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Population: 14902


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This city is a must in your visit around the Gaspe Peninsula. Here in Gaspe, Jacques Cartier planted his cross in 1534. Gaspe's name derives from Gespeg, a Micmac word meaning "Land's End".

Gaspe with its 17 000 inhabitants includes 17 towns and villages and extends over a 975 km² area, which makes it one of the largest cities in area in Quebec. Three rivers, the York, the Dartmouth and the Saint-Jean emerge at Gaspe. You can practice the following activities : fishing, hiking, water sports and other outdoor activities. You will also find a number of services such as museums, restaurants, fish markets, campgrounds, a marina, an airport and more.

Attractions, services

Guided tours
  • Ken's Gaspé/Percé guided tours
  • The sailing school
    Photo: Stéphane Gauthier
    The city and the Bay of Gaspé
    Photo: Stéphane Gauthier
    The monument commemorating Jacques Cartier
    Photo: Stéphane Gauthier
    Photo: Stéphane Gauthier
    Photo: Stéphane Gauthier
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