The Québec maritime Blog

8 Getaway Ideas for a Romantic Trip in Eastern Québec

   |   By Annick Beauchemin

Are you looking for inspiration for your next romantic getaway? Look no further! In Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine, you’ll find everything you need to fan the flames of love with your significant other. The sea and spectacular landscapes have the power to evoke a range of emotions, from serenity to exhilaration. Sounds amazing, right? All you have to do now is choose which of these spots to visit on your next trip as a couple!

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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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Snowmobiling in Bas-Saint-Laurent and Gaspésie

   |   By Yves Ouellet

Bas-Saint-Laurent and Gaspésie are two regions that are deeply connected in the winter, offering you access to both the sea and mountains. Once enough snow falls, they’re crisscrossed with snowmobile trails that will take you along the St. Lawrence to the easternmost edge of the province of Québec.

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Meet Artisans from Eastern Québec

   |   By Marie-Ève Blanchard

The natural elements found in the forest and in the St. Lawrence have always been a source of inspiration—and this is certainly true in the maritime regions of Québec! The exceptional beauty of these regions as well as their distinctive features inspire many talented local artists and artisans. Seaweed, moss, fur, lichen, seashells and more are used by residents of Québec by the Sea to create unique and beautiful items and works of art. It’s hard not to fall in love with the creations of these artisans, many of whom are also environmentally conscious!

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