Make your vacation on Isle-aux-Coudres a
Head out to a tranquil island
where the river, culture and heritage share 23 km of happiness.
Known as a great destination for families, Isle-aux-Coudres
the Charlevoix region is a place you can discover on a bike, on
the water and in the economuseums. Climb aboard the free ferry
to get there and sail toward this island that is still a
A great way to
enjoy the river
Once you’ve reached Isle-aux-Coudres,
the St. Lawrence River turns into a playground for the whole
family. Try a paddleboard, kitesurf or personal watercraft in a
safe setting since trained guides will be there to assist you.
Just relax, have fun and admire the scenery and the mountains.
Stroll along the banks of the island and find a beautiful spot to
enjoy a picnic.
vacation a musical one
Enjoy the river to the fullest during
The cultural activities on
Isle-aux-Coudres are real crowd-pleasers. Concerts of all genres,
productions of musicals and shows featuring popular artists will
all be happening over the summer. Every Saturday around noon and
every Sunday at sundown, performances in harmony with the waves of
the river and the songs of the birds will be held. Activities
will include a craft market, storytelling in the orchards and a
something new at an economuseum!
Reconnect with old traditions when you
visit the various economuseums that each focus on a particular
kind of craft and present historical exhibits. The flour
milling economuseum of Isle-aux-Coudres tells a
200-year-old story of milling through several exhibitions. You can
also learn about the tradition of ice canoeing and the 30-year-old
canoe race that takes place there. Another economuseum
to visit is Cidrerie et vergers Pedneault, a
cider house and orchard that teaches visitors about how apples and
other fruits are transformed into alcoholic beverages, jams and
more. This establishment, in business since 1918, also lets you
ride your bike through their orchards and taste some of their
succulent homemade products.