A La Carte Tours Presents: East to Wines
September 27, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
One event on October 11, 2020 at 9:00 am
No bike? No problem! — Click here to ADD BICYCLE RENTAL (performance hybrid or e-bike)
Indulge yourself with this ride through the countryside just east of Ottawa. After a 45min transfer from downtown Ottawa, begin the day with a gentle cycle along the Prescott and Russell Recreational Trail – An old railway line converted to crushed gravel pathway. Before you know it, you’ll be arriving at Clos du Vully Winery, where we’ve curated a unique wine pairing experience with carefully-selected artisan delicacies. Hop back on your bicycle and enjoy a mix of winding country backroads and smooth, paved road shoulders. Stop for a tasty and educational honey tour (subject to reopening), then continue to the final stop at Domain Perrault Winery. You’re in for a real treat here, as you relax and linger with a table full of bread and cheese, plenty of wine, a lovely view, and a tour of the vineyard. At this point you’ll be pretty happy that you’re getting a ride back to Ottawa!
Distance: 25km / Approx. 2 hours of cycling
Group size: Minimum 5 / Maximum 10
Minimum age: 19 yrs
PRIVATE GROUP? Advertised dates are open to the public, but other dates are possible for private groups upon request. Contact Us.
A lovely mix of flat, traffic-free rail trail (crushed gravel surface), paved road shoulders (roads shared with vehicle traffic), and gravel country backroads with just enough little ups and downs to earn all of that wine and cheese. We recommend a hybrid bicycle, e-bike, or a mountain bike.
Round trip passenger and bicycle shuttle from downtown Ottawa to/from wineries (standard size bikes only)
3-6 wines at each winery, pairings, snacks, bread and cheese tray
Honey tasting at local beekeeper’s home-based business (subject to reopening)
Maps, route information, and turn-by-turn directions using offline voice navigation
Pick-up and same day delivery of purchases made during the tour
Emergency assistance (you are expected to be able to change a flat / do minor repairs)
Between 9:15am and 10am,, depending on bicycle rentals and pickup location (downtown bicycle rental shop or secondary central location). Exact time and location will be confirmed on your tour voucher.
We will meet you at Domaine Perrault Winery (the final stop of your bike tour) at 5:00 p.m. for the transfer back to downtown Ottawa. We will return any bicycle rentals.
OPTION: Shuttle Only
Subject to space, we can shuttle passengers and bicycles to the trailhead in Hammond with the group. Shuttle Only service does not include any maps, emergency assistance, tours, food or beverages. Contact us for details / to book your spot.
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