Top things to do in Grosse Île

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

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 little one-room red…
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, 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 salt mine – one of the earliest economic engines of settlement – excavates at a depth of 300m below sea level.
Museum in Grosse Île

Veteran's 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 birds and inte…