Culture and Living History
The lives and stories of Gaspésie
Interpretation sites, lighthouses, gardens, museums and historic sites invite you to discover Gaspésie, follow in the footsteps of the people who marked this region’s history and learn more about local plants and animals. Visit these places steeped in history that shaped Gaspésie and Québec!
Jewellery, pottery, textiles, paintings, photos, theatrical performances: meet the artists and artisans of Gaspésie, who open their doors to you, and let yourself be enchanted by their creations.
Plan your stay in Gaspésie by discovering the attractions and activities showcasing culture and living history listed below.
Discover what awaits you in Gaspésie
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5 Lighthouses Worth Visiting in Gaspésie
With over 700 km of coastline, it is not surprising that Gaspésie is home to 14 lighthouses! Here are 5 that are particularly worth visiting.Learn more
5 Historical Walking Tours
Why not discover the history of Gaspésie while out strolling and enjoying the fresh air! Here are 5 sites that offer walking tours where you will learn as you walk.Learn more
History and Built Heritage in Percé
See Percé from another angle during your vacation in Gaspésie! Rain or shine, let yourself be captivated by the history and built heritage of Percé by visiting these 5 sites.Learn more
5 Historic Maritime Treasures
Here are 5 sites where you can discover the maritime heritage of Gaspésie and immerse yourself in the region’s fascinating history through real or virtual experiences.Learn more
5 Histories and Anecdotes of the Rivers of Gaspésie
Home to 22 salmon rivers, the region of Gaspésie has many fishing stories to tell! Here are five that will introduce you to these rivers, which abound in fish, anecdotes and history.Learn more