Mise à l'eau des cages

Travel responsibly and sustainably

The lobster trap setting day is a major event that is part of the activities that identifies the Willie Déraspe Foundation and proudly represents the mission to promote and showcase the maritime lifestyle. Supported by a committee, it is an opportunity to highlight and recognize the work of ALL sea workers and celebrate the new lobster fishing season. Gatherings, music, activities and traditional meals... Unique events created for and by the Islands communities!

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Pointe de Grande-Entrée (Quai)
(Quebec, Canada)

Phone : 418 985-2833 Phone : 418 985-2833 Toll Free : 1 888 537-4537 Toll Free : 1 888 537-4537

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General information

Island Grande-Entrée Island
We speak Français, English
Start date of the event April 26, 2024
End date of the event May 5, 2024

Partner establishments

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    Centre d'interprétation du phoque

    Exhibitions on seals, Madelinots and the maritime way of life. It is through the ice floes, the species of seals, the works of local artists, identity events and traditions that you discover part of our maritime way of life. Self-guided tours only. Prices : Adults $8.50 Adults (60 and over) $7.50 Student (presentation of a card) $7.50 12-17 years old: $5.50 11 and under: free Group rates possible, please contact 418 985-2533 ext. 30

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    La Mer sur un plateau

    At the heart of the Grande-Entrée, we offer activities throughout the summer: conferences, shows, guided tours, exhibitions, events, etc. Follow the Facebook page of La mer sur un plateau to find out about the program.

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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. The rates include lodging, breakfast, 4-courses dinner and visits & activities. ESTABLISHMENT NUMBERS Auberge : 073640 Camping: 206065

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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.


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

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