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Discover the heart of Canada’s Atlantic seacoast on this wonderful vacation. This tour begins in Halifax and ends in Montréal with overnights also in Moncton, Charlottetown, and Baddeck. Along the way, you’ll experience scenic drives, visit beautiful national parks and quaint fishing villages.

From the gorgeous scenery and quaint fishing villages to the fun experiences and train ride, this tour through Eastern Canada is sure to delight all of your senses!

  • 11 night first class guided vacation
  • 11 nights accommodation
  • 19 Meals: Breakfast daily, 4 lunches, 4 three-course dinners including a lobster dinner in Charlottetown
  • Sightseeing excursions with individual headsets and a professional Tour Director throughout the tour
  • VIA Rail’s Ocean train from Halifax to Montreal with 1 night accommodation in private Sleeper Plus car
June 9-September 24, 2022  from $3999 + $632 tax
Single Supplement add $1366
Pre-Pay Gratuities add $128 per person

Airfare to Halifax and return from Montreal & airport transfers additional but can be added

Select dates are small group discoveries with max 24 passengers, if you prefer this option please let you reservation agent know to look for those dates.

Peace of mind 2021 & 2022 bookings can be changed to a different brand (Avalon, Cosmos, Globus or Monograms), destination or to another 2022 or 2023 departure date. Notice of change in travel plans must be given before final payment (60 days prior to departure)

Vacation Highlights

PEGGY’S COVE – Orientation tour with a traditional Nova Scotian breakfast
LUNENBURG – Orientation tour
HALIFAX – Orientation tour; visit Citadel Hill; farewell dinner
SUGAR MOON FARM – Enjoy a traditional sugar camp meal and guided tour
HOPEWELL ROCKS – Sightseeing
CONFEDERATION BRIDGE – Visit Cape Jourimain Nature Centre; cross Canada’s modern engineering feat
CHARLOTTETOWN – Lobster supper at a local restaurant; sightseeing with a Local Guide; visit Green Gables; Prince Edward Island sightseeing; traditional Ceilidh at PEI Preserves
BADDECK – Visit Alexander Graham Bell Museum
CABOT TRAIL – Sightseeing; visit Cape Breton Highlands
HALIFAX – MONTREAL – by VIA Rail train
MONTREAL – Hop-on/hop-off trolley tour


Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.


Welcome to Halifax! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.
Accommodation:  Westin Nova Scotian (or similar)

This morning, visit Peggy’s Cove, one of Canada’s most charming fishing villages. Enjoy a traditional NOVA SCOTIAN BREAKFAST, where you can choose local specialties, like fish cakes. Have your camera ready for spectacular shots of this famous lighthouse and picturesque setting. We then venture to Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After a brief orientation tour, enjoy free time. Explore the quaint Main Street, shop for souvenirs, or spend time at the Fisheries Museum to learn more about this major fishing port. The rest of the day is at leisure. Maybe visit the Maritimes Museum, which explains the area’s seafaring past, or perhaps tour Alexander Keith’s Brewery, which has been making the home-grown favorite since the early 1880s.
Accommodation: Westin Nova Scotian (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast

This morning, enjoy an orientation of Halifax, including the public gardens and harbor area. Before arriving in New Brunswick, we’ll stop at SUGAR MOON FARM to enjoy a Maritime SUGAR CAMP LUNCH, along with a guided tour and traditional sugar camp treat. We spend the evening in Moncton, originally founded by a group of Acadians and then Pennsylvania Dutch immigrants from Philadelphia. Your Tour Director will have suggestions for the best way to spend your evening.
Accommodation: Delta Beausejour (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

This morning, travel to HOPEWELL ROCKS and learn about the highest and wildest tides in the world, which rise and fall up to 52 feet each day. Time and tide have carved from the cliffs and coves distinctive sandstone formations topped with trees. Learn more about the region’s nature and wildlife with a visit to CAPE JOURIMAIN NATURE CENTRE. Then, drive across 8-mile-long Confederation Bridge, the longest of its kind. Cross onto Prince Edward Island and continue to Charlottetown. Tonight, enjoy a LOBSTER SUPPER at a local restaurant.
Accommodation: Delta Prince Edward (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

A guided tour of the island includes a drive to the fishing port of North Rustico Harbour to see the sand dunes and lovely beaches of PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND NATIONAL PARK, along with a visit to GREEN GABLES farmhouse. Later, enjoy lunch at PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND PRESERVE COMPANY, and be treated to a traditional CEILIDH—a folk music party. You are sure to be entertained and to get your toes tapping! The rest of the day is at leisure to explore on your own, do some shopping, or relax in one of Charlottetown’s fine restaurants.
Accommodation: Delta Prince Edward (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

This morning, board a FERRY that whisks you across the Northumberland Strait to Pictou, known as the “Birthplace of New Scotland.” It was here that the first ship of Scottish Highlanders landed in Nova Scotia in 1773. Then, visit the ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL MUSEUM, where exhibits trace the achievements of the great inventor who spent his last years on Cape Breton.
Accommodation: Silver Dart Lodge (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast

This morning, travel along the CABOT TRAIL, considered one of the most scenic drives in the world. Proceed along the coast, savoring magnificent vistas of the rocky shoreline and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Enter CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK, a landscape that strikingly resembles Scottish coastal regions. Tonight, perhaps join in a local Ceilidh in Baddeck.
Accommodation: Silver Dart Lodge (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Cross over the Canso Causeway and continue across Nova Scotia to Halifax. Upon arrival, visit the CITADEL with its early 19th-century, star-shaped fort. Tonight, join your Tour Director and new friends at a festive farewell dinner.
Accommodation: Westin Nova Scotian (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

This afternoon, board VIA Rail’s Ocean train. Travel while sleeping in comfort and awaken in a different region of Canada! Ride across New Brunswick to Québec’s largest city, Montréal. Accommodation on the train is in a private Sleeper Plus car.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Days 10-11 MONTRÉAL
Morning arrival and transfer to your hotel for the next two nights. During your stay, enjoy a hop-on/hop-off TROLLEY TOUR of the city. With your leisure time, you may want to discover the excellent restaurants, lively nightspots, and charming boutiques and galleries. Visit Notre Dame Basilica, stroll the historic streets of Old Montréal, or try your luck at the Casino de Montréal.
Accommodation: Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast daily

The trip ends today with guests departing on individual schedules.
Meals: Breakfast

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