Motorcycling in Gaspésie

Offering spectacular sea and mountain scenery, winding roads and a picturesque atmosphere, Gaspésie is a popular destination for motorcycle enthusiasts. Whether you are an avid motorcyclist or simply looking for a unique adventure, this region offers many exciting itineraries to explore.

One of the region’s most famous motorcycle rides is the Grand Tour of Gaspésie, which takes you around the entire Gaspé Peninsula on Route 132. This 885-kilometre loop offers panoramic views of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, steep cliffs, sandy beaches, picturesque fishing villages and impressive mountains.

Gaspésie is also full of charming little villages where you can take a break and discover the local culture. Places like Matane, Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Gaspé, Percé, Bonaventure, Carleton-sur-Mer and Amqui offer restaurants, handicraft shops, museums and comfortable accommodations for motorcyclists.

You can also explore the region along several other itineraries. Whether you follow Route 299 through the Chic-Choc Mountains or Route 195 between Matane and Amqui, you can create your own customized itinerary according to the time you have available.

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