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Louisbourg Lighthouse

Havenside Road, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Worth dropping in if visiting Louisbourg

As we left the Fortress of Louisbourg we drove out to the Lighthouse. It was located on a scenic... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Canberra, Australia
The Lighthouse Trail is great but bring bug repellent!!

The Lighthouse itself is just a light house with a bit of graffitti at the site. Ho, hum. What we... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Yorba Linda, California
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Havenside Road, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As we left the Fortress of Louisbourg we drove out to the Lighthouse. It was located on a scenic spot and gave access to a number of walks.

Thank travellover077
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Lighthouse itself is just a light house with a bit of graffitti at the site. Ho, hum. What we didn't realize until we were there was that there's a great trail that offers some stunning views of the coast. The trail gently rises and...More

Thank imabug22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend coastal trail to the lighthouse, but if you don't have time for trail, you can drive all the way to the lighthouse. Be cautious of opposite traffic as the unpaved road gets wavy and narrow for two way traffic. There is enough parking...More

Thank mosq
Reviewed 1 week ago

We swung by the see the fort and opted to see the LH as the fort was closed and wow are we glad that we did. As we pulled in my wife and I looked at each other and simultaneously said 'peggys cove?', it is...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location Havenside Rd, Louisbourg, Fleur-de-lis/Marconi/Metro CB Contact Previous Next Previous Next Description Located across the harbour from the Fortress of Louisbourg, the Lighthouse Trail runs along the coastline offering visitors of all skill levels the opportunity for an enjoyable experience. With unsurpassed vistas, this 2...More

Thank Burk J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a Lighthouse you can go in or get too close to as parts of it are falling off. It is in a lovely spot with really great views of the sea and coast and The Fortress of Louisbourg in the distance. The...More

Thank Sylvia A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy drive from the fortress. KMs of gorgeous hiking trails along the coast with rocky lookouts and boulder beaches. We hiked for hours. And the weather was better than at Peggy's Cove.

Thank Nadia T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a beautiful setting. While there we were treated to 4 tall ships coming in under full sail. This was a time I wished I had a better camera. Worth the time.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a big fan of lighthouses so of course we made our way to this one. The view surrounding this lighthouse is really beautiful. The wind was blowing and it was a little chilly but we were able to get some great pics. I...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome views of the Fortress and part of the Louisbourg experience. Small parking area with a few info boards. Nice quick drive past some fishing vessels up get to the lighthouse.

Thank Debora S
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2 June 2017|
Response from sunsetch4ser | Reviewed this property |
You could definitely do it on a motorcycle. Keep in mind that it is a very narrow dirt road and may be slightly bumpy but nothing your bike couldn't handle!
Bruce T
19 August 2016|
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Response from Bazinet | Reviewed this property |
The address is 555 Havenside Rd. A quick Google map for "Louisbourg Lighthouse,NS" will get you there.