Lunenburg Region

In Lunenburg Region, nature’s canvas is particularly vibrant. The beauty of the area is fresh – the crispness of the air, the fragrance of the forest and the crash of the waves. French, English, German and Dutch heritage influences everything from home grown food and local wines to art, artisans and architecture, not to mention the individuality of the people. Forest trails and pristine beaches beckon. Challenge yourself hiking, canoeing or sailing. Take a deep breath and stay awhile.

Hidden Gems:

Things to Do:

Indian Falls:The Park includes a picnic area, waterfall, walking trails, rock beach and look off points.Find out more »

Lunenburg County Winery:Take a pleasant drive into the country where you can taste wine, pick berries, picnic or tour the winery and N.S. Craft store. Located in the Lunenburg Region.Find out more »

Petite Riviere Vineyards:French Colonists planted the first vines in this area in the early 1600s.Find out more »

Maritime Painted Saltbox:This unique barn gallery and studio features dramatic acrylic paintings as well as one of a kind folk art and handcrafted furniture.Find out more »

LaHave Bakery:A truly authentic turn-of-the century shop, choose from a wide variety of breads, rolls, cakes and cookies, made only with traditional ingredients.Find out more »

Gaff Point:Unique, unspoiled. Gaff Point offers steep cliffs, tidal pools, and sand & gravel beaches along the shoreline.Find out more »

Hirtle’s Beach:3 kilometers of white sand, rolling surf, fresh sea air, drumlin cliffs, and breathtaking views.Find out more »

Sand Dollar Beach:Sand Dollar Beach in Rose Bay provides a spectacular opportunity for strolling along the shoreline and collecting sand dollars and other sea treasures.Find out more »

Crescent Beach:Connecting the LaHave Islands to the mainland, Crescent Beach provides a popular destination for tourists throughout the summer.Find out more »

Ovens Natural Park:Some of the highlights of the park season are the annual Chapin Music Festival, The unique sea caves, tours, gold panning on Cunard’s Beach, the miner’s museum and nightly entertainment by the fire.221 (2)Find out more »

Blue Rocks:A small village about a six minute drive from the town of Lunenburg. The little community of Blue Rocks is advertised as “Lunenburg’s answer to Peggy’s Cove”.Find out more »

Big Tancook and Little Tancook are two islands located 8km off the southern coast of Nova Scotia. Accessible by a passenger ferry that runs daily from Chester, the Tancook Islands make a great day trip. Enjoy lunch on Big Tancook in season.Find out more »
Photo Opportunity:The village of Blue Rocks in the Lunenburg Region.Find out more »

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