What to do and see in Quebec, Quebec: The Best Lighthouses

July 29, 2021 Venice Greaves

Discover the best top things to do in Quebec, Quebec including Phare du Pot a l'Eau-de-Vie, Pointe-a-la-Renommee, Pointe-des-Monts Lighthouse, Petite Ile au Marteau Lighthouse, Lachine Range Lighthouses, Pointe Bonaventure Lighthouse, Phare de l'ile aux Perroquets, Ile d'Entree Lighthouse, Matane's Lighthouse (Phare de Matane), Cap d’Espoir Lighthouse.

1. Phare du Pot a l'Eau-de-Vie

Iles du Pot a l'Eau-de-Vie 200 rue Hayward, Riviere du Loup, Quebec G5R 3Y9 Canada +1 418-867-1660 [email protected] http://www.pharedupot.com
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5.0 based on 39 reviews

Phare du Pot a l'Eau-de-Vie

THE POT CRUISECruise around Îles du Pot à l'Eau de Vie (without landing). Highly diverse marine birds (before late July), beautiful scenery, fascinating commentary on maritime history (contraband, mariner's store, and more).ÎLES DU POT CRUISESpend a few hours away from it all in the middle of the St. Lawrence! Discover the flora, fauna, and surprising maritime history of this little archipelago with your guide.

2. Pointe-a-la-Renommee

Pointe a la Renommee 884, boulevard de l'Anse-A-Valleau, Gaspe, Quebec G4X 4A2 Canada +1 418-269-3310 [email protected] http://www.pointe-a-la-renommee.com/
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4.5 based on 128 reviews

Pointe-a-la-Renommee

Historic site of North America’s first maritime radio station (installed by Marconi in 1904). Location offers a lookout with scenic vistas as well as the possibility to visit exhibits covering Marconi, light house keepers and the history of radio communication at Pointe-à-la-Renommée.

Reviewed By PatV47 - Montreal, Canada

Gaspesie is rich with historical lighthouses, but this one was definitely our favorite to visit. You can also find short hiking/walking trails are on site.

3. Pointe-des-Monts Lighthouse

1830 Chemin du Vieux-Phare, Baie-Trinite, Quebec G0H 1A0 Canada +1 418-939-2400 http://www.pharepointe-des-monts.com/
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4.5 based on 9 reviews

Pointe-des-Monts Lighthouse

4. Petite Ile au Marteau Lighthouse

Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve, Petite Ile au Marteau, Havre St. Pierre, Quebec Canada http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/qc/mingan/visit/visit1/Petite-Marteau.aspx
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4.5 based on 6 reviews

Petite Ile au Marteau Lighthouse

5. Lachine Range Lighthouses

25 34e Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H1A 4M1 Canada http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp
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4.5 based on 4 reviews

Lachine Range Lighthouses

6. Pointe Bonaventure Lighthouse

Rue Beaubassin, Bonaventure, Quebec G0C 1E0 Canada http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp
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4.5 based on 9 reviews

Pointe Bonaventure Lighthouse

7. Phare de l'ile aux Perroquets

Ile aux Perroquets, Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan, Quebec G0G 1V0 Canada http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp
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4.5 based on 17 reviews

Phare de l'ile aux Perroquets

8. Ile d'Entree Lighthouse

Chemin Lighthouse, Quebec G4T 1Z6 Canada +1 877-624-4437 https://www.tourismeilesdelamadeleine.com/en/activities-attractions/lighthouses/ile-d-entree-lighthouse/
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4.5 based on 5 reviews

Ile d'Entree Lighthouse

9. Matane's Lighthouse (Phare de Matane)

968, Avenue du Phare Ouest, Matane, Quebec G4W 1V7 Canada +1 877-762-8263 [email protected] https://www.tourismematane.com/accueil.html
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4.0 based on 52 reviews

Matane's Lighthouse (Phare de Matane)

- Musée maritime de Matane, bureau d'accueil touristique et boutique souvenirs des artisans Am'Art. - Ouvert du début juin à l'Action de grâce de 9 h à 18 h. - Visites guidées du phare de juillet à la mi-août de 10 h à 17 h. Portez des bonnes chaussures pour la visite (sandales interdites). Les enfants étant trop petits pour monter une échelle ne peuvent pas faire la visite. 4$/adulte, 2$/enfant. - Information pour le Sentier International des Appalaches-QC. - Toilettes publiques à l'intérieur du bâtiment. - Matane's Maritime museum, tourist information office and a souvenirs shop. - Open between early June to late September from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Guided tour of the lighthouse from early July to mid-August (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Be sure to have good shoes on your feet (not sandals). Children that are too young to climb a ladder are not allowed. 4$/adult, 2$/children. - Informations for the International Appalachian Trail-QC. - Toilets inside the building.

10. Cap d’Espoir Lighthouse

South of Perce, Alongside Route 132 Gaspé Peninsula, Gaspe, Quebec G0C 1G0 Canada http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp
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4.0 based on 17 reviews

Cap d’Espoir Lighthouse

Reviewed By lunalove88 - London, Canada

A beautiful place to visit...amazing views and photo opportunities of the coast and Gulf of St Lawrence.

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