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Grosses Cogues is a small town situated in Digby County, along the western shores of Nova Scotia's mainland, looking out to the vast Bay of Fundy. Grosses Coques, the town name, comes from the French, meaning "large shells." Recognized industries in Grosses Coques are fishing and agriculture. Grosses Coques is located just 41.8 km (26 mi.) southwest of the bustling tourist town of Digby.
Settler Joseph Dugas is considered to be the first to venture to the Grosses Coques area, as he constructed the first frame house here in the late 1700s. This home still stands at Grosses Coques today, as a heritage building.
Grosses Coques is renowned in Nova Scotia for being the best place to go to dig up really large clams of various types during low tides. Grosses Coques also features numerous local seafood restaurants, of which many include clams on the menu. Live musical acts, Acadian culture, the beautiful ocean, the coastline, the people, swimming, kayaking and visiting nearby attractions are just some of the things to do in Grosses Coques.
Grosses Coques accommodations include oceanfront bed and breakfasts.
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