Things to see and do - L'islet-sur-mer
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L'islet-sur-mer : Michelin's recommendations
Built along the banks of the St. Lawrence, L'Islet-sur-Mer originally consisted of two seigneuries conceded to the Couillard and Bélanger families by Frontenac in 1677. Since the 18C, the community's economy has thrived on maritime activity. The excellent Maritime Museum here is well worth a visit to soak yourself in regional maritime history.
Tourist attractions L'islet-sur-mer : Things to see and do
15 r. des Pionniers-Est
The fieldstone church was built in 1768 and enlarged in 1884, when the façade was refurbished and twin steeples added. The statues in the niches of the façade, representing St. John the Baptist on the left and St. Francis of Assisi on the right, are ..
55 chemin des Pionniers-Est (200m apr. l'église)
Dedicated to the memory of Capt. Joseph-Elzéar Bernier (1852-1934), a native of L'Islet-sur-Mer who was a navigator and a pioneer of arctic exploration, the museum focuses on the maritime history of the St. Lawrence River. The collection includes ela..