The Québec maritime Blog


Outdoor Fun in the Îles de la Madeleine

   |   By Julie Soyez

Does breathing in the salty sea air of the Îles de la Madeleine while enjoying your favourite outdoor activities sound appealing? Whether you’re into soft adventures or an adrenaline junkie, there’s something for everyone on the archipelago!

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National Parks and Natural Sites: 4 Experiences Not to Miss

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Much to the delight of outdoor enthusiasts, the maritime regions of Québec are home to wide-open, unspoiled natural spaces, including 10 national parks and a wide variety of exceptional natural sites. Are you planning a trip to Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord and/or the Îles de la Madeleine? Here are four experiences you won’t want to miss!

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Gourmet Trail Featuring the Local Flavours of the Îles de la Madeleine

   |   By Diane Drapeau

An enchanting archipelago in the middle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the Îles de la Madeleine captivate all who set foot in this region. These islands buffeted by the wind offer many opportunities to connect deeply with nature in a place where time seems to stretch forever between each magnificent sunrise and sunset. Exploring this unique region also means immersing yourself in culinary adventures that feature local delicacies from the land and sea.

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Hiking along the Sea in Eastern Québec

   |   By Marie-Ève Blanchard

Nothing beats an invigorating walk along the St. Lawrence while lulled by the sound of the waves, the wind and the smell of the sea! Fill your lungs with salty sea air and feast your eyes with coastal beauty as you explore the trails along the shorelines of Eastern Québec.

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Trekking in Eastern Québec

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

The wide-open spaces found in the maritime regions of Québec are an ideal natural playground for long-distance hikers. For an exceptional immersive experience, there’s nothing like spending several days trekking through our wilderness areas, in the mountains, forests or tundra, along rivers or along the Estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence, wearing your hiking boots and with everything you need in your backpack.

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Why Visit the Îles de la Madeleine Early in the Season

   |   By Julie Soyez

Have you been dreaming of visiting the Îles de la Madeleine one day? So far and yet so close at the same time, these magical islands are unique in every way, not least because of their spectacular scenery. In this blog post, I’m inviting you to discover this archipelago in the soft spring light of May and June, a time of year that offers many opportunities for authentic experiences.

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En Route to the Îles de la Madeleine

   |   By Nathalie Katinakis

Breathtaking landscapes, exquisite sea flavours, an endearing island culture… In the Îles de la Madeleine, you can expect beautiful scenery, a rich culinary tradition and warm island hospitality. A vacation in this fascinating archipelago is an opportunity to enjoy intoxicating moments as you discover the Islands’ many attractions.

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