The Québec maritime Blog


Meet Artisans from Eastern Québec

   |   By Marie-Ève Blanchard

The natural elements found in the forest and in the St. Lawrence have always been a source of inspiration—and this is certainly true in the maritime regions of Québec! The exceptional beauty of these regions as well as their distinctive features inspire many talented local artists and artisans. Seaweed, moss, fur, lichen, seashells and more are used by residents of Québec by the Sea to create unique and beautiful items and works of art. It’s hard not to fall in love with the creations of these artisans, many of whom are also environmentally conscious!

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What to Visit in Our Regions: 8 of Québec’s Most Beautiful Villages

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

As you travel throughout the maritime regions of Québec, you’ll come across many charming villages, each with a history worth discovering. But did you know that there’s an association of the most beautiful villages of Québec, which has the mission to promote the architectural and historical heritage of these villages as well as the quality of their landscapes? The criteria for being part of this association include a population under 8000, at least one classified heritage building and a few recognized heritage buildings, exceptional scenery and nearby tourist attractions. Here then are eight villages in our regions that meet all these requirements and more!

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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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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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Inspiring Women Behind Exciting Local Projects!

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

A trip to the maritime regions of Québec will certainly leave a lasting impression, not only because of the beauty of the landscapes but also because of the memorable people you’ll encounter here. To mark this International Women’s Day, we’re pleased to spotlight four passionate women who have followed their dreams and invested in inspiring projects in the tourism industry in Eastern Québec.

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