Tourisme Charlevoix

Papeterie Saint-Gilles

About

The artisans of the Papeterie Saint-Gilles make a fine cotton paper, inlaid with leaves of flowers of the region, for Artists, writers or printing. Its studio, unique in Québec, and its boutique became the country’s first ECONOMUSEUM®. The Papeterie Saint-Gilles offers many silkcreen prints, reproductions as well as original artwork.

Activities

  • Reconnect with handmade paper tradition in this Québec cultural hotspot, founded in 1965 by Mgr Félix-Antoine Savard. See the artesan shred, press, calender a unique paper to which petals from local flowers are sometimes added. At the boutique, select the paper that will inspire writing, water coloring, binding or opt for a great master’s silkscreen printing or original decorative objects. Paper may be ordered through the online store at www.papeteriesaintgilles.com. Boutique on site and on line.

  • The artisans open the doors to their world for you. Enjoy the moment in these enchanting places. Take the time to appreciate the work that has been accomplished. Learn about the manufacturing process, from raw material to the final product or about practices of yesteryear and how they have evolved today, with due respect for the heritage that they help to preserve.
    Stopping at the boutique is an essential part of your visit. It gives you a chance to make the experience live on by taking away a small, or large, part of the artisan’s work. In so doing, you also participate in the perpetuation of his or her know-how.

Description

  • Features

    • Souvenir shop
    • Totally non-smoking
  • Services et équipement

    • Nearby parking
  • Booking

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Contact informations

304, rue Félix-Antoine-Savard
Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive (QC)  G0A 3Y0

1 866 635-2430

  418 635-2430
  papier@papeteriesaintgilles.com

Schedule

Ouvert en saison

Summer Schedule

From 15 May to 12 October

  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Monday
  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Tuesday
  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Wednesday
  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Thursday
  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Friday
  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Saturday
  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Sunday

Visit : off-season, by appointment.

Boutique : postal orders accepted at all times.

Payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Cash
  • Debit card

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