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Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

The Canadian Maritimes

June 22 - July 03, 2025
Length: 12 days
Activity Level: Activity indicator paw
Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island make for a scenic and history-infused journey. We explore fishing villages and port cities, French fortifications and colonial British settlements, and travel to secluded Prince Edward Island and rugged Cape Breton on this classic route.

Operated by Odysseys Unlimited

Tour Highlights

  • See iconic Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse, one of Canada’s most photographed landmarks.
  • Travel the coastal road to the UNESCO site of Lunenburg.
  • Travel to scenic Annapolis Valley, where you stop to tour Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens and nearby Grand-Pré National Historic Site.
  • Board a ferry and cross the Bay of Fundy to Saint John, then embark on a Bay of Fundy whale watch.
  • Tour Hopewell Rocks, famous for having the world’s highest tides.
  • Enjoy dinner aboard a working lobster boat, and learn about this important industry.
  • Explore Prince Edward Island, including a stop at Village Musical Acadien and Charlottetown, PEI’s capital.
  • Stop in Baddeck, set on the shores of Bras d’Or Lake, where you tour the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site.
  • Drive the world-famous 185-mile route of the Cabot Trail, passing through beautiful Cape Breton Highlands National Park.
  • Visit the 18th-century Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site.
  • En route to Halifax, stop for lunch at Masstown Market, a fish and produce market popular with the locals.
  • Experience more of the regional and cultural capital of Halifax on an optional 3-day/2- night post-tour “On Your Own” extension.

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