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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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Tips for Identifying Whale Species

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

The maritime regions of Québec are some of the best places in the world to see whales. To prepare you for your next whale-watching excursion, here are some tips to help you identify the most common species found in our regions.

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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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My 5 Favourite Things about Côte-Nord

   |   By Nathalie Katinakis

How can you not fall under the spell of Côte-Nord when you contemplate the region’s vast territory, pristine wilderness and beautiful sites? Spectacular scenery, unusual discoveries and relaxing hikes awaited me at every turn. Here are my five favourite things (so far!) about this region.

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