per pers. | double occ.
per pers. | double occ.
Day 1 • En route, arrival in Gaspe
Take advantage of your arrival in Gaspe to soak up the magnificent landscapes that surround you. Visit a restaurant in the city center to savor the delights of the sea.
Day 2 • Gaspe
Start your stay with a visit to the Musee de la Gaspesie through various exhibitions that take you on an astonishing “tour of the Gaspesie”! From west to east, from sea to mountain, from its origins to today, we explore the region to meet the men and women who shaped it. You will also have the opportunity to see an authentic 60-foot cod fishing boat that allows you to go on board and have a virtual reality experience (360 degrees) to meet an authentic cod fisherman. A very unique experience! In addition, contemplate the Monument-to-Jacques-Cartier composed of 6 steles testifying to the meeting between two civilizations, European and First Nations. This work, inspired by the arrival of Jacques Cartier in 1534, presents characters, events and historical transcriptions. Then go to the Birthplace of Canada. This site offers a reconstruction of the heart of the village of Gaspe as it was in the 1900s. Walk between the heritage house, the seaplane base, the warehouse, the naval base, the general store, the souvenir shop and the tavern with refreshments. You will also find the famous reproduction of the Jacques Cartier cross there.
Day 3 • Gaspe
Conquer the Manoir Leboutillier and discover, with the guide-interpreters, the work of John Le Boutillier which spans nearly forty years and has a multitude of aspects. The guides, dressed in period costumes, are sure to immerse you in the heart of the fascinating history of John Le Boutillier and the development of the Gaspe Peninsula. A tea room next to an art craft shop accessible on site. On the way back, continue your tour by taking the winding path that connects Cap-des-Rosiers to Cap-aux-Os with breathtaking landscapes. Make a stop at Fort Peninsule, this site representing a moving vestige of the naval base of Gaspe, one of the main Canadian military posts of the Second World War. End your tour by living the Mi'gmaq experience in Gaspe! Located on a promontory on the north shore of Gaspe bay, leaning against the mountain and a stone's throw from the forest, the Micmac Interpretation Site of Gespeg allows you to discover the Nation from yesterday to today, the son of the Gaspe territory, its history and culture. You understand how the traditional and even contemporary way of life is intimately linked to water. People of the sea, the Micmac Nation has been alive for a thousand years!
Day 4 • En route, departure from Gaspe
Now is the time to hit the road back with your head full of unforgettable memories.
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