Gaspésie--Îles-de-la-Madeleine follows the river until the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Made up of the Gaspésie peninsula and the Îles-de-la-Madeleine archipelago, it has a population of about 92,500 inhabitants. The region has 15 rivers and 10 lakes, including the Restigouche River, which flows into Chaleur Bay and Lake Cascapédia near Mont Albert. Gaspé, the most densely populated city, hugs the tip of the peninsula, where you can gaze at the Rocher Percé and Île Bonaventure.
Nature lovers seeking bewitching sceneries will be delighted in Gaspésie--Îles-de-la-Madeleine since it is filled with mountain and sea hiking trails. It also benefits from about 10 parks, such as Parc national de la Gaspésie in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Réserve nationale de faune de la Pointe-de-l'Est in Grosse-Île and Parc national de Miguasha in the municipality of Nouvelle, which is part of the UNESCO Word Heritage List. As for garden enthusiasts, they will undoubtedly enjoy the Jardins de métis in Grand-Métis.Show more