Breathtaking views abound in Gaspé, a colorful harbor town.
This knife-edge cliff on Percé makes for the spectacular scenery of Gaspé Peninsula, which fittingly gets its name from the Micmac word "gespeg," meaning "land's end."
Cap des Rosiers Lighthouse, Canada's tallest (112 feet), has stood near the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula since 1858.
Each summer the world's second largest colony of northern gannets crowds into Bonaventure Provincial Park. These huge birds have 6-foot wingspans.
While Sainte-Thérèse-de-Gaspé harbor is still home to workboats, today, entrepreneurs offer whale watching, lobster eating, kayaking with seals, and all manner of other modern coastal delights.
La Martre Lighthouse sits on a steep hill in the village of La Martre, on the north side of the Gaspé Peninsula. Still operated by weights and cables, it's the only nonautomated lighthouse in Quebec.
Rocher Percé, French for "pierced rock," and one of the most unlikely tourist hot spots in Canada, looms as a constant presence just offshore from Gaspé Peninsula's town of Percé.