Route 199 – 85 km (55 mi.)
If you are riding through the Maritimes, don’t miss this enchanting experience at the heart of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The Îles de la Madeleine archipelago is made up of seven inhabited islands, six of which are linked by sand dunes. The main road, Route 199, is 85 km (55 mi.) long, crossing the entire archipelago and connecting with secondary roads throughout the Islands.
Take the ferry from Souris, Prince Edward Island, or from mid-June to late September, board the CTMA Vacancier and take a weeklong cruise on the St. Lawrence between Montréal and the Îles de la Madeleine.
What not to miss: À l’Abri de la Tempête micro-brewery, Aérosport, Artisans du Sable sand econo-museum®, Entry Island Museum, Little Red School House, Veterans Museum, La Table des Roy restaurant
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MORE INFO: www.quebecbythesea.ca/idmRoadTrip
Places to Eat, Stay & Play
Auberge Madeli / Château Madelinot Hotel Accents 1-855-986-2211
Îles de la Madeleine, Quebec; www.hotelsaccents.com