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Atlantic Canada's Coastal Wonders

Price per person
from £1,934

Price based on
London Heathrow
7th Jun 2019 departure

Key inclusions

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 9 days

  • Canada

  • Steady pace

  • Cosmos escorted tours

Great value escorted tours in the world's most captivating places. No other travel company matches our expertise, on-trip experiences - with a great mix of included excursions and free time - and value.

Discover the heart of Canada’s Atlantic seacoast on this wonderful holiday featuring Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. This tour begins and ends in Halifax, overnights also in Charlottetown and Baddeck, and includes scenic drives, beautiful national parks, and quaint fishing villages.

Highlights of this Atlantic Canada tour include a visit to Peggy’s Cove, a charming fishing village with a picturesque lighthouse (one of the world’s most photographed places), and Lunenburg, a small port town where you’ll visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the world’s highest and wildest tides at Hopewell Rocks, where time and tides up to 52 feet have created distinctive sandstone formations topped with trees. More scenic beauty awaits you in Prince Edward Island National Park, famous for its wind-sculpted dunes and sandy, picturesque beaches.

On Cape Breton Island, have your camera ready as you embark on the Cabot Trail, one of the world’s most scenic drives, and visit Cape Breton Highlands National Park, resembling the Scottish coastal regions. Enjoy panoramic views of rugged cliffs, deep valleys, forested slopes, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

In addition to stunning scenery, this Atlantic Canada tour also includes visits to an Acadian maple shop to learn about the history and production of pure Nova Scotia maple syrup; the Anne of Green Gables Farmhouse, a National Historic site; and the Alexander Graham Bell Museum.

With gorgeous scenery and picturesque villages, this value-minded tour through Atlantic Canada will delight all of your senses!

At a glance

Peggy's Cove Sightseeing

Lunenburg Guided tour of the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Halifax Sightseeing

Hopewell Rocks Guided sightseeing

Charlottetown Sightseeing with Local Guide; Prince Edward Island sightseeing; visit Anne of Green Gables Farmhouse

Cape Breton Highlands National Park Sightseeing along the Cabot Trail

Baddeck Visit the Alexander Graham Bell Musem

Extend your tour and see even more

  • 4 days: Ocean Train to Montreal

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

What's included

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

Private home pick-up service

Our private home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Read more about our private home pick-up service.

Customer Reviews

Brilliant holiday! And a very efficient and lovely tour director....

22nd September 2018
Ms Lynda Mason

Brilliant holiday! And a very efficient and lovely tour director. A couple of stops need tweaking but that was all.

Beautiful scenery, hotels very well located, activities varied for all...

14th August 2018
Miss Rosemary McCay

Beautiful scenery, hotels very well located, activities varied for all and timings like clockwork. Driver - Ron, safe and experienced, Tour Director - James Saunders, excellent. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this tour! Thanks Cosmos!

Overview

Discover the heart of Canada’s Atlantic seacoast on this wonderful holiday featuring Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. This tour begins and ends in Halifax, overnights also in Charlottetown and Baddeck, and includes scenic drives, beautiful national parks, and quaint fishing villages.

Highlights of this Atlantic Canada tour include a visit to Peggy’s Cove, a charming fishing village with a picturesque lighthouse (one of the world’s most photographed places), and Lunenburg, a small port town where you’ll visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the world’s highest and wildest tides at Hopewell Rocks, where time and tides up to 52 feet have created distinctive sandstone formations topped with trees. More scenic beauty awaits you in Prince Edward Island National Park, famous for its wind-sculpted dunes and sandy, picturesque beaches.

On Cape Breton Island, have your camera ready as you embark on the Cabot Trail, one of the world’s most scenic drives, and visit Cape Breton Highlands National Park, resembling the Scottish coastal regions. Enjoy panoramic views of rugged cliffs, deep valleys, forested slopes, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

In addition to stunning scenery, this Atlantic Canada tour also includes visits to an Acadian maple shop to learn about the history and production of pure Nova Scotia maple syrup; the Anne of Green Gables Farmhouse, a National Historic site; and the Alexander Graham Bell Museum.

With gorgeous scenery and picturesque villages, this value-minded tour through Atlantic Canada will delight all of your senses!

Total meals included:

  • 3 breakfasts

UK - Halifax

Day
1

Fly to Halifax where you will transfer to your hotel.

Welcome to Canada’s Maritimes region. Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.

Halifax. Excursion to Peggy's Cove & Lunenburg

Day
2

This morning, visit one of the most picturesque spots in all of Canada—beautiful Peggy’s Cove. Its historic lighthouse overlooking the Atlantic Ocean provides one of the most memorable views you will ever see.

Enjoy a visit to the ACADIAN MAPLE shop and learn about the history and production methods of making pure Nova Scotia maple syrup. Afterward, journey to the fishing village of Lunenburg, and visit the FISHERIES MUSEUM OF THE ATLANTIC, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Experience Atlantic Canada’s seafaring heritage on your guided tour of the museum. Don’t miss the magnificent aquarium filled with local species.

Afterward, free time to explore the quaint Main Street before returning to Halifax. Complete your day with a sightseeing tour of Halifax’s charming downtown, the waterfront, and Public Gardens.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Halifax - Hopewell Rocks - Charlottetown.

Day
3

This morning, travel to HOPEWELL ROCKS and enjoy a guided visit to learn about the highest and wildest tides in the world, which rise and fall up to 52 feet. Time and tide have carved from the cliffs and coves distinctive sandstone formations topped with trees. Many of the formations have nicknames inspired by their appearance. Drive across the 8-mile-long Confederation Bridge and onto Prince Edward Island.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Charlottetown

Day
4

Today, you will come to know the rolling landscapes of Prince Edward Island, the backdrop of the acclaimed novel, Anne of Green Gables. A guided tour of the island includes a visit to North Rustico’s celebrated wharf, dotted with fishing boats and lobster traps. Delightful Cavendish, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND NATIONAL PARK’S picturesque beaches, along with a visit to the ANNE OF GREEN GABLES FARMHOUSE, a National Historic Site. This evening, consider an optional outing and enjoy a lobster supper at a local restaurant.

Charlottetown - Baddeck

Day
5

Take a ferry from Wood Island to the mainland of Nova Scotia. Journey east along the Sunrise Trail via Antigonish and the Canso Strait to Cape Breton Island and Bras d’Or Lake. Arrive in Baddeck, the summer home of Alexander Graham Bell, for a 2-night stay.

Baddeck. Excursion to Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Day
6

A highlight today is the Cabot Trail, explored by John Cabot in 1497. You will enter CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK via one of the most spectacular scenic highways on the continent, with the surrounding landscape strikingly reminiscent of the Scottish Highlands. Enjoy panoramic views of rugged cliffs, deep valleys, forested slopes, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Baddeck - Halifax

Day
7

Today begins with a visit to the fascinating ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL MUSEUM. See exhibits tracing the achievements of the great inventor. Afterward, leave the island and return to Halifax, Nova Scotia’s capital.

Halifax

Day
8

Your holiday ends this morning. You can extend your holiday with extra nights and explore the Halifax harbour further or board the Ocean train to Montréal.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Home landing in the UK

Day
9

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Extend your tour and see even more

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

Ocean Train – Montreal

VIA Rail’s Ocean train links Halifax and Montréal. Travel hundreds of miles while sleeping in comfort and wake up in a different region of Canada! Ride across New Brunswick to Québec’s largest city, Montréal. Accommodation on the train is in private double bedrooms.

Montreal

Morning arrival and transfer to your hotel for the next two nights. Enjoy free time in one of Canada’s premier cities, a splendid combination of shopping and historic districts with historic architecture. Discover excellent restaurants, lively nightspots, and countless festivals. Don’t forget to visit the Notre Dame Basilica and Olympic Park, or try your luck at the Casino de Montréal.

Montreal

The trip ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers are provided to Montréal International Airport.

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Halifax - Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel

The Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel offers a perfect Lakeside setting with a newly renovated on-site restaurant and bar, Lakeside Bar & Grill, with outdoor patio and breathtaking views of Chocolate Lake.

  • Location

    250 St. Margaret's Bay Road, B3N 1J4 Halifax, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Wifi
    • Bar/lounge
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron/ironing board
    • Pool

Charlottetown - Charlottetown Inn & Conference

Nestled in the heart of downtown Charlottetown, the Charlottetown Inn & Conference Centre is ideally located just minutes from the business community and offers authentic local charm and warm service only found on Prince Edward Island. Easy access to shopping, restaurants, historical landmarks, the waterfront and all that Charlottetown has to offer.

  • Location

    238 Grafton Street, C1A 1L5 Charlottetown, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Wifi
    • Lifts
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron/ironing board
    • Pool

Baddeck - Ceilidh Country Lodge

Situated on 11 acres of gardens, green spaces and shoreline, enjoy a relaxing stroll around our peaceful and beautiful setting. Central location with waterfront access to the Bras d'Or Lakes and the start and end of the world famous Cabot Trail. Rooms feature complimentary high-speed internet, plush duvets, hairdryer, iron/board, satellite tv and single serve pod coffee maker.

  • Location

    369 Shore Road, B0E 1B0 Baddeck, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Wifi
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Iron/ironing board

Montreal - Best Western Ville Marie

Best Western® Ville Marie Montreal Hotel & Suites Montreal hotel provides quality, comfort, convenience along with an outstanding customer service, right beside the world famous Mount Royal Park, McGill University, Peel subway station, central train station, the Bell Centre, major museums, art galleries, theatres, underground shopping and a few short steps from Ste-Catherine and Crescent Streets, famous for their boutiques and nightlife. Rooms are newly renovated and include free high-speed internet, fridge, eco-friendly organic toiletries, in-room coffee maker, cable tv, iron/board.

  • Location

    3407 Peel Street, Montréal, QC Canada

  • Facilities

    • Wifi
    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Lifts
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer

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