8 days in Louisbourg Itinerary

8 days in Louisbourg Itinerary

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Louisbourg is an unincorporated community and former town located in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Regional Municipality.HistoryThe French military founded the Fortress of Louisbourg in 1713 and its fortified seaport on the southwest part of the harbour, naming it in honour of Louis XIV. Visit Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site and Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site for their historical value. Cape Breton Miners' Museum and Highland Village are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Louisbourg: Baddeck (Uisge Ban Falls, Baddeck Forks Golf Course, & more), The Lakes Golf Club (in Ben Eoin) and Dominion Beach Provincial Park (in Dominion). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Louisbourg Lighthouse Coastal Trail, pause for some serene contemplation at United Heritage Church, take in the exciting artwork at Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, and look for gifts at Ed's Books and More.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Louisbourg online vacation maker .

Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Louisbourg

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sydney, Baddeck, Cape Breton Miners' Museum, Dominion Beach Provincial Park, The Lakes Golf Club
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