Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB
Stroll through the streets and backyards of the town. Take in the exterior architecture of the Fortress’ buildings and imagine your life here in the 18th century. Stay warm by visiting the exhibit in the majestic King’s Bastion.
Enjoy our Hiking Trails. Take in spectacular ocean views at the Louisbourg Lighthouse Trail or discover the history of the community of Louisbourg on the Old Town Trail.
Hunt for one of our geocaches. Using your GPS device, go on a modern day treasure hunt throughout the Fortress.
Download the Louisbourg Guided Tour App. Available for both Android and Apple devices.
This app takes you on a guided tour of our national historic site so that you and your family can experience the history, sights and sounds at your own pace. It includes a map, photos, information and quizzes that will ensure you have a memorable, informative and fun visit.
GPS-triggered, the app will help you discover a once-booming, 18th-century, fortified town, and will guide you to an enhanced appreciation and enjoyment of the natural and cultural wonders at the Fortress of Louisbourg. Please note when visiting the site, you may encounter construction areas. Parks Canada is committed to continue delivering quality visitor experiences while these infrastructure improvements take place.