Annapolis Royal Candlelight Graveyard Tour

Annapolis Royal Candlelight Graveyard Tour

Annapolis Royal Candlelight Graveyard Tour
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TOUR SEASON POSTPONED FOR 2020 DUE TO COVID_19 RESTRICTIONS. Tour Info when operating... 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, this fun-filled adventure visits one of the oldest English graveyards in Canada, located at Fort Anne National Historic Site, Wear comfortable walking shoes, and don't forget to bring your sense of adventure!
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada

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terry W
Luton, UK45 contributions
Aug. 2022 • Couples
Maybe if you stopped advertising it in media outlets in Annapolis royal and state it is cancelled due to COVID worries until 2013
Written August 26, 2022
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kevinconroy
Halifax, Canada2 contributions
Sep. 2019
Annapolis Valley is a very romantic, and memerable place to be in the fall. This graveyard tour will not disappoint.
Written October 10, 2019
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Kay B
Calgary, Canada447 contributions
Sep. 2019
There was nothing creepy about this, and it was actually both entertaining and very informative. Everyone is given a lantern to carry so you don't need to be concerned about stumbling in the dark. It was so well done and we quite enjoyed it! Kudos to whoever came up with this idea.
Written October 9, 2019
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AuroraNorthS
7 contributions
Sep. 2019 • Friends
This was AMAZING! We walked through a historic site with candlelight lanterns. Our guide was super knowledgeable and very personable. He knew his stuff and presented it in an entertaining manner. I would absolutely go again!
Written September 19, 2019
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MrsDetail
Moncton, Canada143 contributions
Aug. 2019
Allen Melanson is an amazing guide! He loves what he does and it shows! He has lead this Candlelight Graveyard tour for 27 years! From handing out the lanterns (candles) to the last step of the tour Allen is personable, informative, entertaining and passionate! Every visitor should grasp the chance to experience this tour - it's an opportunity to see a master interpreter at work!
Written September 3, 2019
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Digbyjack
1 contribution
Aug. 2019
Incredibly unique experience to walk through a 400+ year old graveyard in the dark of night by candlelight and hear tales of the historic past that shaped the town into what it is today. Would highly recommend this tour to both visitors and locals. Alan Melanson is an excellent guide and historian. 5 star experience!
Written September 2, 2019
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GARY L
Atlanta, GA77 contributions
Aug. 2019 • Couples
Alan, the tour leader, is the very knowledgeable and enthusiastic past president of the local historic society. The ridiculously small fee for this 90+ minute tour (C$10= US$7.5) is donated to the society and he frequently points out items on the walk that monies have paid for.
Alan is bright, passionate and speaks like an actor. All 16 of the folks who showed up that night- it is THE thing to do in this charming town at night- seemed to have a great time schlepping with candle lanterns in a cemetery in the dark.
Written September 2, 2019
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586travelling
Nova Scotia, Canada13 contributions
Aug. 2019
WOW!!! what an amazing experience, it's a must when visiting Annapolis Royal. The guide Alan Melanson was incredible, his knowledge of the history is astonishing.
Written August 26, 2019
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Gail H
2 contributions
Aug. 2019 • Couples
This was an amazing and very insightful experience with a very knowledgeable tour guide Allan Melanson! Will definitely do it again!
Written August 26, 2019
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DonnamjCan
Kelowna, Canada447 contributions
Aug. 2019 • Couples
Take the time to join this 1 hr and 15 minute walking tour into this historic graveyard. Alan was our host and he made history completely engaging, interesting and even fun. The tour meets in the parking lot of the Fort Anne historic site and although the tour starts at 930 pm I’d suggest arriving at 915. You need to bring $10 cash for each person. You’re assigned a replica of an old lantern to carry to light your way that has a lit candle inside it. It’s not a super long walk at all but wear comfortable shoes. It’s not scary. So worth it!
Written August 25, 2019
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