As you observe the rich religious heritage of the churches, onsite guides will relate the events that shaped these parishes: the Revenant de Gentilly (the spirit that haunted Gentilly), parish rivalries, the bishop's visit, the war between evil and good (“coqs noirs” versus the “coqs blancs”), and much more!
Travel back in time and hear some fascinating tales as told by the Précieux-sang guide. You will begin your journey in the early 1900s where you will learn about the history of the region; in Fortierville you will discover the Aurore exhibition and visit the grave of l'enfant-martyr; in St-Pierre-les-Becquets, not only can you enjoy its very distinctive church, you can spend time contemplating the beauty of the St. Lawrence River. The St-Grégoire and Gentilly churches have rich histories that are yours to discover. The ste Gertrude's church with its friendly café of the three bells in the heart of the sacristy and its exhibition of old photos that will make you jump back in time .....
Come see all the hidden treasures that this region has to offer. Enjoy what some 70,000 other church visitors on the Route des Clochers have experienced!
Activities and services
Churches open to visitors:
Accommodations and campgrounds available within 20 km
Groups are welcome
Guided tour and entertainment
July 3 or 10 (depending on the churches) to August 18.
Wednesday to Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, except the church of Fortierville which is open every day.
For information, please call 1 888 233-4676.