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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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Bas-Saint-Laurent: Did You Know?

   |   By Le Québec maritime

From Kamouraska to Sainte-Luce via Témiscouata, there's so much to discover in Bas-Saint-Laurent! This region offers magnificent and varied landscapes, a wide range of outdoor activities, a rich history and opportunities for discoveries of all kinds. To find out more about Bas-Saint-Laurent, consult this infographic.

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Regional Flavours: Labrador Tea

   |   By Caroline Larouche

As its common and Latin names suggest, Labrador tea or Rhododendron groenlandicum (formerly Ledum groenlandicum) was encountered by European explorers during their earliest voyages to the New World. Indigenous peoples were the first to make use of Labrador tea, mainly for its medicinal properties.

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Tides: What Are They?

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

In coastal regions, sceneries vary according to seasons and weather conditions, but also according to tides. A tide is the ascending and descending movement of the sea level caused by the attraction of the Moon on the water.

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9 Top Blog Posts to Inspire You

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Are you looking for inspiration for your next vacation? You’ve come to the right place! Read this summer’s 9 most popular blog posts to find out more about our regions and fall under the spell of Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine!

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Sustainable Tourism: What’s Happening in Our Regions

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Did you know that the United Nations designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development? In a vast territory rich in natural beauty, it’s not surprising that many attractions and lodging establishments emphasize sustainable tourism. Here are a few examples of initiatives!

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8 Souvenirs to Take Home from the Îles de la Madeleine

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

While on vacation in the Îles de la Madeleine, you’ll have the opportunity to meet many artists and artisans. Why not purchase some of their tasty or artistic creations as souvenirs for yourself or as gifts for friends and family? Here are some suggestions for items you could take home with you.

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