Gaspésie

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Gaspésie, I love you

Touring Gaspésie by car, following a fabled route of some 885 km (550 mi.), leaves no doubt as to why the region is renowned. Jutting into the St. Lawrence as it broadens into a gulf, Gaspésie offers outstanding natural beauty and fascinating wildlife (bird colonies, salmon rivers, etc.) as well as a wide variety of discovery and leisure activities.

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93 establishments

Saguenay/Lac-Saint-Jean

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There are great things to do in the Land of giants

This “Kingdom” where everything is larger than life is characterized by two massive bodies of water: the Saguenay Fjord and Lac Saint-Jean. The Fjord route is a monumental corridor dotted with picturesque villages and quiet bays and comprising the Parc national du Fjord in Baie-Éternité and the Musée du Fjord in La Baie. Whether by car or by bike, a drive around Lac Saint- Jean—a veritable inland sea—is a must, with a plethora of historic, amerindian, nature and outdoor attractions.

Snapshot of the region

89 establishments

Laval

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No end of things to do

In 1965, the island of Laval merged its 14 municipalities into a single city. Self-defined as “Urban by nature”, Laval today offers the best of both town and country. Along with superb shopping at mega-malls like Carrefour Laval or Centre Laval, attractions that combine fun with education, and numerous dining destinations, the island is an important centre of agricultural production, with fully 30% of its surface area given over to the activities of some 150 farmers and growers.

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51 establishments

Centre-du-Québec

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The weather’s fine and the road is beckoning

Ideally located just an hour away from Montréal, Québec City and Trois-Rivières on the south shore of the St. Lawrence, Centre-du-Québec sparkles with its mix of urban and village life. Its hilly terrain is criss-crossed with ATV and snowmobile trails as well as over 1,000 km (620 mi.) of bike paths. Here, nature’s bounty makes for tasty farm tourism experiences that include maple products, renowned local cheeses, cranberries and even local wines.

Snapshot of the region

160 establishments

Eastern Townships

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Enjoy a unique experience

A heavenly arrangement of mountains, hills and valleys, the Eastern Townships boasts a nearly 80% forest cover. Juxtaposed with this are picturesque villages whose heritage architecture is the legacy of Loyalist settlers. In this region, the art of living is taken to new heights, with vibrant communities and a vast range of activities, products and services centred on health and wellness complementing the natural and built heritage.

Snapshot of the region

109 establishments

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