Port-Royal National Historic Site, Annapolis Royal
(4.6/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Step into a re-creation of France's first successful New World colony when you visit Port-Royal National Historic Site. A walk through the village gives you the experience what one of the earliest settlements in Canada was like. Staff dress in period costumes and many perform jobs and tasks from the time period. Children can take part in an explorer program by completing various period educational tasks around the village. Once kids complete the tasks, they are rewarded with a souvenir. For Port-Royal National Historic Site and beyond, use our Annapolis Royal travel itinerary planner to get the most from your Annapolis Royal vacation.
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  • Excellent Historic site with a picturesque setting and very knowledgeble and helpful staff on the site. It is nice that you can enter all the rooms and and get up close to things. 
  • Excellent history of the French in North America with Champlain and his merry men stationed here in Nova Scotia. The tides here are fantastic to watch as well. 
  • Located outside of Annapolis Royal is a combination wooden fort and trading post. After parking your car and a short walk to the entrance you are greeted by actors dressed in period costumes who will ...  more »