Crossing Quebec by motorcycle has become increasingly popular throughout the years. The scenery of the province can be enjoyed in the peak summer months. Depending on the location of the trip, the scenery can change from rocky coastlines to flat farm land. Once outside of the larger cities of Quebec City and Montreal, many roads are cleared of traffic, letting a motorcyclists roam free.
Traveling along route 364, Saint-Sauveur is known for their ski resorts and its closeness to Montreal. This allows for a motorcycle to remain close to a large municipal area but stay far away from heavy traffic at the same time. This city is one of the most visited cities along Route 364 in Quebec. Many people that are riding motorcycles do not go to this place to ski. They go to see the beauty that Saint-Sauveur holds and the natural landscape of the area.
At the other end of Route 364 is the township of Amherst. This is not a large place and the population is low, compared to most places. With less than 2,000 people living in the township, Amherst allows a motorcyclist to see the beauty of Quebec. Amherst is the end of Route 364, so when motorcyclists reach it they travel another route to change the scenery that they are seeing of Quebec. This can be along the Route 323 or a different route leading out of town.
Traveling along the North Shore and the St. Lawrence River, tourists can see the natural and impressive qualities of the landscape. Located on one of the most spectacular routes to travel, this route has mountains to one side and the St. Lawrence River on the other. On Route 362, from Baie-Saint-Paul to La Malbaie, the villages that number the road are spectacular delights and provide rest and relaxation while seeing the sights of the province while traveling on a motorcycle.
Located 75 miles east of the city of Montreal, Magog is a destination for many motorcyclists. With over 20,000 people, the city is not small, but not large. This creates a top destination for people who want to see Quebec but not the two largest cities. Magog has many roads and routes that lead into it. This gives the motorcyclists a chance to chose their destination and how to reach it. People riding on their motorcycle often stop at Mount Orford for picture opportunities while they continue their journey.
A small village located where the St. Lawrence River and Lake Saint-Louis meet, Pointe-des-Cascades has many points of interests for motorcyclists. Cascades are formed where these two bodies of water meet, making it a tourist destination for people who enjoy natural wonders. Traveling by motorcycle, a person can see the marvelous views of this area while taking a trip with their beloved motorcycle.
There are many routes a motorcyclist can travel while touring Quebec. The landscape along some of these routes provides scenic views that are one of a kind. Not many places can offer you a road to travel that allows you to view mountains on one side and a river on the other. Quebec is full of absolutely beautiful scenery. Seeing this landscape on a motorcycle makes the fresh air taste that much better when driving down the road.