10 day sample itinerary

New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Multi Centre

Explore rugged coastlines

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Canada's Maritime Provinces are the perfect multicentre holiday. With rugged coastlines and spectacular coastal drives, this wild part of Canada is best explored on a self drive adventure. Load up your car and cruise between picturesque towns and sublime views, stopping now and then to breathe in the ocean air. Each evening, having dined on seafood caught fresh that morning, let the tension melt away as you fall asleep to the soothing sounds of the sea.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Discover Canada's Maritime history and way of life
  • Breathe in the ocean air while enjoying spectacular coastal scenery
  • Dine on freshly caught seafood while gazing out to sea
  • Experience Acadian culture in Moncton

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
10 days
Destination Breakdown
Options
Self-Guided
  • New Brunswick

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Unspoiled and undiscovered with scenic coastal drives
    • Quaint towns and magnificent wildlife
    • Sample the tasty and locally caught seafood
    • Explore Hope Well Rocks
    • Discover Acadian culture
  • Nova Scotia

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Fantastic whale watching
    • Explore the historical city of Halifax
    • Stunning coastal views
    • Stunning picturesque lighthouses
    • Dine on the ocean floor
New Brunswick

In Atlantic Canada the journey is the destination. As you drive out from the provincial capital of Fredericton, you’ll be greeted by rolling hills, untouched beaches and sparkling lakes. Its top attraction is the incredible Bay of Fundy - it's tides are best explored at The Hopewell Rocks, where you can walk around the famous flower pot rocks at low tide, then slowly watch them disappear or even paddle amongst them in a kayak. Visit Saint John, Canada's oldest incorporated city, it is also the only city on the beautiful Bay of Fundy brimming with urbn charm combined with vibrant history all with the famous bay backdrop. Whilst in Saint John, indulge in some freshly caught lobster, this is the way of life.

Highlights

  • Kings Landing Historical Settlement
  • Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market
Nova Scotia

Almost entirely surrounded by ocean, Nova Scotia offers some of Canada’s best coastal drives. Embrace the spirit of spontaneity as you switch off the GPS and go where the moment takes you. Explore Nova Scotia's Scottish, First Nations Mi'kmaq and French heritage, you'll find this throughout the province from pottery, glass, carvings and kilt makers. Make sure you stop at the Membertou Heritage Park to learn the unique story of the Mi'kmaq people or stop at the Museum of Natural History to explore the Aboriginal archaeology gallery. One of the province's major draws is Cape Breton Island, home to the world-renown Cabot Trail, this is one of the most scenic drives in the world, with its picturesque coastal views, rolling green fields and highland scenery. Enjoy a hike with dramatic coastal views on Cape Breton Island, learn about the province’s Maritime history at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and savour a great ale at the Alexander Keith Brewery.

Highlights

  • Halifax Harbour Hopper Tour
  • Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21