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Annapolis Royal Candlelight Graveyard Tour

295 St. George Street | Fort Anne National Historic Site, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
+1 902-532-3034
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Extremely informative and interesting tour, with lots of anecdotes. So happy that we went and would... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jordan D
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Enjoyable evening

We enjoyed ourselves on this tour and learned about the history of the area from a gifted... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kelly S
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The award-winning Candlelight Graveyard Tour in Annapolis Royal has been one of the most highly recommended "must see" attractions in Nova Scotia since 1992. Sponsored by The Historical Association of Annapolis Royal, tours of one of the oldest English graveyards in Canada are held every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings between June 1 - Oct 15 at 9:30 pm (rain or shine). Meet at the parking lot of Fort Anne National Historic Site, and don't forget to bring your sense of adventure!
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295 St. George Street | Fort Anne National Historic Site, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Extremely informative and interesting tour, with lots of anecdotes. So happy that we went and would recommend it to anyone.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed ourselves on this tour and learned about the history of the area from a gifted storyteller, Alan Melanson. Even my teenagers loved this history lesson!

Thank Kelly S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were about 65 people the night we went, even with this many people everything moved along at a nice pace. We were led by candle lanterns through the graveyard by Mr Melanson. He is very knowledgeable and entertaining. You will most definitely enjoy yourself,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling to Nova Scotia our teen requested a Ghost Tour night. We were staying 10 mins from Annapolis Valley and found this tour. We loved it. The lanterns, our guide and the history made it an amazing evening. Definitely worth visiting!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hour and a half cemetery tour leaves at dusk from the parking lot of Fort Anne and is an easy walk by candle lantern. The tour guide Alan is incredibly knowledgeable about the fort, the cemetery, and the town of Annapolis Royal. The tour...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was excellent and a lot of fun! Our guide had a lot of knowledge about the area and knew a lot of facts about the area, Fort Anne and the people who lived there. I would definitely recommend the ghost tour for a...More

Thank Megan B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Show up at the main building shortly building before 9:30. Thank goodness we had cash on us. I didn't know what to expect- thought it might be scary or on the spooky side, but it wasn't. We ventured to about 8 or 9 different grave...More

Thank Wanda M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the walk on a foggy night, just the perfect setting. Interesting stories delivered with gusto and charisma, peppered with humor and ripe with knowledge. A very enjoyable and rewarding experience suitable for most ages

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended to us by a local at Sill Fired Distillery who said he goes 2x a year when family friends visit. Loved that reservations were not required. Not a lot of physical ground covered but a TON of information and entertaining anecdotes. Highly recommend. Tour...More

Thank Danielle D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is not some paranormal tour. It is a fun tour with stories of life at Fort Anne and in the area. Mr. Melanson did an excellent job of telling the story respectfully of the various peoples who have lived in the area. The tour...More

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We just showed up about 30 min before the tour was to start. That way we paid and got out lantern
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