The French settled the area in the 17th Century, naming the region "Acadia."
Today, Cape Breton is known as one of the most beautiful islands in the world, with breathtaking natural scenery of valleys, mountains, and coastline.
People Born in Cape Breton
Cape Breton in People's Lives
Jared Leto: I traveled here in 1995 to film scenes of the movie The Last of the High Kings. We filmed in the highlands of this island.