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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Feast on fresh Atlantic lobster, hear local stories of the sea, and join in the foot-stomping Celtic culture as you explore wind-swept sea cliffs, centuries-old towns and the hearty way of life of the Nova Scotians along with Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick and explore the legends & traditions of the Mi'kmaq.

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Canada

  1. Day 1
    Hello Halifax
    Learn the art of living the good life as you brace yourself for crisp sea breezes and hearty Nova Scotian hospitality in Halifax, your launch pad to an effortless discovery of Canada’s Maritimes. Join your Travel Director and fellow travelers this evening for a Welcome Reception.Accommodation: Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax
  2. Day 2
    Discover The Maritime History Of Halifax
    Join your Local Specialist for morning Halifax sightseeing followed by a guided visit of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. From small craft boatbuilding to World War convoys, the days of sail to the age of steam, the Titanic to the Halifax explosion, you’ll discover the stories, events and people that have come to define Nova Scotia and its relationship with the sea. Then, join your Local Specialist for an exploration of the Citadel National Historic Site, built in the mid-18th century to defend the town from various enemies. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.Accommodation: Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax
    Meals:   Breakfast
  3. Day 3
    Hear The Legends Of Nova Scotia Dive Into Culture Make Travel Matter
    Join in on a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®?Experience and explore the legends and traditions of the Mi’kmaq people during a visit to the Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Center. Traverse the Canso Causeway to Cape Breton Island and arrive in the village of Baddeck. Later, get ready for a foot-stomping Ceilidh celebration this evening as you encounter first-hand the Celtic heritage of the region as you Dive Into Culture with an evening of traditional music and songs.Accommodation: Silver Dart Lodge
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  4. Day 4
    Traverse The Cabot Trail
    Today, enjoy the dramatic coastal views and highland scenery offering an endless source of artistic inspiration as you wind through Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Unspoiled natural beauty and sweeping coastal vistas provide a mesmerizing backdrop for our drive along the Cabot Trail. We keep an eye out for moose and bald eagle as we travel in search of whales in the Gulf of the St. Lawrence. Return to Baddeck later for some time at leisure.Accommodation: Silver Dart Lodge
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch
  5. Day 5
    Tease Your Taste Buds On Prince Edward Island Stays With Stories
    This morning, we pay tribute to one of the world’s most famous inventors at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, then cross the Northumberland Strait to Prince Edward Island. Pass pastoral landscapes and gabled farmhouses en route to Charlottetown. Our Stays With Stories was built in 1931 and reflects such luxurious features as barrel-vaulted ceilings and a grand lobby. Tonight, enjoy a Regional Dinner at the PEI Preserve Company.Accommodation: Rodd Charlottetown
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  6. Day 6
    Uncover The History Of Prince Edward Island Connect with Locals
    Join a Local Specialist for an exploration of Prince Edward Island, starting with Prince Edward Island National Park and a visit to the literary landmark of Green Gables. Step back in time to a simpler life when you Connect With Locals over an exclusive Be My Guest experience lunch overlooking the beauty of Brackley Bay. You’ll learn about the property’s history from the current proprietor of the island’s oldest running tourist accommodation, run by the same family for four generations.Accommodation: Rodd Charlottetown
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch
  7. Day 7
    Get Your Lobster Fix At Shediac Bay Dive Into Culture Connect with Locals
    We travel to New Brunswick, crossing the Northumberland Strait via the engineering feat that is Confederation Bridge. Head to the waters of Shediac Bay, where we’ll celebrate all things lobster with our Local Specialist. Get a closer look at Acadian culture while diving into the lobster industry, learning about old fishing techniques that helped shape the way of life of the region. Then, enjoy a delicious lunch of lobster served local style on board the boat (weather permitting). We journey south to the Bay of Fundy in search of the world’s highest tides. Join another Local Specialist to visit the magnificently eroded Hopewell Rocks and enjoy a rare opportunity to walk on the ocean floor (tide permitting). Our overnight stop is in the port city of Saint John.Accommodation: Hilton Saint John
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch
  8. Day 8
    Uncover the History of Nova Scotia Dive Into Culture
    We leave the cliffs and coves of Saint John behind this morning to board a ferry to cross the Bay of Fundy to Digby. Stopping at Grand-Pré National Historic Site, a UNESCO Heritage Site, we delve into the history of the Le Grand Dérangement, a tragic event in Acadian history that has shaped the vibrant culture of modern-day Acadians. Later, we’ll Dive Into Culture with a tour and tasting at the Bent Ridge Winery.Accommodation: Oak Island Resort
    Meals:   Breakfast
  9. Day 9
    See The Fishing Heritage Of Lunenburg
    Join a Local Specialist who will reveal insights into the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg. Delve into the rich fishing heritage of Nova Scotia when you visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, then see real Tall Ships. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner this evening.Accommodation: Oak Island Resort
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  10. Day 10
    Enjoy The Ocean Breeze At Peggy's Cove
    This morning, breathe in the fresh ocean air and share in the inspiration enjoyed by painters and photographers who visit Peggy's Cove on St. Margaret's Bay. We arrive back in Halifax at approximately 12:00 pm, where you'll head to the Stanfield International Airport or consider extending your stay in Halifax.
    Meals:   Breakfast

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Inclusions

Dining Summary

  • 1 Welcome Reception (WR)
  • 9 Breakfast (B)
  • 3 Dinner (D)
  • 3 Lunch (L)

Be My Guest

  • Charlottetown: Join a member of the Shaw family for lunch at the oldest tourist accommodations on Prince Edward Island, run by the family for four generations.

Dive Into Culture

  • Baddeck: Dive Into Culture with a foot-stomping Ceilidh evening celebrating the Celtic heritage
  • Shediac: Head to the waters of Shediac Bay, where we'll celebrate all things lobster with our Local Specialist. Get a closer look at Acadian culture while diving into the lobster fishery, learning about old fishing techniques that helped shape the way of life of the region. Then, enjoy a delicious lunch of lobster served local style on board the boat (weather permitting).
  • Western Shore: Visit Bent Ridge Winery, a charming boutique winery nestled in the picturesque countryside. Taste a delightful selection of handcrafted wines that showcase the region's distinct terroir and winemaking expertise.

Iconic Experience

  • Halifax: Join your Local Specialist this morning for Halifax sightseeing. Discover the history, people and places that have made Halifax one of North America's most unique and captivating destinations.
  • Maritime Museum of the Atlantic: Enjoy a docent-led visit of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic located in the heart of Halifax's historic waterfront. From small craft boatbuilding to World War Convoys, the Days of Sail to the Age of Steam, the Titanic to the Halifax Explosion, you'll discover the stories, events and people that have come to define Nova Scotia and its relationship with the sea.
  • Halifax: Experience part of Canada's history on a guided tour of this 19th-century Citadel. Understand why this strategic hilltop location with a sweeping view of downtown Halifax was chosen as the fort destined to protect the city. Step back in time to learn what it was like for soldiers and their families to live and work in the historic fort.
  • Cabot Trail: Enjoy the dramatic coastal views and highland scenery offering an endless source of artistic inspiration as you wind along the Cabot Trail through the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Unspoiled natural beauty and sweeping coastal vistas provide a mesmerizing backdrop and stops along the Cabot Trail.
  • Baddeck: Pay tribute to one of the world's most famous inventors at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site. Get a rare glimpse into the extraordinary heart and mind of a world-famous inventor whose genius helped shape the modern world.
  • Prince Edward Island: Join a Local Specialist for an exploration of Prince Edward Island and its natural beauty and charm, including a National Park adorned with sand dunes, beach grass and red sandstone cliffs.
  • Prince Edward Island: See why Prince Edward Island inspired the beloved children's classic Anne of Green Gables. Visit Green Gables Heritage place and blend the real life experiences of local author Lucy Maud Montgomery with images of the idyllic farmstead from her blockbuster 1908 novel.
  • New Brunswick: Travel to mainland New Brunswick over the engineering marvel Confederation Bridge. It is the longest bridge in the world over ice-covered waters and at its highest point, reaches 60 meters above sea level.
  • Hopewell Cape: Journey south to the Bay of Fundy in search of the world's highest tides. Join another Local Specialist and visit the magnificently eroded Hopewell Rocks Park and enjoy a rare opportunity to walk on the ocean floor (dependent on tides).
  • Saint John: Enjoy a visit to Grand-Pré National Historic Site and UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you'll delve into the history of the Le Grand Dérangement, a tragic event in Acadian history that has shaped the vibrant culture of modern-day Acadians. The National Historic Site commemorates the Grand-Pré area as a center of Acadian settlement.
  • Lunenburg: Join a Local specialist and explore Old Town Lunenburg, a UNESCO World heritage site brimming with local history, folklore and 18th century and Victorian architecture.
  • Lunenburg: Delve into the rich fishing heritage of Nova Scotia when you visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. The museum has floating vessels, an extensive aquarium, and a large exhibit complex.

MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®

  • Halifax: Explore the legends & traditions of the Mi'kmaq people during a visit to this morning. Mi'kmaq music, and a beautiful open foyer with skylights and wonderful pieces of art on display. From there, the visit will continue with a 6-screen multimedia presentation that provides an overview of Mi'kmaq history in their nature themed theater.

Must-see Highlights

  • Cruise on Shediac Bay (weather dependent)
  • See Confederation Bridge

Trafalgar Difference

  • Charlottetown: From the marble floors of the grand lobby to its barrel-vaulted ceilings, the Rodd Charlottetown exudes historic elegance. Admire the thoughtful details that Canadian National Railway Hotels are known for at this hotel built in 1931. You'll appreciate the original Victorian interiors combined with modern amenities like the heated indoor pool, for a decadent stay right in the heart of Charlottetown.

Whats Included

  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • All transport and transfers shown
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilized.

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