Surrender to the enchanting sounds of a Cape Breton fiddler in a setting so intimate that you feel that it’s only you and the musician in the room. You are in for an entertaining evening at the renowned Louisbourg Playhouse.
As the sun sets behind the walls and the day’s visitors depart, you see the Fortress take on another persona during an evening at the Fortress of Louisbourg.
Dress in 18th-century clothing and enjoy a fun-filled evening of seafood, music and comedy in a replica period tavern.
Each day (around noon to 2 p.m.) lobster boats return to the harbour after a morning of fishing the rocky Louisbourg shores.
Fall in love with Kennington Cove beaches, the site of major troop landings by the British in 1745 and 1758! Relax on either of the sandy beaches tucked into a sheltered cove.
Breathe in the fresh smell of the ocean and the sweet, warm scent of spruce and juniper as you wind along the Atlantic Ocean coastline.
Discover the locals’ favourite hidden treasure and be “blown away” by the magnificent setting of the Louisbourg Lighthouse.
If you feel a compulsion to get a little closer to the eighteenth century, all you have to do is ask! We have children’s activities, gardening, and special tours.
Enhance your sense that ‘the past is present’ in the many different opportunities to connect with the Fortress of Louisbourg.