Discover the best of Nova Scotia by car, which means you can experience the culture and natural wonders of this fascinating region at your own pace. Explore coastal villages, hike on scenic trails and drive along some of the bestknown routes in Canada.
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Arrive into Halifax and transfer to the Halliburton for 2 nights. (N)
Today is at leisure to explore Halifax. (B)
Collect your car hire and drive to Lunenburg visiting Peggy’s Cove en route – a small coastal village with a famous lighthouse above the granite rock that overlooks the Atlantic. On arrival in Lunenburg, stay for 2 nights at the Mariner King Inn. (B)
Explore the old town of Lunenburg with its colourful historic homes and shops. (B)
Cross the peninsula to Annapolis Royal, known for its range of fine inns and galleries. Stay 2 nights at Hillsdale House Hotel. (B)
Explore the town or drive to Brier island (approximately 2.5 hours) for a shared whalewatching cruise* in search of humpback, finback and minke whales found in the nutrient-rich waters of the Bay of Fundy. (B)
Follow the coastline to Wolfville. We recommend continuing to visit the Grand-Pré National Historic Site, a park to commemorate Acadian settlement and deportation, before returning to the town. Stay 2 nights at the Tattingstone Inn. (B)
Spend the day around the town discovering its array of restaurants and the world’s smallest harbour or take a trip out into wine country to sample some of the award-winning vintages. (N)
Take a leisurely drive north-east to Baddeck with Truro providing a good place to stop en route. Stay overnight at the Inverary Resort. (N)
Drive on to Ingonish, which provides easy access to the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Stay for 2 nights at the Keltic Lodge Resort & Spa. (B)
Spend the day exploring the walking trails of Cape Breton Highlands National Park or driving along the Cabot Trail. (N)
Travel through picturesque villages on your way to the eastern shores of Nova Scotia from where you can take a rugged coastal hike or walk alongside Liscomb river. Stay for 1 night at Liscombe Lodge Resort and Conference Centre. (N)
Return your hire car to Halifax airport today and fly home, or continue your holiday in Canada. (N)
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...
The upscale Keltic Lodge Resort & Spa is located on a headland overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, in the Ingonish area of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The property has three styles of accommodation with the main lodge and inn providing updated guestrooms and suites, with multi-bedroom cottages also available. Adjacent to the resort is the 18-hole championship Highlands Links Golf Course and the onsite restaurants offer fine-dining experiences.
Features: 105 rooms, heated outdoor pool, gym, terrace, spa.
Room amenities: Television, tea & coffee facilities, hairdryer,...
On Nova Scotia's eastern shore and overlooking the Liscomb river, Liscombe Lodge Resort and Conference Centre offers range of accommodations that are spread throughout a wooded area. The property provides a tranquil natural setting with breathtaking scenery close by. From the onsite riverside dining room, it is possible to dine while looking out at the birds and other wildlife through the floor-to-ceiling windows.
Features: 68 rooms, heated indoor pool, sauna, fitness room, tennis court, restaurant.
Room amenities: Television, coffee maker, alarm clock,...
Set on an acre and a half of gardens and lawns, Tattingstone Inn is a registered heritage property built circa 1874. The nine guestrooms are split over three buildings and each have individual and traditional decor complimented with modern amenities including complimentary wireless internet access. Breakfast is included daily but the property does not offer dinner. There are a number of excellent dining options just a short drive from the...
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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