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Côte-Nord: A Dream Destination!

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Vast and wild, the region of Côte-Nord, in Québec, is sure to awaken your spirit of adventure! The many unique treasures found here will pique your curiosity and make you dream of travel. Before setting off to discover this destination, find out more about the region’s distinctive features.

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Ideas for Your Vacation in Côte-Nord

   |   By Nathalie Le Coz

A trip to Côte-Nord is an opportunity to see for yourself how immense the province of Québec really is. Spanning from Tadoussac to Blanc-Sablon along the north shore of the St. Lawrence, this region is home to 1250 kilometres of coastline, broken by the mouths of wide and powerful rivers.

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Where to See Whales in Côte-Nord

   |   By Jean-Pierre Sylvestre, Le Québec maritime

The Côte-Nord region is recognized as one of the best places in the world to see marine mammals. Follow the Whale Route from Tadoussac to Blanc-Sablon, and you may observe up to 13 different species of whales! To help you plan your vacation, here are some observation sites you won’t want to miss in this region.

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Côte-Nord: Did You Know?

   |   By Le Québec maritime

Recognized as one of the best places in the world to see the whales of the St. Lawrence, Côte-Nord is also an extraordinary natural playground for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. To find out more about Côte-Nord and for ideas to help you plan your stay in this region, consult our infographic!

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My 5 Favourite Things about Côte-Nord

   |   By Nathalie Katinakis

How can you not fall under the spell of Côte-Nord when you contemplate the region’s vast territory, pristine wilderness and beautiful sites? Spectacular scenery, unusual discoveries and relaxing hikes awaited me at every turn. Here are my five favourite things (so far!) about this region.

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5 Good Reasons to Motorcycle in the Maritime Regions of Québec

   |   By Alain Samson

I’m no specialist in the field of tourism, but I’ve been a motorcycle enthusiast for over 40 years. I love riding near where I live, in Eastern Québec, but also going on road trips to explore new areas. Here are my top five reasons to motorcycle in Gaspésie, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine.

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