Welcome to Isle Aux Coudres!
In the middle of the St.
an island first settled in 1728 and named by the explorer Jacques Cartier for
its numerous hazel trees. The island is accessible via a ferry from Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive,
known as the Traverse
. Today, Isle-aux-Coudres is a tourist destination full
of history and entertainment. Visit various museums and historic sites to learn
about the island's marine heritage and early pioneers, including Musee
Les Voitures d'Eau
Moulins de l'Isle-aux-Coudres
around the island are a pleasant way to explore this gem but be sure
to follow the directional signs as winds can be very strong. Several gourmet shops
and restaurants on the island offer delightful dishes and treats, and at Les
, visitors can roam through the orchards and pick fresh fruit
and purchase jams, ciders and other artisan goods. A trip to this Charlevoix island
will please guests with its natural beauty and charm.