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!

[VIDEO] Sept-Îles: A Preview of Your Summer Vacation!

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

For a summer vacation that combines outdoor activities and cultural discoveries, head to Sept-Îles, in Côte-Nord! Enjoy an excursion to the Sept Îles Archipelago or discover Indigenous culture by visiting the Vieux-Poste. Watch our video for a preview of what awaits you during your stay!

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[VIDEO] Rivière-du-Loup: A Preview of Your Summer Vacation!

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

You will fall in love with this vibrant destination that offers urban and nature experiences: excursions to islands in the St. Lawrence, a rich heritage worth discovering as well as access to the coast. Rivière-du-Loup also offers excellent accommodations and restaurants. Watch our video for a preview of what awaits you during your stay!

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Ride the Roads of Côte-Nord by Motorcycle

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Setting off on a motorcycle trip to explore wide-open spaces and pristine wilderness all the way to the end of the road: this is how Ken McDonald describes a motorcycle road trip in Côte-Nord! Ken is a long-time avid rider who has explored many roads in Québec and beyond. Nevertheless, he considers Côte-Nord a unique destination!

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7 Lighthouses, 7 Unique Histories

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Built along the St. Lawrence, the lighthouses of Québec by the Sea have witnessed major events in maritime history. They have held steadfast over the years and during storms, guiding crews through fog and darkness. Each lighthouse has its own special history. The seven described here promise visitors a truly memorable experience!

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Stay in a Cottage in the Maritime Regions of Québec

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Are you planning a visit to Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord or the Îles de la Madeleine and looking for cosy and comfortable accommodations? Choose a cottage, chalet or cabin as your home base! Here are some of your options for places to stay while you explore our regions during your next vacation.

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4 Road Trip Adventures for Bird Lovers

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Are you a bird lover? Did you know that the maritime regions of Québec are a great place to observe hundreds of species of birds in their natural habitats? Here are four road trip adventures for birders—one in each of our regions. Get your binoculars ready!

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