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Discover Matapédia, the Other Side of Gaspésie!

True hidden side of Gaspésie, the Matapédia region invites you to come enjoy an incredible stay involving all the outdoor activities that you could ever dream of as well as the discovery of a very surprising culture.

Jacques Poirier RiverEnjoy an Authentic Nature
With an impressive number of lakes, rivers and streams as well as the presence of a large forest cover, the Matapédia region is a land favourable to the enjoyment of activities such as fishing, hunting and all the Great Outdoors’ activities in general. As an indisputable paradise for hikers and cyclists, the Matapédia valley offers kilometres after kilometres of marked, accessible and safe bicycle and hiking trails. The great natural territory of the region will allow you to make the most out of several varied activities such as golf, hang-gliding, scuba diving, canoeing, sailing, swimming, camping and bird watching. Your stay in the Matapédia will thus give you the chance to take pleasure in nature while enjoying your favourite sport or activity.

Au fil du tempsDiscover the Matapédia Culture
The museum and interpretation centres of the Matapédia will allow you to know more about the great history of the region, intimately linked to the countless resources of the valley. Go to the discovery of the built and religious heritage, still visible in today’s landscape and which tells also a lot about the Matapédia’s history. Furthermore, your discovery of the Matapédia culture would not be complete without visiting the numerous artists and craft workers who will be pleased to reveal their great talent. Finally, do not forget to have a taste at the delicious regional products, of which many are organic.

Whether it is for adventure travelling, family vacations or simply to enjoy the discovery of an incredible region, you will definitely not regret having included the Matapédia to your itinerary in Gaspésie. Travelling to the valley thus guarantees you success for your summer vacations in Quebec!

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