Tourisme Charlevoix

Papeterie Saint-Gilles

About

The Papeterie Saint-Gilles, a paper economuseum

The Saint-Gilles paper, handmade in Charlevoix from a cotton base with regional flower inlays, for nearly 60 years, is a unique material for all your creative projects. Learn about the history of this papermill and observe artisans at work. Get some paper, creative material, or a work of art at the shop, attend a workshop, a training course, or a master class on site and visit a new exhibition on each of your visits.

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 20 May to 6 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

From September 7 to Thanksgiving: by reservation from Monday to Friday.

  • 10:00 to 15:00 - Saturday
  • 10:00 to 15:00 - Sunday

Off-season, by appointment.

Boutique : online orders accepted at all times.

Payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • PayPal
  • Cash
  • Debit card

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