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!

Regional Flavours: Maple Syrup

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Everywhere in the world, people associate maple syrup with Québec. It is indeed a well-established culinary tradition that has been around for several centuries here; every spring, maple enthusiasts can’t wait to take part in “sugaring-off parties”.

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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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