Orléans Express (interurban bus) have a stop in the village of Percé (in front of the Tourist Office at 142 route 132 Ouest). The bus will be departing at 8h10 am towards Baie des Chaleurs and at 22h19 to Gaspé (where it will stop for the night). Percé is a step on / step down only, the passengers will need (mandatory) to have their tickets in hand to get on board in Percé. The tickets can be bought online in advance and printed.
For more information about rates, tickets, itineraries and schedules of Orléans Express buses : www.orleansexpress.com/en/
For more info about rates, tickets, itineraries and schedules of the local shuttle to and from Percé : www.regim.info
The town of Percé do not have any car rental agencies on place, but arrangements can be made with the agencies located in Grande-Rivière and Gaspé.
519, Grande-Allée Ouest
Phone : 418-385-3299
Location d'autos Marcel Burton
1012, route Haldimand
Gaspé, Québec G4X 2H7
Phone : 418 368-0611
164 boulevard Gaspé
Gaspé, Québec G4X1A9
Téléphone : 418 368-1970
Gaspé : Aéroport, 418 368-1541
Aéroport de Gaspé
Toll free : 1 (888) 657-3035
Service de taxi : véhicule de 6 passagers
Tél : firstname.lastname@example.org
The Gaspé airport is located about 65 km from the village of Percé.
From June to September, a ferry cruise offers a weekly cruise from Montréal to Îles de la Madeleine with a stop in Chandler (40 km from Percé). The ship can accommodate passengers and vehicles.
For more information or réservation :
Téléphone : 418 986-3278
Sans frais : 1 888 986-3278
Télécopieur : 418 986-5101
For more general information about the cruise ships on the St-Lawrence River : http://www.cruisesaintlawrence.com/EN/index.aspx
If you are planning a visit to Percé on a Quad / VTT, it is important to take note of the following information for a safe trip.
In Percé, the Rocher-Percé VTT trail ends on a secondary road – Route d’Irlande – from there you have to drive on this public road for 7 km before arriving at the intersection of Route des Failles and Route 132 at the West end of the village of Percé.
To be able to circulate on Route d’Irlande you will need an authorization number issued by the Percé Tourist Office. For security reason, you need to travel in a convoy of at least 2 vehicles. You can contact the office by phone 1 855 782 5448 or by email at email@example.com if possible 24 hours before arriving in Percé. If the office is not open, leave a voice message with the following information:
If you want to contact the Club VTT Rocher-Percé for information regarding the trail conditions or for assistance :
Jean-Pierre Beaudin : (418) 680 4044
Serge Mercier : (418) 680-2383
A provincial law forbids to circulate with a VTT / Quad on Route 132, it is important to know that in Percé most of the tourist services and the gas station are not accessible for VTT / Quad unless you have a special arrangement with your lodging establishment. 3 hotels are located within a walking distance to the intersection of Route des Failles and Route 132. You should book ahead and specify that you will be traveling on a VTT/Quad.
Le Motel Le Macareux: 1-866-602-2414 www.motel-perce-macareux.com
Le Riôtel de Percé: 1-800-463-4212 www.riotel.com
L'Hôtel-Motel Fleur de Lys: 1-800-399-5380 www.fleurdelysperce.com
Please not that it is not permitted to circulate on Route 132, and in the trails & roads of Mont Ste-Anne, La Grotte and all the other walking trails in the Percé area.
For more infos on the Gaspé Peninsula and other VTT / Quad destination you can visit: http://www.sentiers-gaspesie.com or for more info on the provincial VTT / Quad trails & clubs: http://www.fqcq.qc.ca
If you plan to do visit our region on a bicycle, here are a few information you might need to travel safely in our beautiful and scenic landscapes, the first thing to do would be to visit the Website of Vélo Québec and to look at the maps of the Route Verte (cycling roads of Québec): http://carto.routeverte.com
Travelling by bicycle on the road to Percé Rock is certainly spectacular and it comprises its share of challenges, especially if you decide to take the Route 132 between Coin-du-Banc and the village of Percé. This part of the road is very sinuous, hilly, the sides of the road are narrow and the summer traffic can be dense. You must be careful. Or you can take an easier (but longer) option via Route Lemieux as far as Anse-à-Beaufils and ride back towards Percé. You could also decide to take Route d’Irlande (via Route Lemieux) this road is also hilly (uphill and downhill) and a little sinuous but with less traffic.
In the village of Percé, most of the activities and services are accessible within a walking distance from the center of the village. No need for motorized vehicle.
If you need a «more specialized» repair shop for bicycle, the closest one is Sport Excellence in Grande-Rivière at (418) 385 2345 (33 km from Percé). Do not hesitate to come and see us at the Tourist Office (142 route 132) in the center of the village, we will do our best to help you.
If you plan to do part of your trip by bus transportation, here are a few tips: Orléans Express bus stops are located in Grande-Rivière (33 km from Percé) and in Gaspé (75 km from Percé). Shuttles are available to take you to Percé or from Percé in concordance with bus schedules. Please refer to our Interurban bus transportation section in our Transportation and travel section of the Website for all the details for shuttles and buses.
If you need a box for your bicycle, we keep a few of the mat the Tourist Office, if you want to make sure that one is kept for you, you can call us at 1 855 782 5448 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com and let us know. You can pay for it when you pick it up.
To contact toll free: 1-877-264-4697, every day from 9h00 to 21h00
Car sharing on long distances.
Covoiturage express :
Hitchhike with Radio-Gaspésie :
The local radio station Radio-Gaspésie offers the service of broadcasting various offers of car sharing in the région.
Tél : 418-368-3511 ou toll free 1 866-360-3511
Gaspé : 94,5 FM