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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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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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4 Unforgettable Things to Do in Côte-Nord

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

A land of nature beyond measure, Côte-Nord is a vacation destination that is sure to charm you. This region is a vast natural playground that’s ideal for a multitude of outdoor and cultural activities. Here are four that you won’t want to miss!

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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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Natural Environment Protectors

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Wide open spaces, pristine landscapes stretching as far as the eye can see, rich and fascinating ecosystems… the regions of Eastern Québec have much to offer to those who wish to reconnect with nature. But for these natural environments to remain as extraordinary as they are, they must be protected. Here are portraits of four people who are committed to this work.

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Soak up the Exotic Charm of Havre-Saint-Pierre

   |   By Valérie Gasse

Certainly, the north shore of the St. Lawrence offers landscapes that are quite different from those found along the coast of my native Gaspésie—I felt transported to the border between reality and imagination. The taiga by the sea! It was a complete change of scenery.

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