The Québec maritime Blog

Nathalie Katinakis

A foodie traveller based in the Montréal region, Nathalie Katinakis regularly writes about her adventures in North America and Europe on her blog, Une Porte Sur Deux Continents. A fan of slow travel, she loves discovering new spots to recommend to others and revisiting old favourites on both sides of the Atlantic. The maritime regions of Québec are high on her list: she never tires of visiting them to admire their beauty!

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5 Surprising Facts about Sept-Îles

   |   By Nathalie Katinakis

Located along the St. Lawrence in Côte-Nord near the halfway point of the Whale Route, Sept-Îles offers the ultimate fusion of land and sea in a single destination. With a rich Innu heritage, remarkable history and breathtaking natural landscapes, this fascinating city has no shortage of attractions. Here are five facts about Sept-Îles that may surprise you and will hopefully inspire you to plan a getaway to this destination!

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12 Natural Sites for Outdoor Lovers to Discover in Our Regions

   |   By Nathalie Katinakis

Home to many natural sites worth exploring, Eastern Québec provides an incredible playground for all your outdoor adventures. Let yourself be charmed by the diversity of landscapes in our regions, from rugged coastlines and vast forests to majestic mountains. Here is a glimpse of the natural treasures that await you on your next getaway to our fascinating destinations!

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En Route to Rimouski

   |   By Nathalie Katinakis

Rimouski offers the best of both worlds, combining urban vitality with proximity to nature. Even in the heart of the city, it’s easy to escape from it all along the magnificent Promenade de la Mer boardwalk, which runs along the St. Lawrence. Offering lively festivals and breathtaking coastal scenery, Rimouski is the ideal destination for a road trip that will remain etched in your memory forever!

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En Route to the Le Rocher-Percé Sector

   |   By Nathalie Katinakis

The Route du Rocher-Percé is a scenic drive in Gaspésie that runs through the towns of Port-Daniel–Gascons, Chandler, Grande-Rivière, Sainte-Thérèse-de-Gaspé and Percé, which is home to world-famous Percé Rock. An iconic natural landmark, this awe-inspiring rock formation is one of the most amazing natural phenomena in the world—seeing it will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of your road trip in this region!

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En Route to Sept-Îles

   |   By Nathalie Katinakis

Nestled between land and sea, Sept-Îles offers a unique tourism experience combining industrial history and natural beauty. Among other things, this city in Côte-Nord boasts a rich Innu heritage and easy access to wild spaces. Discover this outdoor destination by visiting the many local attractions, from the Promenade du Vieux-Quai boardwalk to the Sept Îles Archipelago. You will be delighted by all this area has to offer!

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En Route to Percé

   |   By Nathalie Katinakis

An iconic destination in the region of Gaspésie, Percé is known worldwide as the home of legendary Percé Rock, which features an impressive stone arch that’s 15 metres (50 feet) high. This natural wonder is a popular attraction that’s sure to impress you: your first sight of this limestone behemoth as you drive into Percé is guaranteed to give you goosebumps! It’s also the perfect culmination to a road trip to this picturesque coastal area that welcomes thousands of visitors every year.

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En Route to the Îles de la Madeleine

   |   By Nathalie Katinakis

Breathtaking landscapes, exquisite sea flavours, an endearing island culture… In the Îles de la Madeleine, you can expect beautiful scenery, a rich culinary tradition and warm island hospitality. A vacation in this fascinating archipelago is an opportunity to enjoy intoxicating moments as you discover the Islands’ many attractions.

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