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
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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
Hello, my name is Marie-Claude and I’ve been living in Gaspé for almost 3 years now. Even if I pass by Musée de la Gaspésie almost every day, I had never taken the time to go in. So, writing a post about the museum was a great opportunity to finally experience it. My visit made me realize that the region’s history is just about as vast as its territory. As a Gaspesian by adoption, I’m truly fascinated by the richness of my beautiful peninsula. Maybe it’s because of the region’s old soul that we feel so good here! 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
Without question, autumn ranks among my favourite seasons. The air is fresh and crisp, and the sweet sunlight warms us up without beating us down. It’s a great time for me to enjoy nice days outside. Autumn also means harvests and colourful foliage, with leaves turning ochre, crimson and orange. So you can imagine that, when I was given the opportunity to discover the Reford Gardens on these last days of September, I accepted the invitation without hesitation. 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