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Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site




Explora is Parks Canada’s official guided tour app. These apps take you on a guided tour of our national historic sites and national parks so that you and your family can experience the history, sights and sounds at your own pace. Each app includes a map, photos, information and quizzes that will ensure you have a memorable, informative and fun visit. Explora is your perfect travel companion.

The Explora Louisbourg app takes you on two separate guided tours around the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. GPS-triggered, this official Parks Canada app offers text, images, narration, and even video to help you discover a once booming 18th century fortified town. The app guides you to an enhanced appreciation and enjoyment of the natural and cultural wonders at the Fortress Louisbourg.

Available for download from the App Store and Google Play.

Featured guided walks

A Disappearing Town

A walk through the ruins of 18th century Louisbourg offers interesting multimedia about a long-gone community, its fortifications, and the problems Louisbourg faces with coastal erosion.

A Reborn Town

You are taken on an outdoor stroll through the streets of the reconstruction where you learn about 18th century inhabitants and their way of life nearly three centuries ago.