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St. Lawrence Road Trips

   |   By Tanya Paquet

The St. Lawrence is without a doubt the main attraction of the maritime regions of Québec. This majestic waterway flowing through the heart of Québec is the origin of many of the rich natural and architectural features of our regions.

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48 Hours… in Gaspé

   |   By Marie-Claude Baril

A blend of wind, sea, mountains, arts, cultural events and outdoor activities, Gaspé is not only a lively and dynamic town, but also the perfect place to spend your vacation.

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Gaspé: A Sea of Activities

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

The municipality of Gaspé encompasses 17 villages strung along the coast, from L’Anse-à-Valleau to Douglastown. Visitors are surrounded by exceptional marine vistas that invite enjoyment of water sports of all kinds.

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An Introduction to Whale Watching

   |   By Tanya Paquet

Who isn’t fascinated by whales? Did you know that Côte-Nord is one of the best places in the world to observe them? An abundant food supply and the unusual geology of the seabed explain why this region...

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Tips for Identifying Whale Species

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Côte-Nord is one of the five best whale-watching areas in the world. The tides, currents and unusual seabed topography provide favourable conditions for high concentrations of plankton and fish: this open-air buffet attracts 13 species of cetaceans.

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