6 days/5 nights



Start any date between May 1 and October 31


Moderate


CAD$1950
Single Supplement: CAD$550


Trips in Canada are subject to 5% GST (Goods & Services Taxes federal tax).



  • 5 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Luggage transfers
  • Use of a high quality performance hybrid or road bike and accessories
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Your tour starts in the town of Bloomfield, about 200 km (120 miles) east of Toronto. Trains take approximately 1h45 to Belleville. Your transfer from Belleville train station to Bloomfield is included and takes 25 minutes.

 

If travelling by car, it is possible to leave your car in Bloomfield, where you will be able to pick it up at the end of your cycling trip.

 

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Randonnée Tours

Canada

Prince Edward County Cycling 6 days

In 2015, Travel & Leisure described Prince Edward County as one of the top places to travel to in the world in their annual list: ‘Cross Montauk, NY, with California’s Napa Valley circa 1970, and you get Prince Edward County, a tiny wine-producing region that’s becoming a haven for creative types.” From Toronto, the county is an easy train ride away. With over 40 vineyards (including Norman Hardie; Hubbs Creek; Grange; Long Dog winery), many with tasting rooms, this bucolic land of orchards, vineyards, stunning beaches (Sandbanks Provincial Park is unique in all of Canada), is a mecca for cycling. We have crafted an itinerary that takes in the quiet country roads with overnights in charming locales including an option to stay at newly opened Drake Devonshire, the County’s latest hotel sensation. Go now before the secret is out.




Getting Here:

Trains from Toronto take approximately 1h45. Private transfer to your first hotel provided from Belleville.


Day 1: Arrival Day

Bloomfield is a lovely village to begin your trip. Have dinner at your inn, or in one of the many restaurants in town. Stroll the shops and begin to feel the tempo of the County.

Day 2: Bloomfield
Your first day will be a leisurely loop to Lake of the Mountain Provincial Park, with stops at a local cheese maker and at Waupoos Estate Winery for lunch, where summer concerts are common. Dine at the acclaimed Agrarian Bistro Restaurant and perhaps take in a silent movie at the Baxter Art Gallery.
Cycling distance: 50 km; 285 m gain 72 km; 400 m gain

Day 3: Milford
From Bloomfield, make your way deep into the county, with more winery stops (Long Dog is a favourite) or take time to cycle to Sandbanks Provincial Park, with its sand dunes and stunning beaches. Dine at Milford’s Bistro for dinner and then enjoy the comforts of a charming inn.
Cycling distance: 44 km; 135 m gain or 77 km; 250 m gain


Day 4: Wellington
Today’s ride takes you past Sandbanks Provincial Park and East and West Lakes. These are some of the best roads in the county to cycle, and there are lovely restaurants to choose from along the way. Stay at the luxurious Drake Devonshire, the county’s newest sensation located directly on West Lake.
Cycling distance: 40 km; 100 m gain


Day 5: Wellington
Want to stretch your legs today? Ride out to Rednersville Road, a beautiful winding country road along the Bay of Quinte. Visit Norman Hardie vineyards, a short ride from Wellington. Finish your trip with a meal at the in-house restaurant at the Drake. If you have the fortune of staying on a Tuesday, it’s open mic night, an opportunity to croon with the locals.
Cycling distance: 40 km; 150 m gain or 62 km; 300 m gain

Day 6: Departure Day

Depart (we will provide a shuttle to the train station after breakfast).

 

 

In the Press:

"Cross Montauk, NY, with California’s Napa Valley circa 1970, and you get Prince Edward County, a tiny wine-producing region that’s becoming a haven for creative types. It’s within a four-hour drive from either Montreal or Toronto and just welcomed the lakeside Drake Devonshire, a high-design spinoff of the edgy Drake Hotel in Toronto’s Queen West. Stop at some of the 40-plus area wineries for affordable tastings of Burgundy-style Pinot Noirs (Norman Hardie and Hubbs Creek are favorites); take a detour to Sandbanks Provincial Park, a gorgeous white-sand beach with sweeping dunes. On lucky nights, you’ll even catch a glimpse of the northern lights."

- Nikki Ekstein - Travel & Leisure Best Places to Travel in 2015


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