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!

Top 3: Your Photos of Wildlife on Instagram

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

This summer keep your eyes peeled when you visit the maritime regions of Québec! There’s a good chance you’ll see many different species of animals, from marine mammals to small and large animals in our forests! We recently put out a call for your Instagram photos in our newsletter and on social media: here then is our selection of the top three wildlife photos taken in our regions.

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FAQs about Motorcycling in Eastern Québec

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Do you enjoy exploring new destinations by motorcycle? You’re sure to love the meandering scenic routes found in the maritime regions of Québec! To help you plan your trip in our regions, we’ve answered the questions we’re asked the most frequently about motorcycling below.

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[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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