11 days/10 nights


Start any date between May 15 and October 15


Drives: 100 to 170 km daily (63 to 110 mi)

Walks: typically 2 to 4 hours each, with a selection of at least 2 walks daily

Most walks are on footpaths, with occasional climbs; others are on rocky terrain or sandy beaches. In addition, short strolls are offered on most days.


Classic Accommodation:   CAD$1745    
        
B&B Accommodation:   CAD$1645 
                                 Single suppl. Classic: CAD$745      
Single suppl. B&B: CAD$530
   
* Price before tax. Canada applies a 12% HST.


  • 10 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Area Manager available throughout the tour
  • PLEASE NOTE THAT CAR RENTAL IS NOT INCLUDED

It is possible to reach Nova Scotia by both air and sea.

There is scheduled air service to Halifax from all major Canadian cities, & from all major US cities with non-stop flights to Nova Scotia from Boston, Newark, Toronto, Ottawa & Montreal.

Ferry services link Nova Scotia and Maine. A high speed catamaran operates between Bar Harbor, Maine and Yarmouth, NS, and an overnight luxury cruise can be taken between Portland, Maine (less than 2 hours north of Boston) and Yarmouth
A ferry also operates between St. John, NB and Digby, NS.

Randonnée Tours

Canada

Nova Scotia Mainland Drive
& Stroll 11 days

Discover the unexpected in Canada's Atlantic playground. Nova Scotia combines European hospitality of quality inns and superb food with Canadian natural wonders. Enjoy peaceful coves, winking lighthouses, rugged headlands and authentic fishing villages. Be enthralled by the rise and fall of the famous Bay of Fundy tides. Discover unique history and heritage, unwind on perfect white sand beaches and find an excellent souvenir in the craft and antique shops. We're betting that a favourite memory will be the warmth and friendliness of the Maritimers you'll meet. As this tour forms a loop, it can be accessed from any of the major entry points to Nova Scotia - Halifax, Yarmouth or Digby. The tour outlined below describes a Halifax start; those people wishing to start in Yarmouth or Digby would join the tour in Annapolis Royal.


 
Waverley Inn

Waverley Inn

Halifax

Located in the downtown area of Halifax, the uniquely decorated guest rooms feature such gracious amenities as canopy beds, oversized jacuzzi baths, fluffy terry-robes, and beautiful Victorian period antiques.

Cooper’s Inn

Cooper’s Inn

Shelburne

This is an award-winning registered heritage building and garden circa 1784 located on the harbour in the middle of Shelburne’s historic area. 

Harbour’s Edge

Harbour’s Edge

Yarmouth

This registered heritage building commands a spectacular view of Yarmouth harbor.  With over two acres of grounds, you’ll enjoy the serenity of this property.

Lunenburg Arms

Lunenburg Arms

Lunenburg

In the centre of this historic village, with views of the harbour, this inn has rooms with plush duvets, and bathrobes.  Rissers restaurant offers fabulous seafood and live jazz on some evenings.

Queen Anne Inn

Queen Anne Inn

Annapolis Royal

This 4-star inn has been recognized as one of the best lodges in Nova Scotia by numerous travel publications.  All rooms have custom-made feather beds and are equipped with plush bathrobes.

Victoria’s Historic Inn

Victoria’s Historic Inn

Wolfville

Experience the relaxation and tranquility waiting for you at this 5-star historic inn.  All rooms have down duvets and plush bathrobes.

Pepperberry B&B

Pepperberry B&B

Halifax

This beautiful 1915 heritage home boasts an acre of park-like grounds, yet is only minutes from downtown Halifax.  Enjoy plush bathrobes, down duvets and gourmet breakfasts, and a large film library.

Maplebird House

Maplebird House

Lunenburg

This is a  beautifully restored heritage building , circa 1826 with a large garden with swimming pool, patio & verandah overlooking Lunenburg harbour.  Relax with piano in front of a log burning woodstove.

The Millstones B&B

The Millstones B&B

Shelburn

Overlooking the Roseway River, this hotel is located near secluded beaches and Shelburne's historic district.  The guest rooms are comfortable and uniquely decorated.  

Harbour’s Edge

Harbour’s Edge

Yarmouth 

This registered heritage building commands a spectacular view of Yarmouth harbor.  With over two acres of grounds, you’ll enjoy the serenity of this property.

Carriage House

Anapolis Royal

Formerly an 1890’s home, this property is now a casual but elegant 4-star lodge, located within the beautiful historic town centre.  Enjoy the gas fireplace and library.  Large breakfasts include home baking.

Harwood House B&B

Harwood House B&B

Wolfville

Conveniently located adjacent to Acadia University and walking distance to superb dining and shops, this 4-star heritage building has been carefully renovated with tastefully decorated rooms.  Gourmet breakfasts are served in the elegant dining room.


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