Magdalen Islands, once in a lifetime creative experience in Quebec!


Located in the heart of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada, the Magdalen Islands are in themselves, the experience of a lifetime. Its island culture, preserved, but also generously shared by its inhabitants, is an invitation to live a holistic experience.

Its creative tourism program, labeled CreativeFriendlyDestinatrion by the Creative Tourism Network®, allows everyone to live such a dream!

Indeed, this archipelago of a dozen islands lined with golden sand and red cliffs attracts like a magnet. The creators are seduced by the beauty of an exceptional maritime environment. The singular luminosity of the Islands is an inexhaustible source of inspiration.

The singular culture of the destination and its inhabitants’ friendliness, create a vibrant atmosphere that attracts artists and artisans. These charming Islands have everything to create unforgettable memories, bucolic panoramas, talented artists and unique products to satisfy gourmets.

From ceramics or weaving courses, to patchwork, blown glass, land art, … or sandcastle workshops, the possibilities are endless.

The Iles de la Madeleine are also an example of sustainable development, thanks to innovative strategies, which adapt to the new demands of travelers in search of creativity and respect for local ecosystems.

The Îles de la Madeleine also received the prize for the best strategy for the development of creative tourism experiences (Best Strategy for Creative Tourism Development) in 2015 as part of the Creative Tourism Awards. This award aims to recognize institutions, initiatives and destinations that, worldwide, show a real commitment to creative tourism, a tourism that invites visitors to discover the local culture by participating in artistic and participative activities.