4 scenic road trips in Quebec
What if we told you that you could admire beautiful landscapes, discover fascinating attractions, stroll through inspiring places and encounter magnificent wildlife on your next road trip through Quebec? If you’re itching to get away from it all, the OCTO team has come up with a list of some of the most beautiful routes for an unforgettable Quebec road trip.
- Whale Route: unforgettable encounters
Did you know that 13 species of whales and marine mammals call Quebec’s North Shore home? You can enjoy everything the Whale Route has to offer by taking a boat cruise, renting sea kayaks or strolling along the water’s edge. Prepare to be blown away! Get ready to meet a host of magnificent creatures by visiting bonjourquebec.com.
- Lighthouse Route: fascinating discoveries
If you’re captivated by the beauty of lighthouses, then the Lighthouse Route perched along the St. Lawrence River is sure to please. It allows you to explore Lower St. Lawrence, the Gaspé Peninsula, the North Shore and the Magdalen Islands. If you want a sneak peak of the magnificent places waiting to be discovered, visit routedesphares.qc.ca.
- Brome-Missisquoi Wine Route: tastings galore
Quebec’s Wine Route is made for those who enjoy the finer things in life. It offers the perfect mix of breathtaking views and bold flavours. The best part is you can stock up on delicious products and meet passionate artisans as you hop between vineyards and cider houses. Start planning your Eastern Townships road trip by visiting laroutedesvins.ca.
- Grand Tour: breathtaking scenery in Gaspésie
The Grand Tour spans more than 800 kilometres and winds its way along the coastline and through neighbouring forests. It’s the perfect road trip for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life to enjoy stunning views and exhilarating smells. You can plan your adventure by visiting tourism-gaspesie.com.
If none of these routes tickled your fancy, there are so many other places to visit throughout la Belle Province, including Abitibi, the Magdalen Islands and Charlevoix. Visit the local tourism website in the region you want to explore for ideas and make sure you check the current government regulations in effect.
Inspect your vehicle before your road trip
It’s important to have your vehicle thoroughly inspected before going on a road trip. This way, you can avoid any emergency repairs or unexpected breakdowns. If you want added peace of mind on your summer getaway, make an appointment at your nearest OCTO. Your neighbourhood mechanic will perform a detailed inspection of your car and make any necessary adjustments and repairs. Thank you for your business!