Located in the heart of Old Quebec, Le Monastère des Augustines occupies the historic wings of the Hôtel-Dieu de Québec monastery, which was the birthplace of the first hospital on the continent north of Mexico. Sensitively restored and redesigned, Le Monastère offers a unique opportunity to experience holistic health.
A unique concept blending culture, heritage and holistic health
Le Monastère des Augustines is a haven of heritage, wellness and culture that will open to the public in the summer of 2015. Located in the heart of Old Quebec, it occupies the historic wings of the Hôtel-Dieu de Québec monastery, which was the birthplace of the first hospital on the continent north of Mexico.
A contemporary offering in an inspiring setting within the heart of a historic landmark
Sensitively restored and redesigned, Le Monastère offers a unique opportunity to experience holistic health and to connect with the Augustinian Sisters’ remarkable heritage, all within a secular environment: experiential accommodation, museum, archives centre, programs, restaurant, boutique, specialized services, etc.
Around 100 activities are offered by more than 75 skilled professionals, with or without accommodation. These programs are made up of five types of activities which vary in length from an hour to seven days: daily programs, workshops, lectures, concerts and special events.
Offered by partners who are recognized experts in their fields (physicians, psychologists, doctors, authors, journalists, professors, historians, musicians, herbalists, etc.), these original activities deal with subjects such as art and creativity, interpersonal relationships, the body and movement, psychology and well-being, natural health, spirituality and the quest for meaning, life transitions, the history of art, medicine and pharmacy, nutritional habits in New France, herbalism, major historical events, etc.