The Québec maritime Blog

Marie-Eve Lagacé

Originally from Gaspésie, Marie-Eve Lagacé loves both writing and her corner of the world, so she’s delighted to be able to combine these passions as the person responsible for this blog! Her favourite subjects are people, local culture and our regions’ unexpected (and sometimes unusual) treasures. Although she loves relaxing with a coffee and a good book, she also enjoys exploring new vistas and swimming with the salmon in the Matapédia River!

Escapades on the Lakes and Rivers of Eastern Québec

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Looking for an escapade in a natural setting? Want to get away from technology and commune with nature? Set off to explore the lakes and rivers in our regions! Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie and Côte-Nord are dotted with bodies of freshwater where you can enjoy various well-supervised water sports. Discover these magnificent sites that will make you see our destination in a new light!

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Find Out All about the Islands by Visiting Local Museums!

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Are you curious by nature and fascinated by history? You’ll find lots of interesting sites to visit in the Îles de la Madeleine! Museums are a rich source of information that will help you get to know and understand this region during your trip. Here are a few sites you’ll want to add to your itinerary.

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Memorable Guided Tours in Eastern Québec

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

The maritime regions of Québec offer innumerable wide-open spaces to explore and fascinating sites to discover. Doing so is even more interesting when you’re accompanied by people who are passionate about these places and eager to share what they know with you! Here are some suggestions for guided tours you can plan to take during your next trip in Eastern Québec.

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Sustainable Tourism: How to Be a Better Traveller

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Travel is a privilege and an opportunity to have a positive impact, to make sure that the experience is beneficial for you as well as for the destination you’re visiting. We’re all more aware than ever of the importance of taking care of the planet and the people who inhabit it. As a traveller, you have the means to ensure that you travel responsibly. Here are some key elements to consider while planning and taking your trip.

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Inspiring Women Behind Exciting Local Projects!

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

A trip to the maritime regions of Québec will certainly leave a lasting impression, not only because of the beauty of the landscapes but also because of the memorable people you will encounter here. To mark this International Women’s Day, we are pleased to spotlight four passionate women who have followed their dreams and invested in inspiring projects in the tourism industry in Eastern Québec.

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What Animals Can You Observe in Eastern Québec in the Winter?

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

During the cold season, the natural areas in the maritime regions of Québec continue to teem with life. Of course, you’ll find outdoor enthusiasts skiing and snowshoeing in these areas, but small (and large) animals also frequent these places! Keep reading to discover some of the wildlife you may encounter during your winter excursions in Eastern Québec!

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7 Unusual Facts about Gaspésie

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Tourists in search of relaxation, wide-open spaces, excitement and a change of scenery have been visiting the Gaspé Peninsula for decades. But how well do you know this timeless vacation destination? Here are 7 unusual facts about the region that may surprise you.

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