There are so many good reasons to visit Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine! Here is some of what is new in our regions:


PAL Airlines: Regular flights offered from Québec City and Montréal to airports in Eastern Québec: Gaspé, Sept-Îles, Mont-Joli and the Îles de la Madeleine



Distillerie Cap-Chat, Cap-Chat: New distillery offering VIP tasting sessions and mini distillation workshops for small groups

Le Nordet, Percé: New ecotourism centre offering lodging, a café, sea kayaking excursions and a Nordic spa (23 units)

Mytik Shack-Sucré, Matane: Sugar shack now offering new fully equipped cottages with a private hot tub and outdoor firepit in a maple grove (3 units)

Rats de Marées – Sport Fishing Guide, Bonaventure: Guided fishing excursions (striped bass, plaice, Atlantic cod, mackerel) offered on Chaleur Bay with all gear provided

Auberge de montagne des Chic-Chocs, Sainte-Anne-des-Monts: Mountain lodge now offering new relaxation stations with a view

Réserve faunique de Matane, Matane: Wildlife reserve now offering 4 new Horizon cabins

Parc national de la Gaspésie, Sainte-Anne-des-Monts: Park now offering 20 km (12 mi.) of fatbike trails

Réserve faunique des Chic-Chocs, Mont-Saint-Pierre: Wildlife reserve now offering a new sector open to the public: Rivière-Madeleine

Station de montagne sur mer, Mont-Saint-Pierre: New attraction opening in 2024 offering activities in the mountains by the sea

Exploramer, Sainte-Anne-des-Monts: Science museum offering a new permanent exhibition in 2024, with a new pavilion on the sharks of the St. Lawrence coming in 2025

Chalets de la Bernache, Gaspé: New lodging option in Gaspé (2 cottages)

Via Ferrata de la Chute à Philomène, Saint-Alexandre-des-Lacs: New via ferrata climbing activity offered in the Matapédia Valley

Distillerie des Marigots, Caplan: New distillery offering guided tours in the La Baie-des-Chaleurs sector

Eskamer Aventure, Sainte-Anne-des-Monts: Outdoor company now offering new canyoning and sea kayaking excursions

Site patrimonial de pêche Matamajaw, Causapscal: Fishing heritage site offering a new permanent exhibition on the history of Atlantic salmon fishing

Chalets Nautika, Gaspé: New lodging option located between Gaspé and Percé (20 chalets)

Quality Inn & Suites, Mont-Joli: New lodging option near Rimouski (74 rooms)

Auberge La Seigneurie des Montsa, Sainte-Anne-des-Monts: New lodging option in a heritage home (18 rooms in the inn, 2 cabins and a restaurant)

Le Gaspésiana, Sainte-Flavie: New lodging option near Rimouski (46 rooms and a restaurant)

Croisières Baie de Gaspé, Gaspé: New owners for this company offering whale-watching excursions in the waters off Forillon National Park



Atikuss – Économusée® du Maskisin, Sept-Îles: New moccasin economuseum in Uashat that will transport you into the history of this Innu community

Anticosti Island: Newly added to the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage List

Attitude Nordique, Baie-Comeau: Outdoor company now offering a new zipline and suspension footbridge over Saint-Pancrace Bay

Noryak Aventures, Havre-Saint-Pierre: Outdoor company now offering new sea kayaking excursions and expeditions lasting several days in the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve

Marine Environment Discovery Centre, Les Escoumins: Now offering Nordic snorkelling to discover the beauty of the seabed

Totem Aviation, Les Escoumins: Now offering new plane tours in the Tadoussac area

Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve, Havre-Saint-Pierre: Selected as one of “52 Places to Go in 2024” by the prestigious New York Times



Putep ’t-awt marine mammal observation site, Cacouna: New site offering a 2-km (1.2-mi.) walking trail providing insight into the Wolastoqey culture as well as a beluga whale observation deck and guided interpretive activities.

Vignoble Amouraska, Saint-Alexandre-de-Kamouraska: Vineyard producing wines and cream liqueurs made with local berries and also offering tasting sessions

Fraser Manor, Rivière-du-Loup: Museum retracing the daily life of a 19th-century family in a restored seigneurial residence

Parc côtier Kiskotuk, Cacouna: Coastal park offering access to 30 km (19 mi.) of scenery along the St. Lawrence to be discovered via hiking trails, lookouts and bike paths

Chalets BSL, Saint-Simon-de-Rimouski: New chalets located between Rivière-du-Loup and Rimouski offering access to the St. Lawrence and opportunities to commune with nature (3 units)

Auberge Comme au Premier Jour, Saint-Pacôme: Eco-friendly establishment located in a fully restored former presbytery originally built in 1868, with a restaurant showcasing regional cuisine (9 rooms)

Auberge sur Mer, Notre-Dame-du-Portage: New lodging option along the water near Rivière-du-Loup (56 rooms and a restaurant)

Hôtel 1212, Dégelis: New lodging option in the Témiscouata area (48 rooms and a restaurant)

Navigateur Ste-Luce, Sainte-Luce: New fully equipped beach cabins near Rimouski (30 units)

Tête d’Allumette Microbrasserie, Saint-André-de-Kamouraska: Microbrewery offering new guided tours (with a view) near Kamouraska

Fort Ingall, Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac: New attraction and historic site to visit in the Témiscouata area

Réserve faunique de Rimouski, Saint-Narcisse-de-Rimouski: Wildlife reserve now offering 6 new campsites near Lake Rimouski

Hôtel Universel, Rivière-du-Loup: Establishment offering a new gourmet restaurant, Boréal Univers Gourmand, which showcases Québec cuisine (seats 250)

Auberge du Chemin Faisant, Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac: New lodging option in a historic house in the Témiscouata area (6 rooms and a restaurant)

Canyon des Portes de l’Enfer, Saint-Narcisse-de-Rimouski: Attraction now offering new cabins near Rimouski (23 units)

La Fée Gourmande, Kamouraska: Popular chocolate factory and shop that has moved to a new location

Côté Est, Kamouraska: Restaurant offering a new gourmet shop selling local products as well as a new outdoor mushroom adventure with Chef Kim Côté available in the summer (for groups of up to 4 people)

Hôtel Château Fraser, Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac: New lodging option in the Temiscouata area blending boutique-style comfort with the authentic charm of an inn (14 rooms)


Îles de la Madeleine

Domaine du Vieux Couvent, Havre-aux-Maisons: Former convent built at the turn of the 20th century offering renovated rooms with stunning views of the sea (11 units)

Fromagerie du Pied-de-Vent, Havre-aux-Maisons: Iconic cheese economuseum open year-round

Blanche de l’Ouest, Bassin: Completely renovated spacious house in a typical Îles de la Madeleine style that was originally built in 1917 (4 rooms accommodating up to 10 people)

Les Rochers, Bassin: Architectural home built to reinterpret the classic seaside house with a modern twist (3 rooms accommodating up to 6 people)

Petit Hôtel de la Montagne, Bassin: Former general store now offering modern and comfortable accommodations (4 rooms accommodating up to 10 people)

Navigateur Millerand, Bassin: Site offering cottages for 4 or 6 people ideally located near the sea and a small fishing harbour (12 units, minimum stay of 7 days)

La Maison du Potier, Grosse-Île: Pottery studio, boutique and economuseum offering a rich cultural and interactive experience

Domaine des Vacanciers, Havre-aux-Maisons: Site located near the Dune du Sud Beach offering newly renovated cottages (12 units accommodating 2, 4 or 6 people)

Cindyhook Sports Aventures, Havre-aux-Maisons: Company offering unforgettable outdoor experiences (on your own or guided) surrounded by the spectacular landscapes of the Îles de la Madeleine

Îles-de-la-Madeleine Thermal Generating Station, Cap-aux-Meules: Largest thermal generating station in Québec, offering guided tours in the summer

Le Fumoir d’Antan, Havre-aux-Maisons: Family-owned traditional herring smokehouse and economuseum offering guided tours and tasting sessions

La réCréation, Bassin: New lodging option on the archipelago offering rooms in an old schoolhouse (6 units)

Motel l’Archipel, L’Étang-du-Nord: Establishment overlooking the sea open year-round and offering fully equipped rooms with a kitchenette (10 units accommodating up to 3 people each)

Training sessions and famtours

Contact our team to find out about what training sessions and famtour opportunities are available to you. On site or virtually, we have more than one trick up our sleeve to help you discover the four beautiful regions that make up Québec by the Sea.


Upcoming Events

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