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!

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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My Night in a Giant Birdhouse in Côte-Nord

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Since the region of Côte-Nord is an important staging area for birds, it’s also home to many bird-watching sites where you can observe a multitude of species. One popular birding destination is Parc Nature de Pointe-aux-Outardes, which also offers unique birdhouse-themed cottages where you can sleep like a bird for a night or more!

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5 Good Reasons to Visit Tadoussac

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Tadoussac is a dream vacation destination for many people. If you’re wondering why this small village in Côte-Nord is so popular, read on! These five good reasons to visit Tadoussac will give you a glimpse of what awaits you there.

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A Dream Snowmobile Trip in Photos!

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

For the last few years, we’ve organized an annual contest that gives four people the opportunity to enjoy a dream snowmobile vacation in our regions. This slideshow will give you a glimpse of what awaits you on this trip!

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FAQs about Snowmobiling in Eastern Québec

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

As you know, we regularly chat with snowmobile enthusiasts at trade shows and on social media. To help you plan your next snowmobile trip in our regions, we’ve therefore answered the questions we’re asked the most frequently below.

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4 Top Snowmobile Rides to Explore This Winter!

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Riding the snowmobile trails in Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie and Côte-Nord appears on many snowmobilers’ bucket lists. If you’re a snowmobile enthusiast yearning for adventure, here are four rides you’ll want to experience at least once in your lifetime!

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