Montmagny and the Islands
Difficulty level : Easy
École de Berthier *, 5 rue du couvent, Berthier-sur-Mer
Gare fluviale de Montmagny**, 45 avenue du Quai, Montmagny
Halte routière, route 132, Cap-Saint-Ignace
Parc Havre du Souvenir, jct route 132 et rue du Quai, L'Islet-sur-Mer
* Anytime from June 24th to August 24. Anytime during the weekend.
** Extended parking possible : 5 $/night ou 20 $/season.
In a nutshell
The coastline is punctuated by numerous islands, the main ones being Isle-aux-Grues and Grosse Île, where hundreds of thousands of migratory birds gather in the spring and fall. Appalachian foothills has an agricultural and forest character.The bike tour Montmagny and the Islands is another 'two-in-one' and even 'three-in-one' circuit if time permits. The section between Berthier-sur-Mer and L'Islet-sur-Mer along the route 132 also offers admirable views of the St. Lawrence River and the islands of Grosse-Ile and L'Isle-aux -Grues. The second part of the trip will take you to the countryside and the agricultural lands of the villages of L'Islet, St-Eugene, St-Pierre-de-la-Rivière-du-Sud and St-François. A bike tour (the Islander) of 15 km is also possible and you will discover L'Îsle-aux-Grues in all its splendor. Note that the ferry schedule from Montmagny varies according to the tides and the crossing is 30 minutes long.
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