Îles de la Madeleine
With is stunning marine landscape, exceptional coastline and well-preserved natural heritage, a stop in Îles de la Madeleine is a truly unique experience. Located in the heart of the Gulf of Saint-lawrence, this breathtaking archipelago is on the Canada New England cruise ship route. Rendez-vous with nature at its most magnificent as you receive a warm, hospitable welcome from Madelinots, a rich and diverse community combining English, Acadian and French cultures. Discover traditions created over centuries. Sample delicious local cuisine, featuring the very best flavours of the sea. And enjoy the mild maritime climate with summer days that continue well into September. Fall for the islander way of life in beautiful Îles de la Madeleine.
- A natural archipelago made up of around a dozen islands (siz of them linked by sand dunes), with a mainland festuring red cliffs, rolling hills, and over 290 km of honey-coloured sands.
- Brightly coloured fishermen houses that paint the rich and vibrant landscape.
- A rich cultural history that you can learn about in the different museums and information centres.
- Workships, boutiques and exuibitions where you can meet local artists and craftspeople.
- Warm hospitality from local community of Madelinots.
- Fresh and delicious local cuisine-from fish and seafood, like lobster, crab, clams and mussels, to locally produced cheeses, smoked products, beers and alcoholic drinks.
What to do
La Grave historical site
290 route 199
Havre-Aubert, Quebec, CANADA
Le site d'autrefois
3106 Chemin de la Montagne
Bassin, Quebec, CANADA
Le site de la côte
499 Chemin de Boisville Ouest
L'Étang-du-Nord, Quebec, CANADA
Le Fumoir d'Antan - Smoked Herring economuseum
80 Chemin du Quai
Havre-aux-Maisons, Quebec, CANADA
La Méduse Glassworks
Seal Interpretive Centre
La Salicorne, Auberge et Escapade