Everywhere in the world, people associate maple syrup with Québec. It’s indeed a well-established culinary tradition that has been around for several centuries here, and every spring, many enthusiasts can’t wait to take part in “sugaring-off parties”.
Bas-Saint-Laurent is the second most important region for maple syrup production in Québec. You can find in the area many sugar shacks where you can stock up with syrup and enjoy the famous maple taffy on the snow. Read more
Planning a trip to Île-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Percé National Park, one generally has two very precise goals in mind: get an up-close view of Percé Rock and watch the northern gannet colony on Bonaventure Island! Read more
Did you know that the village of Percé’s past is rich in history? I must admit that, even if I have visited Percé many times over the last few years, I didn’t know all the extent of what the village had been through. Read more
Whenever I hear about Minganie and the Lower North Shore, the first things that come to mind are breathtaking landscapes and nature at its rawest. These regions are much less well known than other areas of Québec, mainly because of their remoteness. Yet they’re so different from the rest of the province that they’re totally worth the trip!
The garden at Auberge du Mange Grenouille
The Auberge Mange Grenouille is surrounded by a garden. Lanterns hang in the trees and a little brook ran outside our hotel room door. The Domaine Valga is a hand-built log cabin in the woods. A warm lake stretches in front of it and at night the silence of the trees is like a soothing balm. We stayed at both. Read more
Parc National du Bic
The National Parks in the Quebec maritime region are extraordinary and Parc National du Bic is no exception. Read more