Escape to a place where
the past gently brushes
against present day.

A mighty Fortress stands guard over a town steeped in history. Miles of coastline shape sandy beaches, hiking trails and wildlife sanctuaries. Quaint streets lined with shops call out to be explored. Louisbourg and Area is like no other place on earth. Escape here and transcend to a simpler time.

Canada Day Celebrations

Louisbourg Crab Festival

Louisbourg Race Through Time

Fete de St. Louis

Encampment 2008


Explore the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site where the townspeople and military will take time from their busy day to tell you about life in the year 1744. Savour home-baked bread at its authentic bakery, watch a parade through the cobblestone streets and participate in an evening of “Murder Mystery”, a weekly performance.


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