The Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré is a very impressive, even in European terms... We wondered around for half an hour, admiring the architecture, the stained glass windows and the many sculptures and artworks.
during the fall –the migration season - thousands of wild geese tend to visit the reservation. The workers of the reservation have placed advanced telescopes for the visitors, so you can watch the geese without getting close. I recommend a visit – especially if you are traveling in the fall.
You really must take the cruise to Bonaventure Island, no question about it. From the boat you can see whales, earless seals and the famous northern Gannets (from the Sulidae family). A visit to the Sulidae reservation in the island is a fun (and a little smelly and loud) experience no matter what your age is.
Road 132 the longest highway in Quebec, and it’s a breathtaking route that you don’t want to miss. The road follows the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River, starting from the border of New York state (hamlet of Dundee and circling the Gaspé Peninsula.
On your right, to the inland, you’ll see high waterfalls dropping from the mountain cliffs into the ocean; On the left, amazing inlets and creeks, the calm blue ocean, seagulls and cormorants, and the seductive gold-white sands…
We arrived at Niagara Falls on Monday morning, and checked in to our hotel. After a quick rest we headed out to the falls, and took the Maid of the Mist adventure guide. It cost us 16.5$ for and adult and 10.1$ for each kid.
Miguasha National Park (Parc national de Miguasha) is located area near Carleton-sur-Mer on the Gaspé Peninsula. It’s an interesting, surprising and highly recommended park to visit. We spent an hour an half there, and visited the museum, which features exhibits about the fossils and paleontology of the park. The collection includes over 9,000 specimens of fossil fish and plants, displaying a crucial time during the evolution of life on Earth.