Our winter favourites, winter souvenirs and more! WINTER 2020/2021
Parc national du Bic
Photo: Mathieu Dupuis/Tourisme Bas-Saint-Laurent
Winter Souvenirs

The year 2020 has been a challenging year for all of us. Despite the global situation, which remains uncertain, one thing is for sure: winter has arrived! Already, a significant amount of snow has accumulated in our regions, and it is necessary to dress warmly before setting foot outside. You may not be able to visit us this winter, but you can certainly start dreaming about your next trip! To inspire you, we present you with a photo album for each of our regions below.

  Îles de la Madeleine
Our Winter Favourites

The Québec maritime team loves the cold season for many different reasons. Read all about our winter favourites as you dream about winter in our regions!

Parc national de la Gaspésie
Backcountry Skiing in...
The Chic-Chocs

Located at the heart of the Gaspé Peninsula, the Chic-Choc Mountains are considered the backcountry skiing mecca of Eastern Canada! To inspire you, we spoke to three enthusiasts who told us all about the various ski areas in the region.

Photo: Sépaq
Winter Fun in Our Regions
Winter Views in National Parks

These vast natural spaces offer stunning winter scenery to outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you prefer the sea, the forest or the mountains, you will fall under the spell of these landscapes. Here are the most beautiful views found in the national parks of Eastern Québec!

Whitecoat Observation

Every winter, from late February to early March, thousands of harp seals give birth on the ice surrounding the Îles de la Madeleine in the middle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Excursions to observe these animals and their pups (called whitecoats) are available. Find out all about this species here.

Snowmobile Adventures

Offering about 6000 km (3700 mi.) of trails, our regions are a true paradise for snowmobilers! To discover our best ride ideas and lots of practical information, visit our Snowmobiling page.

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