The distinctive and multicultural qualities of Gaspésie will surprise and charm you.
The region’s mosaic of ethnic groups has created a wonderful mix of traditions, cultures, culinary delights and colourful accents. The history of the region begins with the First Nations people, who have lived on this land for thousands of years and who witnessed the arrival of Vikings as well as Basque and Breton fishermen. Over time, a series of new arrivals set foot in Gaspésie and settled here. Discover the region’s fascinating history by visiting museums and historic sites.
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