Visit the Fumoir d`Antan
A guided tour as well as a tasting will allow you to discover a traditional site where the Arseneaus have been smoking herring, mackerel and salmon for three generations now. You can also taste smoked or marinated products. Come and learn about the history of the island smokehouses and see the hundreds of thousands of copper herrings suspended and smoked on wooden logs according to the traditional method. The photos, the artefacts and the shop will remind you of a period not sa far away
Visit the Pied-de-Vent cheese factory
Enjoy a typical Madelinot taste experience! Discover the caracteristics that make the typicity and the reputation of the Pied-de-Vent cheeses. Meet the passionate artists and learn the trade of the cheese making profession. You will be entitled to a presentation on the manufacturing method as well as a history of thr beginnings of the cheese dairy`s operations all followed by a tasting.
Visit the Barbocheux
In the Magdalen Islands, barbocheux is an ancient word that evokes the tradition according to which people went from house to house to have a drink. Alittle drink, which most of the time was filled with bagosse, a homemade alcohol. A meeting with the producers, followed by a tasting, will make you live a very nice moment in a most convivial atmosphere.
Stop at the Cap Alright lighthouse
Built in 1928, the l`Échourie lighthouse is the last lighthouse built on the archepelago during an important period of buoying undertaken by the Canadian Ministry of Marine and Fisheries. The waters around Cap Alright are considered particularly dangerous. This place is mentioned by navigator reports and on nautical charts from the 16th century. Several times photographed, it appears in dozens of publications. In 2005. Canada Post made it an emblematical image of our country.
Visit the Dune-du-Sud beach
A stopover is essential on this magnificent beach which stretches out for more than 22 km. You can walk in its magnificent red sandstone caves, naturally sculpted by the sea. A moment of evasion guaranteed
Diner at La Salicorne
At noon, we offer you a meal with Acadian flavours where several menu choices will be offered in a warm typical Madelinot atmosphere. Afer your meal, those who wish can enjoy the terrace with a breathtaking view of La Baie du Bassin. Visit the fishing Port of Grande-Entrée With more than 125 lobster fishing boats, we will find the largest fishing port in the archipelago. Free time will allow you to explore the site and will certainly be the opportunity to meet the fishermen.
Visit the fishing port of Grande-Entrée
With more than 125 lobster fishing boats, we will find the largest fishing port in the archipelago. Free time will allow you to explore the site and will certainly be the opportunity to meet the fishermen.
Ride through le Chemin des Montants
You will have the opportunity to discover a small valley inhabited by a few houses. You will also discover one of the most beautiful panoramas of Havre-aux-Mauisons.