Perce Quebec is home to the magnificent Percé Rock, which ranks among the most recognizable landmarks of Eastern Canada. Sitting just offshore on the eastern end of Quebec’s Gaspé peninsula, the monolith is close to a half kilometre long and 85 metres high. Its signature piercing spans 30 metres, one of the largest natural stone arches over water in the world.
Visitors have been coming for years to gaze over this seaside vista. However, the recent formation of the Percé UNESCO Global Geopark has brought a greater appreciation for this special place and the realization that it is so much more than a postcard view.[Read more…] about Exploring the Percé UNESCO Global Geopark in Quebec