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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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