Louisbourg, Nova Scotia,Canada

Louisbourg is a community located on the southeast coast of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. It is located beside the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. This National Historic Site of Canada employs many residents and attracts thousands of tourists every year. The fortress holds large scale historical reenactments every few years to mark important historical events and attract visitors to the town.

Besides the Fortress, beautiful island and magnificent seascapes and beaches also await visitors to Louisbourg. The Cape Breton Highlands National Park and the Cabot Trail are also within easy driving distance, as is the Alexander Graham Bell Museum at Baddeck.

Things to see and do

* Fortress of Louisbourg
* Louisbourg Lighthouse
* S & L Railway Museum
* Cape Breton Highlands National Park
* Cabot Trail

General Information

Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Language – English, French
Population – 1,265 approx
Land Area – 44.33 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins US style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 1

Transport Links – Louisbourg is easily accessible by road and air.

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