Les Îles de la Madeleine, Quebec, Canada

5 day cycling tour


The Magdalen Island's bucolic landscapes will charm you and the warmth of the Madelinots will seduce you. As far as the eye can see, the islands and dunes seem to blend, break apart and then stretch out of sight, as if dropped by a whimsical sea. The islands look like tiny landmasses enlivened by brilliant green valleys, spectacular white sandy beaches, deep red cliffs and the countless shades of blue that the sea and the lagoons reflect from the sky. It is easy and enchanting to explore the winding roads and paths of the islands on foot or bicycle.

Check out what Les Îles de la Madeleine have to offer


  • Endless sandy beaches and outstanding coastal dunes
  • A temperate climate making for very enjoyable swimming and snorkeling
  • Sea kayaking along the red coastal cliffs on the islands
  • Île d'Entrée, with a hike up Big Hill, the highest point on the islands
  • Bird watching expeditions to some outlying islands
  • The freshest seafood imaginable
  • Outstanding rock formations enjoyed on most of the hikes
  • La Grave, a unique settlement along the sea
  • An absolutely charming people with a proud affinity to their roots

Best Time To GO: May to October

Tour Summary:

  • Total Distance: 226 km (140 mi)
  • Daily Average: 45 km (28 mi)
  • Arrival: Cap-aux-Meules, Quebec
  • Departure: Cap-aux-Meules, Quebec
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Additional Days: 1
  • Terrain: Mostly Flat
  • Difficulty: Low
  • Number of Climbs: 0
  • Meters/Feet Climbed: 0 m (0 ft)
  • Max/Min Altitude: 54/0 m (177/0 ft)
  • Average Grade: 0.3%

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