The Québec maritime Blog

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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8 Souvenirs to Take Home from Côte-Nord

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Côte-Nord culture is a blend of Innu traditions and the heritage of European settlers. This combination is reflected in regional flavours and inspires local artisans. Here are some suggestions for places to visit and items you could take home with you!

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Top 3: Your Photos of National Parks and Natural Sites on Instagram

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Nature and wide-open spaces are featured in many travel photos taken in the maritime regions of Québec. This isn’t surprising, since our regions boast lots of beautiful scenery! 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 national parks and natural sites taken in our regions.

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8 Souvenirs to Take Home from Bas-Saint-Laurent

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

From Kamouraska to Rimouski via the Témiscouata area, you’ll discover many artisans and food producers in Bas-Saint-Laurent who will surprise you with their creativity. It’s safe to say you won’t be able to resist taking home some of their creations as souvenirs! Here are a few suggestions.

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Whale-Watching Tips from the Experts

   |   By Marie-Ève Muller

In Québec, you can observe up to 13 species of whales and 4 species of seals all along the coast, from Bas-Saint-Laurent to the Îles de la Madeleine via Côte-Nord and Gaspésie. To help you spot as many of these species as possible, here are some tips from the research team at the Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals (GREMM)!

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Top 3: Your Photos of Wildlife on Instagram

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

This summer keep your eyes peeled when you visit the maritime regions of Québec! There’s a good chance you’ll see many different species of animals, from marine mammals to small and large animals in our forests! 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 wildlife photos taken in our regions.

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