The Québec maritime Blog

5 Good Reasons to Motorcycle in the Maritime Regions of Québec

   |   By Alain Samson

I’m no specialist in the field of tourism, but I’ve been a motorcycle enthusiast for over 40 years. I love riding near where I live, in Eastern Québec, but also going on road trips to explore new areas. Here are my top five reasons to motorcycle in Gaspésie, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine.

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What to See and Do on Vacation in the Îles de la Madeleine

   |   By Nathalie Le Coz

Rising out of the middle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and at the mercy of the wind, the Îles de la Madeleine are a hilly, green archipelago surrounded by rugged red cliffs and white sand beaches. Even in the hollow of a small valley, it’s impossible to escape the sea air on the Islands (not that you’d want to!).

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Treasures of the Sea

   |   By Katie Jalbert

Our culinary traditions and evolving regional cuisine have been influenced and shaped by all the peoples who have settled the banks of the St. Lawrence over the years. Here is an overview of the seafood and fish you can look forward to savouring in our restaurants and snack bars or during a picnic in our regions.

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What to See and Do on Vacation in Sept-Îles

   |   By Nathalie Le Coz

Sept-Îles, which is the regional capital of Côte-Nord, is surrounded by dense boreal forest as far as the eye can see, sprinkled with lakes and rivers. Tucked around a bay and protected by an archipelago full of seabirds, the city looks towards the sea from the Promenade du Vieux-Quai, a boardwalk along the water.

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What to See and Do on Vacation in Percé

   |   By Nathalie Le Coz

From Sainte-Flavie, Route 132 loops around the coastline of the Gaspé Peninsula. Whether you drive around the north side of the region in a clockwise direction or head south towards Chaleur Bay, you will eventually wind up in Percé, at the tip of the peninsula, where you will fall under the spell of an exceptionally beautiful area.

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