The east coast of Canada is the one that in word of mouth among friends is defined as the "less wild" par excellence, even if, by planning your itinerary well, you can discover interesting and unexpected things. In fact, cities with multiple personalities, the most cosmopolitan and full of different cultures such as Toronto, are available for their travels, those that remember Europe much more like Montreal or Quebec City, up to the northernmost provinces with fascinating coasts on the ocean. During these passages the settlements are sparse, but at the same time they acquire a unique charm that will not be easy to forget. It is also true, however, that, in part denying the aforementioned commonplace, there are several destinations that involve uncontaminated nature and include large forests, large national parks and various protected animal reserves. Even if there are no rocky mountains, the east coast will not let you miss anything.
WHAT NOT TO BE MISSED
An obligatory stop is certainly that of the Niagara Falls, because they must be seen once in a lifetime. The coasts of Gaspesie to the north of Quebec are very beautiful, the path of the Fari plans to follow the coast in search of the most evocative panoramas and the most particular lighthouses, as they can also venture into nature walks. In the area of Tadoussac it is possible to book the excursion for whale watching, more frequent at certain times of the year, better to be well informed before being disappointed. The Algonquin park is the largest park you can visit on the east coast, the Parc Gatineau in Ottawa is no less so, and going north-east to the Mount-Tremblant park, that of Mauricie and Jacque Cartier. The latter to be associated with the passage from the Saguenay fjord, a kingdom of marine animal natural reserves. If you head towards the Gaspesie peninsula go up to Percà to see Percè Rock, an evocative and unforgettable panorama. Quebec is the best place to enjoy, at the beginning of the autumn of the Foilage, a natural phenomenon of the coloring of maple leaves in bright colors from green, to yellow to fiery red.
ADVICE FOR TRUE TPC
There are more or less "run-in" itineraries for visiting the eastern part of Canada, but if you want to "live" something original you can opt to create an itinerary that, starting from Quebec, reaches places like Gaspesie, then Prince Edward Island, New Scotia and Newfoundland & Labrador (Newfoundland Island). Coasts with colorful villages, possibility of sighting Icebergs, whales, nature and history of the natives and much more ...