Tour Canada’s scenic Atlantic provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. This leisurely itinerary explores the individual charms of each region, including opportunities to explore national parks, search for wildlife, stroll around coastal towns and discover historic sites.
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Arrive into Halifax in the province of Nova Scotia and collect your hire car. Stay 2 nights at The Halliburton. (N)
Today is at leisure to explore Halifax, a city that combines both modern and heritage buildings, and has one of the world’s largest natural harbours. We recommend pre-booking a city tour to visit the Citadel National Historic Site and the Victorian public gardens. For more information, please contact one of our Canada tour consultants. (B)
Drive to Lunenburg visiting Peggy’s Cove en route, a small coastal village with houses built right into the granite rock. On arrival in Lunenburg, stay overnight at the Mariner King Inn. During the afternoon we recommend exploring the Unesco-listed old town of this delightful fishing village. (B)
Cross the peninsula to the quaint seaside town of Annapolis Royal. En route, we suggest visiting
Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, renowned for its wilderness of lakes and rivers. Stay 2 nights at Hillsdale House Hotel. (B)
Drive to Brier island (approximately 2.5 hours) for a shared whale-watching cruise* in search of the vast array of marine wildlife found in the nutrient-rich waters of the Bay of Fundy. (B)
Drive to Digby this morning and cross the Bay of Fundy by car ferry to St Andrews in the province of New Brunswick. On arrival, stay 2 nights at The Algonquin Resort. (B)
Today is at leisure to explore St Andrewsby-the-Sea. Highlights of the coastal town include Minister’s Island, the Atlantic Salmon Interpretive Centre and the award-winning Kingsbrae Garden. (N)
Drive east today to Shediac, known locally as the ‘lobster capital of the world’. En route, we suggest visiting Magnetic Hill winery or the interesting rock formations at Hopewell Rocks, where the power of the sea in the Bay of Fundy is most evident as it experiences the highest tides in the world. On arrival in Shediac, stay overnight at Maison Tait House. (N)
Travel over the 13-km-long Confederation Bridge to Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island. On arrival, stay 2 nights at The Great George. (B)
Spend the day exploring Charlottetown. We recommend visiting Province House National Historic Site, where the meetings were held that led to the formation of Canada in 1867. Alternatively, drive north to Prince Edward Island National Park for a walk along the sand dunes and beaches. (B)
Return to Nova Scotia today, crossing the Northumberland Strait by car ferry and
continuing to Cape Breton island. On arrival at the bustling village of Baddeck, stay 2 nights at Inverary Resort. (B)
The day is at leisure to explore the surrounding landscapes with the renowned Cabot Trail easily accessible from here. We recommend visiting Cape Breton Highlands National Park, a beautiful park with more than 20 walking trails. (N)
Return to Halifax today, travelling along the scenic Bras d’Or Lakes drive to the Canso Causeway. On arrival in Halifax, stay overnight at The Halliburton. (N)
Return your hire car to the airport today and fly home, or continue your holiday in Canada. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
International flights are not included with this itinerary. For flight options and prices, please speak to your Cox & Kings tour consultant.
Available from mid-June to September.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3930 5094 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
Just minutes from one of the oldest European settlements in the New World, Hillsdale House Inn is a charming 4-star bed and breakfast property. Each of the 15 rooms has period decor and furnishings. Facilities include a restaurant and car parking. Stay includes breakfast daily and complimentary wireless...
Originally built in 1850, Inverary Resort is an 11-acre property on the shores of Bras d'Or Lakes. The 138 rooms and suites have traditional decor and modern amenities. Facilities include an indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, restaurant and a...
Set in a historic mansion built in 1911, Maison Tait House is located in the heart of downtown Shediac, and only 15 minutes' drive from Moncton airport. The hotel has retained some of its historical features, such as cathedral ceilings, while providing modern comforts.
Features: 9 rooms, restaurant & bar, parking, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, telephone, television, electric...
Located just a few minutes walk from the coast and St Andrews town centre, the Algonquin Resort was built in 1889 in a traditional Tudor style. Each of the rooms and suites combine historic character with modern amenities. A shuttle bus service runs between the hotel and town centre, and stops off at points of interest along the way.
Features: Indoor & outdoor swimming pools, spa, fitness centre, 2 restaurants, gift shop.
Room amenities: Television, safe, coffee maker, internet...
The Great George is located within walking distance of the Charlottetown Waterfront, St. Dunstan's Basilica Church, Province House, the Confederation Centre of the Arts, Victoria Row and several shops, boutiques and restaurants. The property is a unique cluster of 13 award winning heritage buildings located in the heart of Charlottetown's historic district. Each building has a character and story of its own. Whatever your choice, you will experience how the restoration has created that small luxury hotel feel while preserving the historical charm, elegance and inn keeping spirit of the 1800s. Each of the 55 guestrooms at The Great George are distinct from one another. Facilities include complimentary wireless internet and complimentary car...
The Halliburton is a boutique property spread over three connected heritage townhouses in the centre of Halifax. The 29 rooms and suites are individually decorated with traditional furnishings. Facilities include a restaurant and stay includes complimentary wireless internet and breakfast...
The Mariner King Inn is a historic property spread over 3 buildings which date back to 1830 and are located in the heart of the historic Old Town of Lunenburg. The rooms and suites are split between the 3 different buildings, each with period furnishings and modern amenities. Facilities include a restaurant and small fitness...
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YAC2018: 13 Nights