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Pointe-a-la-Renommee

Pointe a la Renommee | 884, boulevard de l'Anse-A-Valleau, Gaspe, Quebec G4X 4A2, Canada
+1 418-269-3310
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Stunning

Worth it. It’s a big climb to get there but the view will instantly make it worth your time. I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Niecer123
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Shediac, Canada
Nice stop!

Interesting drive in from the road (though we had to stop at the tourist bureau for directions... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Heather M
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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.
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  • Average6%
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  • Terrible3%
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“gravel road” (7 reviews)
“nice stop” (2 reviews)
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Pointe a la Renommee | 884, boulevard de l'Anse-A-Valleau, Gaspe, Quebec G4X 4A2, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Worth it. It’s a big climb to get there but the view will instantly make it worth your time. I noticed both English and French are spoken here.

Thank Niecer123
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting drive in from the road (though we had to stop at the tourist bureau for directions). We saw the film, liked the displays and the views. There were whales just in front that we could see from the deck.

Thank Heather M
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

ONCE we found it - we found it so interesting off season so we viewed etc on our own .. From the main road - the signage was not obvious enough at first - but we found it and a rather thrilling drive in... Don't...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Spectacular views!! Just gorgeous! Very well maintained property. We're going back again to enjoy the experience again!

Thank christinerL8147OU
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This lighthouse is about 3 km off the highway on a good gravel road. It was closed for the season when we got here but is still an awesome site. It was here that Marconi set up the first marine wireless relay station. Very picturesque...More

Thank Lonelobster
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We stumbled onto this and thoroughly enjoyed it, since my husband is a ham radio fan. The guided tour was interesting and there was a lot to learn.

Thank Andrea C
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Following a long but well maintained dirt road we arrived at the lighthouse. Beautiful view but unless you pay for the guided tour that's all you'll see as you arent allowed inside the buildings otherwise. The lady at the desk didnt speak english, luckily i...More

3  Thank Lee B
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is 4 kms of gravel road of 132. Drive slow. Lighthouse and attached building very interesting. View spectacular. Guided tours in French available. Displays bilingual. Unfortunately washrooms on site broken and not appropriate for physically challenged. Worth trek for part of history

Thank SweetSydneyToronto
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Get off the highway and spend an hour or so here if you like lighthouses, easy woodland strolls, history, birds, whales, or are looking for a beautiful picnic spot. It had everything we like! This is located down a gravel road, far enough from the...More

Thank Lawrence P
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This is the site of one of the Marconi Stations and there is an interesting exhibit. There is also a lighthouse on the site. It's a beautiful spot for a picnic.

Thank Mags5757
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