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Cruises to Îles-de-la-Madeleine

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Top Îles-de-la-Madeleine Cruises

The 2025 No-Fly Canada & New England in the Fall

Arcadia 25 Sep 2025 24 nights No-Fly Cruise Southampton

Pound sterling on board*

Full board cruising*

No tips required on board*

Added benefit included*

Itinerary: Southampton - St John's, Newfoundland - Gaspe, Quebec, Canada - Sept-Îles, Quebec, Canada - Quebec City, Quebec, Canada - Saguenay, Canada - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island,...
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Inside from £2,499pp

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2024 No-Fly Canada & New England in the Fall

Arcadia 03 Sep 2024 30 nights No-Fly Cruise Southampton

Save up to 50%*

No-Fly Cruising from Southampton*

Choose from: On Board Spending Money of up to £770 OR Car Parking OR Coach Transfers

Limited cabins available*

Itinerary: Southampton - St John's, Newfoundland - Iles De La Madeleine - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - Newport, Rhode Island, USA - New York - Portland - St John, New Brunswick, Canada -...
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(full fare £6,399) Balcony from £2,999pp

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The 2024 No-Fly Canada in the Fall

Aurora 23 Sep 2024 24 nights No-Fly Cruise Southampton

EXTRA On Board Spending Money for ALL Bookings*

Adults-only cruising*

No tips required on board*

Traditional british no-fly cruising

Itinerary: Southampton - St John's, Newfoundland - Gaspe, Quebec, Canada - Quebec City, Quebec, Canada - Saguenay, Canada - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada - Iles De La Madeleine.…
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(full fare £3,391) Inside from £2,449pp

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What to see in Îles-de-la-Madeleine

The Îles-de-la-Madeleine, in Quebec's Gulf of St. Lawrence, are renowned for their stunning red cliffs, sandy beaches and vibrant Acadian culture. This picturesque archipelago offers outdoor adventures, fresh seafood and rich artistic heritage, making it a perfect destination for relaxation and cultural exploration.

The Îles-de-la-Madeleine are famous for their breathtaking beaches and dramatic red cliffs, making them a paradise for nature lovers and photographers. One of the most iconic locations is the beach at La Dune du Sud, renowned for its striking red sandstone cliffs that provide a stunning contrast to the clear blue waters and golden sands. Visitors can spend the day sunbathing, swimming or walking along the extensive shoreline, taking in the natural beauty that defines this part of the islands. The cliffs themselves are worth exploring up close, with their unique formations and vibrant colours offering endless opportunities for photography and contemplation.

Visiting the unique museums on the Îles-de-la-Madeleine provides a deep dive into the archipelago’s rich cultural and historical heritage. The Musée de la Mer is one such museum that offers fascinating insights into the maritime history of the islands. Located in the village of Havre-Aubert, this museum showcases the close relationship between the islanders and the sea. Exhibits include artefacts from shipwrecks, traditional fishing equipment and models of historic ships. The museum also tells the stories of the many sailors and fishermen who have shaped the islands’ history, providing a poignant reminder of the harsh yet rewarding life at sea. Another must-visit museum is the Artisans du Sable in Havre-Aux-Maisons, which is dedicated to the unique art of sand sculpting. This museum not only features intricate and beautiful sand sculptures but also offers workshops where visitors can learn the techniques and create their own sand art.

Engaging in outdoor adventure sports is another highlight of a cruise to the Îles-de-la-Madeleine, offering excitement and a close connection to the natural environment. The archipelago is a premier destination for wind and water sports, thanks to its favourable winds and expansive coastal areas. Kitesurfing and windsurfing are particularly popular, with several schools and rental shops available for beginners and experienced enthusiasts alike. The Baie du Havre-Aubert and the Pointe de l'Est are well-known spots for these thrilling sports, where the combination of strong winds and open water creates perfect conditions. Kayaking is another fantastic way to explore the islands, allowing paddlers to navigate through scenic bays, around rugged cliffs and into hidden coves. Guided kayaking tours are available, offering insights into the local ecology and the chance to see wildlife such as seals and seabirds up close. For those who prefer land-based adventures, the islands offer excellent opportunities for cycling and hiking. The well-maintained trails and quiet roads provide stunning views of the coastline, rolling hills and verdant landscapes, making for an invigorating and scenic exploration of the islands.

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