Welcome to the Road to Avonlea Guide!
December 18, 2018
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The Meaning of Avonlea
Road to Avonlea Episodes - Reviews, airdates, grades and more
Road to Avonlea Characters - Meet the villagers!
Avonleapedia - Persons, Places and Things from A-Z
Behind the Scenes - A look at the making of the series

What is Avonlea?

Avonlea is the name of a fictional village in Prince Edward Island Canada and the setting for Lucy Maud Montgomery's "Anne of Green Gables," related works, and the series "Road to Avonlea."  Avonlea has been considered an anagram for “Avalon,” meaning “island of apples” in the Celtic traditions. Read More

Avonlea Episodes

The Avonlea series aired in Canada between January 7, 1990 and March 31, 1996 and began airing in the US on March 5, 1990.  The seven season ninety-one episode series was shown in 160 countries and became "the highest rated, longest running show in Canadian television history."  Road to Avonlea Episode Guide

Avonlea Characters

Set in the maritime village of Avonlea, Prince Edward Island, Avonlea follows the lives of the King family at the beginning of the 20th century. The early seasons focus on the Story Girl, Sara Stanley, who goes to live with her maternal relatives after her father is accused of a corporate scandal. Central characters include Hetty King, Sara Stanley, Felicity King, Felix King, Cecily King, and Gus Pike.  Read More

Avonlea Episode Spotlight

1.1: The Journey Begins:
A wealthy Montreal businessman sends his daughter Sara to stay with her late mother's relatives in the maritime town of Avonlea.
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This Day in Avonlea History

December 18, 1993- Casting director Anne Tait was praised by the Toronto Star for her 'uncanny knack for finding children.' Tait was responsible for casting Sarah Polley, Gema Zamprogna and Zachary Bennett for Road to Avonlea.

Avonlea Quote of the Day

Carrr-ibbean Gus, thank you. Carrr-ibbean.
~Hetty King