Lunenburg: Historic Walking Tour

Lunenburg: Historic Walking Tour

From $20.31 per person

Discover the spectacular sites and atmosphere of Old Town Lunenburg's historic streetscapes and working waterfront on foot. Enjoy a walking tour led by an expert local guide as a great way to start your visit to Lunenburg.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Take an authentic and entertaining stroll through history with a local guide
  • Admire the impressive interior of St. John's Anglican Church
  • Learn about the colorful people that make up this vibrant UNESCO World Heritage Site
Full description
Enrich your Lunenburg experience with a 1-hour walking tour led by a local guide who is a descendant of the original settlers. Enjoy a unique insider’s perspective as you explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site on foot, and join the only licensed tour operator with guaranteed access to St John’s Anglican Church and its sanctuary. With spectacular sites around every corner in Old Town Lunenburg, the tour is brimming with local history and 18th century and Victorian architecture. Along the way, feel the sites come alive with your guide's cultural tidbits like superstitions, folklore, and interesting facts, seamlessly weaved together with unique personal stories and visitor recommendations. Your tour begins at the Lunenburg Academy grounds and follows a gentle downhill route to the final point on the waterfront near the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, where you'll find shops, art galleries, and restaurants.
  • 1-hour walking tour
  • Local guide
  • Live commentary
  • Access to St John's Anglican Church
  • Gratuities

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The tour begins at the Lunenburg Academy grounds. Meet your guide near the flagpole. Arrive 10-15 minutes before the tour begins and show your GetYourGuide voucher to the guide.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • Tour takes place rain or shine, please come prepared
  • The tour follows a gentle downhill route, please note that sidewalks are uneven and there are a few stairs
  • Free parking is available at the meeting point location, Lunenburg Academy
  • Please note that washroom facilities are not available at the starting location
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