Vieux Moulin

Gaspé Peninsula

This 19th-century windmill offers free tastings of Shakespeare’s favorite tipple, mead, and sells a variety of honeys, mustards, butters and other products made with honey. There's also a small museum containing colonial and prehistoric Indigenous artifacts.

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Nearby Gaspé Peninsula attractions

1. Centre d'Art Marcel Gagnon

3.43 MILES

The star of the town's art trail is the Centre d'Art Marcel Gagnon. Outside, the extraordinary sculpture Le Grand Rassemblement (The Great Gathering) has…

2. Jardins de Métis

7.73 MILES

One of Gaspé's most revered attractions, the Jardins de Métis comprise more than 90 hectares of immaculately tended gardens boasting 3000 varieties of…

3. Onondaga Submarine

9.92 MILES

Explore a former Canadian navy sub, which operated in the North Atlantic from 1967 to 2000, as you crawl through the porthole-like doorways, check out the…

4. Pointe-au-Père Lighthouse

9.92 MILES

The second-tallest lighthouse in Canada has a decent perch over the St Lawrence Seaway, at the Pointe-au-Père Lighthouse National Historic Site complex.

6. Empress of Ireland Museum

9.92 MILES

Narrates the 1914 Empress of Ireland tragedy, the worst disaster in maritime history after the Titanic – all but forgotten with the outbreak of WWI two…

7. Musée Régional de Rimouski

14.81 MILES

This gallery in a renovated stone church has contemporary art exhibitions and regular events including film nights.

8. Parc National du Bic

27.07 MILES

This park encompasses a stunning yet easily packaged presentation of some of the province's loveliest scenery. The rotund headlands shelter a foggy quilt…