Saint-Benoît-du-Lac Abbey

Religious building and site Region:Eastern Townships City : Saint-Benoît-du-Lac

In 1912, Benedictine monks from France founded a monastery overlooking Lake Memphremagog. The modern Saint-Benoît-du-Lac Abbey, designed by Dom Bellot, pays tribute to the harmony of natural geometric forms and makes splendid use of multicoloured bricks. Many of the monk's prayer meetings are sung in Gregorian and Latin chant. Shop featuring maple products, cider and cheese.

  1, rue Principale , Saint-Benoît-du-Lac, Québec, Canada, J0B 2M0
819 843-4080
819 843-2340

Activities and services


  • Entertainment
  • Self-guided tours
  • Tours : in french


  • Boutique / Sales counter
  • Lodging on the premises

Vehicle and Parking Services

  • Free outdoor parking

Signs and shuttles

  • Tourist signs (blue)


  • Reservations required
  • Group rates
  • Tours : in french
  • Tours : in english

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Schedules and rates

Open year round