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Îles de la madeleine Road Trip

6 Picnic Spots in the Îles de la Madeleine

   |   By Annick Beauchemin

The Îles de la Madeleine are an ever-popular destination for lovers of wide-open spaces and local flavours from the land and sea. Not surprisingly, the Islands offer a multitude of ideal settings for memorable picnics. As you explore the region, you’ll have no trouble finding THE perfect spot! Keep reading to discover the best places to purchase picnic fixings and where to enjoy outdoor feasts on this archipelago. Are you ready to hit the road?

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Gourmet Trail Featuring the Local Flavours of the Îles de la Madeleine

   |   By Diane Drapeau

An enchanting archipelago in the middle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the Îles de la Madeleine captivate all who set foot in this region. These islands buffeted by the wind offer many opportunities to connect deeply with nature in a place where time seems to stretch forever between each magnificent sunrise and sunset. Exploring this unique region also means immersing yourself in culinary adventures that feature local delicacies from the land and sea.

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En Route to the Îles de la Madeleine

   |   By Nathalie Katinakis

Breathtaking landscapes, exquisite sea flavours, an endearing island culture… In the Îles de la Madeleine, you can expect beautiful scenery, a rich culinary tradition and warm island hospitality. A vacation in this fascinating archipelago is an opportunity to enjoy intoxicating moments as you discover the Islands’ many attractions.

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5 Good Reasons to Motorcycle in the Maritime Regions of Québec

   |   By Alain Samson

I’m no specialist in the field of tourism, but I’ve been a motorcycle enthusiast for over 40 years. I love riding near where I live, in Eastern Québec, but also going on road trips to explore new areas. Here are my top five reasons to motorcycle in Gaspésie, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine.

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What to See and Do on Vacation in the Îles de la Madeleine

   |   By Nathalie Le Coz

Rising out of the middle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and at the mercy of the wind, the Îles de la Madeleine are a hilly, green archipelago surrounded by rugged red cliffs and white sand beaches. Even in the hollow of a small valley, it’s impossible to escape the sea air on the Islands (not that you’d want to!).

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