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Address: Quebec, Canada
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This large highly scenic area north of Quebec City offers hiking, fishing,...

This large highly scenic area north of Quebec City offers hiking, fishing, whale watching and more.

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Small town charm

Ship tourism is a major source of revenue for this small locale. If you're in the area it is a pleasant stop. The cathedral is unique as it is all made of wood. Some other old... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
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Santa Barbara, California
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423 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Ship tourism is a major source of revenue for this small locale. If you're in the area it is a pleasant stop. The cathedral is unique as it is all made of wood. Some other old houses remain from mid-1800's. Enjoy.

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Columbus, Ohio
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Positive experiences The drive was was tremendous. It is so unique and different. Friendly people. Be adventurous! You do not need to take the entire perimeter loop . We went half way 3 hours and turned back around.

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Enderby, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

With the golds, oranges and occasional reds, the farms, the immaculate roadside homes and yards and of course, Perce, 3 days or more driving around the peninsula are so very worthwhile.

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Canada
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

A few years ago, National Geographic listed the Gaspé peninsula among the top 10 travel destinations in the world. By that time, we had already made it a tradition to visit every year, so it was easy for us to understand why it was given this notable distinction. When coming in from Quebec City, traveling along the majestic St. Lawrence... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Im glad i booked this tour through the boat.It took 45 minutes to be cleared and than tender in.The buses did good getting us to perce.There are no private tours and renting a car would not be worth it.the tour is better going out to bonadventure island.we seen a ton of seals and birds, you willlnot get a close pic... More 

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Beaumont
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Wow. If you ever get the chance you have to journey on this coastal highway. Magnificent!!!! We went through every fishing village in this Gaspe Loupe. Quaint little villages with bright colors homes and gorgeous scenery. Lots of history here and the light houses are amazing. We never ventured far off the main highway but didn't have to because there... More 

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Brockville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Hi: We have just finished doing the Gaspe Loupe (for the second time) and I have to tell you that it is one of most scenic costal highways in North America. We have been fortunate enough to have traveled many magnificent highways; including the 101 in California and this road stacks up well with them all. It's a thrilling ride... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

This was our second trip to the Gaspe Penninsula and it is well worth the travel. We began our road trip on the Gaspe in Campbellton New Brunswick crossing the bridge over the Restigouche river into Quebec { Rte 132} we took four days visiting many villages and lighthouses { which I will review in detail another time} There is... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

It was indeed a great experience to drive over 2800 km from Montreal and experience the warmth of Quebec heartland at various locations. Our route outwards covered the quaint Quebec city experience, sleepy overnight in a B&B at Rimouski, scenic drive on the QC132 through Matane, Cap Chat, riveiere Madeline, Grand Vallee, Petite Vallee, Cloridome took us to Gaspe. Checking... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

We toured the peninsula starting from Campbeltown NB heading northeast on Baie de chaleurs all the way to Matane and across back to Campbeltown. We stopped at a few rivers looking to catch some salmon. No salmon to be caught but we had a great time. A trip of a life time. Breath-taking views at every turn. The whole gets... More 

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