Top things to do

Cafe in Placentia

Philip's Cafe

A must pre- or post-ferry ride for yummy baked goods and creative sandwiches like apple and sharp cheddar on molasses-raisin bread. The breakfasts are well known; come early and skip the wait.
Historic Site in Placentia

Castle Hill National Historic Site

It's said that this site determined the fate of a continent when French and British forces clashed here to gain control of lucrative fishing grounds.
Pub Food in Placentia

Three Sisters

Lovely pub grub and chilly pints of beer are served in this atmospheric Placentia house. It's usually busy.
Museum in Placentia

O'Reilly House Museum

A century-old Victorian home offering an inside look at the town and its past luxuries.