Discover Gaspesie

Out of the ordinary

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GASPÉSIE — Out of the ordinary, vibrant, welcoming, tasteful: Gaspésie promises you exciting holidays! Sea and mountain destinations offer incomparable playgrounds for both hiking and water activity enthusiasts. Through the history linked to fisheries, the peoples who once lived in this territory, and its maritime heritage, the culture and the personality of Gaspesians has been shaped.  

Recognized by National Geographic Traveler as one of Canada’s 50 Places of a Lifetime, Gaspésie gives you the opportunity to discover four national parks; famous Percé Rock; the world’s most accessible northern gannet colony; a UNESCO World Heritage Site; moose; summits over 1000 metres (3300 feet); lighthouses; Chaleur Bay, one of the most beautiful bays in the world; remarkable historic sites and more. Be sure to take part in the local food culture as well; savour regional dishes blending fresh fish, seafood and local products. A day in the Chic-Chocs, at the beach, in Forillon, fishing, in Percé; all amazing ways to enjoy Gaspésie, the place to spend your holidays!



Circuit des arts visuels et des métiers d’art de la gaspésie
169, avenue Grand Pré Bonaventure, QC G0C 1E0   
T. 418 534-4139
The Gaspésie Arts Tour is a cultural tour that will introduce you to artists, artisans, boutiques and art galleries in the region. It is an invitation to meet the creators throughout the summer period (and sometimes even the rest of the year). The Arts Tour is an invitation to visit Gaspésie with another look. It's a window to the talent, creativity and passion of local artists and artisans. Follow the Circuit des arts is to make encounters and discoveries that will bring you closer to these creators inhabited by their passion and their territory. You will see interior landscapes, colors, shapes and textures that would otherwise escape you. Take the time to visit these spaces that are available to you; you will not regret it.
Jardins de Métis
 The Reford Gardens/Jardins de Métis are recognized as one of Canada's outstanding horticultural attractions. They were created between 1926 and 1958 by an avid gardener, Elsie Reford. Visitors can admire the splendours of some 3,000 varieties of native and exotic plants. Every year, the Gardens host the International Garden Festival.
Parc national de la Gaspésie
Encompassing a virtual sea of mountains with 25 peaks over a thousand metres (3,280 ft.) high, this park in heart of the Gaspé peninsula is unique due to its vast array of fauna and flora. Enjoy a hike and discover breathtaking vistas while exploring some 140 km (87 mi.) of trails. The many activities and services available are sure to make your visit an unforgettable one! Indulge in your favourite outdoor activities in the park’s magical winter wonderland. Explore the area on snowshoes or skis, or venture out on an alpine excursion. Enjoy cozy cabin accommodation or relax at the acclaimed Gîte du Mont-Albert. A winter paradise awaits you!
La Vieille Usine de l’Anse-à-Beaufils
Located in an old-fashioned fishing harbor, between river and seaside, La Vieille Usine is distinguished by the authenticity of its cultural site and the diversity of its summer program. La Vieille Usine is a place of creation, interpretation and encounter that democratizes the arts and revitalizes heritage. Here, Café-Bistro, multidisciplinary performance hall and art gallery & boutique come together to offer customers the best of culture ... and our Gaspesian heritage! You will appreciate the maritime atmosphere of our terrace, the warm welcome of our team and a good meal with the flavors of our home, without forgetting our essential happy hour and our musical evenings high in color, enough to keep magical memories of your visit in Anse-à-Beaufils !


Our bilingual gay friendly tour guide has been published in mid-May and is distributed in Greater Montreal area, Quebec City and in the Regions via the tourist information offices which requested it, and in about fifty points outside Quebec. The Québec Rainbow Guide / Guide Arc-en-ciel is also be handed to foreign participants of a dozen LGBT sports tournaments, as well as at major events in Quebec, in Canada, in United States and in Europe.

The Québec Rainbow Guide / Guide Arc-en-ciel is also available in virtual formats PDF, ISSUU and PressReader :

Guide Arc-en-ciel 2019-2020 Rainbow Guide