Louisbourg is best known as the location of the 18th century French ‘Fortress of Louisbourg’ National Historic Site, a thriving living history museum. Besides this interesting historic treasure, beautiful island attractions, and magnificent seascapes and beaches also await you in Louisbourg.
The community of Louisbourg with a population of 1265 is located on the southeast coast of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. It is easily accessible by road, air and sea. The Cape Breton Highlands National Park and the Cabot Trail are also within easy driving distance, as is the Alexander Graham Bell Museum at Baddeck.