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Cape Breton Island

Visit Cape Breton Island


Cabot Trail is arguably the most scenic coastal drive in North America. You wouldn't want to forget your camera on this journey that encompasses Baddeck, Cape Breton Highlands National Park and the valleys of the Acadian forest.

Immerse yourself in the island's Gaelic heritage by taking part in a Celtic dance at summer céilidhs (pronounced kay-lees) in Baddeck. From here take a sailing trip around Bras d'Or Lake and explore more of the region.

Look around National Historic Sites to discover artifacts of inventor Alexander Graham Bell at his Canadian residence. Or learn more about the British and French struggle for control of Canada at the Fortress of Louisbourg.

Sydney is the island's historical capital named after the British Home Secretary. Enjoy walks to the harbour and feast on fresh seafood with lobster a specialty all year round. Or enjoy a trip to the Glenora Distillery to learn about the production of single-malt whiskey.


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Cape Breton

Nova Scotia & Cape Breton Island

11-day tailor-made self-drive from £1,890 pp incl. flights

This curated self-drive explores the highlights of Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Island, from its verdant forests to scenic valleys and imposing highland. Indeed, it boast some of the most stunning scenery in eastern Canada.

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The Charms of Atlantic Canada‬

12-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,485 pp incl. flights

Driving spectacularly scenic routes, this superb-value getaway showcases the best of Atlantic Canada. You’ll stay in historic properties as you enjoy included whale-watching cruises and entrance into a wealth of historic sites.

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