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Wonders of the Maritimes & Scenic Cape Breton

Offer

Price per person
from £2,201

Price based on
London Heathrow
27th Jun 2019 departure

Key inclusions

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers

Book before 31 October and secure your 2019 Long Haul holiday for just £99pp. 

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  • 10 days

  • Canada

  • Active pace

  • Globus escorted tours

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Our first-class range of tours include more of everything you love, weaving in VIP access to the must-see sights and authentic experiences so you come away from your holiday having truly lived each place you visit.

Discover the heart of Canada’s Atlantic seacoast on this wonderful holiday. This tour begins and ends in Halifax with overnights also in Moncton, Charlottetown, and Baddeck. Along the way, you’ll experience scenic drives, visit beautiful national parks and quaint fishing villages, and enjoy special adventures arranged by Globus.

Tour highlights include a visit to Peggy’s Cove, a charming fishing village with the picturesque lighthouse (one of the world’s most photographed places), and Lunenburg, a small port town and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the highest and wildest tides at Hopewel l Rocks, where time and tides (up to 50 feet) have created distinctive sandstone formations topped with trees. On Cape Breton Island, keep your camera ready as you embark on the Cabot Trail, one of the most scenic drives in the world, and visit Cape Breton Highlands National Park, resembling the Scottish coastal regions. More scenic beauty awaits you in Prince Edward Island National Park, famous for its wind - sculpted dunes and sandy beaches. Also enjoy a ferry ride across the Northumberland Strait.

Globus has arranged many out - of - the - ordinary experiences throughout this Eastern Canada tour. For example, visit Sugar Moon Farm for a lunch, tour and tasting of a traditional sugar camp treat. You’ll be treated to a traditional Ceilidh — a folk music party — on Prince Edward Island and a traditional Nova Scotia breakfast at Peggy’s Cove.

From the gorgeous scenery and quaint fishing villages to the fun experiences, this tour through Eastern Canada is sure to delight all of your senses!

At a glance

  • Halifax Stroll the downtown boardwalk and the harborfront.
  • Peggy's Cove Explore the idyllic fishing village and lighthouse – Peggy’s Point.
  • Lunenburg See the best surviving example of a British colonial settlement in North America.
  • Hopewell Rocks Walk around the giant rock formations, sculptured by the world's highest tides (tide permitting).
  • Baddeck Trace the achievements of the great inventor at the Alexander Graham Bell Museum.
  • Cabot Trail Scenic roadway that takes in the impressive rocky shoreline vistas.

Extend your tour and see even more

  • 4 days: Ocean Train to Montréal extension

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
  • 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.

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Overview

Discover the heart of Canada’s Atlantic seacoast on this wonderful holiday. This tour begins and ends in Halifax with overnights also in Moncton, Charlottetown, and Baddeck. Along the way, you’ll experience scenic drives, visit beautiful national parks and quaint fishing villages, and enjoy special adventures arranged by Globus.

Tour highlights include a visit to Peggy’s Cove, a charming fishing village with the picturesque lighthouse (one of the world’s most photographed places), and Lunenburg, a small port town and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the highest and wildest tides at Hopewel l Rocks, where time and tides (up to 50 feet) have created distinctive sandstone formations topped with trees. On Cape Breton Island, keep your camera ready as you embark on the Cabot Trail, one of the most scenic drives in the world, and visit Cape Breton Highlands National Park, resembling the Scottish coastal regions. More scenic beauty awaits you in Prince Edward Island National Park, famous for its wind - sculpted dunes and sandy beaches. Also enjoy a ferry ride across the Northumberland Strait.

Globus has arranged many out - of - the - ordinary experiences throughout this Eastern Canada tour. For example, visit Sugar Moon Farm for a lunch, tour and tasting of a traditional sugar camp treat. You’ll be treated to a traditional Ceilidh — a folk music party — on Prince Edward Island and a traditional Nova Scotia breakfast at Peggy’s Cove.

From the gorgeous scenery and quaint fishing villages to the fun experiences, this tour through Eastern Canada is sure to delight all of your senses!

Total meals included:

  • 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners

UK - Halifax

Day
1

Fly to Halifax where on arrival transfer to your hotel.

Welcome to Halifax! At 6 pm, meet your travelling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.

Halifax

Day
2

EXCURSION TO PEGGY’S COVE AND LUNENBURG. This morning, visit Peggy’s Cove, one of Canada’s most charming fishing villages. Enjoy a traditional NOVA SCOTIAN BREAKFAST, where you can choose local specialities, like fish cakes. Have your camera ready for spectacular shots of this famous lighthouse and picturesque setting. We then venture to Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. During your free time here, explore the quaint Main Street, shop for souvenirs, or spend time at the Fisheries Museum to learn more about this major fishing port. The rest of the day is at leisure. Maybe visit the Maritimes Museum, which explains the area’s seafaring past, or perhaps tour Alexander Keith’s Brewery, which has been making the home-grown favourite since the early 1880s.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Halifax – Sugar Moon Farm – Moncton

Day
3

This morning, enjoy an orientation of Halifax, including the public gardens and harbour area. Before arriving in New Brunswick, we’ll stop at SUGAR MOON FARM to enjoy a Maritime SUGAR CAMP LUNCH, along with a guided tour and traditional sugar camp treat. We spend the evening in Moncton, originally founded by a group of Acadians and then Pennsylvania Dutch immigrants from Philadelphia. Your Tour Director will have suggestions for the best way to spend your evening.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Moncton – Hopewell Rocks – Charlottetown

Day
4

This morning, travel to HOPEWELL ROCKS and 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. Learn more about the region’s nature and wildlife with a visit to CAPE JOURIMAIN NATURE CENTRE. Then, drive across 8-mile-long Confederation Bridge, the longest of its kind, and cross onto Prince Edward Island. Tonight, enjoy a LOBSTER SUPPER at a local restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Charlottetown

Day
5

A guided tour of the island includes a drive to the fishing port of North Rustico Harbour to see the sand dunes and lovely beaches of PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND NATIONAL PARK, along with a visit to GREEN GABLES farmhouse. Later, enjoy lunch at PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND PRESERVE COMPANY, and be treated to a traditional CEILIDH—a folk music party. You are sure to be entertained and to get your toes tapping! The rest of the day is at leisure to explore on your own, do some shopping, or relax in one of Charlottetown’s fine restaurants.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Charlottetown – Pictou – Ceilidh Trail – Baddeck

Day
6

This morning, board a FERRY that whisks you across the Northumberland Strait to Pictou, known as the “Birthplace of New Scotland.” It was here that the first boatload of Scottish Highlanders landed in Nova Scotia in 1773. Then, travel along Ceilidh Trail, where Scottish traditions and Gaelic folklore come alive. Arrive in Baddeck for a 2-night stay.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Baddeck. Excursion to Breton Highlands National Park

Day
7

This morning, visit the ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL MUSEUM, where exhibits trace the achievements of the great inventor who spent his last years on Cape Breton. Then, travel along the CABOT TRAIL, considered one of the most scenic drives in the world. Proceed along the coast, savouring magnificent vistas of the rocky shoreline and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Enter CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK, a landscape that strikingly resembles Scottish coastal regions. Tonight, perhaps join in a local Ceilidh in Baddeck.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Baddeck – Halifax

Day
8

Cross over the Canso Causeway and continue across Nova Scotia to Halifax. Upon arrival, visit the CITADEL with its early 19th-century, star-shaped fort. Tonight, join your Tour Director and new friends at a festive farewell dinner - the perfect finale to your Maritimes holiday.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Halifax

Day
9

The tour ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules. Alternatively, you can extend your holiday, boarding the  VIA Rail’s Ocean train bound for Montréal.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Home landing in the UK

Day
10

Extend your tour and see even more

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

Halifax–Via Rail, Ocean Train to Montréal

This afternoon, board VIA Rail’s Ocean train. Travel while sleeping in comfort and awaken in a different region of Canada! Ride across New Brunswick to Québec’s largest city, Montréal. Accommodation on the train is in a private Sleeper Plus car.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Montréal

Morning arrival and transfer to your hotel for the next two nights. During your stay, enjoy a hop-on/hop-off TROLLEY TOUR of the city. With your leisure time, you may want to discover the excellent restaurants, lively nightspots, and charming boutiques and galleries. Visit Notre Dame Basilica, stroll the historic streets of Old Montréal, or try your luck at the Casino de Montréal.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Montréal

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

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

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

Things to note

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

Hotels

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

Halifax - Westin Nova Scotian

This deluxe hotel is equipped with full service fitness centre, on-site spa, business centre, as well as a restaurant and lounge. Nourish your soul in the Halifax Restaurant Elements, featuring locally inspired Nova Scotia Cuisine and wines, and awarded with a Wine Spectator Award. In the summer enjoy outdoor patio seating in the lounge. A local shuttle is available complimentary to guests at select times of the day.

  • Location

    1181 Hollis St, Halifax, NS B3H 2P6, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and bar Wifi available Room service available Indoor heated pool Spa and Hot tub

Moncton - Delta Beausejou

A fine Downtown Hotel situated in city centre near shops. You can spend your time relaxing in the spa and heated pools. The rooms have pillow topped mattresses and wifi is available in each room.>

  • Location

    750 Main St, Moncton, NB E1C 1E6, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and bar Wifi available Room service available Indoor heated pool Spa with hot tubs

Charlottetown - Delta Prince Edward

This elegant hotel is beautifully situated in the heart of Charlottetown on the Prince Edward Island and features spacious guestrooms refined dining, and ultimate comfort. The amenities include a fitness centre, concierge services, laundry services, and a large indoor pool.

  • Location

    18 Queen St, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4A1, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and bar Wifi available Room service available Spa Indoor heated pool

Silver Dart Lodge

Two-story Motor Hotel on spacious grounds at the western boundary of the village, overlooking Bras d'Or Lake. There is a beautifully landscaped garden where you can relax and take in the beautiful scenery and gorgeous view of the Bras d'Or Lakes. Why not enjoy a cocktail on the observation deck whilst enjoy panoramic views of nearby Bras d'Or Lakes.

  • Location

    257 Shore Rd, Baddeck, NS B0E 1B0, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and bar Wifi available Outdoor Pool Hot tub Fitness Centre

Montreal - Marriott Montreal Chateau Champlain

The Marriott Chateau Champlain is adjacent to the Bell Centre - one of the city's top event venues, just a short walk to Old Montreal, and shopping on St. Catherine Street. The hotel features a full service spa, fitness centre, pool, restaurants, and room service. Rooms include A/C, coffee/tea maker, foam pillows, iron/board, hairdryer, cable TV, and included Wi-Fi.

  • Location

    1050 Rue de la Gauchetière O, Montréal, QC H3B 4C9, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant Wifi available Room service available Heated indoor pool Fitness Centre

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