Parc national du Bic © Mathieu Dupuis

Québec, a photographic road trip through Canada’s beautiful province

In a beautifully compelling book published by the National Geographic, photographer and author Mathieu Dupuis takes you on a journey to discover Québec’s richness and diversity.

Québec in all its splendor

The book, titled “Québec, a photographic road trip through Canada’s beautiful province” takes you on a visual journey through the province’s breathtaking scenery. Whether or not the reader already knows Québec, Dupuis leads him off the beaten track, taking a lively and unique look at Québec’s spectacular scenery and its inhabitants, recognized around the world for their warm hospitality. From the steep cliffs lining the St. Lawrence River, to the historic streets of Old Québec city, to the northern lights near the Arctic Circle, the incredible images and fascinating stories presented here paint a rich portrait of Québec.

Abbaye de Saint-Benoît-du-lac, Eastern Townships © Mathieu Dupuis
Nunavik © Mathieu Dupuis

The regions of Québec are divided into five main categories in order to present an overall picture of this vast territory: 

  • Québec by the sea: along the St. Lawrence 
  • Québec city & environs: Brimming with history 
  • Central Québec: the art of living
  • Northwest Québec: Land of forests and taïga
  • Far north Québec: Where giants walk 
EEyou Itschee Baie-James © Mathieu Dupuis

The dazzling images by the award-winning photographer are accompanied by practical travel itineraries and advice from the locals. The book also provides fascinating information on the geography, history and culture of each Québec region.

Québec, a photographic road trip through Canada’s beautiful province” is on sale in all bookstores and on the web. 


Mathieu Dupuis is the first Québec author and photographer to publish a book with the National Geographic Society. 

  • The content of the book is selected from images taken over a 10-year period and involves two years of intensive work.
  • 3,000 photographs were selected by National Geographic during the book’s layout process.
  • 250 photos were in contention to be THE picture worthy of the cover page.