Explore the culinary delights of the Annapolis Valley. Dine at restaurants featuring seasonal menus crafted from fresh local seafood and farm produce, or stroll through farmers markets to connect directly with the region's agricultural offerings.
Don't miss the flavors of our famous fruits transformed into award-winning ciders and wines on a bucket-list tasting tour. Experience the heritage and community spirit during Digby Scallop Days, a celebration of the local scallop fishing industry.
A journey through the Annapolis Valley is a feast for the senses, showcasing our region's rich bounty from both land and sea.
Unleash Your Adventurous Spirit
Those with an adventurer’s spirit will also find their match with the thousands of hiking and exploration trails throughout the numerous enchanting provincial parks: indulge in the breathtaking views of Blomidon Provincial Park, and take in all the splendour of the hidden wilderness gems of the Bay of Fundy.
Don’t hesitate to heighten your adventures with the fantastic boat and whale watching tours offered in Digby!
Journey through Time
Did you know that Annapolis Royal was also the former capital of Nova Scotia? Let yourself be awed as you delve into the captivating and rich Acadian history of the Annapolis Valley. Uncover why Port Royal was such a strategic location for both the British and the French, how it served as the second French colony of Nova Scotia, which battles raged here as well as an insightful perspective on the American Revolution.
Indulge in an unforgettable time-travel experience with a visit to Fort Anne National Historic Site along the Annapolis River, to Port Royal National Historic Site, and nearby Melanson Settlement, the site of a former Acadian settlement.
The inspiring historic Annapolis Royal Gardens are not to be missed either, followed by a tranquil stroll along the downtown area to discover unique shops, restaurants and quaint cafés - all wonderful occasions to engage and enjoy the renowned friendliness of the local communities' artisans, artists and crafts women who’ll love sharing their vibrant cultural heritage and stories with you.