The Québec maritime Blog

Pamela McNaughtan

Pamela has been a freelance travel and food writer for the last 10 years, writing about travel, culture and food in Québec on her website, Urban Guide Québec. She has written for Québec City tourism and updates guidebooks on Montréal, Québec City and Canada for Michelin and DK Eyewitness. The maritime regions of Québec are her favourite getaway destinations, nearly always filled with nature explorations, delicious food, culture and friendly locals.

Travelling as an Anglophone in Eastern Québec

   |   By Pamela McNaughtan

The maritime regions of Québec are among my favourites in the province. Bas-Saint-Laurent has charming towns, rich marine history and an array of regional flavours. Gaspésie has historic lighthouses, wildlife and stunning national parks. Côte-Nord’s rugged and bracing landscapes include Anticosti Island, the Manicouagan Reservoir and the Mingan Archipelago. The Îles de la Madeleine is where French, English and Acadian cultures interweave, creating a vibrant East Coast destination.

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