Quebec, Canada

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Overview

The unique region of Quebec is a mix of quiet village, coastal communities and urban centers to the south, and a largely unpopulated wilderness to the north. Known for its French heritage, the province is widely French-speaking but many people are bilingual. Local inns offer a variety of summer and winter adventures including horseback riding, hiking, dogsledding, snowmobiling and fishing.

The Rouge River west of Montreal has excellent white water rafting opportunities and rivers such as the Coulonge and Dumoine offer ideal whitewater canoeing conditions for the beginner to the more experienced paddler. The Eastern Townships east of Montreal are known for their excellent cycling routes and you can pedal through quiet back roads and picturesque villages and enjoy the local French culture and cuisine.

The Gaspe region (Gaspesie) is located on the eastern tip of the province of Quebec and is considered one of the most scenic areas in the province. The rivers in the Gaspe region are known for their trophy Atlantic Salmon fishing and local inns and lodges are available for you to try your luck and catching the big one. This region is also home to the Bonaventure River, often said to be the prettiest canoeing river in Quebec.

North Quebec is home to large caribou herds, arctic wolves and muskox. Coastal areas also boast a very good population of polar bears making the area one of the best for arctic wildlife viewing. A true northern tundra this area has a human population made up of mostly local aboriginal people in several villages spread out throughout the area, the largest of which is Kuujjuaq.

The rivers near Ungava Bay are home to some of the best arctic char fishing in the world and fly-fisherman descend on this area every summer for a chance of catching this elusive fish. Full-service lodges offer a comfortable setting for this fishing adventure of a lifetime.

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