Digby (Nova Scotia)

Digby is a town in western Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley on the Bay of Fundy.

The first settlers were North American loyalists under the leadership of Sir Robert Digby, who in 1783 founded the eponymous city.

Digby 's administration seat and economic center of the administrative district of the same name. Tourism and fisheries ( American lobster, scallops ) play a significant role in the economy.

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Port of Digby

Balancing Rock near Digby


Since the construction of the resort's " The Pines ", which was created in 1929, tourism grew up to the present time. Digby's main attractions include the annual Scallop Days Festival and the huge tidal range in the Bay of Fundy, one of the largest in the world.

From Brier from Iceland, which can be reached by car from Digby, guided tours for whale watching are offered. Especially in the summer months, humpback whales, fin whales, minke whales and other species of whales can be sighted.

Digby is via Highway 101 or by ferry from Saint John (New Brunswick ) are achieved. The M / V Princess of Acadia ferry is operated by Bay Ferries Limited.