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Map and directions

The Gardens are located on route 132 in Grand-Métis, on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, mid-way between Rimouski and Matane.




Itinerary from Google Maps : Montreal / Quebec CityPercé / Campbellton, NB

Transportation

The gardens are easily accessible by road, bus, train, air and by ferry.

By road:
From the West: Take Highway 20 until it ends at Cacouna. Follow route 132 in an easterly direction, beyond Rimouski, to the end of Highway 20 in Mont-Joli. Follow the blue tourism road signs for "Les Jardins de Métis".

From the South: From Campbellton, follow route 132 west. After Mont-Joli, follow the blue tourism road signs for "Les Jardins de Métis".

From the East: From Percé, follow route 132 west along the St. Lawrence. After Matane, follow the blue tourism road signs for "Les Jardins de Métis".

By bus:
There is daily service to Mont-Joli with departures from Quebec City, via Rivière-du-Loup and Rimouski. For further information, contact Orléans Express at 1 888 999-3977.

By train:
There is regular daily service to Mont-Joli from both Halifax and Montréal. For further information, call Via Rail at 1 800 361-5390 or 1 888 VIA-RAIL for more information.

By air:
The gardens are a 10 minute drive from the regional airport in Mont-Joli. The airport has regular daily service from Montréal and Baie-Comeau via Air Canada (Air Canada Jazz). For flight information, call 1 888 247-2262.

From Quebec City and Saint-Hubert, Pascan Aviation offers a daily service to Mont-Joli during the week. For flight information, call 1-888-313-8777.

By ferry:
Four (4) ferries link the two shores of the St. Lawrence, making the gardens easily accessible to those wishing to cross over from the North Shore.

Baie-Comeau/Matane
Godbout/Matane

Operating period: year round
Crossing times:
Baie-Comeau to Matane : 2 h 20 min (62.1 km)
Godbout to Matane : 2 h 10 min (55.3 km)
Information and reservations :   
Telephone : 1 877 562-6560 (toll free throughout Québec)
Web Site : www.traversiers.gouv.qc.ca

Forestville/Rimouski
Operating period: from May to October
Crossing times: 55 min
Information and reservations:
Telephone : 1 800 973-2725
Fax : (418) 722-3699
Web Site : www.traversier.com

Trois-Pistoles / Les Escoumins
Operating period: From May to October
Crossing times: 90 min
Information and reservations:
Telephone : 1 877 851-4677
Web Site : www.traversiercnb.ca/

Saint-Siméon/Rivière-du-Loup
Operating period: From March to January
Crossing times: 65 min
Information and reservations:
Telephone : (418) 862-9545
Web Site : http://traverserdl.com/english/home