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Ile aux Lievres

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Paradise in the St Lawrence

Birds calling in the morning , eiders and babes, seals basking,and gorgeous spring flowers. Chalets... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
judi r
Montreal, Canada
Loved our visit here!

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Quebec! We spent two nights and three days on the... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Michelle d
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Île aux Lièvres, an incredible hiker’s paradise!Tapered at the ends, this island reminds some of a ship, while others consider it the world’s smallest continent! An impressive 13 kilometers in length, it cannot be fully explored in one day. Discover...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Riviere du Loup, Quebec G5R 3Y9, Canada
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Birds calling in the morning , eiders and babes, seals basking,and gorgeous spring flowers. Chalets clean and well appointed . Even tho there were 0ther peolpe on the island we rarely ran into them on our walks Great get away for peace and nature observation...More

1  Thank judi r
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We were lucky enough to be alone on the island for a few days. I liked walking along the river in 100% untouched areas of the island, there were full of debris brought by the river including a few yellow toy plastic ducks. The view...More

Thank hystria
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Quebec! We spent two nights and three days on the island in one of the chalets. It was so relaxing and a great getaway! The chalet was clean and well equipped. The location with views...More

Thank Michelle d
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I have been numerous times camping on Ile aux Lièvres. It's a peaceful, quiet and majestic place. You'll feel completely alone, except for sea-birds and the occasional lazy seal resting on a sunny beach. There are no cars, no bikes, no nothing, except nature and...More

1  Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 2 July 2016

This is a spectacular location for observing nature. The island is operated by the Duvetnor Foundation who control access for various activities. Access is booked through the Foundation office at Riviera du Loup and you are taken there by a scheduled motor boat that is...More

9  Thank John V
Reviewed 31 January 2016

A very nice place to observ seals and hear them singing.. We walked there, it was so fun.. We slept à l'auberge, but you can rent a cottage.. and the day after, a ship came to take us to l'île du Pot a l'eau de...More

Thank Edithe P
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I just did a day trip to the island. It would have been well worth it to stay the night camping but we were unprepared! A beautiful place to visit with short hikes or long hikes. We had beautiful weather. Saw 3...More

2  Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We camped there for 2 days and really loved the experience. We stayed at the La Plage camping site. It is really quiet, and we got the feeling that we were the only ones on the island! That was exactly what we were looking for!

Thank Mélanie et Pier... R
Reviewed 8 December 2012

Ile au Lievres was a highlight of our trip from Toronto to Gaspe. We were 3 couples travelling together, enjoying a variety of accommodations from rustic camping to fine inns. At Ile aux Lievres we shared a perfectly appointed maisonnette for 2 nights. We were...More

4  Thank Susanne68
Reviewed 11 July 2012

Three nights on the island was perfect for our family. 7, 11, 13, 42 and 44 years old. We rented a house and had all our food with us. The trails are well marked and the boat trip and arrival are very well organized. The...More

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