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.
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YDN2018: 12 Nights