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!

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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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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10 Photos You’ll Want to Take in Our National Parks

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

We all enjoy taking photos of places we visit to preserve memories, to be able to share our experiences with loved ones and even to make other people jealous! You won’t lack for opportunities to take stunning photos in our regions! Here then are 10 not-to-be-missed photo ops: one for each of our national parks.

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The Îles de la Madeleine: A Colourful Archipelago

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Located in the middle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the Îles de la Madeleine archipelago charms visitors from all over the world who soon fall under the spell of the Islands’ unique landscapes. As you explore the region, you will discover a range of colours that is both harmonious and surprising. Get ready for a rich and vivid adventure!

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3 Good Reasons to Visit Bas-Saint-Laurent in the Winter

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Whether along the coast or in the heart of a snowy forest, Bas-Saint-Laurent offers majestic and magical winter scenery at every turn. A visit during the cold season is an excellent opportunity not only to spend time in the great outdoors but also to meet friendly people and enjoy cosy comfort in the places you stay.

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