Pomquet is the smallest of the Acadian regions of Nova Scotia. Founded in 1774 by the establishment of five families (Doiron, Duon, Broussard, Vincent, Lamarre) from Saint-Malo in France, the region borders part of the banks of St. Georges Bay.
The people of Pomquet are proud of their home. After washing their floor, they
will " forbir la place" - wax the floor. This work will surely leave them "Lacer" – tired out.
Isle Madame - an island at the heart of an island, on the heritage coast of Cape Breton.
An oasis of peace welcomes you. A sheltered place always adroit to family values and a simple way of life, where natural coastal landscapes of great beauty are offered to you; Isle Madame welcomes you.
Find accommodations in Isle Madame, Arichat, d'Escousse, Petit-de-Grat.
The Fortess of Louisbourg
A visit to the Fortress of Louisbourg will immerse you in the early 18th century. It will take you into the daily life of the garrison and the inhabitants of the first French fortress in the New World.
Do not speak English at the entrance of its doors. The guards on duty could seize you and lead you to the dungeon, under the pretext that you could be an English spy.
This fortress is the largest reconstruction of a historic city in North America. Due to the sheer scale of the place, you will definitely want to spend a minimum of three hours on this site.
Near the fortress is the beginning of a coastal hiking trail.
It leads to the Louisbourg Lighthouse.
This moderate difficulty hike normally takes two to three hours. Inquire on-site.
While in Louisbourg, be sure to participate in an 18th Century dining experience at the Beggars Banquet.
The Regional Municipality of Halifax is located in the middle of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada, on the southeastern coast of the Atlantic Ocean. The region currently covers an area of 5,490,35 square kilometers.
Located in the Municipality of Argyle, the region of Par-en-Bas is found in Southwestern Nova Scotia. This region has a strong population of approximately 3,600 Acadians.
Where the English and Acadian cultures coexists
Yarmouth lies at the crossroads of two founding cultures in Nova Scotia of the French-speaking Acadia (Saint-Mary’s Bay and the Argyle region) and the English-speaking communities founded by settlers known as Planters and the port of Yarmouth is today’s travel point.
St. Mary’s Bay has the highest concentration of Acadians in Nova Scotia, with more than 8000 residents. This region and its close neighbor (Par-en-Bas) occupy the southwestern part of the province.
Traveling in the Annapolis Valley will be a picturesque experience; from farmland to cultivated mountains while traveling to the famous Bay of Fundy. The beauty and rich history of Annapolis Royal are to be discovered. Immerse yourself in the history of the British attacks, the former capital of Nova Scotia, the second French colony of Nova Scotia, the battles and the American Revolution.
Grand Pré is a Parks Canada National Historic Site. It commemorates the establishment of the Acadians on the banks of the Minas Basin and their deportation, which began there in 1755. Equipped with an impressive interpretation center, this site celebrates the courage of the Acadian people. These people who fought against the greatest tides in the world, who said no to the war and despite their deportation, will have maintained their cultural identity.