Renowned for their hospitality and their generosity, the Gaspesians welcome you with open arms and ensure that every minute of your stay will be unforgettable.
They will give you the best they have to offer, their grandiose lanscapes, a well-deserved rest after hours of riding through many types of lodging offerings as well as a delicious regional cuisine giving you the energy to pursue your motorcycle ride.
In the heart of the peninsula, take Route 299 where the Parc national de la Gaspésie is home to some of the highest peaks in Eastern Canada. A different view awaits you in the lowlands; the beautiful Matapédia Valley is a preferred destination to ride along the Matapédia River, renowned worldwide for its salmon quality. Visiting the valley brings a calm and relaxing feeling, and you will be sure to enjoy the magnificence and the breadth of Matapédia Lake.
Route 195 leads to the Saint-René-de-Matane covered bridges, dating back to 1940 and going further, at the crossroads of Route 132 and Route 195, Amqui offers two other covered bridges and the Parc Pierre-et-Maurice-Gagné. Route 198 gives you the opportunity to ride for 40 km through forest and mountains to get to Murdochville, located at an altitude of 580 m.
Which itinerary to choose for your tour of Gaspésie?
The area of the Gaspé Peninsula is 30 340.6 km². Seize the golden opportunity to tour the area in either direction via the loop route. When you arrive at Sainte-Flavie by Route 132 or at Mont-Joli by Highway 20, you have the choice to start your journey either from the north (from Sainte-Flavie to the east, starting with Matane) or from the south (from Sainte-Flavie to the south, starting with the Matapédia Valley). [ Read the article ]