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Con he is a pretty coastal fishing village. An absolute must is the exquisite hand embroidered... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
Theresa T
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NewFoundland hidden treasure! We visited Conche French Shore interpretation Centre and we were... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
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French Shore Interpretation Centre - Exhibits include The Quest for Cod and French Shore Tapestry. We are part of a trail system known as Northeast Way which include Glass Hole Trail, Underground Salmon Pool and Barr'd Island.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Unnamed Road, Conche, NL A0K 1Y0, Canada, Conche, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 1Y0, Canada
+1 709-622-3500
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Con he is a pretty coastal fishing village. An absolute must is the exquisite hand embroidered tapestry in the interpretation centre. Amazing.

1  Thank Theresa T
Reviewed 29 September 2017

NewFoundland hidden treasure! We visited Conche French Shore interpretation Centre and we were astonished by the importance and immense quality of that tiny museum. It is THE most intelligent, interesting and original museum of all NewFoundland. Bayeux does not have to be in Paris to...More

1  Thank sudan888
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We visited the French Shore Interpretive centre to see the famous tapestry. It is well worth the side trip to Conche just to see the tapestry, however, the rest of the interpretation centre is also worth seeing. It is full of information about the area...More

1  Thank Janis E
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

A great stop, so picturesque worth the drive. Tapestry WOW. People are so friendly . Lovely harbour you need to stop in local store for a coffee and chat to locals

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The tapestry was beautiful and the history about Conche was very interesting. Worth the visit! Newfoundland itself was an amazing province to visit!

Thank Paulie-Waulie57
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The tapestry in Conche is a hidden gem. The history of the area is depicted in needlework that echoes the stitching and style of the famous Bayeux tapestry. We spent a couple of hours looking at this incredible piece of craftsmanship. We'll worth the trip!

Thank Virginia H
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I really enjoyed this Centre. It was most informative. The staff was nice and friendly . The history of the area and French coast was very interesting. I enjoyed. Ofcourse the highlight is the TAPESTRY of history of the area. Very artistic and beautiful. The...More

Thank KikiinCanada
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Talk to the people here and they will help you. The tapestry they have is a superb history of the Rock. They also have some local crafts, lovely quilts, etc. They have some trail maps there as well to explore the area. Some of the...More

1  Thank MaritimeNortherner
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is a lovely town and we were lucky enough to see an iceberg that had lodged itself in the port. The tapestry at the center was impressive and tells the story of the French Coast. It is one long history lesson of this area...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Do not be put off by the road down to Conche, it's worth it when you get there. The Centre on the edge of town is a must see. Firstly there is a museum showing the history of the area from when the French fisherman...More

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30 April 2018|
Response from Joan S | Property representative |
The road to Conche is not paved but it is in very good condition for a gravel road. Paving will start this summer but I am not sure of the timeline...Many people have travelled over the road in rented vehicles and it has... More