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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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What to See and Do on Vacation in Percé

   |   By Nathalie Le Coz

From Sainte-Flavie, Route 132 loops around the coastline of the Gaspé Peninsula. Whether you drive around the north side of the region in a clockwise direction or head south towards Chaleur Bay, you will eventually wind up in Percé, at the tip of the peninsula, where you will fall under the spell of an exceptionally beautiful area.

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Step Back in Time at an Authentic Former General Store

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

I must say I was very impressed by my visit to the Magasin Général Historique Authentique 1928, located in Percé, right at the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula. It’s a former general store of the Robin, Jones and Whitman Company, whose last owner was Gaston Cloutier. Just before passing away in 2000, Mr. Cloutier handed the store over to his sons, Rémi and Ghislain, who decided to turn it into a living museum.

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Photo Safari in Percé: 5 Photo Ops You Won’t Want to Miss!

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Located at the eastern tip of the Gaspé Peninsula, the town of Percé is a must-see during your next tour of Gaspésie. There’s so much to discover in this area: numerous attractions, talented local artists and artisans, excellent restaurants where you can savour fresh seafood, not to mention breathtaking landscapes dominated by famous Percé Rock.

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