A place where I take my time.
All the time.

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Hiking in the Matane Wildlife Reserve on the International Appalachian Trail

« I give myself
time »

These wise words lull visitors as well as locals of La Matanie, like the soft waves of a calm sea at the end of a summer day.

La Matanie is an exceptional territory and a destination like none other. Close to the Gaspésie gateway, locals live every moment with intensity.

Overwhelmed by its vast natural spaces, we give ourselves a chance to experience fully its magnificent landscapes demanding to be explored.

In the heart of nature, we let our existence run free and we reconnect with the essential.

Traveling to Matanie is like finding a second wind, either personally or professionally, creatively or productively.

Here, I drop off my luggage and I enjoy life.

La Matanie, a place where I take my time. All the time.

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Relaxation and local flavors

While Matane is known for its famous Northern shrimp, it also offers a lot of other wonderful fresh products for you to try. Discover a world of flavors, from land and sea, in an enchanting setting, keeping you close to nature, in all its quiet and lively glory.

Hiking

Bordered by the Chic-Chocs Mountain Range, La Matanie offers a playground like none other for outdoors enthusiasts. Hiking lovers will be enthralled by the breathtaking scenery and the wild nature of the Matane’s Wildlife Reserve while exploring the International AppalachianTrail (GR A1) where many peaks almost reach 1,000 metres of altitude.

Salmon fishing

Considered as the “school of salmon fishing” in Quebec, the Matane River is one of the rivers with the most salmon runs annually in the province. Its easy access and practice make it the ideal spot to have a memorable fishing experience.

Mountain biking

Technical as well as fun, the Sentiers de l’Igloo offer plenty for mountain bike lovers that wish to enjoy pure unfiltered fun and live in the moment. Wood trails, covering an area of 45 kilometres, suited for all difficulty levels, easily accessible and located close to downtown, will provide you with loads of thrills.

Meetings and conventions

Rejuvenating while working? Here it is possible, thanks to the seaside effect! Considered the crossroad to Quebec’s Eastern regions, La Matanie will amaze small organizations wishing to plan a team building stay as well as big events planners wanting to give their participants a unique experience.

Snowmobiling

Practice your favourite winter sport on more than 350 kilometres of safe snow-covered trails where nature will reveal the most gorgeous landscapes. Due to its geographic location, La Matanie is the perfect spot to take off in the morning and explore one of the many trails offered. Winter’s biggest enthusiasts will surely find something to satisfy their needs.

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