Top things to do

Landmark in Percé

Rocher Percé

This 88m-high, 475m-long chunk of multihued limestone has inspired descriptive entries in travel journals dating back to Samuel de Champlain's captain's log of 1603. The town's landmark attraction is only accessible…
Park in Percé

Parc National de l'Île-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Percé

Some 15km of trails crisscross this park, which encompasses both Rocher Percé and Île Bonaventure.
Island in Percé

Île Bonaventure

Meeting the more than 100,000 gannets on green Île Bonaventure is an active antidote to gorging on Percé's tempting fish platters. Head toward the dock in Percé and you'll come across the tour operators' booths and …
Seafood in Percé

La Maison du Pêcheur

In a former fishers' shack that became a commune in the 1960s (graffiti remains on the ceiling), this award-winning restaurant serves seafood, including lobster, and over a dozen types of pizza baked in a maple-wood…
Seafood in Percé

Restaurant La Maison Mathilde

This cozy, down-to-earth spot serves up pretty stellar local seafood. This being the Gaspé, expect lots of flounder, cod and lobster, and expect it served after getting a rich treatment via melted butter and cream. …
Microbrewery in Percé

Pub Pit Caribou

With its dark interior, dusty wooden walls and a cast of characters seemingly culled from a Hemingway novel, this is an excellent spot for trying one of the Gaspé's fabled microbrews, and on some nights, enjoying li…
Cafe in Percé

Boulangerie Le Fournand

For picnic breads, decent Italian coffee and mouthwatering French pastries and quiche, try this colorful bakery.
Cafe in Percé

Café Couleurs

In a quiet and retreat-like house in idyllic Barachois, about a 20-minute drive from town, you can get good food all day and decent coffee. There's also a small art gallery and appealing gift shop. Start the day wit…
Cafe in Percé

Café Champêtre

The tourist-trappy Café Champêtre caters to families with its wide patio with a small playground and ice-cream parlor next door.