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Maritime Coastal Wonders featuring the Cabot Trail with Collette

Exclusive Maritime Tour for Canadian Residents Only

Book by Apr 30, 2021
Join Collette on this exclusive departure just for Canadian Residents 

From the nautical beauty of Peggy’s Cove to the rugged splendour of the Cabot Trail, the Maritimes will enchant you. Choose how you explore Lunenburg – at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic or on a locally guided walking tour. Undertake a competition to cook the best mussels. Visit the Anne of Green Gables Museum and learn about potato farming. See the 4-story high Hopewell Rocks. Savour a traditional Maritimes lobster feast and learn how to eat lobster like a local. Don’t miss the rugged beaches, picturesque fishing villages, and rich seafaring history of the amazing Canadian Maritimes.

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
- Halifax
- Peggy's Cove
- Cape Breton Island
- Cabot Trail
- Prince Edward Island
- Anne of Green Gables Museum
- Hopewell Rocks
- Fundy Trail
- Lunenburg 

MARITIME COASTAL WONDERSSep 14, 2021 - Sep 24, 2021 (11 days)

featuring the Cabot Trail | Roundtrip Halifax
Twin Rate CA $4,499 per person | Solo Rate CA $5,949 per person

Meals: 10 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 4 Dinners

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

Day 1: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Tour Begins | Hotel: Westin Nova Scotian
Explore the picture-perfect region known as Canada’s Maritimes. Venture along its rugged and pristine beauty, all while getting to know its fun-loving Acadian and Gaelic culture.

Day 2: Halifax - Peggy’s Cove - Halifax

Hotel: Westin Nova Scotian
Breakfast & Dinner Included

Stunning landscapes await. Head to one of the most picturesque spots in all of Canada – Peggy’s Cove. Set along the Atlantic coast, the cove is home to a historic lighthouse that offers incredible views of the surrounding area. Continue to Halifax, exploring its charming downtown on a tour highlighting the waterfront, Public Gardens, Spring Garden Road, and the famous Citadel.

Day 3: Halifax - Mahone Bay - Lunenburg - Halifax

Hotel: Westin Nova Scotian
Breakfast Included

Experience the small fishing village of Mahone Bay before traveling along the beautiful Lighthouse Route towards Lunenburg. Choose how you explore this town because it’s your choice! Delve into the local heritage at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic -OR- embark on a locally guided walking tour to discover Lunenburg’s unique architecture. End your day back in Halifax for an evening on your own.

Day 4: Halifax - Cape Breton Island - Baddeck

Hotel: Inverary Inn Resort
Breakfast & Dinner Included

Start your morning at the Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre to learn about the Mi’kmaq lineage and Glooscap legends. Travel the Canso Causeway on the way to stunning Cape Breton Island. You’ll spend time at the Gaelic College, where you’ll see a brief kilt-making demonstration and learn a few handy Gaelic phrases. Join in the fun of a “milling frolic,” singing a Gaelic song and tapping to the rhythm. This evening, enjoy a dinner of local flavors and musical entertainment.

Day 5: Baddeck - Cabot Trail - Baddeck

Hotel: Inverary Inn Resort
Breakfast & Lunch Included

Set off to explore the Cabot Trail. Fall in love with its rugged terrain and spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Visit the famed St. Peter’s Church in Cheticamp. Enjoy a picnic lunch in Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Take in the quaint charms of nearby fishing communities along the coast, including the lovely Neil’s Harbour.

Day 6: Baddeck - Prince Edward Island

Hotel: The Holman Grand Hotel
Breakfast & Dinner Included

Explore the amazing range of inventions on display at the Alexander Graham Bell Museum. Afterward, take a short ferry ride to Prince Edward Island, the “Land Cradled on the Waves.” Tonight, roll up your sleeves and get ready for the ultimate island culinary experience in Charlottetown. Attend culinary “boot camp” where you’ll compete for bragging rights to determine who cooks the best PEI mussels.

Day 7: Prince Edward Island

Hotel: The Holman Grand Hotel
Breakfast Included

Get to know the rolling landscapes of Prince Edward Island, the backdrop of the acclaimed novel, Anne of Green Gables. Arrive in Cavendish and view Prince Edward Island National Park’s pristine beaches. Visit the Anne of Green Gables Museum to learn the craft of potato farming from a farmer, with a first-hand lesson on the island’s leading agricultural industry. Return to Charlottetown with time to explore this fascinating city on your own.

Day 8: PEI - Saint John, New Brunswick

Hotel: Hilton Saint John
Breakfast Included

Leave Prince Edward Island behind as you cross the Confederation Bridge. Travel along the shoreline to the amazing Hopewell Rocks.* A New Brunswick icon, these flowerpot-shaped rocks were carved by the Fundy tides and rise 4-stories high at low tide, only to disappear into tiny islands after the tide rolls back in. Continue to the city of Saint John where you’ll enjoy a 2-night stay in the bustling waterfront area.

Day 9: Saint John

Hotel: Hilton Saint John
Breakfast & Lunch Included

Greet the awe-inspiring Fundy Trail early this morning. Stop along the way to take in an endless stretch of breathtaking vistas. Sample authentic Maritimes dulse (seaweed) and fiddleheads, accompanied by traditional fiddle music. At a world-famous restaurant near the Bay of Fundy’s beach, savor a traditional Maritimes lobster feast as an expert teaches you how to crack and eat lobster like a local. On your way back, gaze out your window at St. Martin’s covered bridges.

Day 10: Saint John - Halifax, Nova Scotia

Hotel: Westin Nova Scotian
Breakfast & Dinner Included

Onboard a ferry for Nova Scotia, make a stop at the Grand-Pré National Historic Site. Uncover the complex history of the Acadian people, proud descendants of the indigenous populace of the region. Continue on to Halifax and enjoy time for yourself before a farewell dinner, toasting to the end of your Maritimes journey.

Day 11: Halifax

Tour Ends
Today you depart the Maritimes, taking home countless memories of this coastal wonderland.

Every moment matters to Collette because they know it matters to you. Collette hires people who are passionate about sharing their own love of travel and uncovering mysteries. Choosing Collette comes with benefits that take your guided travel experience to another level. Their inclusive tours provide you more value for your money and more of what makes travel special.

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Terms & Conditions

Fares are in Canadian dollars, per person, land only, based on double occupancy and includes taxes and fees. Single fare based on one person travelling with own accommodations. Valid for Residents of Canada only. Travel Industry Council of Ontario Reg. #3206405; B.C. Reg. #23337

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