Discover the Acadie of Prince Edward Island!
Discover the uniqueness of this Acadian community of some 3 000 inhabitants, most of whom speak French as their first language.
Discover the very unique character of a community where French is the mother tongue of most of its 3000 inhabitants. Meet the locals, proud of their cultural heritage and willing to share with you their joie de vivre and traditions through many cultural activities, festivals or events. Taste their authentic cuisine, enjoy a typical Acadian dish or some delightful freshly caught seafood. Let’s cast off!
Meet people proud of their heritage and proud to share their ” joie de vivre ” and traditions in many cultural activities, festivals and events. Taste Acadian cuisine and enjoy!
The region of Prince West retains its French and Irish ethnic influences. The Center Acadien de Prince-Ouest is an ideal place for entertainment and French culture, and concerts at the Saint-Simon and Saint-Jude church showcase different artists from the region. Close to the Tignish Church, you can take the Confederation Trail to begin your bicycle tour of Prince Edward Island. Do you want to see a fishing village in action? You can visit the Tignish Run and the Judes Point Harbor Wharf to see lobster, crab, bluefin tuna, and others in season.
Miscouche & Summerside
Miscouche is home to the Acadian Museum where you can follow the odyssey of the Island’s Acadians from 1720 to today, and learn more about Acadian roots you may have.
Miscouche is home to the Acadian Museum, where you can follow the journey of the Acadian people on the Island from 1720 to today, including information about any Acadian roots you may have.
Summerside is the second largest city on the island and has all the amenities you need. The boardwalk allows visitors to stroll along the sea, shop and dine by the ocean, go for a swim on the beach or take the time to explore one of the many museums and historical sites from the city.
Charlottetown is a prime example of a bustling seaside capital. The city has a historic presence, civic pride, and many festive celebrations.
Charlottetown is an excellent example of a bustling capital by the sea. The city has a historic presence, civic pride and many festive celebrations. Charlottetown has a network of hiking trails and waterfront walks, crafts and specialty shops, restaurants that serve local seafood and Island agricultural products, including renowned golf courses, and carriage rides that lead you through the narrow streets of the historic city. The Confederation Centre of the Arts offers an exciting summer program for all ages.
Rustico is a lovely summer destination. Visitors can choose from a wide variety of accommodations as local activities abound for anyone who enjoys summer.
Rustico is a delightful summer destination. Visitors can choose from a wide variety of accommodations with many local activities for anyone who loves summer. The Farmers’ Bank of Rustico, a national historic site, is definitely one of the sites to visit while visiting this picturesque region, as well as the Maison Doucet, which offers interpreters in historical costume.
In Rustico you are just minutes from the beaches of Cavendish and the house of Anne of Green Gables where you will find many lasting memories.
Kings County is surrounded by stunning sea views, which offer visitors a range of fabulous views.
Kings County is surrounded by stunning marine views. Local businesses relish from the land and sea, helping to preserve the region’s rich fishing and agricultural traditions. The residents maintain a very comfortable rural lifestyle, which adds to the charm of the region.