Bay of Fundy & Lunenburg Streetscapes
Bay of Fundy & Lunenburg Streetscapes
Lunenburg, Peggy's Cove & Halifax
Lunenburg, Peggy's Cove & Halifax
Cape Breton & Cabot Trail Road in Nova Scotia
Cape Breton & Cabot Trail Road in Nova Scotia
Charlottestown Church & Waterfront and Prince Edward Island
Charlottestown Church & Waterfront and Prince Edward Island
Scenery and lobster in Saint John & Bay of Fundy
Scenery and lobster in Saint John & Bay of Fundy
Digby Bay, Fundy Shore Whale Watching & Annapolis Royal Graveyard
Digby Bay, Fundy Shore Whale Watching & Annapolis Royal Graveyard

Landscapes of the Canadian Maritimes

11 days from €4,249 per person Including Flights

Overview

With gastronomic highlights, stunning seascapes and fascinating history, this escorted tour is the perfect way to experience the Canadian Maritime provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. With a relaxed pace and stays of two or three nights in each hotel, you will experience the best of this region and be able to re-charge your batteries. Enjoy a drive along the world famous Cabot Trail and a cruise in Shediac Bay with lobster feast. And you’ll stay in comfortable accommodation including the Digby Pines Gold Resort and the waterfront Inverary Resort in Baddeck.

Highlights

  • Join a local expert for an exploration of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg
  • Experience a unique “white glove” visit at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic site
  • Enjoy a highlight dinner at one of the best restaurants in Halifax and in Digby meet a former scallop fisherman for a culinary demonstration featuring their famous scallops
  • In Cape Breton, attend an evening of traditional music and song

Travel inspiration: Nova Scotia is a true hiker’s paradise with everything from short treks to day-long or more hikes. Whatever you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it among Nova Scotia’s top trails.

Itinerary Overview

Fly into Halifax NS 3 nights - Baddeck NS 2 nights - Charlottetown PEI 3 nights, Moncton NB 1 night - Digby NS 2 nights - Fly home

Tour departs Saturdays between June - August. Speak to our sales experts today to discuss your 2021 / 2022 tour (IN).

2021 Departures

19 June
17 July
07 August

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Day 1 Arrive in Halifax Nova Scotia

Arrive in the historic coastal city of Halifax, capital of Nova Scotia. In the evening, join your Tour Director for a Welcome Reception and the opportunity to meet your fellow travellers (Includes Welcome Dinner with wine)

Hotel: The Westin Nova Scotian

Day 2 Halifax sightseeing

Enjoy a relaxed start to the day before visiting the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Listen to stories of the key historical events of the city, including the Halifax Explosion and the Titanic. Next join a local expert for an exploration of this cosmopolitan, eclectic city. Travel to the local cemetery where many of the Titanic victims were laid to rest, then visit the beautiful Halifax Public Gardens and bustling harbour-front. Your city tour ends after your choice of visits to the massive Halifax Citadel, formerly one of the principal naval bases of the British Empire, the Maud Lewis Gallery, or the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. The rest of the day is at your leisure (Includes Breakfast).

Hotel: The Westin Nova Scotian

Day 3 Historic Lunenburg and Peggy’s Cove

Today you’ll journey to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg where you will see the best surviving example of a planned British colonial settlement in North America. Hear tales of the sea and its influence on this regions people and economy. Then return to Halifax including a stop in picturesque Peggy’s Cove, situated on the rocky cliffs of St Margaret’s Bay. Enjoy a highlight dinner at Le Bistro by Liz with live music
(Includes Breakfast & Dinner with Wine)

Hotel: The Westin Nova Scotian

Day 4 Halifax, Cape Breton Island and Baddeck

Today take the scenic journey to stunning Cape Breton Island today. Upon arrival into Baddeck and enjoy a boat cruise* on Bras d’Or Lake Canada’s only inland sea. Observe the majestic Bald Eagles circling the boat and take in the beautiful shoreline. This evening experience Cape Breton-style home cooking at your hotel. (Includes Breakfast & Dinner)
* weather permitting

Hotel: Inverary Resort Baddeck

Day 5 The Cabot Trail

Today enjoy a unique experience at the Gaelic College, devoted to the study and preservation of the Gaelic language and Celtic arts & culture. Learn about fabric milling and kilt making. You will then take the break-taking Cabot Trail – one of the world’s most renowned scenic drives, carved into the edge of highlands that cascade down into the sea. Keep your eyes open for moose and bald eagle as you journey through the cliffs and canyons of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, and search for whales in the Gulf of St Lawrence.
(Includes Breakfast)

Hotel: Inverary Resort Baddeck

Day 6 Baddeck, the Wood Islands Ferry and Charlottetown

This morning, experience a special ‘white glove' visit at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site. Behind the scenes you will dive deep into the private life of one of the most influential figures in history. Hold Bell's favourite walking stick and notebook. Pick up model kites and airplanes, items used to create Canada's first airplane, the Silver Dart. The travel through the scenic Nova Scotian countryside, viewing little farms, glittering stretches of blue water and rocky headlands. Cross the Northumberland Strait to magical Prince Edward Island and arrive in quaint Charlottetown.
(Includes Breakfast)

Hotel: Delta Prince Edward

Day 7 Prince Edward Island & Charlottetown Sightseeing

Today take a guided tour of Prince Edward Island with a local expert. Begin in Prince Edward Island National Park with its sand dunes, waving beach grass and striking red sandstone cliffs. Visit the Green Gables House in Cavendish. This fabled house provided inspiration for L.M. Montgomery’s beloved children’s classic, Anne of Green Gables. Return to Charlottetown where you will be met by a local knowledge keeper at the Abegweit Mi’Kmaw Nation and learn about the Seven Sacred Teachings and how it guides the Mi?kmaq people. (Includes Breakfast)

Hotel: Delta Prince Edward

Day 8 Charlottetown

Enjoy a relaxed start before heading to the quaint seaside fishing village of Georgetown. Enjoy a highlight lunch before visiting the historic Georgetown Inn where you’ll be met by a fisherman who will teach you all about the lobster and mussel industry. Later you can choose between a lighthouse and winery tour, or exploring the city by bike.
(Includes Breakfast & lunch)

Hotel: Delta Prince Edward

Day 9 The Tides of Hopewell Rocks

Drive across the modern Confederation Bridge to Shediac, where an unforgettable culinary experience awaits. You will cruise the waters of Shediac Bay on-board a lobster boat*. Feast on a lobster lunch whilst learning all about these fascinating sea creatures. Head to the Bay of Fundy and Hopewell Rocks, home to the world’s highest and wildest tides. Depending on the time you visit, Hopewell Rocks can either be stories high or virtually swallowed by the sea
(Includes Breakfast & Lunch with Wine)
* weather permitting

Hotel: Crown Plaza Moncton

Day 10 Moncton to Digby

After the American Revolution, Saint John welcomed some 14,000 American British supporters and was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1785, making it Canada's first incorporated city. This morning explores its vibrant past with a tour through the charming streets of the beautiful waterfront uptown. Then board a ferry heading for the opposite side of the Bay of Fundy and Saint John's sister community of Digby, Nova Scotia. Digby is famous for its fishing fleet and the delicious scallops harvested from its waters.
(Includes Breakfast)

Hotel: Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa

Day 11 Digby and Annapolis Royal

An awe-inspiring start to your day with a whale watching excursion on the Bay of Fundy. Spot rare species of whales like the Humpback, Finback and Right Whales, plus dolphins, porpoises and seabirds. In the afternoon, enjoy a short journey to the small town of Annapolis Royal, rich with Acadian Culture. This historic community nestled in the Annapolis Valley, originally inhabited by a strong Mi'kmaq community, started in 1605 as a home to some of North America's earliest European settlers. Return to your hotel and enjoy a Celebration Dinner to commemorate your Canadian Maritimes adventure.
(Includes Breakfast & Dinner with Wine)

Hotel: Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa

Day 12 Halifax and home

After breakfast, return to Halifax. Stops will be made at Halifax International Airport and the Halifax tour hotel for guests wishing to extend their stay. Arrival at the airport is around midday. (Includes Breakfast).

 

  • Return international flights
  • The services of a Tour Director
  • 11 nights hotel accommodation
  • 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Tours and excursions as noted above
  • Porterage of one bag per person

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