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5 Good Reasons to Visit Haute-Gaspésie

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Located on the north side of the Gaspé Peninsula, the Haute-Gaspésie area is a popular destination for nature lovers. Bordered by the sea on one side and the highest peaks of Québec on the other, the area’s 130 km (80 mi.) of shoreline are dotted with charming coastal villages offering warm hospitality. Here are five good reasons to visit Haute-Gaspésie.

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Sustainable Tourism: What’s Happening in Our Regions

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Did you know that the United Nations designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development? In a vast territory rich in natural beauty, it’s not surprising that many attractions and lodging establishments emphasize sustainable tourism. Here are a few examples of initiatives!

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Campgrounds in Our National Parks: The Best Spots

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

The maritime regions of Québec boast several national parks whose visit would not be complete without a camping night (or a few nights). These parks have a great variety of campgrounds appealing to people travelling in RVs, those who prefer to sleep in a tent in the backcountry and everyone in between.

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A Winter Road Trip Through Gaspésie

   |   By Callum Snape

Translated from the Mi’gmaq First Nations tongue, Gaspé means Land's End. My road trip around the Gaspé Peninsula began here, at the very tip of this beautiful region. The East Coast is renowned for heavy wet snow, but this was light and soft, just as good, if not better than the snow out west.

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Backcountry Skiing and Snowboarding in the Chic-Chocs

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

Do you love the grandeur of winter landscapes? Are you looking for a feeling of total freedom? Are you craving the adrenaline rush that comes with mountain activities? Then, backcountry skiing is made for you. And the Chic-Choc Mountains, in the Gaspésie region in Eastern Canada, are a true paradise for this.

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