Wonders of the Maritimes & Scenic Cape Breton with Ocean Train to Montreal

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If you can’t take the beat, get out of the kitchen! One of the highlights of a visit to the Canadian Maritimes is the Ceilidh (kay-lee), or kitchen party, a Gaelic celebration of music, dancing, and storytelling. In addition to this traditional maritime merriment, this tour of the Canadian Maritimes and Cape Breton has cooked up plenty of unique experiences i...
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Trip type
Small Group Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Very Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

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: SightseeingCONFEDERATION BRIDGE
    • 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 HighlandsHALIFAX–MONTREAL
    • 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

What's this trip about?

    If you can’t take the beat, get out of the kitchen! One of the highlights of a visit to the Canadian Maritimes is the Ceilidh (kay-lee), or kitchen party, a Gaelic celebration of music, dancing, and storytelling. In addition to this traditional maritime merriment, this tour of the Canadian Maritimes and Cape Breton has cooked up plenty of unique experiences in this picturesque part of the world. Get your camera ready for Canada’s most photographed lighthouse in Peggy’s Cove, your windbreaker zipped for the highest and widest tides at Hopewell Rocks, and your taste buds ready for a traditional fish cake breakfast, sugar camp lunch, and fresh lobster dinner. Throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, tiny fishing villages, giant whales, and the grandest of scenery will be calling your name, as will Cape Breton’s historic Alexander Graham Bell Museum. Hello, coastal Canada! Say goodnight to coastal Canada and good morning to French Canada as you board the overnight Ocean train in Halifax for Montréal. Aboard the oldest continuously operated named passenger train in North America, you’ll sleep in comfort before awakening to the dream sights of Québec’s largest city. An included hop-on/hop-off trolley tour will put a spring in your step on this extension to your tour of Eastern Canada.

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Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age range6 years and up
Flights and transportN/A
Start City HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA
End CityMONTRÉAL

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural

Destinations

  • North America
  • Canada

Attractions

  • Halifax
  • Montreal
  • Nova Scotia
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Quebec

Activities

  • Culture

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Day 1: ARRIVE IN HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA

Welcome to Halifax! At 6 pm, meet your travel companions for a welcome drink.

Day 2: HALIFAX. EXCURSION TO PEGGY’S COVE & LUNENBURG

Lighthouse Beams, Bites & Brews Visit Peggy’s Cove, one of Canada’s most charming fishing villages. Enjoy a traditional [LF] Nova Scotian Breakfast. We then venture to Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a walking tour with a Local Guide. During your free...

Day 3: HALIFAX–SUGAR MOON FARM–MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK

Nova Scotia Treats & Treasures Take an orientation tour of Halifax, including the public gardens and harbor area. Before arriving in New Brunswick, we’ll stop at [LF] Sugar Moon Farm to enjoy a Maritime sugar camp lunch, along with a guided tour and traditional su...

Day 4: MONCTON–HOPEWELL ROCKS–CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI

Low Tides & Local Treats Travel to Hopewell Rocks to explore the dramatic sculpted landscape on the sea. Then, drive across 8-mile-long Confederation Bridge, the longest of its kind. Cross onto Prince Edward Island, stopping for a local treat at Cow’s Ice Cream Fa...

Day 5: CHARLOTTETOWN

Folk Songs & Sand Dunes A 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 and Green Gables Heritage Place with a Local Guide. Later, enjoy lunch at Prin...

Day 6: CHARLOTTETOWN–BADDECK, NOVA SCOTIA

Inventions of New Scotland This morning, board a ferry that whisks you across the Northumberland Strait, known as the “Birthplace of New Scotland.” It was here that the first ship of Scottish Highlanders landed in Nova Scotia in 1773. Visit the Alexander Graham Bell N...

Day 7: BADDECK. EXCURSION TO CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK

Legendary Landscapes 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 t...

Day 8: BADDECK–HALIFAX

Strongholds & Celebrations Cross over the Canso Causeway and continue across Nova Scotia to Halifax and visit the Citadel Hill National Historic Site. Tonight, join your Tour Director and new friends at a festive farewell dinner—the perfect finale to your Maritim...

Day 9: HALIFAX–VIA RAIL’S THE OCEAN

All Aboard in Halifax! 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 with the comfort of a private Sleeper Plus car. (Breakfast,Lu...

Day 10: VIA RAIL’S THE OCEAN– MONTRÉAL

Fit for a Queen Morning arrival into Montréal for a 2-night stay in the historic world-renowned Fairmont Queen Elizabeth. 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, liv...

Day 11: MONTRÉAL

Magical Montréal Full free day to explore Montreal on your own.

FREE TIME TIPS EXPLORE MORE in Montréal with a free day to discover the tastes and traditions of this French-Canadian city. Explore the cultural capital of Canada where the traditional Québécois s...

Day 12: MONTRÉAL

Safe travels until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

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Westin Nova ScotianThis deluxe hotel is equipped with full service fitness center, on site spa, business center, as well as a restaurant and lounge. Nourish your soul in the Halifax Restaurant Elements, featuring locally inspired Nova Scotia Cuisine and wines, and awarded with a Wine Spectator Award. In the summer enjoy outdoor patio seating in the lounge. A local shuttle is available complimentary to guests at select times of the day.HalifaxCanada1181 Hollis StreetDelta Hotels BeausejourFine Downtown Hotel situated in city center near shops.MonctonCanada750 Main StreetDelta Prince EdwardThis elegant hotel is beautifully situated in the heart of Charlottetown on the Prince Edward Island and features spacious guestrooms refined dining, and ultimate comfort. The amenities include a fitness center, concierge services, laundry services, and large indoor pool. CharlottetownCanada18 Queen StreetSilver Dart LodgeTwo-story Motor Hotel on spacious grounds at western boundary of village, overlooking Bras d'Or Lake.BaddeckCanada257 Shore RoadFairmont Queen Elizabeth HotelLocated in the heart of downtown Montreal, the hotel reflects the city's elegance and charm and has welcomed dignitaries and celebrities alike in its 60 year history. The hotel has an indoor pool, hot tub, spa, fitness center, gift shops, hair salon, several award winning restaurants, lounge, room service, business center, concierge service, and Internet access.MontrealCanada900 Blvd. Rene- Levesque West,
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