Guided walking tours of the Shrine Church and grounds are available daily. Tours begin in the Shrine Church and advance past the Jesuit rectories and Votive Chapel to highlight the Outdoor Way of the Cross, First Nations Park, and just a few of the cultural altars and monuments erected throughout the grounds. It concludes at the Lookout Tower, which offers a beautiful and extensive view of Georgian Bay and the Shrine’s grounds, all the way across to Papal Field.
Our knowledgeable and enthusiastic tour guides outline the story of the Martyrs and history of the Martyrs’ Shrine, offering cultural and historical interpretation and assistance.
Schedule: Available by request from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm; please note, availability is now limited during our fall season.
Length: (Please note that tours can be customized according to your interests, needs, and time constraints.)
Church & Grounds Tour – 60 minutes
Church Tour only – 20 minutes
Grounds Tour only – 40 minutes
Language: English & French
Reserving a Tour: Through the Administration and Information Office. Advance reservations for group tours are very much appreciated.
We are pleased to make other tour and group accommodations, please inquire through our pilgrimage coordinator by calling (705) 526-3788 or 1-855-526-3788 (toll free), emailing email@example.com, or visiting in-person from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.