The Québec maritime Blog

Julie Soyez

Ah, the invigorating air that awakens you to the beauty of the landscapes! That’s what Julie Soyez loves. Originally from France, she fell in love with La Belle Province during a study trip in 2013. Since then, she explores the beaches, forests, lakes and rivers of Québec in all seasons, whether on foot, by bike or by kayak. As an adventure tourism and ecotourism guide, she loves to share her passion for nature with others and always carries a pen in her big bag!

Why Visit the Îles de la Madeleine Early in the Season

   |   By Julie Soyez

Have you been dreaming of visiting the Îles de la Madeleine one day? So far and yet so close at the same time, these magical islands are unique in every way, not least because of their spectacular scenery. In this blog post, I’m inviting you to discover this archipelago in the soft spring light of May and June, a time of year that offers many opportunities for authentic experiences.

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There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather in Eastern Québec!

   |   By Julie Soyez

Your suitcases are packed, you’re feeling excited about your upcoming trip to Eastern Québec, but then you see a disappointing weather forecast… What if we told you that wind, unusual tides, fog and even snowstorms could make your stay in our regions even more unforgettable? Would you believe it…?

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Ice Fishing in Eastern Québec: Fun and Fresh Fish Guaranteed!

   |   By Julie Soyez

As you can imagine, there are lots of fun activities you can enjoy in the winter in the maritime regions of Québec! However, there is one in particular that will bring the whole family together, give you a window into another world, and, with a bit of luck, contribute to a unique and flavourful dinner… Discover the joys of ice fishing in amazing frozen environments!

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Explore the Îles de la Madeleine on Foot: Sentiers Entre Vents et Marées

   |   By Julie Soyez

In this era of speed and instant gratification, if there’s one place on Earth that resists this trend, it’s the Îles de la Madeleine! From gentle hills and bright red cliffs to endless beaches and bustling harbours, follow me to discover the famous Sentiers entre Vents et Marées trails, which were inspired by the Camino de Santiago.

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