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10 Natural Sites, 10 Surprising Facets

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

The regions of Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine are home to many natural sites, much to the delight of outdoor enthusiasts as well as those seeking peace and relaxation. Are you already familiar with these places? Read on to find out about less known aspects of each of these sites.

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5 Good Reasons to Visit Baie-Comeau

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Baie-Comeau, in Côte-Nord, is a unique city located about 200 km (120 mi.) east of Tadoussac where you can find out more about the last glaciation, discover the area’s fascinating industrial and maritime heritage, and explore wild and natural environments. Here are five good reasons that will inspire you to visit this dynamic city and the surrounding area.

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My Night in a Giant Birdhouse in Côte-Nord

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Since the region of Côte-Nord is an important staging area for birds, it’s also home to many bird-watching sites where you can observe a multitude of species. One popular birding destination is Parc Nature de Pointe-aux-Outardes, which also offers unique birdhouse-themed cottages where you can sleep like a bird for a night or more!

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Hiking in Côte-Nord: Paradise on Earth!

   |   By Anne Pélouas

My best memories of walks in the province of Québec include views of the Saguenay Fjord, the St. Lawrence Estuary or the Gulf of St. Lawrence, all in Côte-Nord! As a hiking enthusiast, I can tell you that this region offers numerous opportunities for hikes of varying lengths over a variety of terrains.

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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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10 Natural Sites to Explore

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

Perfect for relaxing, outdoor activities or discovery, many natural sites await you in every corner of the maritime regions of Québec. Take a stroll at a leisurely pace, and let yourself be carried away by their amazing beauty. Here are our suggestions!

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