Melanson Settlement National Historic Site of Canada

How to Get There

map of southwestern Nova Scotia © Parks Canada

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GPS icon GPS Coordinates
N 44.71126 W 065.61116

Address: 3870 Granville Road, Port Royal, NS  B0S 1K0

By car:

Melanson Settlement National Historic Site is located just west of Annapolis Royal and Granville Ferry about one kilometre before Port-Royal National Historic Site. From Halifax or Yarmouth, take Exit 22 off Highway 101 and continue north on Route 8 to Annapolis Royal. At the traffic lights, turn right on Route 1, and cross the causeway. Take the first left and follow the signs indicating Port-Royal (10.5 km/6.5 miles). Driving time from Halifax is approximately 2 hours; from Yarmouth, approximately 1.5 hours.

By air:

The Halifax International Airport has regular flights to and from North America and Europe. From the airport take Highway 102, to Exit 4B (Windsor/Annapolis Valley) and on to Highway 101. Take Highway 101 to Exit 22 and follow the directions above.

By train:

Via Rail has regular train service to the nearest train station at Halifax. From Halifax, take Highway 102, to Exit 4B (Windsor/Annapolis Valley) and on to Highway 101. Take Highway 101 to Exit 22 and follow the directions above.

By ferry:

Bay Ferries offers ferry services to southwestern Nova Scotia. The Princess of Acadia sails between Saint John, New Brunswick and Digby, Nova Scotia. Driving time from Digby to Annapolis Royal is approximately 30 minutes.
 

Helpful links:

Parks Canada Visitor Guide - Atlantic Canada 
Town of Annapolis Royal
NovaScotia.com - NS Official Tourism website 
Via Rail
Halifax International Airport
Bay Ferries


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