Top ChoiceHistoric Site in Louisbourg

Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site

The fortunes of the province that became Nova Scotia are inextricably bound up with this mighty fortress, built by the French but battled over countless times before finally being burned to the ground in 1760....

Lighthouse in Louisbourg

Louisbourg Lighthouse

Canada's first lighthouse was built on this wild, rugged and extremely scenic site in 1734. The present lighthouse, a handsome concrete structure, was opened in 1923. You can't enter the lighthouse, but it's...