Sanctuaire Notre-Dame-du-Cap

Our Lady of the Cape Shrine (Sanctuaire Notre-Dame-du-Cap) is the second largest Marian Shrine in North America. Founded in 1888, the Shrine attracts yearly more than 500,000 visitors.

Discover a true oasis of peace and greenery, a huge Basilica (1964) with impressive stained glasses, a historic chapel inaugurated in 1720, and magnificent gardens with pedestrian walkways overlooking the St. Lawrence River. In 2020, the Shrine will celebrate its 300th anniversary.

From religious, spiritual celebrations to cultural events and guided tours, talks and thematic workshops. Visitors and pilgrims are invited to take part in various activities at the Our Lady of the Cape Shrine.

Activities offered during the year:

From May to October:

  • Fun guided tours
  • Coffee Chat
  • Shrine’s Saturdays
  • Candlelight Procession
  • Visual Arts Symposium
  • Organ concerts
  • Festival of the Assumption
  • And much more!

Winter activities:

  • Christmas market
  • Christmas in Light
  • Outdoor concerts
  • Family activities
  • And much more!

Spring activities:

  • Coco 3R
  • Easter celebrations
  • And much more!

Fall activities:

  • Harvest Festival
  • Thanksgiving
  • And much more!

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