The Québec maritime Blog

Anne-Josée Pineau

Born in Bas-Saint-Laurent, Anne-Josée Pineau loves this region and is delighted to introduce others to it. Never far from the sea, she’s fascinated by lighthouses and could live on seafood alone! On this blog, she likes to write about our regions’ unusual attractions, make your mouth water by describing local delicacies, and pique your interest by revealing some of the hidden beauty found in Québec by the Sea. In other words, she wants to provide you with lots of ideas for an unforgettable vacation!

In the Footsteps of the First Nations Peoples in Eastern Québec

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

First Nations peoples are the first known inhabitants of the maritime regions of Québec. While visiting our regions, you’ll have many opportunities to learn more about their rich heritage and vibrant cultures. Participate in interpretive activities to find out more about the history, traditions and ways of life of these communities.

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10 Natural Sites, 10 Surprising Facets

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

The regions of Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine are home to many natural sites, much to the delight of outdoor enthusiasts as well as those seeking peace and relaxation. Are you already familiar with these places? Read on to find out about less known aspects of each of these sites.

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5 Surprising Facts about Rimouski

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

A seaside city offering both urban vitality and proximity to nature, Rimouski promises you a stay that will meet all your expectations, whether you’re a culture lover, outdoor enthusiast or history buff. Are you planning to visit this city in Bas-Saint-Laurent during your next vacation? Here are five facts about Rimouski that may surprise you!

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5 Surprising Facts about Rivière-du-Loup

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Located in Bas-Saint-Laurent, Rivière-du-Loup and the surrounding area are a destination that combines nature, culture and history, offering you a memorable stay by the sea. Would you like to discover this area during your next vacation? Here are five facts about Rivière-du-Loup that may surprise you!

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5 Surprising Facts about Percé

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

While this area is primarily known for immense Percé Rock, one of the most famous attractions in Eastern Canada, once you get here you’ll enjoy exploring the village’s many facets. Here are five facts about Percé that may surprise you!

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5 Surprising Facts about the Îles de la Madeleine

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Home to landscapes of red cliffs, green hills and golden beaches, the Îles de la Madeleine fascinate, intrigue and attract, summer after summer, numerous vacationers seeking a change of pace and scenery. Here are five facts about the archipelago that are may surprise you.

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5 Good Reasons to Visit the Kamouraska Area

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

This sector, which stretches from La Pocatière to Saint-André, includes several picturesque towns and villages that offer many attractions. Discover them during your next vacation and remember to breathe in the salty sea air while you’re there! Here are five good reasons to visit the Kamouraska area.

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