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Discover the charms and natural scenic beauty of the Maritimes of Canada.
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Fly to Halifax where you will transfer to your hotel.
This morning, visit one of the most picturesque spots in Canada, beautiful Peggy's Cove. It's 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. Afterwards, continue to the fishing village of Lunenburg to visit the Fisheries Museum of the the Atlantic, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Experience Atlantic Canada's seafaring heritage on a guided tour of the museum. Afterwards free time to explore the quaint Main Street before returning to Halifax. The day is completed with a sightseeing tour of Halifax's charming downtown, the waterfront, and Public Gardens.
This morning, travel to Hpewell Rocks 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 cross onto Price Edward Island.
Today, discover the rolling landscapes of Prince Edward Island, the backdrop of the famous 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 Parks picturesque beaches, along with a visit to the Anne of Green Gables Farmhouse a National Historic site.
This morning board a ferry from Wood Island to the mainland of Nova Scotia. Travel 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 two night stay.
A highlight today is the Cabot Trail, explored by John Cabot in 1497. 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.
Today begins with a visit to the fascinating Alexander Graham Bell Museum. See exhibits tracing the achievements of the great inventor. Afterwards leave the island and return to Halifax, Nova Scotia's capital.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.
Accommodation as stated or similar
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They have in-depth knowledge of the places you’ll visit and will be on hand every step of the way with commentary entirely in English. 96% of customers rate them 'excellent' or 'good'.
We've been creating holiday adventures since 1961. We are a member of ABTA and all our flight-inclusive holidays are fully protected by the CAA's ATOL scheme.