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Visit various tourist attractions and learn about the milestones in the history that has shaped today’s Québec maritime, from the Aboriginal peoples to the French regime, the British conquest and World War II.

Nature’s influence on artistic and cultural life in Québec maritime is also undeniable. Attracted by our natural resources and the promise of a better life, the settlers who came here to build a new life brought their traditions from various distant shores; they have left us a maritime heritage that is rich in history and fascinating stories.

The unique scenery in Québec maritime has also inspired many artists and artisans from here and elsewhere. As you travel throughout our regions, you will find many talented artists. Visit them in their studios, browse boutiques filled with handmade treasures, or treat yourself to an authentic and unforgettable experience at a local show.

To uncover our communities’ best kept secrets, visit our museums, art galleries, interpretation sites, gardens, historic sites and economuseums. And don’t miss this opportunity to sample our regional cuisine. Feast your eyes... and your taste buds in Québec maritime!
Culture and Heritage Packages
Cabin rental in the Chic-Chocs Wildlife Reserve

Cabin rental in the Chic-Chocs Wildlife Reserve

Chic-Chocs Wildlife Reserve

Starting from $135.00
per cabin per day, based on quadruple occupancy, taxes not included Valid from May 30, 2014 to September 1, 2014
Bed and Breakfast Package at the Gîte du Mont-Albert

Bed and Breakfast Package at the Gîte du Mont-Albert

Gîte du Mont-Albert

Starting from $85.50
per person based on double occupancy, taxes and park entrance fees not included Valid from June 6, 2014 to October 25, 2014
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Culture and Heritage Road Trip Ideas

The National Park Tour

Go on a National Park Tour to see the best of what Québec maritime has to offer. Our ten national parks present ten different ways to experience the nature, culture and history of our regions.

Flavour Trails

Whatever scenic drive you decide to explore in the maritime regions of Québec, you are sure to find a multitude of delicacies to sample along the way.
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  • Lobster dinner from Riôtel Percé (Gaspésie)
  • La Martre Lighthouse (Gaspésie)
  • Banc-de-Pêche-de-Paspébiac Historic Site (Gaspésie)
  • Anticosti National Park
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