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15 Amazing Experiences Unique to Eastern Québec!

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Home to immense natural spaces, abundant wildlife and a particularly rich history, Eastern Québec is sure to impress! Not surprisingly, our regions offer unique experiences and a multitude of fascinating sites to discover. Here are some you won’t find anywhere else in the world!

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Cultural Heritage Protectors

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Often guided by the sea, people from all walks of life have trodden the soil of our regions and populated these lands. As a result, Eastern Québec offer countless stories to discover. Fortunately, many sites that bear witness to the past have been preserved and are open to the public. Discover portraits of four of these people whose mission is to preserve the cultural heritage of our regions.

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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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What to See and Do on Vacation in Rimouski

   |   By Nathalie Le Coz

Located on the banks of the St. Lawrence and offering both urban and nature experiences as well as a vibrant cultural life, Rimouski is an appealing vacation destination. It is a land of contrasts, a dream destination where you can lose yourself in new cultural discoveries or find yourself in nature!

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Samuel Côté: Shipwreck Hunter of the St. Lawrence

   |   By Anne Pélouas

“One day, I heard that a ship was at the bottom of the river not far away—this was the SS Carolus, which was torpedoed by a German submarine during World War II. I was intrigued, so I did some research to figure out exactly where it was located.” This was the beginning of what may well be a lifelong passion for this 29-year-old.

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