During your visit, you'll probably notice that accents vary from island to island. This is a precious heritage that visitors find interesting and even charming. The ecology you'll discover on Îles de la Madeleine is both rich and fragile. This is true of its varied elements, its size, its origins and its evolution.
Its bare landscape and green hills will seduce you. Itis the only inhabited island that is not attached to theremaining of the archipelago. There, the Madelinotsare quite isolated and live to the rhythm of the sea.During your stay, climb up the Big Hill to admire thebreathtaking panorama. Discovering Entry Island islike discovering the Islands for the second time!
This authentic place has been able to preserve itsarchitectural flavour. There, you will find a great varietyof artists and artisans, restaurants and boutiques. Youwill also have the opportunity to discover the historyof the Islands while doing the self-guided tour ofLa Grave.
On the Islands, the sea offers its finest treasures. It is mainly during the months of May and June that the curious ones can witness the results of the fishermen’s hard work on the super-busy wharves. Treat yourself with the unmatched freshness of gooey scallops, the irresistible taste of snow crabs or the unique lobsters from Les Îles, whose reputation is firmly established.
Thanks to its omnipresence, a day at sea is a must to admire the coast and its cliffs from a different perspective. Throughout your excursion you will discover a natural setting perfect for wildlife observation. No matter what kind of embarkation you are in, enjoy your excursion and let the sea lull you.
During summertime, the archipelago’s cultural landscape goes back to life! At night, enjoy the intimacy of our theatres and discover a local or foreign artist. The warmth and proximity with the musician will make you feel as one the gang. Plenty of events, festivals and activities of all kinds will allow you to discover our beautiful nature and Acadian culture.
With more than 300 km of white sand beaches, a day to bask under the sun is a must! Channel your inner child while building a sand castle and collecting seashells, or enjoy your beach time to go on an invigorating walk. With the endless sea, going for a swim is mandatory. Warning: you may lose track of time. Here, we don’t know the time, we have the time. Take it!