Bluenose II: Lunenburg, Unesco World Heritage Site – with its narrow streets and unique architecture – is also the home port of Nova Scotia’s sailing ambassador, the Bluenose II. The graceful ship is a replica of the original fishing boat that found fame as a racing schooner. https://bluenose.novascotia.ca Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic: Wander Old Town […]
Prof. David Turner of Saint Mary’s University helps solve the mystery of the stars of St. John’s Church, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Aired on the Discovery Channel.
An in-the-middle-of-it-all location, plus a growing supply of fine lodging, dining, shopping, and touring options, makes Lunenburg one of the best bases for a Nova Scotia vacation. Mahone Bay: Mahone Bay is a must-see town on the coast of Nova Scotia, just 15 minutes from the town of Lunenburg. Settled in 1754 and founded on […]
DesBrisay Museum: While visiting the south shore, you will want to include a visit to DesBrisay Museum. Learn about Bridgewater’s growth as a lumber town, and the terrible fire of 1899 that nearly destroyed it. Explore the First Nations Gallery with its famous porcupine quill cradle, and learn more about Mi’kmaq culture. Appreciate folk art […]
Lunenburg is a haven for many artists who find inspiration in its surrounding beauty. Throughout the summer, the town hosts art festivals that showcase local artists’ range of media and subjects. July includes the Lunenburg Street Festival and Art Walk and the Nova Scotia Folk Art Festival, while the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival takes place […]
Old Town Lunenburg, where all streets are straight and all corners square, is the best surviving example of a British colonial policy of creating new settlements by imposing a pre-designed “model town” plan on whatever tract of wilderness it was the King’s pleasure to colonize. At least 21 North American settlements, from Cornwall and Niagara-on-the-Lake […]
Take a walk in the past with our accomplished guides. Our guides are going back 7,8 generations sharing with you their own personal stories. www.lunenburgwalkingtours.com