Road trip and getaway ideas, panoramic views and more! GETAWAY IDEAS
Route 132 in Gaspésie
Photo: Roger St-Laurent/Tourisme Gaspésie
Our Getaway Ideas for a Slow Travel Vacation

Eastern Québec offers a multitude of vast natural spaces and attractions for all tastes. To fully discover and appreciate these exceptional sites, it is worth it to slow down and take the time to stop for a few days so you can soak up a place's atmosphere, flavours, smells and way of life as well as chat with the locals, who are renowned for their warm hospitality and proud to share their corner of the world with visitors.


Here are four road trip itineraries you can easily adapt to your tastes and the time you have available for your next vacation in the maritime regions of Québec.

  Percé Rock
  Îles de la Madeleine
  Ferry on the St. Lawrence
Lookout in Gaspésie
Photo: Charles DR Photo/Tourisme Gaspésie
What to See:
Lookouts Offering Incredible Views

Offering maritime, mountainous, forest and agricultural landscapes, Eastern Québec delights outdoor enthusiasts as well as those seeking peace and relaxation. To help you find the best views, here are a few spots to add to your itinerary during your next trip to our regions.

Motorcycle in Bas-Saint-Laurent
Photo: Mathieu Dupuis
What to Discover:
Why Motorcyclists Love Our Regions

Year after year, the regions of Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine charm motorcycle enthusiasts. Do you know why? We have identified five reasons that make our regions a dream destination for motorcyclists on vacation. Find them here!

Let the Dream Begin...
  Île Verte Lighthouse
Photo: Mathieu Dupuis
  Mingan Archipelago
Photo: Sébastien St-Jean
  Îles de la Madeleine
Photo: Mathieu Dupuis
Photo: Éric Marchand
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Getaway Ideas
Motorcycle in the Îles de la Madeleine
Photo: Mathieu Dupuis/Tourisme Îles de la Madeleine
Visit Our Page Dedicated to…
Motorcycle Touring

If you are a motorcycle enthusiast, you will want to visit our page on the subject to plan your next trip. Find road trip ideas, practical info, what to do, where to stay and more!

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