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En Route to the Le Rocher-Percé Sector

   |   By Nathalie Katinakis

The Route du Rocher-Percé is a scenic drive in Gaspésie that runs through the towns of Port-Daniel–Gascons, Chandler, Grande-Rivière, Sainte-Thérèse-de-Gaspé and Percé, which is home to world-famous Percé Rock. An iconic natural landmark, this awe-inspiring rock formation is one of the most amazing natural phenomena in the world—seeing it will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of your road trip in this region!

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En Route to Percé

   |   By Nathalie Katinakis

An iconic destination in the region of Gaspésie, Percé is known worldwide as the home of legendary Percé Rock, which features an impressive stone arch that’s 15 metres (50 feet) high. This natural wonder is a popular attraction that’s sure to impress you: your first sight of this limestone behemoth as you drive into Percé is guaranteed to give you goosebumps! It’s also the perfect culmination to a road trip to this picturesque coastal area that welcomes thousands of visitors every year.

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Percé: An Early-Season Stay Between Sea and Cliffs

   |   By Ulrich Josserand

Located at the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula, Percé is a destination that charms visitors. This area is very popular during the peak tourist season, but why not discover its attractions before everyone else? Enjoy all that Percé has to offer in complete tranquility as early as June! Here are some ideas for your trip.

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Spend Some Time in Percé

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

With its picture-perfect landscapes, Percé, in Gaspésie, is one of those destinations you dream of visiting at least once in a lifetime. This small seaside community is an ideal place to spend a few days discovering local attractions and soaking up the charming atmosphere.

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Seaside Towns and Villages Worth Visiting

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

What better way to fill up on fresh air than a vacation by the sea! As you travel throughout the maritime regions of Québec, you’ll come across a multitude of towns and villages located along the St. Lawrence. Here are a few destinations we recommend you add to your itinerary.

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5 Surprising Facts about Percé

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

While this area is primarily known for immense Percé Rock, one of the most famous attractions in Eastern Canada, once you get here you’ll enjoy exploring the village’s many facets. Here are five facts about Percé that may surprise you!

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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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