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Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes[dead link] is a hamlet of about 700 people (2016) in the Pembina Valley of Central Manitoba. Established in 1891, the people have preserved their French culture.


The first European settlers, from present-day Quebec, arrived in the 1880s. The post office was established in 1892. A Canadian National Railway point was established in 1912.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

The hamlet is 100 km southwest of Winnipeg: take Highway 2 west and take a left at Provincial Road 244 South.

If coming from the Pembina Canada-U.S.A. border, stay on Highway 75 and turn at Highway 23 West and take Provincial Road 244 North.

Get around[edit]

  • By car
  • On foot


  • Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes Grotto, Main Street. Between the Elementary School and the Notre Dame convent. The grotto was made in 1954 by Sister Thérèse-de-l'Enfant Jésus, Elementary School Principal and Father Dacquay to show thanks for the Virgin Mary for protecting them from the epidimic.
  • Statue of Dom Paul Benoît, Notre-Dame Avenue (In front of the church). A bronze statue made by Réal Bérard. For the founder of Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes. You can find more information about him in the church.


  • Spring events: ice fishing fun day, the family curling bonspiel, the family hockey tournament and the fishing derby weekend.
  • Summer events: the .22 shoot, the muzzle shoot, and the Howdy Neighbour weekend celebration.
  • Fall events:the Moving Target shoot, the Turkey shoot, the Notre Dame Craft Sale.
  • Winter events,: ice skating show, the snowmobile derby, hockey tournaments, the Notre Dame Hawks hockey season, and the Annual Sportsmen Night.



  • Le Londrain, Avenue du Pic Saint Loup.
  • Big Al's Burgers, 164 Notre Dame Ave W, +1 204-248-2354. Summer: M-Th 11AM-9PM, F-Su 11AM-10PM. Winter (at Notre Dame Hotel): M-F 11AM-2PM. Burgers, chicken, fish, homemade soup, daily sandwich specials, pizza.



  • 1 Terrain de jeu Notre-Dame Campground, +1 204-248-7290. Full hookups, electric, electric-water hookups, 30 amp, tables, grill, water, toilets, showers, dump, firewood, playground, store. May-Oct.
  • Capricorn Motel and Café, 20 Notre Dame Ave W, +1 204-248-2012.
  • Notre Dame Hotel, 156 Notre-Dame West, +1 204-248-2354, .


Go next[edit]

Routes through Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes
Ends at W Manitoba Highway 2.svg E  N Manitoba secondary 244.svg S  → Jct Manitoba Highway 23.svgEnds at W Manitoba Highway 3.svg E

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