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Art & Culture Package

Available for all departures of the season
From June 12 to September 18, 2020

For an even more memorable cruise, add the Art & Culture Package to your three-day stay on the Îles de la Madeleine. This will allow you to take full advantage of the rich culture of the Islands!

This cultural package will give you the opportunity to visit many museums and art galleries, meet and talk with local artisans passionate about their work and attend an evening performance featuring an artist from the Îles de la Madeleine.

Package itinerary

Sunday / Day 3

  • Reception and information session with the M.A Poirier team
  • Demonstration of blowing glass at Atelier Iso
  • Scenic drive: l'Étang-du-Nord lighthouse and Belle Anse site
  • Lunch at Bistro Café chez nous
  • Free time at La Côte (main attractions : boutiques, restaurants, fishing port, art gallery)
  • Visit of the Lavernière church, second largest wooden church in North America
  • Dinner at Accents Resto Bistro
  • Evening performance by Tant Emma, a Madelinienne comedian*

Monday / Day 4

  • Visit of the Fromagerie du Pied-de-Vent, cheese making workshop museum
  • Visit of the Fumoir d'Antan smokehouse workshop museum
  • Lunch at Auberge La Salicorne 
  • Visit of the Mines Seleine's Interpretation Center
  • Free time at Old Harry (Mains attractions: La Maison du Potier studio-boutique and photographing the landscape)
  • Visit of the port of Grande-Entrée
  • Dinner and piano show at the restaurant of the Domaine du Vieux Couvent

Tuesday / Day 5

  • Visit of the Site d'Autrefois cultural site*
  • Scenic drive: Bassin, La Montagne, L'Étang-des-Caps
  • Visit of La Baraque art gallery*
  • Lunch at Auberge Chez Denis à François
  • Visit of the museum of the Sea
  • Free time at La Grave, historic site
  • Visit of Atelier Côtier, flotte créative (workshop) 
  • Dinner at the restaurant La Patio

* These activities are only available in French

Please note that this itinerary may be changed due to unavoidable circumstances without notice.

The days of Monday and Tuesday are interchangeable depending on the number of customers.

If the speed limit is in effect, some stopovers may be modified or cancelled without notice.


What's included with this cruise


  • 7 nights in a cabin aboard the CTMA Vacancier


  • 14 meals on the ship
  • 6 meals in local restaurants (tip included)
  • Evening snack
  • Drip coffee, tea and herbal tea offered at all time

Entertainment on the islands

  • 3 days of guided tours, activities and evening shows in the Îles de la Madeleine

Entertainment on board

  • Welcome cocktail and introduction of the ship's crew
  • Workshops on the Îles de la Madeleine and tasting local products
  • Conferences for all interests
  • Live music performance on the outer decks
  • Aperitifs and singing at sunset
  • Evening entertainment and performances
  • Interpretive sessions on the outer decks
  • Whale watching
  • Dance classes
  • Movie theatre
  • Gym
  • Visit of wheelhouse
  • And more!


  • Kind, welcoming and helpful Madelinot personnel
  • Available 24 hours a day
  • Wake up call service
  • Various practical items available upon request (hair dryer, iron, etc.)

On your own

  • Service charges on-board
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Tip for the guide during the package to the Islands (Tip at your own discretion)
  • Acitivities during the stopovers (sold on board)
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Rates of the Package

Starting at $ 1 684 *

Price per person based on double occupancy 
Inside cabin, shared bathroom

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* Taxes and port fees not included

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