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Louisbourg Lighthouse

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Address: Havenside Road, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada
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You take a small little dirt road out towards this beautiful peninsula which holds lots great places to take photos and just watch the waves crash into the shore. Great place to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You take a small little dirt road out towards this beautiful peninsula which holds lots great places to take photos and just watch the waves crash into the shore. Great place to eat lunch with the family and spend some time. Very quiet location!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there hors season it was fine! Very windy and even if you go in april put on some sunscreen !!!

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two or three kilometres along a side road at the entrance to the town of Louisbourg is one of Canada's great remaining lighthouses. If you like taking photos, there is a chance to get shots of the rocky shores to the north, across the bay to the fortress, or of the lighthouse itself... and there is a great hiking path... More 

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Montegabbione, Italy
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

this is a must when visiting Louisbourg - just a few kilometers to see the lighthouse and the Atlantic

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Taber, Canada
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Amazing lighthouse, lighthouse walking/ hiking trail close by, look across the harbour to the historic 18 century fortress of Louisbourg. Unfortunately the lighthouse is not opw

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Decatur, Georgia
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

Be sure to take time to visit the lighthouse as the setting is awesome and spectacular. We drove there from the fortress as it was raining but I think you can ge there with a longish walk from the fortress. The lighthouse is not open to the public

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South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We drove out the road to the lighthouse, wondering if it was worth the drive. Whenever we arrived at the end, there was no question about it. It was worth the drive! The lighthouse was good to see, and the waves crashing onto the rocky coast was so mesmerizing. Loved the area. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

A short drive from the town centre. The sunset was amazing. You can get up and close with this lighthouse. There are some red chairs on the hill where you can sit, relax and watch the tides.

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Ottawa
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Spectacular views from this lighthouse. Easy to get to. For those not wanting to subject themselves to the crowds at Peggy's Cove. Great moderate hiking trail along the coast as well.

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Tustin, California
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

We visited to lighthouse and then walked the nearby trail. It was a wonderful walk - with great views.

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