Journey back in time as you travel to Grosse Île, an island in the heart of the St. Lawrence River and part of the Chaudière-Appalaches tourism region.

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Getting here

Location

Isle-aux-Grues archipelago

For more information, please visit the Getting here page.

 By boat:

To get to Berthier-sur-Mer marina from Québec City, head south over Pierre-Laporte bridge and take Highway 20 East toward Rivière-du-Loup. Take exit 364, drive towards Berthier-sur-Mer and follow the signs to the marina.

  Berthier-sur-Mer is 45 minutes from Québec City, 2 hours 50 minutes from Montréal, and one hour 25 minutes from Rivière-du-Loup. 

Private ferry company Les Croisières Lachance offers daily crossings between Berthier-sur-Mer and Grosse Île. Fees apply.

Les Croisières Lachance (Book online now!)
110, de la Marina, Berthier-sur-Mer, QC G0R 1E0
www.croisiereslachance.com
Telephone: 1 418 259-2140
Toll free: 1 888 476-7734
 


 By plane:

To get to Montmagny from Québec City, head south over Pierre-Laporte bridge and take Highway 20 East toward Rivière-du-Loup. Take exit 368 toward Montmagny and follow the signs to the airport.

  Montmagny is 55 minutes from Québec City, 3 hours from Montréal, and 1 hour 20 minutes from Rivière-du-Loup.

Air Montmagny flies to Grosse Île from Montmagny Airport. Fees apply.

Flights are available by reservation only. 
Minimum 24 hours before desired date.

Air Montmagny 
640 boulevard Taché Est, Montmagny 
www.airmontmagny.com (french only) 
Telephone: 418-248-3545 

Hours of operation

Fees

Free admission for youth in 2020.
Transport fees still apply.

Detailed fees list

Visitor Guidelines

There are guidelines and rules that visitors must follow when visiting Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site.

See the complete list

General Information

For an enjoyable visit, answers to frequently asked questions about visiting Grosse Île, and for information about the history of Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site of Canada, please visit our FAQ.

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Facilities and services

Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Lookout Lookout
Gift Shop Gift shop
Picnic area Picnic area
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Restrooms Restrooms