The Québec maritime Blog

5 Confirmed Facts about the Îles de la Madeleine

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

I was recently lucky enough to visit the Îles de la Madeleine for the first time. After hearing so much about this region, I must admit that my expectations were high… and I wasn’t disappointed! Here are 5 facts about the Islands that I can confirm are true now that I’ve been there.

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The Lighthouses of the Îles de la Madeleine

   |   By Nathalie Katinakis

What would island life be like without lighthouses, those majestic maritime guardians that dot the coast? In the Îles de la Madeleine, they have been part of the landscape since the 19th century and have prevented many shipwrecks off this archipelago in the middle of the perilous Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Souvenirs from Your Summer Vacation (Part 1)

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

In the summer, there are so many activities to choose from in the maritime regions of Québec—and you can count on the surrounding scenery to wow you at every turn! For example, no matter which region you visit, the sky at sunset offers unforgettable sights. Consider these four Instagram photos as proof!

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12 Roadside Snack Bars to Try in Eastern Québec

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

The maritime regions of Québec are dotted with roadside snack bars (or canteens, as they are often called in this province). Each establishment has its own particular history, and each offers a unique menu, often featuring local specialties such as poutine and seafood dishes. Here are 12 that make great road-trip stops!

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8 Souvenirs to Take Home from Gaspésie

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

The Gaspé Peninsula is home to many creative and passionate foodies and artisans. Meet some of them during your next vacation and take home something they’ve made as a souvenir of your trip! Here are eight places you’ll want to discover.

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Top 3: Your Photos of Cultural Discoveries on Instagram

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

On vacation in the maritime regions of Québec, you’ll soon notice what a rich cultural heritage we have. We recently put out a call for your Instagram photos in our newsletter and on social media: here then is our selection of the top three photos of cultural discoveries in our regions.

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