Unusual Attractions – Gaspésie Tour Extras
Here is what you need to know about unusual attractions in Gaspésie to help you check off items on your list of “Gaspésie Tour Extras” during the Tour de la Gaspésie Discovery Activity (this activity will not be available in 2021).
Lookout overlooking the Chute à Philomène waterfall in Saint-Alexandre-des-Lacs
In 2019, the Matapédia ATV Club inaugurated a highly original lookout point. Shaped like the bow of a boat, the lookout extends beyond a cliff, offering a breathtaking view of a river, the Chute à Philomène waterfall and the surrounding mountains. Will you be brave enough to venture across its grated floor to admire the precipice beneath your feet?
Indian Head Rock in Saint-Georges-de-Malbaie
The rest stop in Saint-Georges-de-Malbaie is a must for the curious. It provides an ideal viewpoint to admire Indian Head Rock. Legend says that this is the head of a First Nations man who vowed to keep his back to the sea until his beloved, who was captured by European sailors, is returned to him… Visit Saint-Georges-de-Malbaie to find out more!
Fun fire hydrants in New Carlisle
Keep your eyes peeled for the colourful fire hydrants in New Carlisle! Piglet, Asterix, the Care Bears, Daffy Duck, Tintin and several other characters are painted directly on the fire hydrants—spotting them will make your stroll through the village even more fun!
Giant picture frame along the water in Maria
In Maria, stop on the beach to admire the view through a giant picture frame! The work of artist Yves Gonthier, this oversized steel frame highlights the surrounding scenery, which is transformed into a changing work of art. Be sure to take a photo! Enjoy the discovery activity!
The Tour de la Gaspésie Discovery Activity is fun for the whole family! How does it work?
As soon as you arrive in Gaspésie, head to a tourist information office to pick up your Tour de la Gaspésie Discovery Activity booklet. The booklet includes suggestions for your Gaspésie Tour, a Seek and Find game and information about the collectible mystery stickers. Collect all five mystery stickers in the tourist information offices of Gaspésie to complete your Seek and Find game for even more family fun!
For more information, visit: tourisme-gaspesie.com/discoveryactivity
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