Just six and a half hours direct flight from London, this self-drive trip offers a comprehensive introduction to Canada's Maritime provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Starting in Nova Scotia's historic city of Halifax, this trip heads on the 'Lighthouse Route' to the lovely town of Lunenburg before taking you north to pastoral Annapolis Royal. Head by ferry across the Bay of Fundy to New Brunswick, with abundant wildlife and famous tidal bore. Cross the 13 kilometre long Confederation Bridge to Prince Edward Island with its long beaches and literary associations, before returning to Nova Scotia to spend some time exploring the stunning Cabot Trail and historic Louisbourg.
Experience whale watching in the Bay of Fundy.
Explore the famous Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island.
Relax in the historic waterfront city of Halifax.
Go back in time at the pretty UNESCO heritage village of Lunenburg.
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Treat this trip purely as a starting point for your own tour to Canada. Your specialist will ask you what you want and then shape your itinerary to match.
- Your trip will be unique
- We work to your interests and budget
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- Annapolis Royal
- Fundy National Park
- Charlos Cove
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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 Halifax
International outbound flight , Halifax
Day 2 Halifax
Day 3 Lunenburg
Day 4 Lunenburg
Day 5 Annapolis Royal
Day 6 Annapolis Royal
Day 7 Alma
Annapolis Royal , Digby , Alma
Day 8 Alma
Day 9 Charlottetown
Alma , Charlottetown
Day 10 Charlottetown
Day 11 Charlottetown
Enjoy the day exploring Prince Edward Island. You may like to take a drive to North Rustico, with its powder pink beaches and fantastic fresh lobster.
Day 12 Pictou
Day 13 Ingonish
Day 14 Ingonish
Day 15 Baddeck
Ingonish , Baddeck
Day 16 Baddeck
Day 17 Charlos Cove
Baddeck , Charlos Cove
Day 18 International return flight
Charlos Cove , International return flight
Drive south today along the rugged Atlantic coast, back to Halifax. There is time for last minute shopping and sightseeing before returning to the airport to drop off your hire car prior to boarding your onward flight.
Day 19 International return flight
International return flight
Arrive home today to complete your journey.
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