Discover the captivating charm of Domaine Grand-Pré, a historical haven nestled within the picturesque landscapes of Nova Scotia.
Immerse yourself in an authentic and culturally rich experience: Grand Pré is a famous Parks Canada National Historic Site. It commemorates the establishment of the Acadians on the banks of the Minas Basin, and their deportation in 1755. Featuring an impressive Interpretation Centre, this site truly celebrates the courage of the Acadian people.
Domain of Acadian heritage
As you step into this domain of Acadian heritage and French-speaking communities, allow yourself to be transported through time whilst exploring the lovingly preserved traditional customs and stories.
Upon leaving the National Historic Site, make sure to include a visit to Horton’s Landing and the memorial cross commemorating the deportation site of the Acadians in 1755.
Savor and Explore
Embark on a culinary journey in the Annapolis Valley. Enjoy restaurants showcasing fresh local seafood and farm produce in their seasonal menus, and immerse yourself in the region's agricultural wealth at vibrant farmers markets.
Delve into the heart of wine country, with visits to renowned vineyards such as L’Acadie Vineyards and Grand Pré Winery. Indulge in award-winning wines like the gold-medalled Prestige Brut Estate 2017, a true testament to Nova Scotia's rich terroir.
Complement the gastronomic adventure with an invigorating hike at Cape Split park. The Annapolis Valley is not merely a destination; it's a sensory feast that artfully combines taste, sight, and experience.
A Journey into Acadian Heart
Domaine Grand-Pré offers a unique opportunity to discover the heart of Acadian and French-speaking Nova Scotia. Unleash your curiosity and allow the beauty of this captivating destination to leave a lasting mark in your heart. Visit www.wolfville.ca for more information and to learn what exciting cultural events will be taking place in the area while you visit.