Québec as Our Playground

Summer has arrived: long swathes of days, filled with moments for reconnecting with those we love. Why not use this time of abundance to get your fill of the nature and culture Québec has to offer? From Montréal to Côte-Nord, the province invites you to discover its forests, mountains, and the length of its famous river. Taste and experience it all—whether just for the day or for a longer road trip. Let the bounty of nature remind you that the elusive “elsewhere” we all dream of is right here, under our noses.

We’ve compiled a list of itineraries, practical guides, travelogues, and profiles that are sure to make you thirsty to discover Québecois landscapes and the people who inhabit them.

This first part of the Away with BESIDE section is presented in partnership with Bonjour Québec.

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Elisabeth, #10

That time Elisabeth Cardin learned to fish for salmon on the Matane River.

Bonjour Québec is an invitation to reconnect with local people, to be amazed by our breathtaking landscapes, to roam our cities, our villages and their well-kept secrets. It’s a rich and creative culture to discover and rediscover. It’s the happiness of an industry to welcome back its visitors with a sincere bonjour.

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