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Known as the craft and wood-carving capital of Quebec, the small town of Saint-Jean-Port-Joli boasts the largest concentration of artisans in the province. Numerous craft shops, specializing primarily in wood carvings, line Route 132. The town holds a Sea Shanty Festival, a Winter Festival and an International Sculpture Festival.

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  • Museum of first Canadian settlers

    332 av. de Gaspé-Ouest CDN - St-Jean-Port-Joli G0R 3G0

    The local history is illustrated by wood carvings crafted by Saint-Jean-Port-Joli's finest artists, including the Bourgault brothers. A video presents the art of sculpture in wood, stone and ice; sculpture demonstrations are held here during the summ..

  • Church of St. John the Baptist

    2 pl. de l'Église CDN - St-Jean-Port-Joli G0R 3G0

    The slender spires and curved roof contribute to the charm of this edifice (1779). The ornate interior features works by Médard and Jean-Julien Bourgault. The main altar tabernacle (1740), attributed to Pierre-Noël Levasseur, stands in the sanctuary,..

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