Essential Old Town

Immerse yourself in the spectacular sites of Old Town Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This hour-long tour is filled with fascinating history, 18th century and Victorian architecture. 

Our knowledgeable guides make the sites come alive with fun anecdotes, local lore, and unique visitor recommendations. As you stroll through history, you’ll learn about the architectural quirks known as 'Lunenburg bumps', admire St. John’s Anglican Church, the second oldest Protestant church in Canada, and hear about the superstitions that led people to hide shoes in their walls. 

Tour starts at the 'Castle on the Hill', Lunenburg Academy grounds (97 Kaulbach Street) and follows a gentle downhill route to the vibrant working waterfront, shops and restaurants. Our Essential Old Town tour is the perfect foundation for your Lunenburg experience!


•    Duration: 60 minutes
•    Time: 10:00am daily 


Additional times: check our online booking calendar for more daily offerings.

•    Price: 
        o    Adult - $25 
        o    Youth (6-17) - $15
        o    Child (0-5) - free
        o    Family - $75

              (taxes included, $US on par)
•    COVID-19 Protocols 


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