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Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site
The Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site is an island located in front of Montmagny, in the Isle-aux-Grues archipelago of the St. Lawrence River, in Canada. Access is only possible by boat at the Berthier-sur-Mer marina, located 60 km from Quebec City or by plane from Montmagny airport located 76 km away from Québec City. Go back in time by visiting Grosse Île and experience the fascinating history of the 105 years of the quarantine station.
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Daily visitor fees, program fees, transportation fees and more. Free admission for youth.
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How to get here
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 (Book online) offers daily crossings between Berthier-sur-Mer and Grosse Île. Fees apply.
110, de la Marina, Berthier-sur-Mer, QC G0R 1E0
Telephone: 1 418 259-2140
Toll free: 1 888 476-7734
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.
640 boulevard Taché Est, Montmagny
www.airmontmagny.com (french only)
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