7 Surreal Places In Quebec You Have To See At Least Once In Your Life
It's no secret that Quebec is just absolutely stunning and that there's so much beauty all around us. But being such a large province, there's always more to see and always something new to add to your bucket list, which is why we've gathered seven surreal places in Quebec that you need to see at least once in your life.
Between blue waters and gorgeous waterfalls, you're never at a loss for your next adventure.
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Although you may be at a loss for words...
Which of these have you seen and which are you adding to your Quebec travel dream list?
Chute de la Rivière aux Émeraudes
Where: 142, route 132 O., Percé, QC (Percé tourism information office)
Distance from Montreal: 10 hours 30 minutes
Why It Should Be On Your Bucket List: It's not just a name, the Rivière aux Émeraudes really does appear to take on an emerald colour in the area around the popular falls.
According to Percé's tourism site, access to the park is subject to change.
Where: 206, Route 138 E., Beaupré, QC
Distance From Montreal: Three hours ten minutes
Why It Should Be On Your Bucket List: The trek through the site takes you over a 60-metre-high suspension bridge.
The falls themselves are 74 metres high, according to the park website.
Parc national des Grands-Jardins
Where: Route 381, kilometre 21 (Mont-du-Lac-des-Cygnes Visitors Centre)
Distance from Montreal: Four hours 30 minutes
Why It Should Be On Your Bucket List: Located within the Charlevoix Biosphere Reserve, the national park is internationally renowned for its biodiversity, according to Sépaq.
The society specifically recommends the hike up the Mont-du-Lac-des-Cygnes, which "offers a unique view of the Charlevoix meteorite crater and Vallée du Gros-Bras."
Réserve de parc national de l'Archipel-de-Mingan
Where: 1010, Promenade des Anciens, Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC (Havre-Saint-Pierre Reception and Interpretation Centre)
Distance from Montreal: 13 hours
Why It Should Be On Your Bucket List: Another stunning rock formation, you really do have to see it to believe it.
Parks Canada puts it best: "Instantly captivating, the Mingan Archipelago features colossal limestone outcroppings that evoke landscapes from primeval times."
Parc national du Bic
Where:3382, route 132 O., Le Bic, QC
Distance From Montreal: Five hours
Why It Should Be On Your Bucket List: It's hard to believe that waters this blue are here in Quebec, but it's true.
Where: 2180, Rang Saguenay, Saint-Raymond, QC
Distance From Montreal: Three hours
Why It Should Be On Your Bucket List: Quebec has no shortage of waterfalls, but this one is definitely overflowing with beauty.