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Stone giants thrust out of the sea
  • Jacques Cartier boardwalk
    Jacques Cartier boardwalk - Credit: Roger St-Laurent
  • Back to the ship after a fun day
    Back to the ship after a fun day - Credit: Roger St-Laurent
  • Birthplace of Canada Heritage Site
    Birthplace of Canada Heritage Site - Credit: Roger St-Laurent
  • Visitor center at cruise pavilion
    Visitor center at cruise pavilion - Credit: Roger St-Laurent
  • Queen Mary 2 in Gaspé bay in the fall
    Queen Mary 2 in Gaspé bay in the fall - Credit: ricochet design.qc.ca
  • Gift shop, Percé
    Gift shop, Percé - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Gaspé’s Christ the King Cathedral
    Gaspé’s Christ the King Cathedral - Credit: Escale Gaspésie
  • Aerial view of Gaspé Bay
    Aerial view of Gaspé Bay - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Blanchette ancestral house, Forillon National Park
    Blanchette ancestral house, Forillon National Park - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • The Majestic Queen Mary 2 in Gaspé bay
    The Majestic Queen Mary 2 in Gaspé bay - Credit: Escale Gaspésie
  • ??
    ?? - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Percé village:  view from the wharf
    Percé village: view from the wharf - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Hyman store at Anse-Blanchette, Forillon National Park
    Hyman store at Anse-Blanchette, Forillon National Park - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Authentic General Store 1928
    Authentic General Store 1928 - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Gaspésie landscape
    Gaspésie landscape - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Boat tour to Bonaventure Island
    Boat tour to Bonaventure Island - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Forillon National Park
    Forillon National Park - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • salt shed, Percé
    salt shed, Percé - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Cap-Bon-Ami, Forillon National Park of Canada
    Cap-Bon-Ami, Forillon National Park of Canada - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Musée de la Gaspésie, Jacques-Cartier Monument
    Musée de la Gaspésie, Jacques-Cartier Monument - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Fly fishing on Gaspé's renown salmon rivers
    Fly fishing on Gaspé's renown salmon rivers - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock National Park
    Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock National Park - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Forillon National Park of Canada
    Forillon National Park of Canada - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Discover regional products
    Discover regional products - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Percé Rock and Bonaventure Island
    Percé Rock and Bonaventure Island - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Villa Frederick James, Percé
    Villa Frederick James, Percé - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Cap-des-Rosiers Lighthouse, Forillon
    Cap-des-Rosiers Lighthouse, Forillon - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • The famous Percé Rock
    The famous Percé Rock - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Percé wharf, boat excursion departure
    Percé wharf, boat excursion departure - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Gaspé, tender dock and gangway
    Gaspé, tender dock and gangway - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • The Percé Rock: always breathtaking!
    The Percé Rock: always breathtaking! - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Souvenir shops,  Percé
    Souvenir shops, Percé - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Downtown Gaspé
    Downtown Gaspé - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Our-Lady-of-Pointe-Navarre Sanctuary
    Our-Lady-of-Pointe-Navarre Sanctuary - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Rue de la Reine, Gaspé
    Rue de la Reine, Gaspé - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Shopping in Percé
    Shopping in Percé - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • The legend of Indian Head
    The legend of Indian Head - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Forillon National Park of Canada
    Forillon National Park of Canada - Credit: Michel Julien, ATRG
  • Whale watching
    Whale watching - Credit: Jean-François Gagné
  • Cap-des-Rosiers Lighthouse, Forillon
    Cap-des-Rosiers Lighthouse, Forillon - Credit: Marc Loiselle, ACSL
  • Sea kayaking, Percé Rock National Park
    Sea kayaking, Percé Rock National Park - Credit: Michel Julien, ATRG
  • Le Chafaud; historic building in the heart of Percé
    Le Chafaud; historic building in the heart of Percé - Credit: Jean-François Gagné
  • Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock National Park
    Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock National Park - Credit: JP Huard, Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock National Park
  • Anse-Blanchette, Forillon National Park
    Anse-Blanchette, Forillon National Park - Credit: Marc Loiselle, ACSL
  • Colony of Northern gannets, Bonaventure Island
    Colony of Northern gannets, Bonaventure Island - Credit: Michel Julien, ATRG
  • Percé Rock
    Percé Rock - Credit: JP Huard, ATRG
  • Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock National Park
    Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock National Park - Credit: Ron Garnett, Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock National Park
  • Aerial view of Gaspé Bay
    Aerial view of Gaspé Bay - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • Norwegian Dawn in Gaspé Bay
    Norwegian Dawn in Gaspé Bay - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • The Norwegian Dawn and The MV Artania in Gaspé Bay
    The Norwegian Dawn and The MV Artania in Gaspé Bay - Credit:
  • Unique landscape at Forillon National Park of Canada
    Unique landscape at Forillon National Park of Canada - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis
  • A stroll on Bonaventure Island
    A stroll on Bonaventure Island - Credit: Mathieu Dupuis

Presentation

Embraced by the rich waters of the estuary and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, this stopover will charm you with its sharp cliffs, its uneven coastline and its breathtaking mountains. The tip of the Gaspé Peninsula will take your breath away with its strikingly beautiful landscapes

Unforgettable journey to the end of the world!

Discover picturesque coastal villages; appreciate maritime architecture, and the history and legendary hospitality of its inhabitants. You'll be amazed by the natural splendours of the Forillon National Park and Gaspé, known as the Cradle of Canada. Take in the natural protected district of Percé with its unforgettable Rock, and the thousands of Northern gannets nesting on Bonaventure Island.

The tip of the Gaspé Peninsula, a definite must-see destination on a cruise along the Saint Lawrence!

Our mobile App

Plan your day and make the most of your Gaspé stop-over according to the time you have and your travel interests.

Our app provides detailed information on 3 main areas:

  • Town of Gaspé
  • Forillon National Park
  • Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock National Park

And best of all this app is free!

  • Find out where the Gaspé port is located along the Canada/New England itinerary
  • Port facilities, tender docks, cruise terminal characteristics
  • Discover the highlights, the must-see places on the Gaspé Peninsula
  • Sightseeing: explore the area on your own: rent a car and discover the fabulous hidden gems located on your way to Forillon Park or Percé Rock
  • Find a list of restaurants, shops and art galleries for each location
  • Leave a comment and let us know what you did, what you saw, what you experienced

Download on the App Store

To contact us : escalegaspesie1@icloud.com

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