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See the massive Percé Rock, explore four national parks, and watch the continent's largest colony of gannet seabirds on Gaspé Peninsula, one of Canada's 50 Places of a Lifetime.

of discovering more of the Gaspé, a little bit “off the beaten path”. Take your time because the Gaspé is best enjoyed at a leisurely pace. Many of the residents of the coastal towns and villages along the southern coast are English-speaking and many residents. Blog. If you are looking for more information and inspiration to help you plan your vacation in Gaspésie, our blog is the tool for you.

You will find lots of posts about attractions, activities, restaurants and accommodations (including our famous “Top 5” posts), as well as tips and advice, itineraries and more. Our RVing road trip on the coast of the Gaspe Peninsula (or "Gaspesie" as it's called here in Quebec) offers so much.

Surprisingly, even a few boondocking opportunities. From the moment we crossed the bridge to go to the south side of the St Lawrence Visit to the Gaspé coast.

book at Trois Rivieres and started following Quebec Route east, this trip has been simply. Day 3. Visit Forillon National Park. Take in the view along Routeit’s one of the prettiest roads in the province. Take a break at the La Martre lighthouse, the jewel of the Gaspésian coast and home to the lighthouse museum.

Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Gaspe, Canada on Tripadvisor: See 1, traveler reviews and photos of Gaspe tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in June.

We have reviews of the best places to see in Gaspe. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. Fabulous. The Gaspe peninsula is scenic and beautiful. It's picturesque at every turn of the road. Route is an extremely scenic drive. You'll have a ton of pictures from your trip as memories.

The Gaspé, officially, is on the south shore of the river, a large peninsula east of the Matapédia Valley in Quebec that extends out to the Gulf of St.

Lawrence. you can organize a visit to Author: Sarah Hampson. The Gaspe Peninsula (properly, the Gaspésie or Gaspé Peninsula, pronounced Ga-spay-zee or Gaspay, respectively) is a region of eastern geography puts the Gaspe Peninsula in close proximity to the Atlantic provinces and has many maritime features, including rugged shorelines, fine fishing, and a laid-back, friendly : Jane Mclean.

So I was able to pull of a road trip around the Gaspe Peninsula. The hikes were accessed from different parts of the Gaspé Peninsula so over a couple of days I had a chance to enjoy world-class scenery – both along the coast and in the woods.

The coastal scenes that unfolded along the Gaspé Peninsula exceeded all my expectations. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Gaspe, Quebec on Tripadvisor: See 1, traveller reviews and photos of Gaspe tourist attractions.

Find what to do today, this weekend, or in May. We have reviews of the best places to see in Gaspe. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. Gaspesian Photos Of The Beautiful Gaspe Coast has 3, members. 'WARNING' Only Pictures And Videos Of The Gaspe Coast Is Allowed In This Group PLEASE.

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Birthplace of Canada: Visit this interpretive site in Gaspé on the York River, which includes a series of heritage and reconstructed buildings depicting the township in During evenings in summer and fall watch “A Tale of Time and Tides,” a free multimedia show on Gaspé’s heritage.

Hands down, Gaspé’s top two highlights are whale watching and Percé Rock, one of the world’s largest natural get started, cycle — and savor the beauty — in s trading post and traditional summer holiday spot for breaching whales off the coast or book a whale watching tour.

Then there’s Percé: A hulking vertical mass that rises dramatically out of the.

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The Bas-Saint-Laurent – Gaspésie Tour is a legendary scenic drive that loops around the huge Gaspé Peninsula. InNational Geographic Traveler included this region on its list of Canada’s 50 Places of a Lifetime, while the renowned Michelin Green Guide has given it 3 stars.

Enjoy contrasting landscapes and fresh sea air all along this itinerary, which you can begin in the region of. Visiting the Gaspé peninsula Vermont border southwest of Montreal, and follows the south bank of the Saint Lawrence all the way to Gaspé; and at Gaspé, it continues to hug the coast, looping round the southern shores of the Gaspé peninsula and back across the peninsula to reconnect with itself on the northern coast, at Sainte Flavie.

Stop for some beach time in Carleton, get a bit of history at the British Heritage Village in New Richmond, or hunt local art work for something to remind you of your Gaspe Peninsula trip. Gaspe Peninsula is miles northeast of Montreal and miles from Quebec City.

Route loop through the Gaspé Peninsula from Rivière-du-Loup along the coast past Gaspé is km long which takes just under 13 hours to drive. Many travellers break up this journey over a week to be able to enjoy the scenery and stop at coastal towns along the way. Top Things to Do in the Gaspé Peninsula.

Routewhich takes you around the majestic Gaspé Peninsula, is one of the main draws to this region. Also known as the Bas-Saint-Laurent – Gaspésie Tour, this road runs along the coast between the sea and the mountains, and through many picturesque villages.

Majestic mountains loom behind, though most visitors stay on the coast. The park was quite busy with construction during our May visit but the following hikes proved superb: Cap-Gaspé ( hours) Part of the much longer Les Graves trail, this 8km return trail starts at. Explore Gaspé Peninsula holidays and discover the best time and places to visit.

Somewhere on the road east of Matane, the landscape becomes wilder, the cottages more colorful and precariously positioned along rockier promontories, the winds sharper and more scented with salt, and you realize you have entered, effectively, a Francophone.

Gaspé is an experience not as city but you have to enjoy the drive from quebec city to Gaspé. Enjoy stops at fromagerie des basques eat a poutine at their restaurant its an experience, enjoy the coast at Rimouski and stop at Percé to enjoy the Rocher Percé and make sure you /5(57).

The Gaspé Peninsula covers an area of o km 2 (15, square miles). Almost all of its population of aboutlive along the coast. (Though that is the St.

Lawrence you see as you drive along Highwaymake no mistake: this is no river, it's the sea, with salt water, tides, and whales!) Its name comes from the Mi'kmaq word gespeg, meaning "land's end" and referring to Cap.

A visit to the Gaspésie region of Quebec is not complete without a visit to the Musée de la Gaspésie. The museum explores the history of the region from Neolithic times, to the introduction of Europeans to the Indigenous people living there, to the emergence of the distinctive Gaspésie culture of which the people are proud.

The Gaspe on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The GaspeManufacturer: Yale University Press. What. may you ask, is an Aussie doing visiting your GoGaspe Guest Book. Well, I wish I had found your brilliant community website a month ago.

I would certainly have not run into so many brickwalls in endeavouring to follow the Caldwell Trail of my g/g/grandfather Charles Campbell Caldwell, who married in at Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Gaspé's main Tourist Information Centre (Bureau d'information touristique de Gaspé) is located in the former VIA Rail station at 8, rue de la Marina, just across the bridge from downtown Gaspé. It's open year-round on weekdays from AM to PM.

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Highlights of a family road trip to the Gaspé Quebec. Welcome to our first and only family road trip. I had known Lissette a little over a year.

I knew she’d enjoy the beauty of the Gaspé. Benjamin I was not sure about. He had just turned 13 and could at times be moody. Just in case I brought books. We enjoy the scenic drive around the Gaspé Peninsula, with its perfect blend of sea and mountains, coastal villages and sheltered fishing coves.

En route we visit the Musée de la Gaspésie, and then venture into Forillon National Park, bordered by the Gulf of St.

Lawrence and Gaspé Bay.If you started on Prince Edward Island, then drove miles up the craggy coast, you’d reach the tip of the Gaspe Peninsula, also known by its French name, Gaspesie.

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It would be an eight-hour slog, which explains why we chose to fly from Montreal to Quebec City and then flew 2 1/2 hours to Gaspe.Discover the best top things to do in Canada. Cafe Acadien. On a spit of land jutting into the bay at the marina, this boat-shed-like cafe is great for breakfast crêpes.