Surprising facts, a contest, packages and more! Îles de la Madeleine
Îles de la Madeleine
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5 Surprising Facts about the Îles de la Madeleine

Located in the middle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the Îles de la Madeleine offer spectacular scenery and legendary hospitality. Are you looking for an unusual vacation destination? Visit the Islands! Whether you go during high season in the summer or opt for a quieter vacation in June, September or October, you will be enchanted by this archipelago. To give you an idea of what to expect, here are five surprising facts about the region.

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CTMA Cruise
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A Winner’s Testimonial

Keith Williamson, a resident of Ontario, was the lucky winner of a previous edition of our contest. When he returned from his cruise, he shared his impressions with us. Read our interview with him here.

L'Anse-à-la-Cabane Lighthouse
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The Lighthouses of the Islands

A big fan of lighthouses, blogger Nathalie Katinakis was not disappointed during her visit to the Îles de la Madeleine! Find out more about the three maritime guardians that charmed her.

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Be Inspired…
10 Magical Photos

To inspire you as you look forward to your vacation in the Îles de la Madeleine, here are 10 photos that will give you a glimpse of what awaits you in this region!

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Art & Culture Package
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Art & Culture
CTMA Cruises
Starting from

June 14 to September 20, 2019


This all-inclusive package includes:

  • Round-trip cruise from Montréal to the Îles de la Madeleine
  • 7 nights in a cabin aboard the CTMA Vacancier
  • All meals (14 aboard the ship and 6 meals in restaurants on the Islands)
  • Activities and entertainment aboard the ship
  • 3 days of guided tours of the Islands

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Culture and Discovery
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Culture and Discovery
Château Madelinot
Starting from

May 16 to September 29, 2019


This package includes:

  • 3 nights
  • 1 table d’hôte dinner at the Accents resto bistro
  • 3 continental breakfasts
  • 1 Discovery Passport to visit several attractions (sea museum, Site d’Autrefois interpretation site, Seal Interpretation Center, Mid-Lent ecomuseum, Veterans Museum and Little Red School House)

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Want More Info?

Visit our page dedicated to the Îles de la Madeleine to find out more about this region: what to do, what to discover, where to stay, how to get there, etc.

Le Québec maritime, 84, rue Saint-Germain Est, bureau 205, Rimouski, Québec G5L 1A6, Canada