• Abitibi-Temiscamingue

    Located in Quebec's west (the Canadian Shield), Abitibi-Témiscaminque is one of Quebec's largest regions.

  • Baie-James Eeyou Istchee

    Located in the north of Quebec, Baie-James is the world's largest municipality.

  • Bas-Saint-Laurent

    Located on the south shore of the St. Lawrence Estuary, the Bas-Saint-Laurent (Lower St. Lawrence) is one of Quebec’s five maritime regions.

  • Eastern Townships

    Located east of the Montérégie region and south of Central Quebec, Eastern Townships is only 1 hour and 45 minutes from Montreal.

  • Centre-du-Québec

    Located on the south shore of the St. Lawrence, across from Trois-Rivières, the Central Quebec region is spanned by the Saint-François, Nicolet and Bécancour rivers.

  • Charlevoix

    Located on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, Charlevoix is overflowing with history and touristic attractions.

  • Chaudière-Appalaches

    Located on the south bank of the Saint Lawrence, Chaudière-Appalaches is directly opposite the city of Quebec.

  • Duplessis

    Located in the eastern part of the North Coast region, Duplessis is a very touristic region.

  • Gaspésie

    Located in Quebec's south-east, Gaspésie has a population of 100,000.

  • Îles-de-la-Madeleine

    Located in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the Îles-de-la-Madeleine (Magdalen Islands) offer tourists over 300 km of beaches.

  • Lanaudière

    Running along the shore of the St. Lawrence, north-east of Montreal, Lanaudière comprises of the valleys of the Assomption and Ouareau rivers.

  • Laurentians

    Located north of Montreal, the Laurentians region boasts an array of activities and attractions for nature lovers.

  • Laval

    Located north of Montreal, almost all of Laval is situated on Île Jésus, surrounded by two rivers: the Milles-Îles river and the Prairies river.

  • Manicouagan

    Manicouagan runs along the north shore of the St. Lawrence.

  • Mauricie

    Located at the junction of the Saint Maurice and the Saint Lawrence, Mauricie is divided into two zones, Mauricie and Upper-Mauricie.

  • Montérégie

    Located on the south shore of the St. Lawrence, Montérégie is just opposite Montréal.

  • Montréal

    Located in the province's south-west on the St. Lawrence River near Ontario, Montreal is Quebec's second-largest region. It is Canada second largest city, after Toronto.

  • Outaouais

    Located on the north bank of the Outaouais river, Outaouais runs along the Ontario border.

  • Quebec City area

    Located south of Saguenay Lac-St-Jean, the Quebec region has a population of over 700,000 inhabitants.

  • Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean

    Located on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, Saguenay Lac-St-Jean is Quebec's third largest region.

Tourist Regions

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With its seemingly endless forests and mountains, thousands of lakes and rivers, varied wildlife and four distinct seasons, Quebec is always full of surprises. It is the largest Canadian province, at 1,667,926 km2, and a perfect destination for nature lovers. Every different tourist region has its own characteristic landscapes, from fjords to valleys, wetlands and seasides. As you explore Quebec you’re sure to appreciate its rich culture, unique history and treasure trove of gastronomic pleasures.