Just five minutes outside Wolfville, visit Grand Pre to explore Acadian heritage and discover the province’s oldest operating winery.
Grand Pré National Historic Site
Just outside Wolfville, visit the Grand Pré National Historic Site, commemorating the Acadians and the Deportation of 1755. Featuring 14 acres of formal gardens, this site displays various statues and monuments, a 19th century blacksmith’s shop and beautiful stained-glass windows. This 17th-18th century Acadian village is also the scenic setting for Longfellow’s famous poem Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie.
Open May 1-October 30, 9am-6pm.Admission charged.
Domaine de Grand Pré
The oldest operating winery in Nova Scotia, Domaine de Grand Pré, is home to award-winning wines. Leisurely stroll the cobblestone courtyards and beautiful gardens and wander through the art gallery. You will be sure to enjoy the inviting and relaxing atmosphere at Domaine de Grand Pré. Tours available, at a small cost, twice daily.
Open year round.