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Ermitage Saint-Antoine

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250, route de l’Ermitage, Lac-Bouchette, Québec, G0W 1V0

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418 348-6344

1 800 868-6344


Other types of accommodation and Hotels/motels: 039955, 263384

Camping: 210803

Cottages: 287195, 296582 

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The Ermitage Saint-Antoine de Lac-Bouchette is one of the 5 national sanctuaries of Quebec. It distinguishes itself by the quality of its religious and spiritual approach and by the quality of its exceptional natural environment.

The Ermitage Saint-Antoine is also an invitation to recreation, because in addition to the various facilities, the site offers lakes for canoeing, windsurfing, or a pedal boat ride. We also offer walking trails of various lengths for walking and meditation, access to the marsh for the observation of flora and fauna, picnic areas for fraternal meals, spaces for contemplation, retreat activities for rejuvenation, and places for meetings with family and friends. Our small solid wood hermitage cottages, located on the shores of Lake Ouiatchouan, are designed to live an experience of silence, retreat and rest.

The entire team, the employees, the volunteers and the Capuchins are there to welcome you with joy. 



  • Establishment 2 stars
  • 3 Partial Access
  • & Hiking
  • Places to Eat
  • Theatre venue
  • J Free wifi
  • 5 Paid admission
  • x Camping
  • P Charging stations for electric vehicles
  • h Halte routière
  • Â Pet-friendly
  • 0 Seasonal operation
  • - Snowmobiling
  • b Water access
  • D Air conditioning
  • u Electricity: 30 amps
  • Comfort station
  • Pump-out station
  • w Cottage rental

Additional Information

Must-see Attraction

Service in English according to availability.



Wednesday - Sunday


May - September




Open: May to October

Sentier du Flâneur

Trail rating: easy
Length: 7 km

Free admission.


Classification: 4 ****

46 camping units with the following amenities:

- Free wifi
- Electric vehicule charging station
- Electricity: 30 amps
- Comfort block
- Pump-out station


% of shady sites: 10 %


Classification: 1 *
- $$ -

L'Ermitage Saint-Antoine offers comfortable chalets.

Three family-style chalets are available at l'Ermitage; two are new constructions in modern country style and one is a renovated country house.
The capacity is from 1 to 7 people per unit.
There are 2 to 3 bedrooms per cottage.

Each includes :
- free wifi
- coffee maker
- refrigerator
- cooker
- toaster
- washbasin
- drinking water
- complete bathroom with shower
- table and chairs
- a couch
- bike rental
- restaurant
- water access
- electric vehicule charging station
and much more!

Capacity of the largest unit: 2

Open: June to September

A spiritual oasis in a natural sanctuary!

Founded in 1907, Ermitage Saint-Antoine is a true jewel of our cultural heritage. Visitors will discover a history rich in colourful characters, unique in the region. You’ll find works by several great artists like Charles Huot, Louis Jobin and Blaise Marchand and also you’ll have free access to the Elzear-DeLamarre centre to find out about the history of this sanctuary, its founder and his famous nephew, the strongman, Victor DeLamarre.

Open: May to October

A natural sanctuary and spiritual oasis located just a few minutes from Lac Saint-Jean, on a woodland field along the shores of Lac Ouiatchouan, Ermitage Saint-Antoine is a destination praised by pilgrims, individuals looking for inner peace and for tourists in search of natural beauty and serenity. Hosted by the Capuchins, this national sanctuary offers quality accommodations, a restaurant, in addition to a host of services and attractions.

The Capuchin fathers, supported by the Hermitage team, offer to those who wish (in complete freedom), a moment of meeting and exchange that will allow them to live a unique and enriching human and spiritual experience.

Classification : 1*
- $ -

L'Ermitage Saint-Antoine offers the possibility to stay in one of the 3 small solid wood hermitage chalets. Located on the shores of Lake Ouiatchouan, these cottages are designed to provide an experience of silence, retreat and rest.

Everything has been thought out to allow a person to experience a moment of tranquility.
These cottages are equipped :
- a single bed
- a coffee maker
- a small refrigerator
- a toaster
- a washbasin
- sanitary facilities including drinking water, shower and toilet
- of storage space
- a table and chair
- of a couch
- a wood-burning stove for slightly colder periods

These chalets are perfect for 1 to 3 night stays to get away from the "hectic city life" and reconnect. You can cook or have your meals at the Hermitage Campanile's restaurant.

- free wifi
- partially accessible
- restaurant
- shared bathroom
- water access
- electric vehicule charging station

Classification: 1*


Classification 2+ **+
- $$ -

L'Ermitage Saint-Antoine offers 54 comfortable 2-star rooms including 5 superior units and 12 standard units recently renovated.

Our philosophy is to offer a simple but quality room, clean and tasteful, quiet and unplugged from noise pollution.

WiFi access is available free of charge in all rooms, the restaurant and the reception pavilion.

We also offer rooms at modest rates. The price is reduced due to shared sanitary services, but the proximity to Lake Ouiatchouan is unique. Our 12 modestly priced rooms are available all year round. A kitchenette is at your disposal completely free of charge.

Other services:

- partially accessible
- electric vehicule charging station
- air conditioning
- mini fridge
- water access

The restaurant Le Campanile offers you an authentic culinary experience in a friendly, family and fraternal atmosphere.

Served at the tables, enjoy our succulent American lunches, our daily menus of traditional French cuisine or our tables d'hôte worthy of a great restaurant.

Our 220-seat dining room can accommodate organised groups, family gatherings and travellers.


Open: May to September, Wednesday to Sunday

The artisanal bakery La Mie de Saint-Antoine offers visitors fresh regional products of the day.
We offer fresh pastries as well as a wide variety of breads that will awaken your taste buds.
The artisanal bakery contributes to the financial support of the Hermitage, collaborates in its mission and contributes to the sustainability of its jobs.

Our products are also served at our restaurant Le Campanile.

Open: May to October

L'Ermitage Saint-Antoine innovates with its brand new world-class multimedia immersive show lasting approximately 35 minutes.

This show brings together the worlds of the virtual, the technological, the natural and the spiritual. An immersive experience, nourishing for the heart and the mind.

A regional novelty not to be missed!

Origine is an immersive multimedia show which aims to give the public an extraordinary visual narrative experience. Instead of speech, pictures and music are the stars so that the spectator is surrounded by special new sensations. Produced in Québec, it’s different, modern and unique in North America!