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!

Gaspé: A Sea of Activities

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

The municipality of Gaspé encompasses 17 villages strung along the coast, from L’Anse-à-Valleau to Douglastown. Visitors are surrounded by exceptional marine vistas that invite enjoyment of water sports of all kinds.

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5 Fun Sea Excursion Ideas

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

The sea surrounds you in the maritime regions of Québec, and there are lots of water sports on offer. Whether you want to admire the scenery from another angle, observe seabirds or marine mammals, enjoy a quiet moment on the water or simply cross the St. Lawrence River, take the time to breathe in the fresh sea air and fully enjoy your vacation!

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Tips for Identifying Whale Species

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Côte-Nord is one of the five best whale-watching areas in the world. The tides, currents and unusual seabed topography provide favourable conditions for high concentrations of plankton and fish: this open-air buffet attracts 13 species of cetaceans.

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