La SalicorneÎles de la madeleine, Québec

The Islands and the Madelinots
The folks from here
Louise Hébert
« Here, I cook the same as if I was home so that you may taste the great recipes of the Islands »

Visits and activities

A MADELINOT FLAVOR

The Islands Tours

2 FLAVORS, ARTS, CULTURE AND NATURE TOURS

A whole day of exploration with an experienced guide. On the program, two discovery circuits to showcase the flavors, arts & culture as well as the natural beauties of Les Îles


THE GREAT TOUR OF THE TOWNSHIPS / Every Tuesday*, from 9am to 5pm.

Highlights : Red cliffs on the Dune du Sud beach, scenery at Des Montants Rd., Le Fumoir d’Antan (smokehouse), La Fromagerie du Pied-de-Vent (cheese factory), lunch ($) & free time on the historical site of La Grave, detour by the panoramic routes of Les Îles.

Duration :
8 hours
Available :
June to September

 


THE MADELINOT TOUR / Every Friday*, from 9am to 5 pm.

Highights : Cap-aux-Meules & its coastal belvedere, lunch ($) & free time at the historical site of La Grave, various tourists attractions at Etang-du-Nord & Fatima including the Site de la Côte & the Cap Hérissé.

Duration : 8 hours                                   
Available : June to September
  
Regular price, taxes not included (GST / QST)                    

Adult                              $68
12 years and -              $34

NOTES
* For those with a 3-night package stay that doesn't fit the schedule mentionned above, a Guided Tour will be offered if needed. Contact us.



Visit of the Grande-Entrée Wharf

THE LOBSTER CAPITAL

Visit Québec's largest lobster fishing wharf which is offically named «The Lobster Capital». Discover the beauty of this place and learn of its history. Explainations on the fishing from the past to the present, visit a fishing boat, understand the influence of this industry on the village and visit the gift shops located on the wharf.

Duration     2 hours                       
Available    June to September

Regular price, before taxes (QST / GST)

Adult                               
$12
Package advantage       INCLUDED

Visit of Old Harry and Grosse-Ile

TWO DISTINCT COMMUNITIES

Guided tour of the two English speaking communities. Visit of the Holy Trinity and St. Peters by the Sea churches. Stop at the Maison du Potier (pottery house) to admire terracotta and porcelain pieces. Ttake a walk on the Old Harry beach which is known as one of the tenth most beautiful beaches in the world according to the National Geographic.

Duration       2 hours                          
Available     June to September

Regular price, taxes not included (GST / QST)

Adult                         
    Not available, package exclusive
Package advantage     INCLUDED

Visit of Pointe-aux-Loups

THE SMALLEST INHABITED ISLAND

Visit of the smallest Island of the archipelago which has approximately 50 houses and about 100 inhabitants. On the program: walk on the beach, stop at the wharf which is completely different from the one in Grande-Entrée and visit the local gift shops.

Duration.     2 hours                              
Available    June to September

Regular price, taxes not included (GST / QST)

Adult
                            Not available, package exclusive
Package advantage     INCLUDED

 
Photo: Nigel Quinn
The Seal Interpretation Center

IN THE FACINATING WORLD OF THE SEAL

From underwater to the ice pack, begin a fascinating voyage with the seals. Here and there, information will be shared with you about the seals' living environment, especially the St. Lawrence Gulf and its estuary. See Yoanis Menge's photo exhibit 'Tableau de chasse' and the multi-image slideshow 'Ice Haven'.

Duration.      45 minutes                               
Available      June to September

Regular price, taxes not included (GST / QST)

Adult                                                                                    $7.50
Senior (60+)                                                                        $6.75

Student (18 y/o and older, with student card)                 $6.75
12-17 y/o                                                                             $4.50
11 y/o and less                                                                   FREE

Package advantage                                                       INCLUDED


A SALTY FLAVOR

Seacow Path

A STORY OF EXTINCTION

A nature walk on the magnificent gray-red cliffs of Old Harry. This trail is to explain what a seacow is, its history and why they disappeared from the Islands.

Duration.      2,5 hours
Available     July and August

Regular price, before taxes (QST / GST)

Adult                                    $15
Package adavantage          INCLUDED


 
Sandcastle construction

RELIVE CHILDHOOD MEMORIES

For all those who have heard about the famous Sandcastle Competition and would like to construct their own... here's your chance! What better than to have a guide who can show you tricks on how to build one and a beautiful Islands beach to construct it it on. An entire afternoon to build a sandcastle, nothing better to forget your worries.

Duration      2 hours
Available    July and August

Regular price, taxes not included (GST / QST)

Adult                            Not available, package exclusive
Package advantage    INCLUDED


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