Religious heritage


Explore the architectural, artistic and cultural heritage of Île d’Orléans by visiting the many churches, cemeteries, roadside crosses and other religious monuments scattered across the island. Pick up the religious heritage tour brochure at the island’s tourist information bureau or in one of the churches.

The historical borough of Île d'Orléans celebrates Québec's rural tradition with its gorgeous scenery stretching along the banks of the St. Lawrence River, only a few minutes from Québec City. Visitors are encouraged to experience the rich and vibrant culture of this island jewel, which is the birthplace of New France. Inhabited since time immemorial, Île d'Orléans has a diverse offer of first-rate attractions.