Get your hands in the sand!
Unplug and connect!
Discover Acadian joie de vivre and Nova Scotia hospitality. Unplug and connect on the shores of la Baie Sainte-Marie!
A celebration of Acadian culture and heritage since 1955, the Festival acadien de Clare is the world’s oldest Acadian festival.
Mavillette Beach Provincial , located two kilometres from the Cape Saint Mary Lighthouse Park, is a 1.5 km long sandy beach backed by fragile marram grass-covered dunes protected by boardwalks.
Situated in the village of Belliveau Cove, the park officially known as Parc Joseph et Marie Dugas features a 5-km (3-mi) coastal walking trail, and a lighthouse.
Rendez-vous de la Baie is a cultural centre and a tourism destination that introduces visitors to the rich culture and heritage of the Acadians of Clare.
Marvel at the largest wooden church in North America! Every year, thousands of tourists visit Sainte-Marie Church.
The event has quickly grown to become the largest cycling event in Atlantic Canada, with 970 cyclists participating in 2018.
The stunning course is located in the heart of the French Acadian community of Clare in South Western Nova Scotia.
The Acadians (and the Mi’kmaq before them) have been expertly digging delicious clams along the tide-washed shores of Saint Mary’s Bay for centuries.
Learn about rum running at this popular coastal park!
Clare’s newest park offers visitors panoramic views of dramatic cliffs and breathtaking sunsets over Saint Mary’s Bay and the Gulf of Maine.