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Annapolis Royal Candlelight Graveyard Tour


Annapolis Royal Candlelight Graveyard Tour
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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...more
295 St. George Street | Fort Anne National Historic Site, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Alan Melanson imparts his knowledge with an infectious enthusiasm and the whole group were captivated by his stories. This is the way to learn history Despite taking place in a cemetery it is in no way a ghost tour, it is a superbly presented history...More

1  Thank HSeeingtheworld
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are not enough superlatives to describe this amazing gentleman!!! You need to see and hear for yourself. Clearly he is an icon in terms of being an ambassador for Annapolis and Nova Scotia for that matter. We also had the incredible privilege of bumping...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner & I included Nova Scotia on our recent visit to Canada. Annapolis Royal was such a beautiful town & area full of beauty, history & a real sense of community. The graveyard tour was a fabulous highlight...led by a local with connection going...More

Thank FrancescaMarguerite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful, informative night. As an intermediate teacher, I would love to invite the Guide into my classroom as his wonderfully spun tales would catch their interest for sure. It was not scary at all, my children ( age 11) loved it and we...More

Thank Nikki S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were on vacation near Annapolis Royal. We checked this tour out while staying in Victoria Beach nearby. We found the tour very informative and given it was the tour of a graveyard nearby added to the mystery. The tour guide was...More

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Guide is fantastic and really knows his stuff. 10th generation Acadian and knows all about Annapolis Royal and Nova Scotia. Tour is a bit long though, 1 1/2 hours.

Thank Jodie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top thing to do in Annapolis Royal!! So interesting. Best way to learn history of the area. I would recommend it to everyone. Not a scary ghost tour. More a historic tour.

Thank Cat F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour in not meant to scare people. It is a really interesting historic tour done by lanterns through the cemetery next to Fort Anne. You learn a lot about Acadian history (guide is a proud Acadian) and local people who lead interesting lives. No...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank Jordan D
Reviewed August 10, 2018 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!

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July 25, 2016|
Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
We just showed up about 30 min before the tour was to start. That way we paid and got out lantern