Common menu bar links

Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site

How to Get There

The site is located in the Île-aux-Grues archipelago, 48 km east of the city of Québec. A private ferry company provides transport to Grosse Île for a fee. Boat services are offered from the south shore of Québec (Berthier-sur-Mer), from early May to mid-October.

Contact information:

Les Croisières Lachance
Leaves from Berthier-Sur-Mer
Toll-free: 1-855 268-9090


At Berthier-sur-Mer, the private company Les Croisières Lachance offers several departures daily, from early May to mid-October. To reach Berthier-sur-Mer from Quebec City, take the Pierre-Laporte Bridge south and follow signs for Autoroute 20 est (east) toward Rivière-du-Loup. From Autoroute 20, take exit 364 for Berthier-sur-Mer and follow signs for the village, then to the marina.

Through the air

Since 2013, it is possible to visit Grosse Ile and the Irish Memorial through the air, from Montmagny Airport. The following carrier has authorization to land on the National Historic Site.

Departure upon reservation only
Reservation minimum 24 hours before departure.

Air Montmagny (Airplane Access)
640, Boulevard Tache Est, Montmagny
418 248-3545