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20 Beaches to Visit in Eastern Québec

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Beaches are synonymous with summer vacation! Eastern Quebec is home to many superb seaside spots where you can bask in the sun, have fun or simply relax. Here are 20 beaches for you to discover, depending on your itinerary and what you’re looking for.

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Sea Fishing in Eastern Québec

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Considered a natural treasure of Québec, the St. Lawrence is a fascinating waterway! Here are a few places that will introduce you to the joys of sea fishing and where you can learn some of the secrets of aquaculture! So, will you set off on a memorable excursion this summer?

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Seaside Historic and Heritage Sites Worth Visiting

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

Fishing, navigation, historic battles, the fur trade – the maritime regions of Québec boast a rich history and natural heritage that are directly linked to the St. Lawrence. Many historic and heritage sites located in the coastal areas of the maritime regions of Québec recount different chapters of this history. Here are a few sites to add to your list of places to visit!

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Seabirds: 4 Species to Watch in Eastern Québec

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

In the maritime regions of Québec, the St. Lawrence is dotted with islands and islets as well as bordered by some 3000 km (1900 mi.) of cliffs, beaches and shorelines. It’s no wonder that impressive numbers of seabirds nest in our regions! Here are four species you can observe in their natural habitat.

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The Lighthouse Trail

   |   By Tanya Paquet

By travelling from one lighthouse to the next, you’ll discover beautiful sites overlooking the sea, many of which were once only accessible to the lightkeepers and their families. The Lighthouse Trail invites you to visit nearly 20 of these sentinels of the sea.

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