Upon arriving in Sainte-Flavie (via Route 132) or Mont-Joli (via Highway 20), you can set off on an epic road trip by heading either north or south along Route 132, which splits to form an 885-km loop drive around the Gaspé Peninsula.
Whether you opt for the North Tour or the South Tour, this road trip will take you through a variety of picturesque landscapes featuring the sea, mountains, valleys, bays and shorelines.
The Via Rail train travels between Mont-Joli and Matapédia. Train service is no longer available from Matapédia to Gaspé nor are there any railways on the north side of the Gaspé Peninsula.
Which Itinerary Should You Choose for Your Tour of Gaspésie?
Should you travel clockwise or counterclockwise around the Gaspé Peninsula? Both directions are great! In the first case, you’ll see the St. Lawrence widen into the gulf while in the other direction, you’ll drive along the sea side of the road.
Going on a Road Trip in Gaspésie in an Electric Car
Planning a trip in Gaspésie in an electric car? No problem! Charging stations are located throughout the region—you will not have to travel more than 100 km to reach the next one. Here is some information to help you plan your tour of the Gaspé Peninsula by electric car.