As a Canada cruise passenger visiting Canada’s Cape Breton Island, you have an opportunity to schedule Sydney Nova Scotia tour excursions that will enhance your knowledge of the area’s history, its charming townspeople, lovely landmarks, and unspoiled natural beauty.
To delve into the Scottish history of Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Island, book Sydney Nova Scotia cruise tours that take you to the heart of the island. Spend time at Highland Village, a 40-acre living museum of Gaelic culture, beautifully situated on a hill overlooking the Bras d’Or Lakes.
Delight in explorations of Cape Breton with Sydney Nova Scotia tour excursions to the Fortress of Louisbourg, a National Historic site. Roam the buildings, including the King’s Chapel, of a fortress that was once a thriving seaport and the largest fortified town outside of Europe. Move on to the Louisbourg Lighthouse, originally built as beacon to assist sailors’ navigation to the Fortress of Louisbourg.
On Sydney Nova Scotia tour excursions that take you to the town of Baddeck, learn all about the iconic inventor of the telephone at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site. See the Inverary Resort, with its lovely waterfront cottages, and walk town’s the boardwalk with its shops and restaurants.
A relaxing bus excursion that follows the Cabot Trail along the rugged coastline of Cape Breton is a stunning study in natural beauty. Gaze out at spruce covered mountains, remote ocean beaches, and quaint fishing villages. From the mountains to the sea, you’ll marvel at Mother Nature’s handiwork. Stroll the lovely grounds of the Keltic Lodge, and enjoy a buffet lunch of Nova Scotia favorites.
On a music-themed excursion that’s perfect for families and all who love the lively arts, and is just flat out fun, see the World’s Largest Fiddle that stands at the Canadian Port of Sydney, and just for the joy of it, hear the medley of tunes it plays. Music lover of all ages are in for a treat at a performance of singers, dancers, and expert fiddlers at a lively festival that celebrates Celtic traditions and pride.