Village of Grand-Anse

Grande-Anse is a charming seaside village located on the shore of Chaleur Bay in the Acadian Peninsula region, 25 km northwest of Caraquet and 45 kilometres east of Bathurst

Grande-Anse Municipal Office

The village was first settled by Acadian Simon Landry in 1808, and was incorporated in 1968. 

Simon Landry Monument

Grande-Anse’s tourist attractions include the the beach. Follow the shoreline of Grand-Anse’s beautiful beach, which is sheltered between wave-sculpted rock formations, and has change houses, washrooms, parking, food service, picnic area and a volleyball court if you are looking for some competitive fun. There is also a children’s play area. 

Founding Cultures Museum, Grande-Anse NB

Visit the Founding Cultures Museum, (formerly Popes Museum) the only museum in North America dedicated to the papacy.  The Roman Catholic faith being closely linked to the Acadian people, the museum demonstrates the rich spiritual and artistic heritage of the religion.  The exhibits on display will provide an overview of the history of the papacy and considerable artistic works associated with it. 

Popes Museum Grande-Anse

The scale model of St-Peter’s Basilica is a sight to behold.  Crafted by European artisans, it is accurate in every detail.  From the scale model of the Basilica to the beautiful gothic sacred vessels, you will enjoy a pleasant journey through time. 

SS Simon & Jude Chotholic Church Grande-Anse

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