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Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site

2,123 Reviews

Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site

2,123 Reviews
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259 Park Service Rd, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 2L2 Canada
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At the desired time, an experienced English-speaking professional driver will pick you up from your accommodation in a private vehicle ready to share the historical facts, the necessary information about the sights and, of course, his personal input in order to immerse you into the Roman lifestyle. <br><br>During the stops you can do whatever you want: visit the landmarks, take pictures, ask your driver about the sites and get benefit from his local knowledge.<br><br>Visit the famous Colosseum, Piazza Navona and let your local guide show you the hidden gems of the city and take memorable photos at the Palatine Hill! <br><br>Our drivers are not licensed to accompany you into the sights but are very knowledgeable of the places visited and will provide all the necessary historical information and their local perspective.<br><br>At the end of the tour, your driver will take you back to your accommodation.
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BCGL wrote a review Oct 11
Irvine, California69 contributions1 helpful vote
My family and I stopped by for the afternoon. It was very cold, and there were only a few buildings open to go inside. There was one “cafe” open for food and beverages, but it was really just a table set up. There were a few workers, but none engaged with us as we walked through. The history here is fascinating, and the buildings are in good shape. I felt let down by the lack of interaction, or things of interest, besides sight seeing. The prices were fair. To be honest, too fair, they should increase them so they could brainstorm and put in place some new ideas.
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Date of experience: October 2020
E D wrote a review Aug 2020
25 contributions1 helpful vote
Our favorite family adventure on Cape Breton. The staff are wonderful and there is so much to explore. We have not gone this year bc of covid. But we cannot wait to rerun next year.
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Date of experience: September 2019
diggcm wrote a review Aug 2020
Bedford, Canada99 contributions27 helpful votes
I loved Louisbourg as a child and was excited to take my son here. I was worried that there would not be a lot to see with Covid restrictions. But there was still lots to do and see. The period actors are very knowledgeable and can answer most questions or will find out the answer for you. It’s a beautiful place with ocean almost surrounding it. So many photos opportunities with the lighthouse and crashing waves in the background. This piece of Nova Scotia history really should be a must see if you visit Nova Scotia or if you are from here. I would go again and again. You could easily spend the whole day here and grab a bottle of Fortress Rum on the way out!
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Date of experience: August 2020
shisharachrb wrote a review Aug 2020
Moncton, Canada9 contributions3 helpful votes
One of the most interesting and informational experiences I have ever had. All of the staff were incredibly knowledgeable and extremely friendly. We were there during Covid19 so a lot of exhibits were not open for exploration, but we still made an entire day of exploring the things which we could. I would highly reccomend everyone to visit this site and experience the history of it all. It feels like you stepped into another world 300yrs ago. I will definitely make the trek back and plan for 2days once everything is back and running at full capacity.
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Date of experience: August 2020
Gurdeep c wrote a review Mar 2020
Sydney, Canada1 contribution1 helpful vote
Anytime you visit Nova Scotia, The Fortress of Louisburg is must visited place. One of the beautiful and informative Historical site. However, It is a little bit out of track and we visited during off season too, but it was absolutely worth to travel. I visit their with my friends and it becomes one of the memorable trip of my life.I really appreciate their well managed parking space. I don't knew the difference between fort and fortress before this visit. Whole environment of the fort took you back in past time. Covering with snow made it more beautyful. This was located in the heart of the nature, which made it more worthwhile. If you have time, try to visit it during summer it will look more beautiful and there would be food outlets and amenities which makes the trip more enjoyable. And you can also visit the light house which is located not so far.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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