CAPE BRETON NOVA SCOTIA - PETIT-DE-GRAT TO CHÉTICAMP
PETIT-DE-GRAT TO CHÉTICAMP
Centre communautaire culturel La Picasse (Petit-de-Grat)
The mission of the La Picasse is to promote the vitality of the French language and the Acadian culture. The boutique offers various products and works by Acadian artists and artisans. Its tourist information office offers many suggestions on how to discover the island and the region. The shows of local artists presented in its room of 375 seats are open to all.
3435 Hwy 206
Petit-de-Grat (Isle Madame)
LeNoir Forge Museum (Arichat)
Come visit one of the oldest stone buildings on Cape Breton Island. "Built between 1780 and 1800, the forge was an important enterprise on Isle Madame. Step back to a time when shipbuilding flourished, and local captains sailed all over the globe. Experience a working forge, and peruse a collection of tools and artifacts that tell some of the stories of Isle Madame.
708 Veterans Memorial Drive
La Goélette à Pépé Café (Arichat)
La Goélette à Pépé Café is where history and culture meet local. It’s the place to enjoy top quality coffees, loose teas and espresso in a relaxed, local atmosphere. Enjoy delicious `grab & go` baked items or sit in and indulge in the chef`s local favorites baked onsite.
2393 Hwy 206
Pondville Beach Provincial Park (Pondville)
A picnic park 2 km off Route 320 through Pondville, has a 1-km sandy beach, backed by gentle dunes, a large lagoon and a salt marsh.
219 Pondville North Road
Louisbourg Playhouse (Louisbourg)
Live theatre and Cape Breton music in a 17th-century-style theatre. One of the most unique entertainment venues in Nova Scotia.
11 Aberdeen Street
Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site (Louisbourg)
A visit to the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site in Cape Breton is like taking a step back in history to a time when the French and English crowns fought for control of the New World, and all of Nova Scotia was a battleground. The Fortress is the largest historical reconstruction in North America and offers an incredible window to all aspects of life as lived by some of our first European settlers.
58 Wolfe Street
Big Fiddle (Sydney)
A famous Sydney landmark and a great photo opportunity, you can’t miss the world’s largest fiddle, built in recognition of Cape Breton’s musical talent and deep Celtic roots. You’ll find the 60’ foot tribute outside the cruise pavilion on the Sydney waterfront.
Indigenous Cultural & Interpretive Center – Membertou Heritage Park (Sydney)
The Membertou Heritage Park consists of a five-acre site that offers a living history of the people of Membertou along with a large indoor exhibit and program area that offers the visitor full immersion to an ancient culture. Guided tours offered on demand.
35 Su'n Awti
Beaton Institute Archives (Sydney)
The Beaton Institute is a cultural heritage archive mandated to preserve the social, economic, political, ethnic and cultural history of Cape Breton Island.
1250 Grand Lake Road
Breton Brewing (Sydney)
At Breton Brewing, we aim to provide you with the highest quality beers, time after time. We pride ourselves on our consistency, drinkability, and variety. We also like to pay homage to Cape Breton Island.
364 Keltic Drive
Cape Breton Highlands National Park (Ingonish Beach)
The Cape Breton Highlands National Park has its share of ups and downs – and that’s a very good thing for visitors. Steep cliffs and deep river canyons are carved into a forested plateau bordering the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the Atlantic Ocean. The world-famous Cabot Trail, with it's many scenic look-offs and stopping points, weaves through the park.
37637 Cabot Trail (East entrance)
Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Les Trois Pignons (Chéticamp)
Visit Les Trois Pignons for a special view into Acadian culture and the history of Chéticamp, a stunning collection of hooked rugs and antiquities, genealogy resource centre and library, and a full range of visitor information services.
15584 Cabot Trail
Centre de la Mi-Carême (Grand-Étang)
The Mi-Carême Centre promotes the rich tradition of the Mi-Carême fête that has been celebrated in the local Acadian area for centuries. The Interpretive Centre, located on the picturesque Grand Étang Harbour, features stunning displays, gives an historical overview and offers a variety of monthly events. Visitors learn about this mid-lent celebration, featuring masks, music and dance, through interactive exhibits.
51 Old Cabot Trail Road