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Le Site d'Autrefois

Discover the Magdalen islanders life - French -


Come immerse yourself in culture of Magdalen Islanders and Acadian life's ( fisheries, agriculture, family, etc..), This being warmly accompanied by Claude F. Bourgeois, a former fisherman who transmit his knowledge and passion through his stories and his music. An exceptional experience for the whole family!

This site was previously designed by Claude à François almost entirely. Since its opening, June 6, 1998, the project gained momentum and many improvements have been made for the enjoyment of visitors.


- You can visit and read explanation on parchment in english, but the animation it's only in french -



"I would be very pleased to welcome you during your stay in our beautiful islands! "







- 14 march 2011

Le Site D'Autrefois just won the Régional laureate
at the Grand Prix du Tourisme Québécois 2011 in the category "Tourist Attraction less than 100,000 visitors

See link : The Quebec Tourism Awards




Welcome !




The family business has received the Awards:

- Regional Winner at the Grands Prix du Tourisme Québécois 2000, 2007 and 2011 in the category "Tourist Attraction Less Than 100 000 Visitors".







The site offers the following services to fill your visit:

- Picnic tables

- Well-kept toilet

- A souvenir store with light snacks (chips, liquor ..)




Last Updated : lundi juillet 4, 2011 10:31 AM

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Le Site d'Autrefois is proud to be part of the museum network of the Magdalen Islands