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Moving to Gaspe from Montreal


Important information you need to know before you start your move to Gaspe from Montreal. Gaspe, Quebec is an area known for its natural beauty and history dating back to July 1534 where Jacques Cartier took possession of Nouvelle-France now known as Canada. Currently has an approximate population of 14 819 with the majority of the population speaking French as first language followed by English. Although Gaspe has a very high tourism based economy, it still makes an excellent choice for those planning a long distance move from Montreal to Gaspe, with enough planning and research, a long distance move can be executed with precision and care.

Geographically speaking Gaspe is located northeast from Montreal approximately 910 kilometers, which can translate into 11 hours and 28 minutes of driving time depending on the speed of the vehicle and destined route.  If taking the most direct route from Montreal to Gaspe, continue onto the Autoroute 20 East where the majority of your travelling will be done until turning right at QC-132 East. Continue onto Autoroute Jean Lesage/Autoroute 20 East. At the roundabout take the 4th exit onto Boulevard Gaboury/QC-132 E. Turn right at route de la Mer/QC-132 East. Turn left and then right to stay on to QC-132 East. Make a right at rue Bellevue/QC-132E and another slight right at Montee Riviere Morris/QC-197 South. You have now arrived in the city of Gaspe, equipping your move with local road maps or a portable GPS system will always ensure no mistakes are made while on route to Gaspe. While on route from Montreal you will pass a number of cities such as Saint-Hyacinthe, Drummondville, Quebec City, Montmagny, La Pocatiere, Saint-Pascal, Riviere du-Loup, Trois Pistoles, Rimouski, Marsoui, until finally making it to the city of Gaspe. When searching for Montreal movers to assist you and your family with a long distance move from Montreal to Gaspe, its always a great suggestion to investigate with the prospect company whether they have experience in long distance moving to Gaspe in the past or long distance moving in general, it will often prove the fact you took the necessary steps to ensure you made the right choice in a Montreal moving company.

Gaspe is considered a peninsula and is divided into five different regions, The Coast, Upper Gaspe, Lands End’s, Bay of Chaleur and The Valley.
Moving to the Coast is considered the entrance of the Gaspésie region and most often the starting point for those moving from Montreal. The village of Métis-Sur-Mer is the most popular vacation spot in this region.
In upper Gaspe, there are various mountains that are considered the highest peaks in southern Quebec, moving to a number of villages in upper Gaspe from Montreal can be considerably rewarding for its natural beauty east of the village Tourelle.
The region of Lands End is made up of two different zones meeting in the town of Perce, home to the famous Perce Rock. This area is considerably known for its high fishing industry, restaurants and local museums. The southern region on Lands End is considerably flat with a number of farms and harbors such as the harbor in Sainte-Therese de-Gaspe. Often moving to Lands End is simpler then other regions because of the flat lands.
 The Bay of Chaleur is considered the warmest of all of Gaspésie, with a number of sightseeing areas such as Pointe-a-la-Croix, which is also the “doorway” to New Brunswick. One of the most popular villages in this area would be Port-Daniel for its capes filled with fossils and other natural beauty. Moving to the Bay of Chaleur can be difficult due to the number of steep roads associated with the mountains. The Valley is the only intercostals region in Gaspésie. It is known for its large salmon fishing area and a number of small villages such as Sainte-Therese de-Merici with numerous hiking trails and can often me the most popular place to settle down when planning a move from Montreal to Gaspe

Gaspe has a number of post secondary education institutions that act as community colleges in the area. Just to mention a few of the long list would be Reeves College, and CDI College, which include full and part time career Diplomas. The Universite du Quebec a Rimouski also offers a camps in Gaspe with a number of different programs for over 32 000 graduates in the past. The campus is a French-language institution that has always had a close connection with the local community.

Unfortunately there is no public transportation service offered to the residents of Gaspe, however there are two main private bus lines that offer connecting bus stops to neighboring cities such as Quebec City. Orleans Express-Autocar and Transport Russell Langlais can offer transportation services for short and long distance travels; often its best to research which company will better suit your occasion.

The searching for a new home or apartment often this can be the most exciting part of your move for you and your family. Gaspe offers a variety of different types of dwellings, from cottages, duplex, and bungalows that are currently on the market. Researching on local by laws, average home prices and provincial legislation will always ensure local real estate companies or a prospect landlord does not take advantage of you. Depending on preference and overall budget to find a home in Gaspe with natural beauty in the backyard is not difficult to accomplish.

Tourism is one of the most important parts of the local and regions economy. Gaspe has an amazing landscape, which attracts thousands of people each summer to enjoy what Mother Nature has to offer. Gaspe is home to the Gaspe Museum, which has been recently renovated boasts history and information about the heritage in Quebec and the area of Gaspe and the Gaspesian history in general. Visiting the city of Gaspe prior to your destined moving date will not only condition you and your family for the amount of travelling involved but better acquaint you will the local streets and what the city has to offer. There are a number of affordable restaurants and accommodations located in Gaspe, often it will come down to your over all budget for the trip. Some of the more popular restaurants can vary in specialty, such as seafood, bistro or classic Canadian cuisine. There is a high number of hotels available due to the large number of tourists each year, The Motel du Haut Phare, and Gite Aux Portes Du Parc are two of the most popular for their great service and affordable prices.

Moving from Montreal to Gaspe can be complex with many steps implicated to ensure everything goes as planned with precision and care. Thus finding a reliable and experienced long distance moving company is important when planning such a large move from Gaspe to Montreal. Finding a reliable mover can give you the satisfaction and peace of mind keeping you focused on other tasks involved during the move.

Selecting the right moving company or long distance movers in Montreal in general without the appropriate research can be time consuming, however checking company references, Customers Testimonials Reviews, and that the moving company you choose operates or has operated in the past with the city you'll need to move to will always keep you one step ahead in your move. 

If you want to move your piano or pool table to Gaspe from Montreal, ask if the movers have experience and all equipment for that!

Selecting Montreal Economical Moving Service ALEX - you are going to make sure your possessions are safely and securely transferred, and that this is done as quickly as possible. The choice is up to you!


Good luck and happy moving!

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