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Nova Scotia City Lights & Country Sights  |  Various Dates  |  6 Days & 5 Nights

Enjoy the best of Canada's ocean playground as you spend three night's in Nova Scotia's capital city of Halifax and two night's on Cape Breton Island.

Spend three nights in the waterfront city of Halifax; Nova Scotia's capital city, and two nights in beautiful Baddeck, Cape Breton, located on Bras d'Or Lake. Enjoy free time in Halifax to explore on your own and experience sightseeing tours of Halifax and Peggy's Cove. Then travel to Cape Breton and discover the island that's been ranked as most beautiful island by Conde Nast Traveler magazine. Cape Breton Island truly offers a world of wondrous sightseeing opportunities that include the famous Cabot Trail.

Dates

2017: June 6, 20, 27; July 11, 25; August 8, 22; September 12*, 19, 26; October 10

2018: June 12*, 26; July 3, 17, 24, 31; August 14, 21, 28*; September 18, 25; October 2, 16

 *Bilingual English/German Departure

Highlights

Atlantic Canadian Tour Director or Driver Guide
Modern Touring Vehicle
Gray Line Halifax City Tour
Gray Line Peggy's Cove Tour
Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
World famous Cabot Trail
Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Whale Watching Boat Tour (weather permitting)
Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
5 night's accommodation (3 in Halifax, 2 in Baddeck)
8 meals

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Halifax
Arrive in Halifax and check into your accommodations which are ideally located in the downtown core of this vibrant and urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean.

Cambridge Suites - Halifax, Nova Scotia

Day 2: Halifax & Peggy's Cove Touring*
Enjoy guided tours of both Halifax and Peggy’s Cove. An informative and fun filled ride through the city streets will immerse you in the history and culture of Halifax. You'll have time for a quick bite to eat on the waterfront before heading out to see and hear the crashing waves of Peggy's Cove. No trip to Nova Scotia is complete without a visit to this beautiful, rustic fishing village on the Atlantic Ocean. (CB)

*please note that sightseeing tours are limited in June. A substitute day tour may be necessary if Gray Line tours are not operating.

Cambridge Suites - Halifax, Nova Scotia

Day 3: Halifax, NS to Baddeck, NS**
Depart Halifax on your included transfer to New Glasgow to meet your Tour Director and board the touring coach. Then proceed to Cape Breton Island - "the Scotland of North America." Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck to marvel at the many accomplishments of this genius. Spend two nights at a charming lakeside resort in the heart of Baddeck. (D)

Inverary on Baddeck Bay - Baddeck, Nova Scotia

** September 19 departure will be staying at the Cambridge Suites Sydney, not at the Inverary in Baddeck

Day 4: Cabot Trail Touring
We’re off to experience one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America.  The Cabot Trail winds around the rocky splendor of Cape Breton’s northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park.  Look-offs offer unforgettable vistas of Cape Breton’s rugged coastline so be sure to have your camera on handOur day is complimented by a Whale Watching Boat Tour (weather permitting). (B, Box L, D)

Inverary on Baddeck Bay - Baddeck, Nova Scotia

Day 5: Baddeck, NS to Halifax, NS
The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site awaits us today. Words cannot do justice to this reconstruction depicting one fifth of the settlement of 1744 New France. Roam the streets and chat with authentically costumed guides. Proceed along the shore of the Bras d’Or Lake to the mainland, and back to Halifax for one last night in the Maritimes. (B)

Cambridge Suites - Halifax, Nova Scotia

Day 6: Depart Halifax
Atlantic Tours' arrangements end this morning upon check out from the hotel. (CB)

Rates

Per person rates in Canadian funds:

2017 Rates

SINGLE DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD
$1794 $1394 $1288 $1231

 Rates are subject to 15% HST for Canadian residents; 7.5% for non-residents of Canada.

2018 Rates

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE
$1294 $1148 $1075 $1730

Rates are subject to 15% HST.

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