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3 Good Reasons to Visit the Îles de la Madeleine in the Winter

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

A popular summer destination, the Îles de la Madeleine archipelago is as exciting a place to visit in the winter. Located in the middle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the region is accessible by plane or by ferry (from Souris, Prince Edward Island). Here are three good reasons to experience the Islands during the cold season!

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Winter in the Maritime Regions of Québec in Photos

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

A trip to the maritime regions of Québec at this time of year will offer you many opportunities to discover the joys of winter. Whether you visit Gaspésie, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Côte-Nord or the Îles de la Madeleine, fun is on the agenda! The Instagram photos below will give you a preview of what awaits you in our regions.

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A Whitecoat Photo Safari in the Îles de la Madeleine

   |   By Anne Pélouas

From late February to mid-March, visitors can go on a helicopter excursion to enjoy a unique experience among the whitecoats. Bundled up in winter survival suits, we found ourselves in the magical world of baby seals, which are absolutely irresistible in their icy cradles.

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