Matane: parks and gardens

Matane: parks and gardens

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Matane: parks and gardens

Reford Gardens, famous for being one of the largest gardens in North America; the Jardins de Doris, ranked as one of the 50 must-visit gardens in Quebec; the Parc National de la Gaspésie, a renowned hiking and wildlife watching spot; the Réserve Faunique de Matane, home to one of the highest concentrations of moose per square kilometre! Matane is ideally located close to beautiful gardens and natural sites where you can marvel at the fantastic Quebec flora and fauna. Don’t forget to pack your walking shoes!

Day 1

Visit the area’s gardens

Visit Reford Gardens, just 45 minutes from Matane, it’s famous for being one of the largest gardens in North America, a true plant paradise on the banks of the St. Lawrence. Once you’re back in Matane, visit the Jardins de Doris, ranked as one of the 50 must-visit gardens in Quebec. Old and young are kept entertained for hours with its originality, charm and interesting attractions.

Meal and overnight accommodation at RIÔTEL MATANE.

Day 2

Visit the Réserve Faunique de Matane

Head to the Réserve Faunique de Matane where you can take part in a number of activities. The Réserve Faunique de Matane has one of the highest concentrations of moose per square kilometer, making it the perfect place for moose-watching. Take part in a black bear-watching activity at dusk. The guide will help you to understand this fascinating creature’s habits and biology.

Meal and overnight accommodation at RIÔTEL MATANE.

Day 3

Spend the day in the Parc National de la Gaspésie

Located about 2 hours away from Matane, the Parc National de la Gaspésie is a must on any trip to the Gaspé Peninsula. This renowned hiking and wildlife watching spot crosses the Chic-Choc and McGerrigle Mountains. It’s also home to Mont Jacques-Cartier, the second highest mountain in Quebec. Apart from the endless sea of mountains, there are also plenty of Caribou, the only ones left south of the St. Lawrence. It’s the ideal location for a hike and to admire the fantastic view.

Riôtel Matane

Relax and put your feet up at Riôtel Matane! Comfortable, modern amenities, breathtaking views… Every effort has been taken to make sure we meet our guests’ needs with calm and inspiring open spaces, and breathtaking views of the horizon.

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