Two of them—the Mount Desert Rock Light and the Great Duck Island Light—are owned by the College of the Atlantic, where students study whales and nesting seabirds.
The other three are Bear Island Light, Egg Rock Light, and Isle au Haut Light.
Its people will proudly share their language, music, joie de vivre and food.
This scenic drive takes you from Summerside to the most Western end of PEI.
The Centre Goéland is situated in the Evangeline Region (La Région Évangéline), a coastal area rich in natural scenery and Acadian culture.
Visitors may tour the grounds at Bass Harbor Head, but not the lighthouse itself.
Five other nearby lighthouses with island settings from Blue Hill Bay to Frenchman Bay signal mariners with flashing lights and fog blasts to keep them safe in foul weather.
For general information on Prince Edward Island and its many attractions and events and to access the Island Guide and maps, please consult the Official PEI Government tourism information Web Site or call toll-free 1-800-463-4734.
The Centre Goéland is situated along the North Cape Coastal Drive which is home to charming accommodations, welcoming shops featuring handcrafted treasures and dining experiences from cozy cafés to beachside picnics to fine dining… Add to this a wide array of attractions, outdoor activities and championship golf and it’s likely you will run out of time before you run out of things to do.
Because of its irregular shape and many bays and inlets, Prince Edward Island has a long coastline.
It has communities with unique flavour, and secret treasures tucked away and quietly awaiting discovery.
Both vineyards have breathtaking views of Cape Blomidon, and benefit from the Minas Basin's moderating impact on climate.
Another shared aspect of the terroir at both sites is the rare Wolfville Formation Soil that makes up a mere 3 percent of our province's soil spectrum.
Local musicians and dancers know how to throw a party! Discover the fascinating odyssey of the Acadians of Prince Edward Island from 1720 to present.