Tourist attraction

Île Saint-Bernard

Located in Châteauguay, only 20 minutes from Montréal, Île Saint-Bernard offers exceptional natural and heritage treasures that are sure to charm you. 

Take advantage of the activities offered on the island to discover the nature and history of this unique, re-energizing site! 

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Île Saint-Bernard is a true gem.

In addition to its ancestral buildings and breathtaking views of Lac Saint-Louis, it offers lovely dining and lodging establishments: Café de l’île, Bistro La Traite and Manoir D’Youville, a 115-room hotel. The Marguerite-D’Youville wildlife sanctuary on the island also offers eight kilometres of trails, very popular with bird watchers and lovers of the great outdoors! 

There are activities for the whole family, including river cruisesand guided walks along the water. There’s also theChâteauguay-Lachine river shuttle, accessible by bike or on foot, for a relaxing trip from one bank of the river to the other. And finally, for a different view of the island, you can rent aboat from the nautical centre only a stone’s throw away. 

Everything you need for a wonderful getaway in nature.


  • Trails open year-round
  • Many organized activities
  • A rich natural and heritage site

Contact information

Questions ? Do not hesitate to contact this member!


It is best to contact the member before your visit.

The Island Pavilion is the main reception building on Saint-Bernard Island.

Opening period: Open year-round 2021.

Opening hours and days:

  • Monday to Sunday – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(extended hours in high season)

Visit the Île Saint-Bernard website for the most up-to-date schedule.