Vacations are a time to enjoy nature, relaxation and a complete change of pace. You want to unplug and be present to the moment. Several unusual lodging options offered in the maritime regions of Québec will help you unwind and step outside your comfort zone. Having said that, opting for unusual lodging doesn’t mean sacrificing comfort! Read on to find out more. Read more
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The lighthouses along the coasts of the St. Lawrence River remind us of the rich maritime heritage of the Québec maritime regions. While several are still accessible (more than 30!) and offer various interpretive activities, only a few give you the opportunity to live a unique experience: spending the night in a lighthouse. Read more
I feel privileged this morning to visit the Onondaga submarine at Pointe-au-Père Maritime Historic Site. Anyone can visit the submarine, but what makes it so exciting to me is that it’s the only submarine open for visits by the public in Canada. Read more
Since they border the St. Lawrence, the regions of Québec maritime regions have a rich . While navigation has marked the history of Bas-Saint-Laurent, it is mostly the fisheries that have left their mark in Gaspésie, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine. To immerse yourself in the history of these maritime regions, all you need to do is visit their many historic sites. Below is a brief overview of a few of them. Read more
When you visit the regions of Québec maritime, you’ll be thrilled by the variety of activities available. Whether you’re interested in adventurous, contemplative or educational tourism, you’ll find many attractions that’ll meet your tastes and interests. However, since your vacation time is limited, you’ll want to make sure you’re making the right choices… Here then are a few suggestions.