Let yourself be charmed by the beauty of the Îles de la Madeleine! Its long beaches along its carved cliffs, its everfresh seefood and the more than warm welcome of its inhabitants will surely delight you. Hope to see you soon!
The Île Brion, Pointe-de-l’Est and Rocher-aux-Oiseaux, which became a bird sanctuary in 1919, are three sites worthy of special mention, either for their natural habitat or for their flora and fauna typical of the Îles de la Madeleine.
Île-Brion Ecological Reserve
The Île-Brion Ecological Reserve is located 16 km off Grosse-Île. In 1984, the Government of Québec acquired the island for conservation purposes. On this island, one can find a conifers forest, stunted by the climate, more than 140 species of birds and a vegetation that will fill anyone with wonder. This island is the best example of the Magdalen Islands’ primitive state. The CAMI, the Council for Anglophone Magdalen Islanders, manages the island. Only a limited number of visitors is permitted at the same time, and only for observation and exploration of the natural habitat. It is also possible to make boat excursions if the temperature allows it, but upon reservation and with fees.