Founded in 1888, the Sanctuaire Notre-Dame-du-Cap is the largest Marian shrine in Canada. Located on the shore of the river, this religious and cultural heritage site is open to visitors year round. They can stroll in the gardens. The historic chapel, built in 1720, and the large basilica with its impressive stained glass are worth the detour. Picnic area, restaurant, gift shop and lodging on-site. Located by the St. Lawrence River.