Nova Scotia tailor-made holidays
Your Nova Scotia travel experience will combine the area's history with its beautiful scenery. Cabot Trail demonstrates this with a reputation as one of the most scenic coastal drives in North America. Explore the Gaelic heritage, national park and valleys of the Acadian forest on Cape Breton Island.
Learn more about the Anglo-French hostilities at the Fortress of Louisbourg and Halifax Citadel National Historic Sites. Or visit Province House where the Fathers of Confederation met about the formation of Canada.
Explore the South Shore along the Lighthouse Route and stop off for pictures of the famous lighthouse at Peggy's Cove. Enjoy visiting the picturesque fishing villages en route and admire the colourful 18th and 19th century buildings at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg.
And don't forget to leave some time to relax on the number of beaches dotted around the province, and perhaps enjoy the excellent surfing opportunities along the Eastern Shore. Look out to the changing tides of the Bay of Fundy or discover the farm and vineyards of the nearby Annapolis Valley.
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Top itineraries in Nova Scotia
Explore the Canadian Maritimes as you travel through the Atlantic provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick.Taste remarkable seafood, discover a unique Acadian culture and drive some of Canada's most spectacular coastlines.
This road trip showcases the natural beauty of Nova Scotia's landscapes and coastlines, exloring this Atlantic Canada province in depth. Experience a unique culture, meet friendly locals and dine on superb seafood as you discover wild beaches, remote lighthouses and pristine national parks.
Coastal beauty, stunning landscapes, gingerbread houses and storybook lighthouses give this Atlantic province its own distinctive identity and it has truly become the crown jewel of Canada’s eastern coast - see it all on this wonderful 16 day self-drive tour.
Top places to stay in Nova Scotia
This luxury retreat is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World and offers a place of solitude, excellent food, memorable wilderness experiences and the ability to switch off from the outside world.
Fox Harb’r was created by the co-founder of Tim Horton’s coffee who wanted to bring something that would help the local economy.
Tucked away on a quiet street in downtown Halifax, this redbrick boutique hotel offers an elegant alternative to the big chain experience within easy walking distance of all the central attractions of the Nova Scotian capital.
Where to go in Nova Scotia
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.
Follow the Lighthouse Route along the coast of the South Shore Region to reach Lunenburg. You'll find the famous lighthouse at Peggy's Cove along the way and end the trip viewing Yarmouth's Cape Forchu Lighthouse.
Your Halifax travel experience will offer a port city rich in history and culture. During the struggle for power the British used Halifax's strategic position by building a fortress that rivalled the French one on Cape Breton Island. Walk around Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, visit the Old…
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