Centre d'interprétation du Phoque

A visit to the incredible world of the seals! Discover these fascinating mammals through our interactive exhibit, talk with our guides and watch our breathtaking film: "Ice Story" . A guided tour will lead you into fascinating realms of the history, science and ecology related to the seals and their life cycle. In addition, you may obtain, on site, seal by-products.

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    La Mer sur un plateau

    The event ‘'La mer sur un plateau'' still continues this year to enhance the maritime lifestyle through a variety of activities taking place at Seal interpretation Centre in La Salicorne, the Pointe and at the wharf of Grande-Entrée. Throughout the summer, you can experience the memorable Sunday evenings at the seal interpretation center, we spend are Mondays with Philippe Poirier, a songwriter, on Wednesdays a fisherman is telling us his stories about fishing, Thursdays evenings are on the wharf of Grande-Entrée with magnificent singers and on Saturdays we listen to Nicholas Landry telling us his great stories. Enter a contest to have the chance to win a 5 night stay at La Salicorne inn by visiting our 4 current exhibits: 2 are located at the wharf of Grande-Entrée and 2 at the Seal Interpretation Center. The Seal Interpretive Centre features daily guided visits, projections and tastings. An amazing summer is waiting for you in the east on the island, come and visit us!

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    Auberge la Salicorne

    The Salicorne Experience: a unique holiday formula to live the Islands with the Magdalen Islanders. With our original visits, activities & à la carte excursions, discover the beauty & authenticity of our home. INCLUDING: Low season --> Lodging and breakfast / Mid & High season --> Lodging, meals (breakfast and 4-course dinner), visits and activities. See: https://www.tourismeilesdelamadeleine.com/en/la-salicorne/special-offers/the-salicorne-experience/

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    Mise à l'eau des cages

    Launching of the boats. Share a different way of life! At dawn on the first day of the season, 325 lobster fishermen all head out to sea at the same time. Come to Grande-Entrée, and participate in the following activities: the gathering of the fishermen, the fishermen's mass, fireworks, and the launching of the boats. On the following Monday, treat yourself to the Islands lobster! Package stays available at la Salicorne Inn. During the fishing season, visit the ports of the Islands in the morning to welcome the lobster fishermen!

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    Boutique de La Pointe

    The Ocean at its best, located on the wharf of Grande-Entrée, within the heart of the fishing port. Seal fur products designed by Odette Leblanc, tidal clocks, original clothing, quality souvenirs, maritime cosmetics. Upstairs, come and see « Couleur pêcheur », an exhibit of photographs by Raoul Jomphe, artist. Schedule: From June to September, every day from 10am.

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This company will be open for business during the next summer season. For more information about their opening hours, contact them directly.