The Québec maritime Blog

Bas-Saint-Laurent: A Mecca for Sea Kayakers

   |   By Le Québec maritime

Jean Létourneau came back to this region to go to university. To pay for his studies, he started a kayaking company to guide tourists on the St. Lawrence. “The best job of my life,” he said, which inspired him to participate actively in the creation of the St. Lawrence Water Trail, a network of navigable waterways in Québec for small crafts.

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Cycling around Lake Témiscouata

   |   By Tanya Paquet

The next time you visit the Bas-Saint-Laurent region, head inland away from the St. Lawrence River to discover magnificent scenery and other treasures in Témiscouata. It’s an area I like to visit again and again. Let me tell you about my cycling adventure around Lake Témiscouata with my partner.

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Step Back in Time at an Authentic Former General Store

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

I must say I was very impressed by my visit at Magasin Général Historique Authentique 1928, located in Percé, right at the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula. It’s a former general store of the Robin, Jones and Whitman Company, whose last owner was Gaston Cloutier. Just before passing away in 2000, Mr. Cloutier handed the store over to his sons, Rémi and Ghislain, who decided to turn it into a living museum.

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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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