As a sea-oriented region boasting spectacular and varied landscapes, Québec maritime is a true sea kayaking paradise. Sea kayaking is actually one of the best ways to see seals and a multitude of seabirds while peacefully admiring the coastline from the water. Explore our numerous memorable destinations and, if you don’t have your own equipment, take advantage of the many guided excursions offered throughout the maritime regions of Québec. Read more
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The latest addition to Québec’s network of national parks, Lac-Témiscouata National Park is hinged around the largest and most majestic lake in the region. With a length of some 39 kilometres, it’s the second largest body of water south of the St. Lawrence. The park is run through by the Sentier national, the backbone of its trail network, which offers many interesting options to stretch your legs and appreciate the region’s beautiful scenery. Here are some of them.
Nature in the city… This could be the slogan for Sept-Îles, one of the largest cities in land size in Québec, with an area of over 2000 km2 (770 sq. mi.). Named after the seven islands that protect its round bay, Sept-Îles is a must-see destination in Côte-Nord – Duplessis that boasts one of the highest numbers of sunny days per year in the province. Read more
Gaspésie National Park offers countless options for hiking enthusiasts. Sometimes, choosing a trail is the hardest part. Here are some suggestions among my favourite trails in the park, whether you have a few hours or a full day. Read more
Let me tell you a secret. I’m always inclined to approach people who, road map unfolded on the hood of their car, are trying to locate themselves. Sometimes they thank me, politely refusing my help. Other times, I meet some truly amazing people who are exploring Québec for the very first time. Read more
Named after the Mi’kmaq word Gespeg, which means “land’s end,” Gaspé is the perfect name for a town located at the edge of the world at the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula. A blend of wind, sea, mountains, arts, cultural events and outdoor activities, Gaspé is not only a lively and dynamic town, but also the perfect place to spend your vacation. Read more