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Lunenburg Walking Tours

97 Kaulbach St., Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-521-6867
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Well worth doing to learn the history of Lunenburg and Nova Scotia

Did this a Friday morning, did not pre book just turned up, about 24 people in our group. Starts at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Halifax Region, Canada
via mobile
All Tour Guides Were Born and Raised in Lunenburg

Lunenburg Walking Tours has the most qualified tour guides available to learn about the history of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lunenburg, Canada
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There is no better way to experience the spectacular sites and atmosphere of Lunenburg's historic streetscapes and working waterfront than on foot. Lunenburg Walking Tours was created to offer visitors to our UNESCO World Heritage Site town - one of only two such urban sites in North America - an educational and entertaining directed walk through history. Co-Owners Shelah Allen and Ashlee Feener, both descendants from original founding families, bring authenticity, accuracy, and levity, all woven into great stories, to your outing. Tours are at a gentle pace, vary in length depending on the tour, go rain or shine, and require a reservation by phone/text or email.
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97 Kaulbach St., Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-521-6867
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did this a Friday morning, did not pre book just turned up, about 24 people in our group. Starts at Lunenburg academy, winds thru the town, our host knows her stuff, wonderful insights and personal history. 100% recommended to do

Thank EnglishDave99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunenburg Walking Tours has the most qualified tour guides available to learn about the history of Lunenburg, mostly using its historic buildings as the common thread through all the stories. They were all born in Lunenburg and know all the legends, habits and quirks of...More

Thank Compuvideo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not too hard to walk. Great to learn history of the city and see it in the homes and buildings. Anglican church was super. But the co owner guide was one of the best ever

Thank George N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to have Ralph, Lunenburg's Encyclopedia, as our guide. The man knows more about architectural details and the history of the area than anyone else around. He should as his family arrived with the earliest group of settlers. The walk took about...More

Thank bjproducts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic walking tour of Lunenburg. Covered history, folklore, architecture and so much more. The personal story of our eighth generation Lunenburg guide was a real plus! Highly recommended.

Thank cwoodtul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our walking tour very much. Great history of the area and tour of the local architecture. Shelah is a great tour guide!

Thank anonymous33059
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Ashlee, co-owner & descendant of Lunenburg's original founding families, is not only an amazing tour guide but shares her knowledge and history with incredible passion! My only wish was that we covered even more ground! Don't get me wrong you do get your money's worth...More

1  Thank Deborah K
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This tour was a great way to learn about the rich history of the town. The guide was engaging and enthusiastic and as a 8th generation lunenburger, you could tell she had passion as well. There are a lot of hills and we went on...More

Thank peigirl88
Reviewed 11 August 2017

It set the scene for a most enjoyable visit to Lunenburg. The value was excellent. The guide so knowledge and made the walk extremely interesting. His ancestor's had been amongst the first settlers and thus had ownership of the village and its history. DON'T MISS...More

Thank travellover077
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great way to learn about Lunenburg and it's history. Very knowledgeable guide who told us about residents, houses and churches. We even went into a couple of churches. It was a great start to our visit and helped us appreciate more about the town.

1  Thank Melissa G
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