The Whale Route: suggested itinerary

The Whale Route consists of 13 individual segments. The order in which they are presented below corresponds to the order that you would follow by clicking on the advance and back-up arrows of their sensitive maps.

Note: Some segments may be part of more than one route. The routes to which the segments belong is indicated by the segments' colour.

* Segment 1: From Montréal to Trois-Rivières
Coeur-du-Québec, Lanaudière, Montréal. 175 km (108 mi)

* Segment 2: From Trois-Rivières to Québec
Coeur-du-Québec, Greater Québec Area. 130 km (80 mi)

* Segment 3: From Québec to Baie-Saint-Paul
Charlevoix, Région de Québec. 100 km (62 mi)

* Segment 4: From Baie-Saint-Paul to Tadoussac
Charlevoix, Manicouagan. 120 km (75 mi)

* Segment 27: From Tadoussac to Baie-Comeau
Duplessis, Manicouagan. 200 km (124 mi)

From Baie-Comeau you can continue to Sept-Îles along segment 28, or cross the St. Lawrence River and take segment 21 towards Montréal, stopping at Sainte-Flavie. If you continue along towards Sept-Îles...

* Segment 28: From Baie-Comeau to Sept-Îles
Duplessis, Manicouagan. 235 km (146 mi)

* Segment 29: From Sept-Îles to Havre-Saint-Pierre
Duplessis. 230 km (143 mi)

Refreshed by the sea breezes, retrace your steps towards Tadoussac. There, take the ferry across the St. Lawrence River and cross the Gaspé, the Bas-Saint-Laurent, the Chaudière-Appalaches region, Québec, the Coeur du Québec, and the Montérégie, arriving finally in Montréal.

* Segment 21: From Sainte-Anne-des-Monts to Sainte-Flavie
Gaspésie. 180 km (112 mi)

* Segment 20: From Sainte-Flavie to Rivière-du-Loup
Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie. 145 km (90 mi)

* Segment 6: From Rivière-du-Loup to Saint-Jean-Port-Joli
Bas-Saint-Laurent, Chaudière-Appalaches. 95 km (60 mi)

* Segment 5: From Saint-Jean-Port-Joli to Québec
Chaudière-Appalaches, Greater Québec Area. 95 km (60 mi)

* Segment 7: From Québec to Montréal
Chaudière-Appalaches, Coeur du Québec, Greater Québec Area, Montérégie, Montréal. Via Sorel, 300 km (185 mi); via Drummondville, 315 km (195 mi)

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