Grosse Île attractions

Beach in Grosse Île

Plage de la Grande Échouerie

Between Pointe de la Grosse Île and Old Harry, the wetlands of the 684-hectare East Point National Wildlife Reserve have the archipelago's most impressive beach, Plage de la Grande Échouerie. The 10km sweep of pale …
Museum in Grosse Île

Veterans Museum & Memorial Park

Honoring island citizens who lost their lives in WWII, this museum displays relics including 19th-century sailors' tombstones from Île Brion, 16km north – now an ecological reserve with 140 species of bird and inter…
Museum in Grosse Île

Little Red Schoolhouse

This is the main museum for CAMI (Council for Anglophone Magdalen Islanders). It's a repository of historical artifacts and antiques, curated and presented via interpretive exhibitions in, yes, a single-room little …
Church in Grosse Île

Church of the Holy Trinity

Built in 1925, this Anglican church includes a stained-glass window that depicts Jesus clad in a woolen jumper and boots and saying, 'Come with me and I will make you fishers of men.'
Mine in Grosse Île

Centre d'Interprétation Mines Seleine

At the end of a windswept sandbank, the island's industrial salt mine – one of the earliest economic engines of settlement – excavates at a depth of 300m below sea level.