View of an esplanade of the Parc du Mont Royal which is a lung of greenery for the inhabitants of the city of Montreal. This city is the most important city in Quebec and the second most populous city in Canada, after Toronto. It is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world and the 3rd largest financial center in North America. OTTAWA is the capital of Canada. The city is located in eastern Ontario and predominantly English speaking.
The city of QUEBEC on an autumn evening
This photo is taken on the shore in front of Quebec on the shores of the city of Lévis. We recognize Fairmont - Le Chateau de Frontenac which is today a luxurious hotel inspired by the French Renaissance and the châteaux of the Loire. The monument has been designated a national historic site of Canada
Rue du petit Champlin
Cette rue est un site touristique à ne pas manquer. Au XIX siécle de nombreux Irlandais arrivent au Canada pour travailler aux chantiers maritimes et s'installent dans la rue Champlin, la rue cul-de-sac et rue du petit champlin.
The city of QUEBEC
A view of Quebec from the Citadelle on the tourist district of Petit Champlain.
Sunsets in Gaspésie
The sunsets on the banks of the St. Lawrence are simply very beautiful. They are different every evening and according to the different regions.
The great outdoors
Trees, lakes, wide open spaces and wild animals everywhere, all around us without forgetting the colors, the scents and the silence. During INDIAN SUMMER the leaves of the trees change color, drawing landscapes of postcards before the next arrival of cold and snow.
The mouth of the SAGUENAY fjord
An exceptional view from a helicopter over the mouth of the Saguenay Fjord flowing into the St. Laurent River. We cross with the Ferry a ferry which connects the two banks free of charge.
Curiosities in Gaspésie
The flag of Gaspésie has the colors of the French flag with the addition of a yellow star at the top left of the blue part. Yum, yum, the hommars are numerous and delicious. School buses are yellow and a side sign "STOP" prohibits crossing them and passing them when they are at a school stop. The symbol of the Indians is present everywhere.
The small lighthouses of the St-Laurent
All along the St-Laurent there are typical small lighthouses to allow the navigation of boats. Some are very beautiful and always maintained because they are still in use.
Former lumberjack village
The sight of a river in the middle of the forest and an old village of lumberjacks who carried logs on the rivers. This practice was called "La Drave" and it was dangerous work.
Percé is a city in Quebec known worldwide for the beauty of its landscape. It is located at the tip of the Gaspé peninsula in front of the famous Percé rock which floats on the Gulf of St-Laurent and next to Bonaventure Island.
The glass platform above Percé
200m above the trees and walking on a glass floor is stressful but dazzling. Vertigo guaranteed but with an extraordinary view.
An ancient village in Gaspésie
The Village historique acadien is located in Bertrand, in northeastern New Brunswick. The houses are the reproduction of real houses from the beginning of the 18th century. They are representative of the difficult living conditions of families at the time. The houses are built of logs squared with an ax. The first settlers rubbed shoulders with the Native Americans and they hid from the English because the land belonged to the British crown.
An ancient village in Gaspésie
It is rustic but it is representative of life at the time and the difficulties due to the harshness of the region and the harshness of the winters. We also discover the trades practiced at the time and the tools used. The people wear the historical costumes of peasants and small trades.
The black bear of Quebec
The black bear, also called baribal, is the most common bear in North America. It is most of the time a solitary animal and it prefers forests and mountains where it finds its food and can hide. They usually go out during the day, except in areas where there are a lot of humans. Black bears are omnivorous and feed primarily on plants.
You can meet these animals at the mouth of the Saguenay Fjord. Sometimes a chance to meet a lot of them like during our boat trip). The whale measures about 20 meters to weigh between 40 and 50 tons. It is the second largest living animal on the planet and it can live very old (90 years)
Micmac Interpretation Site of Gespeg A reproduction of a camp to allow visitors to discover the Mi'kmaq universe through the four seasons. It is a representative portrait of the daily life of indigenous people. The Mi'gmaq of the time retain their traditional values and way of life by living in close connection with the nature around them. The visit is carried out by a descendant of these people and a proud ambassador of Mi'kmaq culture.
The Saguenay Fjord in the mist
The Saguenay Fjord is a must-see destination when visiting QUEBEC. It changes according to the tides and the weather. There are many sets to accommodate tourists wishing to practice many summer or winter activities.
A view of the St-Laurent
We take height to admire the color and size of this magnificent river It is one of the 25 longest rivers in the world. Length: approximately 1140 km