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  • Forillon National Park of Canada

    Forillon National Park of Canada

    At the end of the Appalachian Mountains, Forillon National Park of Canada offers both stunning landscapes and a fascinating history of late 19th and early 20th centuries.  Located at the farthest reach of the Gaspé Peninsula, the park's majestic landscape covers a 244 square km area that is carved from the sea, cliffs and mountains. The presence of ten different rock formations, seabird colonies and enigmaric arctic-alpine plants give this park its unique character. 

  • Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock National Park

    Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock National Park

    A jewel of a park, where nature is at it grandest and the discoveries are memorable. Percé Rock, the haunting limestone formation that rises out of the Gulf of St. Lawrence is one of the largest and most spectacular natural arches in the world.  Equally impressive, Bonaventure Island is home to the largest accesssible gannet colony in the world; the site of 120,000 of these seabirds is something you will never forget. Take a stroll through the village of Percé and you'll discover its rich historical and architectural heritage.

  • Whale watching

    Whale watching

    The tip of the Gaspé Peninsula is a great spot to enjoy whale watching. In addition to attracting blue whales, humpback whales, fin whales and small rorquals, you will often see dolphins, porpoises and seals.

  • Musée de la Gaspésie and Gespeg Micmac Interpretation Site

    Musée de la Gaspésie and Gespeg Micmac Interpretation Site

    Set up on the Pointe Jacques Cartier site, the Musée de la Gaspésie conserves and promotes the cultural, artistic and historic heritage of the region. The Gespeg Micmac interpretation site invites you to experience the lives of the first Gaspesians in the 17th century.

  • Sea kayaking

    Sea kayaking

    The tip of the Gaspé Peninsula offers a spectacular landscape and guided sea-kayak tours allow you to appreciate one of the most beautiful seascapes in Québec.

  • Sightseeing by rail

    Sightseeing by rail

    The trip by rail from Gaspé to Percé is a truly unforgettable experience. Board l'Amiral tourist train at Gaspé's newly inaugurated cruise terminal and embark on a breathtaking 60 mile coastal journey. The Gaspé Bay, the cliffs of Forillon National Park, the sandbar at Malbaie and legendary Percé Rock merge into an outstanding panorama. The Gaspé peninsula is a showcase of natural splendor so why not experience all of it in comfort and style?

  • And if you have a little more time:

    And if you have a little more time:
  • Restaurants


    The tip of the Gaspé Peninsula offers a wide variety of restaurants. Choose among gourmet specialities, and cafés and bistros with local and regional specialities that are always on the menu.

  • Shopping


    In the heart of the village of Percé, stroll among an impressive variety of boutiques, artists' workshops and souvenir shops. Take a walk on Rue de la Reine in downtown Gaspé and discover a multitude of boutiques offering regional products, arts and crafts and much more. The region also has two shopping centres to meet the needs of passengers and crew members.

  • Airport

    Gaspé's regional airport offers direct flights to Québec and Montréal. The airport is located 10 km from Gaspé's cruise terminal, 70 km from Percé and 113 km from Chandler.


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