Located on The Bras D’or Lakes, Baddeck serves as the start & finish to The World Famous Cabot Trail
Baddeck, a one hour drive from the Canso Causeway, enjoys an international reputation as one of Canada’s finest resort communities. Located on the Bras d’Or Lakes, Baddeck is a Yachtman’s Paradise during the summer months.
Where Does Baddeck Get It’s Name
Baddeck takes it’s name from the Mi’kmaq word “Abadeck” which means “An Island Nearby”. This island is “Kidston Island” named after one of the first settlers to the region. Baddeck provides an ideal central location on Cape Breton Island from which to visit the many attractions listed below.
Activities are numerous in and around the Baddeck area. Here are a few great places listed below to visit while in and around the town of Baddeck, Cape Breton:
WORLD FAMOUS CABOT TRAIL
So many places to visit and things to do on the Cabot Trail, Cape Breton!
Cape Breton Highlands National Park
ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
Baddeck, 10 minute walk from Auberge Gisele’s
Alexander Graham Bell Museum
THE GAELIC COLLEGE
St. Ann’s Bay, 20 minutes from Auberge Gisele’s
BELL BAY GOLF COURSE
Baddeck, world class 18 hole golf – 2 minute drive from Auberge Gisele’s
Bell Bay Golf Course
Ingonish, 70 kilometres from Auberge Gisele’s
UISGE BAN FALLS PARK
Forks Baddeck, 30 minutes from Auberge Gisele’s
Uisge Ban Falls Park
SAILING TOURS OF THE BRAS D’OR LAKE
Baddeck 10 minute walk from Auberge Gisele’s
Amoeba Sailing Tours
FORTRESS OF LOUISBOURG
Louisbourg, one and a half hour drive from Auberge Gisele’s
Fortress of Louisbourg
Sydney, 1 hour drive from Auberge Gisele’s
Sydney, Nova Scotia
Glace Bay, 1 & 1/2 hour drive from Auberge Gisele’s
Outdoor Adventures Such as; Fishing, Kayaking, Hiking, Whale Watching, etc Are all within a comfortable distance.