Magdalen Islands

The particularity of the Magdalen Islands will always be its inhabitants, making it   a real favorite for visitors.  The remoteness of the Islands has allowed the Magdalen Islanders to develop a warm welcome, making you feel at home as soon as you greet them. In the company of a Madelinot guide, learn about the history of the Islands and its residences.  Through the different villages and attractions, the Magdalen Islands are yours to discover and to appreciate the originality of this region with its petite and highly colored houses.  All your senses will be put to use during this trip. You will smell the sea air, admire the unique natural surroundings, taste the famous lobster of the Islands, let your feet drag on the beach and fall asleep to the sound of the waves. In short, treat yourself to a breathtaking change of scenery in one of the most beautiful regions of the Province of Quebec.





  • All ferries
  • Transportation by luxury coach
  • Accommodation for 6 nights
  • 15 meals
  • Services of an accompanying guide
  • Services of a local guide
  • Program activities (except optional)
  • Crossing the Confederation Bridge
  • Stop at La Vernière church
  • Stop at the port and at the Côte site at Étang-du-Nord
  • Stop at Belle-Anse
  • Visit to the Church of Fatima
  • Lobster roll dinner
  • Visit of the historic site of La Grave
  • Visit to the Maritime Museum
  • Visit of Havre aux Maisons
  • Guided tour of the Smokehouse of Yesteryear
  • Visit to the Interpretation Center for Offshore Cultures
  • Stop at Dune-du-Sud beach
  • Visit to the seal interpretation center
  • Stop in the villages of Grosse-Île, Old-Harry and Grande-Entrée
  • Visit of Barbocheux
  • Visit to the parish of Bassin
  • Visit to the Site of Formerly
  • Lobster gratin dinner
  • Handling of one suitcase per person in the Magdalen Islands
  • Taxes and service charges


  • Personal insurance
  • Meals or drinks not mentioned
  • Tips
  • Optional activities or excursions
  • Baggage handling outside the Magdalen Islands
  • Compensation fund for customers of travel agents (FICAV)






PRICES ( price per person + taxes) 

From 2199$*

From 2049$*

From 1999$*

*Price per person in double, triple or quadruple occupancy. Please note that prices may vary depending on the departure date selected. Taxes not included, contribution to the compensation fund for customers and travel agents extra. 

Your trip in detail


NB: For technical reasons, the itinerary, as well as the course of each day, can be modified. The mileage and duration mentioned are given as an indication only.

Day1: Departure for Moncton

In the morning, drive to New Brunswick. D/S

Day 2: Moncton – Magdalen Islands (4 nights)

In the morning, drive to the Magdalen Islands via the smallest Canadian province in size and population: Prince Edward Island.  Travel across the impressive    (13-kilometre long) Confederation Bridge that crosses over the Northumberland Strait and links New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island since 1997. Board the CTMA ferry. Dinner on your own.  After a five-hour crossing, arrive at Cap-aux-Meules, the land of the Madelinots, renowned for their incomparable hospitality. The Magdalen Islands have a regional geography as well as a unique history. PD                                                                                           

Day 3: Magdalen Islands

Early in the day, discover Cap-aux-Meules, the main island and city of the archipelago. Guided tour and photo stops, including one at the wooden church of La Vernière, a true architectural jewel.  Stops at the port and the Côte à l’Étang-du-Nord site, a public park located near the picturesque fishing harbour of l’Étang-du-Nord. Here you will find the colossal sculpture of Roger Langevin, representing the fishermen and the effort and solidarity of the people of the region. Stop at Belle-Anse where the red sandstone cliffs crumble due to erosion. Visit of the very original church of Fatima, inspired by the modern movement. Its shell-shaped exterior is symbolic of its maritime setting. In the afternoon, discover l’Île du Havre Aubert and its most important attraction: the historical site of La Grave. Classified as a historic site, this small pebble beach was a favorite place for fishermen. It is a reminder of the era when cod was the main economic resource.  Visit of the Sea Museum.  PD/D/S

Day 4: Magdalen Islands

In the morning, guided tour of the northeastern part of the archipelago via l’île du Havre-aux-Maisons. Many consider it to be one of the most beautiful islands of the archipelago because it has kept its country aspect with its colorful houses. The smoothness of the relief contrasts with its red cliffs.  Guided tour of the Fumoir d’Antan, an exceptional setting for the smokehouses of the Magdalen Islands and learn about the origins of a century-old expertise.  Visit the fascinating Centre d’interprétation des Cultures du Large and discover the world of shellfish farming, sea aquaculture and lobster fishing.  Stop at the truly spectacular Dune-du-Sud beach, along the red sandstone cliffs.   After lunch, visit the Seal Interpretation Centre, which focuses on the fascinating world of the seals. A visit with historical, scientific and ecological content.  Photo stops in the villages of Grosse-île, Old Harry and Grande-Entrée (most important lobster fishing port in the Islands).  PD/D/S

Day 5: Magdalen Islands

In the morning, possibility of an ecotourism excursion (optional $) to admire the beauty of the landscape and learn more on the geology, the marine fauna and the ornithology of the Islands.  Visit and tasting at Barbocheux. Lobster guédille dinner. Visit of the Bassin parish with a stop at the Millerand Warf with its fishing boats, lobster cages and much more.  At the end of the day, visit of the « Site d’Au­trefois », an immersion in the Magdalen and Acadian culture (island life, fishing, agriculture, family, etc.). Return to the hotel for a lobster gratin dinner.  PD/D/S

Day 6: Magdalen Islands – Fredericton

In the morning, board the ferry to Souris. In an area known for its beaches, this village has the majority of the potato processing plants on Prince Edward Island.  Dinner on your own. Crossing of the Confederation Bridge. Drive to Fredericton. S

Day 7: Fredericton – Return

In the morning, return trip. PD/D

*Please note that the order of activities and meals in the Magdalen Islands may vary without notice.



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Pick-up points and routes

 Route: Highway 20 eastbound

Departure times are subject to change without notice. In case of disparity between the departure times indicated in the brochure or on the website and in your travel documents, the latter takes precedence. *


Gatineau Executive Airport, 1717 Arthur-Fecteau Street
04 h 00


Comfort Inn & Suites 2055 Autoroute des Laurentides
06 h 00

Montréal (Centre-ville)

Dorchester Square , 1170 Peel Street Montreal
06 h 45


Parking P2 du Métro, 1200  Saint-Charles Street Ouest
07 h 15


Tim Hortons, 3520 Boulevard Laframboise, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC J2R 1J9
08 h 15


Walmart, 1205 René-Levesque Blvd., Drummondville
09 h 00


Stop 10, 1260, Quatre-Saisons Road, Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Conseil, Québec, Canada, J0C 1A0
09 h 15


Bus Station, 3001 Quatre-Bourgeois Road, Québec City, Québec, Canada, G1V 5A6
10 h 3