Cape Breton's Heritage Coast

Scenic Touring

There are beautiful vistas around every bend in the road. Our ocean coastline is complemented by our grand inland sea, the Bras d’Or Lakes. Everywhere in between are islands, gentle mountains and rolling valleys, waiting to be explored!


Printable Map of Cape Breton's Heritage Coast

Printable Map of Cape Breton's Heritage Coast

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Babin’s Hill and the overlooking Arichat Harbour

Babin’s Hill and the overlooking Arichat Harbour

A view of Jerseyman’s Island from which John Paul Jones waged an attack on Arichat during the American Revolution.


Dundee (St. Peter’s)

Dundee (St. Peter’s)

The road from Dundee to St. Peter’s passes through communities of St. George’s Channel, Roberta, and the Points, all settled by the Scots. Many of the cleared fields along ...

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Little Anse and Alderney Point

Little Anse and Alderney Point

An island off an island off another island, Petit de Grat is home to the picturesque fishing communities of Little Anse, Boudreauville, and Alderney Point. Past La Picasse, turn left ...

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Rocky Bay - Cap LaRonde (D’Escousse)

Rocky Bay - Cap LaRonde (D’Escousse)

Off Route 320 on Isle Madame, turn right to follow the road to Rocky Bay. Along this route you will find a cobblestone beach, red capes, and see the waves breaking on offshore shoals. ...

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St. Peter’s to Irish Cove Look-Off

St. Peter’s to Irish Cove Look-Off

Just past St. Peter’s on Route 4, is Chapel Island First Nation, a meeting place for the Mi'kmaq of the Maritime Provinces since time immemorial. The route continues along the ...

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