John Robert Bridges Sanctuaire-Notre-Dame-du-Cap

Our Lady of the Cape Shrine

The Our Lady of the Cape Shrine is the third largest Marian Shrine in North America. Founded in 1888, the Shrine attracts more than 430,000 visitors yearly.
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.
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Open year round




  • Picnic area on site
  • Family activities
  • Presentations on site
  • Campground within 20 km
  • Free admission, with fees for extra activities
  • Lodging establishment within 20 km
  • Facilities designed for groups
  • Tourism panels (blue panels)
  • Food sold on site
  • Welcome and information services in English and in French
  • Tour offered in English and in French
  • Guided tours

626 Notre-Dame Est
 Trois-Rivières, QC
 G8T 4G9
Tel.: 819 374-2441