Canada Travel Guide
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Canada Travel Guide - Quebec

Gaspe

Gaspé, Québec is a beautiful seaside village at the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula. Visitor attractions around the city include the famous Percé Rock, about 70 km from Gaspé.

As the business centre for the region, Gaspé offers a golf course, shopping centres, motels, banks and night life. It is close to sandy beaches and the Forillon National Park.

Rich in cultural history, the wide open spaces of the Gaspe Peninsula are a nature lover's dream. Exquisite landscapes and seascapes, boreal forests, pristine rivers, a vast array of wildlife and some of the oldest fossils in North America can all be found here. Most of these treasures are best discovered on foot or from the water. The Parc de la Gaspesie has over 100 km of scenic hiking trails within the Chic Chocs range and the Monts McGerrigle massif which are separated by the Ste-Anne River.

The Gaspe Peninsula is located on the eastern tip of the province of Quebec, north of New Brunswick. It is mostly a coastal region being surrounded by the St. Lawrence estuary and gulf as well as by the Bay of Chaleur. The Magdalen Islands are located southeast of the peninsula, north of P.E.I. and Nova Scotia, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.


 

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Site historique de Pointe-à-la-Renommée

Visit the most travelled lighthouse in the world.

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Musée de la Gaspésie et monument à Jacques-Cartier

The Musée de la Gaspésie, now renovated and expanded, presents a brand new exhibit on the Gaspesian history.

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Centre socioculturel Manoir Le Boutillier

Designated as a historic monument and as a national historic site of Canada.

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