We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Grave

Is this your business?
Quebec, Canada
Review Highlights
Scenic and historic, now a collection of boutiques

We enjoyed the scenery, history, and geography of La Grave. At one point it might only be 40... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Allen T
quaint little village

Love this part of the islands. There are so many little shops, close together to make walking to... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Springhill, Canada
Read all 70 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good44%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“live music” (2 reviews)
“for sale” (3 reviews)
“de la” (3 reviews)
Quebec, Canada
Write a ReviewReviews (70)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 4 October 2017

We enjoyed the scenery, history, and geography of La Grave. At one point it might only be 40 meters across from one beach to the other. In it's heyday, it must have been an iconic site full of hustle and bustle. Now it's a collection...More

Thank Allen T
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Love this part of the islands. There are so many little shops, close together to make walking to them much easier. Stopped for cake and coffee at Cafe La Grave. Both were great!. Perhaps the best coffee I had on the islands

Thank sandyloves2travel
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This little village of les iles de la madeleine is very quaint. The people living and working there are absolutely fantastic, very polite and devoted to their village and their island do not miss it

Thank Sylvie M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

While it has the potential/look to be a tourist trap, it certainly isn't. You can certainly spend money in the many shops that populate the area but the quality of goods for sale exceeds what one might expect to find in other places. Artisans rule...More

Thank JCKSaintJohn_Canada
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Nice little area with cafes, souvenirs and works of art by local artisans. We walked up and down the street visiting the many shops located in historic buildings. There are also public washrooms in the area. Best of all for us, was walking up to...More

Thank to_travel_is_my_life
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is a must see. Strolling thru the street, visiting the boutiques in a very relaxed atmosphere. The artists like to share stories and experiences with you. Well worth the drive.

Thank Blab479
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Expect to spend a couple hours going through the shops. Expensive clothing but souvenirs are very creative and reasonable. Lots of local stuff an little from off shore.

Thank tracyparleebeach
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I recently visited La Grave on a bus tour of Iles de la Madeleine. It was a nice place to stop for coffee or ice cream, to take pictures and visit the docks. There were many nice shops, each selling a specialized type of souvenir...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to go shopping and look at views here. There is water on either side of you and there are plenty of excellent boutiques for shopping. Stop here!

Thank hungrystarfish
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a good area to meander around. Probably the most concentrated and interesting artisan area on the Islands. We also took in the museum which gives a good history of the area and a great cafe, Café la Grave. Walk out to the point...More

Thank GneissGirl
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Iles de la Madeleine
Auberge Chez Denis a Francois
44 reviews
1.82 km away
Motel L'Archipel
26 reviews
15.29 km away
Auberge Madeli Inn
52 reviews
17.55 km away
Chateau Madelinot
54 reviews
17.76 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Chez Elmer
27 reviews
1.85 km away
Resto Bar-Laitier Halabolina
9 reviews
1.81 km away
Vent du Large Restaurant
126 reviews
2.06 km away
Chez Denis a Francois
25 reviews
1.83 km away
Nearby Attractions
Aquarium des Iles
10 reviews
1.88 km away
Musee de la Mer
44 reviews
2.11 km away
Artisans du Sable
35 reviews
1.90 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from La Grave staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines