The Québec maritime Blog

Photo Safari in Témiscouata: 5 Photo Ops You Won’t Want to Miss!

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Located in southern Bas-Saint-Laurent and bordering on the state of Maine and the province of New Brunswick, Témiscouata is a dream destination for nature lovers. The area’s forests, lakes and rivers provide endless opportunities for outdoor activities such as boating, cycling and hiking; you can also stay in a national park or resort as well as savour the region’s many delicious local products.

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Camping and Kayaking: A Winning Combination in Les Bergeronnes

   |   By Anne Pélouas

I didn’t really believe my friend when he told me, just before I left for a weekend of camping and kayaking in Les Bergeronnes in Côte-Nord: “You’ll see, you’ll hear the whales from your tent!” Fall colours were spreading across the Manicouagan landscape and all along the Whale Route, punctuating the boreal forest with golden hues.

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Tranquility and Natural Splendour on Île Verte

   |   By Marie-Ève Blanchard

I’d been dreaming for a long time of spending the night in a lighthouse. A childhood dream, from another era... A dream of those lighthouses that have been the eyes of the St. Lawrence for decades and have so often prevented ships from crashing into reefs... Lighthouses and lightkeepers that were isolated and sometimes provided shelter to shipwreck survivors...

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Bonaventure Island: In the Footsteps of the Islanders

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

Did you know that Bonaventure Island, off Percé, boasts a rich and fascinating history? The Société des établissements de plein air du Québec (SÉPAQ) has undertaken a program aimed at promoting the island’s built heritage in order to illustrate its legacy and tell us more about it.

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4 Road Trips to Explore Québec by the Sea

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Savour fresh seafood in Gaspésie, feel the sea breeze on your skin in the Îles de la Madeleine, listen to the blows of the whales in Côte-Nord and admire the sunsets of Bas-Saint-Laurent... A road trip in our regions will awaken all your senses!

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