Located in the heart of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence in Canada, the Magdalen Islands are the experience of a lifetime. Their preserved island culture, generously shared by their inhabitants, is an invitation to a holistic experience.
Its creative tourism programme, labelled “Creative Friendly Destination” by the Creative Tourism Network®, allows everyone to live this dream!
Indeed, this archipelago of a dozen islands fringed with golden sand and red cliffs attracts like a magnet. Travellers are seduced by the beauty of an exceptional maritime environment. The unique luminosity of the islands is an inexhaustible source of inspiration.
The unique culture of the destination and the friendliness of its inhabitants create a vibrant atmosphere that attracts artists and craftsmen. These enchanting islands with their bucolic landscapes have everything to create unforgettable memories, and its unique products have something to satisfy the gourmet.
From pottery and weaving classes to patchwork, glassblowing, land art and sandcastle workshops, the opportunities to participate in unique creative experiences are endless.
The Magdalen Islands are also an example of sustainable development, thanks to the innovative strategies implemented by the local authorities to adapt to the new demands of travellers seeking creativity and respect for local ecosystems.
The Magdalen Islands also received the award of the best strategy for creative tourism development in 2015 at the Creative Tourism Awards. This award aims to recognise institutions, initiatives and destinations around the world that demonstrate a real commitment to creative tourism, tourism that invites visitors to discover local culture by participating in artistic and participatory activities.