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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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Why Visit the Maritime Regions of Québec in June?

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Eastern Québec offers an unparalleled travel experience all year round, but late spring and early summer are an amazing time for nature lovers and travellers looking for adventure (or rest!) to visit our regions. Here are five reasons to come to Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine in June!

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16 Hikes for the Whole Family in Eastern Québec

   |   By Ulrich Josserand

Hiking is a great way to enjoy the fresh air, discover and learn about local geography, flora and fauna as well as admire panoramic views of magnificent scenery. Here are several hikes accessible to all ages that can be enjoyed in the maritime regions of Québec!

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5 Mountain Hikes in Eastern Québec for Experienced Hikers

   |   By Ulrich Josserand

Gaspésie and Côte-Nord are popular destinations for outdoor lovers. And when it comes to hiking, these regions of Eastern Québec can hold their own when compared to some of the most renowned mountains in the world! Whether you want to stay on marked trails or set off on an off-trail adventure, these hikes will provide you with challenging and exciting experiences. Get your hiking poles ready!

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Escapades on the Lakes and Rivers of Eastern Québec

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Looking for an escapade in a natural setting? Want to get away from technology and commune with nature? Set off to explore the lakes and rivers in our regions! Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie and Côte-Nord are dotted with bodies of freshwater where you can enjoy various well-supervised water sports. Discover these magnificent sites that will make you see our destination in a new light!

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Find Out All about the Islands by Visiting Local Museums!

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Are you curious by nature and fascinated by history? You’ll find lots of interesting sites to visit in the Îles de la Madeleine! Museums are a rich source of information that will help you get to know and understand this region during your trip. Here are a few sites you’ll want to add to your itinerary.

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