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Religious site

Ermitage Saint-Antoine de Lac-Bouchette is one of the five national sanctuaries in Québec. It's distinguished by the quality of its religious and spiritual approach and the quality of its exceptional natural environment.

Ermitage Saint-Antoine is also an invitation to recreational activities, in addition to the variety of equipment, the site offers lakes for boating, windsurfing and pedal boating. We also offer hiking trails that vary in length for walking and meditation, access to the marsh for the observation of wildlife and plant life, picnic areas for communal meals, spaces for contemplation, relaxing activities for recharging, places for meeting with family and friends. Our small shrine log cabins, located on the shores of Ouiatchouan Lake, are designed to live an experience that's of based on tranquillity, peace and rest.

The Capuchin fathers, supported by the sanctuary’s team, offer to those who desire, a moment at their leisure for meetings and encounters that will allow for a unique and rewarding human and spiritual experience.

The entire team, employees, volunteers and the Capuchins are there to welcome you with joy and wish you the best during your stay.

Religious circuit available on-site. Service in English depending on availability.

418 348-6344
1 800 868-6344
250, route de l’Ermitage (Lac-Bouchette) G0W 1V0
Voile Mercator

Voile Mercator

418 698-6673
1 888 674-9309
359, rue St-Jean-Baptiste (L'Anse-Saint-Jean) G0V 1J0
498 persons are interested in this activity
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Voile Mercator offers a fleet of 5 liveaboard sailboats on the Saguenay Fjord. This magnificent waterway amidst 2 national parks; The Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park and Parc National du Fjord du Saguenay, is ideal for discovering sailing. Many activities are offered on board yachts including the 3 hour initiation to sailing excursion, which offers the opportunity to discover sailing and the fjord.

It's also possible to add a night's stay with local cuisine. As a sailing school certified by Sail Canada and Aventure écotourisme Québec, we also offer 2 to 5 day advanced training excursions for navigating the fjord from one end to the other and exploring the riverside communities along the way. All of our activities enable clients to be involved in manoeuvers and sail a yacht.


#1 - Saguenay Fjord: The opportunity for discovering the fjord as never before. Custom cruises. “Le Bleu Marin”, a 34 foot catamaran style sailboat offering the comfort of a top of the line cruise ship.

DEPARTURE: 7 starting points in the Saguenay Fjord according to your request. All days from June 1 to September 30 by request.

#2 - L'Anse-Saint-Jean:  custom cruise on the “Jamich” a nine meter long liveaboard sailboat. Discover the fjord between Rivière-Éternité and Petit-Saguenay. Learn the basics of sailing or simply relax in the company of an experienced captain. Activity accessible to everyone.

DEPARTURE: the wharf in l'Anse-Saint-Jean. All days from July 1 to September 9 at 9 a.m., 1p.m. and 5 p.m.

#3 - Rivière-Éternité: on the “Athanasia”, a 9 meter long liveaboard sailboat, discover the heart of the Fjord between L’Anse-Saint-Jean and Saint-Basile-de-Tableau. Learn the basics of sailing or simply relax in the company of an experienced captain. Activity accessible to everyone.

DEPARTURE: Wharf at the Parc national du Saguenay (Rivière-Éternité). Wednesday to Sunday from July 1 to August 31 at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.