Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, Louisbourg

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Visit Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, a partial reconstruction of an 18th-century French fortress. Originally part of the most extensive fortifications in North America, this National Historic Site now allows you to step back in time as you admire the architecture and period weapons, and interact with actors dressed as townsfolk from the era. During peak season, you can see a musket demonstration or puppet shows, participate in workshops, and enjoy a delicious meal at the onsite restaurant. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Louisbourg holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We spent three weeks driving through eastern Canada and the fortress ranked right up there in our top three favorite activities. It is well preserved and the conservation and restoration efforts have ...  more »
  • This visit takes a whole day if you want to visit everything. Really worth the effort because the pageant is successful. Must eat at the hostel of the site, in the dishes of the past. A change of scenery tota.
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  • Once you walk through the gates you're really taken back in time. With the park Employees in full character playing the time and place where they belong, it is amazing . Be prepared to spend at least ...  more »