Impossibly breathtaking, Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula evokes many emotions: a sense of tranquility by the sea, a sudden urge for adventure atop mountain peaks, and a welcoming warmth in towns harbouring friendly people and fascinating stories. Admire phenomenal geological formations, savour outstanding cuisine, and come experience a place that deserves to be seen by every Canadian at least once in a lifetime.
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Find Gaspé activities for all types of travellers! Outdoor enthusiasts can't miss the spectacular Forillon National Park, Percé Rock or the Chic-Choc Mountains. Swim off Haldimand Beach or visit cultural attractions like the Gaspésie Museum, the Pointe-à-la-Renommée Lighthouse or the Mi'kmaq Interpretation Site of Gespeg. Tour Gaspé with our selection of packages!
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LanguagesEnglish & French
What to eatAll the seafood and fish (lobster, clams, Matane shrimp, oh my!), hearty meals at one of the many local micro-breweries (Pit Caribou, Le Ketch, La Fabrique), and a bit of everything local from gastronomic shops like Le Marché des Saveurs Gaspésiennes or local farms like Ferme Bourdages Tradition.
What to bring backBottles from the famous Gaspé breweries mentioned above or from Brasserie AuVal, apparel from the gift shop of the Gaspésie Museum, authentic hand-made crafts or products (wicker baskets, jewellery, herbal teas and more) from the Mi'kmaq Interpretation Site of Gespeg, and tons of selfies at the Rocher Percé.
Fun FactWith its 4 national parks, 3 wildlife preserves and various protected ecological zones, the peninsula is a hotspot for flora and fauna of all kind. Some star species to look out for: caribou, moose, bears, northern gannets and beavers!
Important InfoFor more information on all necessary travel documents and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page.
Earn & redeem Aeroplan® points when you book flight-inclusive packages or use your points towards a hotel stay!
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