Tour dates are Saturday August 11th to Tuesday August 14th and it begins and ends at the Gaelic College on the Cabot Trail in St. Anne’s Bay.
We offer luggage transfers, two support vehicles loaded with snacks and refreshments, three nights accommodations, three suppers and breakfasts and showers at the end of the tour.
Our two cycling guides live locally and have lead tours of the trail for a decade. Tour cost is $665.00 per person double accommodation. And if you are travelling alone we will match you up with a roommate.
The Cabot Trail is a must do for any cyclist. And our tour is designed to give you time to really enjoy the scenery, stop at one the white sand beaches, hike in the Highlands National Park, visit artists and artisans along the way.
Each day involves 70 to 85 Kms of cycling and our two support vehicles means both speedy and relaxed riders are serviced. Everyone gets to ride at their own pace. This tour fills up quickly so register early to secure your spot.
Once 40 riders have registered we will establish a waiting list. Check it out here https://www.velocapebreton.ca/2018-schedule
The following texts are from the description on the web site.
THE CABOT TRAIL: Named one of the TOP 10 Cycling destinations in the World by Lonely Planet in 2010, and since toured by thousands of cyclists from all around the world, the Cabot Trail is a “MUST” on the bucket list of every cyclist.
Three hundred kilometers of paved roads, from softly rolling terrain to steep climbs, you will wind your way through the quiet Margaree Valley on the first day, then ride along the shores of the Gulf of St.Lawrence the second day, the scenic Highlands National Park the third, and end along the scenic Atlantic coast of Cape Breton Island.
Cabot Trail in 4 Days is a fully supported tour where everyone cycles at their own pace and style. No pressure with lots of time and opportunities to explore.
DETAILS: We provide: 3 nights hotel/motel accommodation, luggage transportation, two support vehicle at your service should you need a lift or other assistance, breakfast Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, dinner Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Park fees, and snack food (fresh fruit and baked goods) enroute. Children 16 – 18 years, must be accompanied by a cycling adult. We have two van drivers and two cycling guides. All four individuals are very familiar with the area and the route. We aim to give you a unique cycling experience with a full immersion in our culture and our spectacular landscapes.
ITINERARY: Clockwise direction leaving the Gaelic College in St. Ann’s Bay on Saturday August 11th to Tuesday August 14th. Day 1- To Margaree Harbour, 85km. Day 2- to Pleasant Bay, 70km. Day 3- to Ingonish, 71km Day 4- to Gaelic College, 71km. *** There will be optional side tours suggested to shorten or lengthen the day’s ride.***
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