Tourisme Charlevoix

Espace muséal – Église de Saint-Irénée

About

The church built during the Récollet period dates back to 1840 and the cemetery to 1843. Several heritage artefacts may be found on the premises: the Virgin with child painting, the high altar, the sanctuary lamp, the way of the cross and the Casavant organ. Three bells dating back to 1904 ring at noon and at 6pm. Vestments and sacerdotal objects are exposed in the museum area. From the Place de l’Église, enjoy the spectacular panoramic view.

Activities

  • This Récollet-style church dates back to 1840 and the cemetery to 1843. A number of heritage collection pieces are displayed in the church, among them a painting of the Virgin and Child, the high altar, the sanctuary lamp, the stations of the Cross, the Casavant organ. The belfry’s three bells date back to 1904 and resonate at noon and at 6 p.m. The museum area features sacerdotal vestments and objects. The church overlooks the Saint. Lawrence.

  • The beach at Saint-Irénée beach is a magnificent one located on the shores of the Saint-Lawrence River. The Capelin jetty, restaurants, an antique shop, horseback riding as well as quality accommodation can be found nearby. Saint-Irénée beach and its jetty are the perfect place to spend a pleasant moment enjoying a picnic, sunbathing, or simply doing nothing.

  • A belvedere offering a magnificent view of the Jean-Noël River waterfall is situated to the Northwest of the municipal recreation site. The belvedere is accessible via a staircase made of about fifty natural stone steps.

Description

  • Features

    • Picnic area
    • Free entrance

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Contact informations

370, rue Principale
Saint-Irénée (QC)  G0T 1V0

  418 620-5015
  secretaire@saintirenee.ca

Schedule

Ouvert en saison

Daily, between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., from June 20 to September 6, 2020 (randomly),

From 20 June to 6 September

Payment

  • Cash

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