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Memorable Guided Tours in Eastern Québec

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

The maritime regions of Québec offer innumerable wide-open spaces to explore and fascinating sites to discover. Doing so is even more interesting when you’re accompanied by people who are passionate about these places and eager to share what they know with you! Here are some suggestions for guided tours you can plan to take during your next trip in Eastern Québec.

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Where to Watch Whales from the Shore in Eastern Québec

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

The maritime regions of Québec are one of the best places in the world to observe marine mammals. From May to October, the waters of the Estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence are home to 13 species of whales, including spectacular humpbacks! Are you interested in admiring these giants of the sea but would prefer to stay on land? Here are several places where you can enjoy whale watching from the shore!

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6 Activities for Culture and Discovery Lovers

   |   By Ulrich Josserand

Offering a wide variety of attractions, the maritime regions of Québec are also home to many different cultures living side by side and shaped by the St. Lawrence. Discover six activities focused on culture and discoveries in Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine.

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Percé: An Early-Season Stay Between Sea and Cliffs

   |   By Ulrich Josserand

Located at the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula, Percé is a destination that charms visitors. This area is very popular during the peak tourist season, but why not discover its attractions before everyone else? Enjoy all that Percé has to offer in complete tranquility as early as June! Here are some ideas for your trip.

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Ice Fishing in Eastern Québec: Fun and Fresh Fish Guaranteed!

   |   By Julie Soyez

As you can imagine, there are lots of fun activities you can enjoy in the winter in the maritime regions of Québec! However, there is one in particular that will bring the whole family together, give you a window into another world, and, with a bit of luck, contribute to a unique and flavourful dinner… Discover the joys of ice fishing in amazing frozen environments!

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Explore the Îles de la Madeleine on Foot: Sentiers Entre Vents et Marées

   |   By Julie Soyez

In this era of speed and instant gratification, if there’s one place on Earth that resists this trend, it’s the Îles de la Madeleine! From gentle hills and bright red cliffs to endless beaches and bustling harbours, follow me to discover the famous Sentiers entre Vents et Marées trails, which were inspired by the Camino de Santiago.

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