As many of our European vacations got derailed this summer, a lot of us have decided to explore the vast array of beauty that lives within our province. From lavish wineries to fabulous beaches, this year has been about discovering la belle province. And a must-see before the year is over is Sanctuaire Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré.
You can find this basilica just a little over three hours from Montreal, or 20 minutes from Quebec City — depending on where you're coming from.
Sanctuaire Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré is along the Saint Lawrence River in Quebec and provides its guests with breathtaking views from every angle.
Not only does this basilica exude an obvious amount of beauty, but it's said to be filled with many miracles!
The Sainte-Anne Basilica is not just one of the four major shrines in Quebec it's also one of the oldest pilgrimage sites in North America.
If you've ever been to Prague, you'll notice this basilica kind of resembles the St. Vitus Cathedral. And if you haven't been yet, you can get a little taste of the Czech Republic right here in Quebec.
With every corner you turn, you'll be in awe with the incredible amount of beauty that's found within this establishment.
The artistic masterpieces that lie in the paintings, stained glass windows, mosaics, stones, and wooden sculptures are beyond awe-inspiring.
Not only will this destination transport you to Europe but it will allow you to get some pretty epic social media content that will leave your followers flabbergasted by the beauty of the photos you'll be posting.
For those of you looking for a picturesque escape that may lead to a miracle, why not check out this unique site near Quebec City?
It's worth the trip!
Address: 10018, ave. Royale, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, QC
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. & Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Why You Need To Go: It will give you the illusion of being in Prague, without ever leaving the province.