The Québec maritime Blog

Off the Coast of Bas-Saint-Laurent… A Sea of Flavours!

   |   By Diane Drapeau

Locals say: “This side is the sea!” And they’re quite right: the St. Lawrence Estuary, with its persistent tides and briny air, where the sun sets in dazzling displays of blushing pinks and blues, offers all the splendours of the sea. A sea whose salty waters abound with culinary treasures!

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The St. Lawrence: What to Do

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

The wide-open spaces in Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine are often said to be immense natural playgrounds. Without a doubt, this also applies to the St. Lawrence, the majestic waterway that connects these beautiful regions and offers so many opportunities for fun!

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Savour the Unique Flavours of Gaspésie

   |   By Julie Aubé

Between sea breezes and wild forests, remote mountains and lively fishing harbours, cultivated fields and colourful villages, Gaspésie is home to a wide variety of landscapes that provide a wide range of locally grown and locally produced food.

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Savour the Unique Flavours of Côte-Nord

   |   By Julie Aubé

Côte-Nord is a land of nature beyond measure where you’ll find endless wild beaches, legendary archipelagos featuring rocks shaped by the sea, mighty rivers, peat bogs, whales and birds as well as the boreal forest and the taiga… wide-open spaces filled with fresh air and unique flavours to discover!

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The St. Lawrence: What to Discover

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Although Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine each have their own distinct characteristics, these regions are united by the sea, otherwise known as the St. Lawrence, an immense river and estuary that has shaped the culture of the people who live alongside it for centuries. Read on to find out more.

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The St. Lawrence: What to See

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

In Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine, one of the most significant elements of the landscape is the St. Lawrence, which will wow you at every turn. See stunning maritime scenery in Eastern Québec as you discover various facets of this immense river (called “the sea”) that adds so much to the picture-perfect beauty of our regions!

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