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Lunenburg Walking Tours

97 Kaulbach St., Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-521-6867
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Great tour!

From Halifax we rode on the tour bus to this quaint village with lots of history. Founded in 1753... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Nancy H
via mobile
great walking tour of an interesting town

The size of Lunenberg belies its very interesting history. We enjoyed the personal stories from... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
s l
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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
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

From Halifax we rode on the tour bus to this quaint village with lots of history. Founded in 1753, it is one of the most picturesque towns in Canada. We walked around the town and harbor where we saw the famous Bluenose II. Nice day!

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The size of Lunenberg belies its very interesting history. We enjoyed the personal stories from our guide Sheila. She took us into locked churches that we never would have seen on our own. She held our interest and the two hours went by quickly.

Thank s l
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We got a bit lucky as we visited during the off season when you're supposed to arrange the tour in advance. We called Shelah on the day and luckily she was already booked to do a tour that morning! Shelah lives and breathes Lunenburg and...More

Thank In-Yong H
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Why would you visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site and not take a tour to learn about the town? What attracted me to this tour is it is only 1-1.5 hrs long - the perfect length! I also had the honour of having the company...More

Thank HeatMcG
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Huge thanks to our tour guide, Ralph, for a fabulous walking tour. We ended up being the only people on the tour that morning so we got a private tour! Ralph was friendly, knowledgeable and answered all questions we had and even went above and...More

Thank An C
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Just returned from a road trip to Nova Scotia and stayed in Lunenburg for one night. We took the walking tour with Ashlee and she was very informative and pleasant. It's really the only way to understand the history and building of Lunenburg

Thank SirJohn09
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely a must do while in Lunenburg. It's a beautiful town to just walk around in but when you do the tour and learn of its history it is so fascinating. I have enjoyed the tour lead by Sheila and then again by Ralph. Both...More

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The historic section of this overly quaint town is like walking through a history book. I walked it in the pouring rain and it was still a gem. Visit the fishers museum and the magnificant Nluenose 2.

Thank Goodness4you
Reviewed 28 September 2017

A haunted tour was just the adventure we needed to complete a perfect stay in this charming seaside town. In the damp darkness of night our guide met us to reveal some astonishing historical facts and interesting superstitions as we wound our walk around the...More

Thank Deb W
Reviewed 10 September 2017 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

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