haltes gourmandes
Make sure to set aside some time to visit Waterloo! Situated just a few minutes away from Granby, this charming small Eastern Townships town’s core has many boutiques, restaurants and microbreweries to choose from such as Espace Boho, Marché Foster and Robin bière naturelle.
Still have time and energy? Go for a walk along the region’s paths!