With a landscape that encompasses mountain highlands, river valleys, rugged seacoast, low-lying dyke lands, historic small towns and bustling cityscapes, Nova Scotia is a cyclist’s paradise. The province has many secondary roads off the 100 series highways suitable for scenic touring.
Bike Tours for all Levels
Whether it’s a cycling tour, group ride or a solo outing down quiet country by-ways, you’ll find it here:
- Meet up with Velo Halifax Bike Club for one of their Sunday rides that begin and end in the city every Sunday from March through November.
- Sign up for a Bike & Yoga tour of the province’s historic and scenic South Shore led by renowned tour operators, Freewheeling Adventures.
- Experience the world’s highest tides in the Bay of Fundy and enjoy the jaw-dropping scenery along the Minas Basin when you book a Kayak, Hike and Bike tour that takes you from the quaint streets of Wolfville to the isolated beauty of Cape d’Or.
View the listings for all cycle routes and maps
For a real challenge, take a trip by bike around the Cabot Trail
, one of the most highly-rated cycling routes in the world. Tackle the terrain with gusto, or take the sightseeing-by-van option when the elevation is too challenging.
As you pedal along the shore by the sea
, through old-growth forest land up through soaring Highlands, keep an eye out for wildlife such as moose, eagles, deer, and whales playing in the bay.