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Dagprogramma 13 Dagen

Charmes van Atlantisch Canada

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Ben je liefhebber van de zee, spectaculaire kustlandschappen, bossen en ander natuurschoon? Dan is Atlantisch Canada een prachtige bestemming voor jou! De provincies zijn niet zo groot, maar je vindt er eigenlijk alles wat Canada te bieden heeft. Geniet van de ontspannen sfeer op het platteland en in de kleine plaatsjes. De kust kan hier en daar grillig zijn, maar je ziet ook mooie stranden en knusse baaien met kleurrijke vissersdorpjes. In het binnenland rij je door de bossen, maar regelmatig heb je weer uitzicht op de zee. 

Dag 1

Accommodatie: Cambridge Suites Halifax - Standard Room (LG)

Arrival in Halifax

Arrive in Halifax and transfer independently to your centrally-located hotel in this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean. Meet your tour director and fellow travellers this evening at a welcome reception. 

Dag 2

Accommodatie: Crowne Plaza Moncton Downtown - Standard Room (O/L)

Joggins Fossil Cliffs and Dinner Cruise on Shediac Bay, overnight in Moncton

Explore the Bay of Fundy and learn about the world’s highest tides as we meander its colourful coastline to New Brunswick’s bilingual city of Moncton. En route, explore the Joggins Fossil Cliffs, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See magnificently exposed layers of rock revealing the world’s most complete fossil record of life in the “Coal Age” of 300 million years ago. After crossing into New Brunswick, an unforgettable culinary experience awaits as we cruise the warm waters of Shediac Bay aboard a lobster boat, learn about the fishing industry and savour a delicious lobster supper. Arrive in Moncton and check into our downtown hotel for the night.

Dag 3

Accommodatie: Hilton Saint John // Delta Hotels by Marriott Saint John - Standard Room (O/L)

Hopewell Rocks, Fundy National Park and citytour Saint John

Experience a true natural wonder this morning as we visit Hopewell Rocks on the coast of the Bay of Fundy. Marvel at these massive flower-pot shaped formations sculpted by the highest tides on the planet. Travel through Fundy National Park to Canada’s first incorporated city, Saint John, on the southern New Brunswick Coast. Enjoy a city tour, including the Reversing Falls, before checking into our hotel for a two night stay.

Dag 4

Accommodatie: Hilton Saint John // Delta Hotels by Marriott Saint John - Standard Room (O/L)

Visit St. Andrews by-the-Sea and Whale Watching Boat Tour

Today we enjoy a day trip to picturesque St. Andrews by-the-Sea where the quaint charm of this coastal town is captivates every visitor. After a Whale Watching boat tour (weather permitting), the afternoon is yours to experience friendly people, beautiful architecture and rich marine life of this seaside gem at your own pace before we return to Saint John.

Dag 5

Accommodatie: Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa - Standard Room (HP)

Ferry from Saint John to Digby, Annapolis Valley

Enjoy free time in Saint John this morning before we ferry back to Nova Scotia; be on the look-out for whales as we cross the Bay of Fundy. Arrive in Digby, the scallop capital of the world, where fresh sea air and passionate Acadian culture combine to form an enchanting and historically rich town. Enjoy your night in Annapolis Valley. 

Dag 6

Accommodatie: Cambridge Suites Halifax (LO)

Through the Annapolis Valley to Halifax, en route Winery Tour and Tasting

Travel the lush Annapolis Valley and learn about the French Acadians who established their first settlement in the early 1600’s. Learn about the fact and fiction blend to reveal the romance of the Land of Evangeline. Visit a local winery for a tour and tasting before arriving in Halifax for the evening. 

Dag 7

Accommodatie: Cambridge Suites Halifax (HP)

Peggy's Cove, Lunenburg, Mahone Bay and Oak Island

Discover the rustic charm of the renowned fishing village of Peggy’s Cove where we will enjoy breakfast. Travel Nova Scotia’s South Shore and on to the UNESCO World Heritage Town of Lunenburg, renowned for her fleets of Grand Banks’ fishing schooners. Take a walking tour to fully experience one of the most remarkably preserved colonial settlements in the New World, and visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic to learn about the town’s famous seafaring heritage. We are then off to postcard-perfect Mahone Bay where a trinity of 19th century-built churches represents an iconic cultural landscape of Nova Scotia. Enjoy some free time to stroll through the town and chat with the welcoming locals who have been known to share superstitions, legends and fables that date back to the rum-running days. Arrive in Western Shore for the night and learn of the legendary Oak Island – home of the world’s longest running hunt for lost treasure. We overnight on Oak Island. 

Dag 8

Accommodatie: Rodd Charlottetown // Rodd Royalty Hotel // Holman Grand Hotel // Delta Prince Edward - Standard Room (HP)

Via Glooscap Heritage Centre & Mi’kmaq Museum to Charlottetown

Once only accessible by ferry, today we arrive on Prince Edward Island via the Confederation Bridge, the world’s longest continuous multi-span bridge. En route, learn about Mi’kmaq culture at the Glooscap Heritage Centre & Mi’kmaq Museum. Experience true Maritime hospitality this evening at a traditional hall-style lobster supper before checking into your Charlottetown accommodations for a two-night stay.

Dag 9

Accommodatie: Rodd Charlottetown // Rodd Royalty Hotel // Holman Grand Hotel // Delta Prince Edward - Standard Room (LO)

Prince Edward Island Touring

Enjoy a free morning in Charlottetown, Canada birthplace, or join a complimentary walking tour of the city. This afternoon, drive by red cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping sand dunes and green fields as you make your way to Prince Edward Island National Park. Before returning to Charlottetown, visit Green Gables Heritage Site, the alluring inspiration of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic Anne of Green Gables books.

Dag 10

Accommodatie: Inverary Resort - Standard Room (HP)

Baddeck and Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

Ferry over the Northumberland Strait back to Nova Scotia and proceed to Cape Breton Island – the Scotland of North America – via the Canso Causeway. Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck to learn of the many accomplishments of this genius who made his home on the island. Arrive at our accommodations on the Bras d’Or Lake where we will spend two nights.

Dag 11

Accommodatie: Inverary Resort - Standard Room (VP)

Cabot Trail Touring and Whale Watching Boat Tour

Today's journey takes us along one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America. The Cabot Trail winds around the rocky splendor of Cape Breton’s northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Look-outs offer unforgettable vistas of Cape Breton’s rugged coastline, creating perfect photo opportunities.  Afterwards, we travel to the coast where we enjoy a whale watching boat tour (weather permitting) before returning to Baddeck for the evening. 

Dag 12

Accommodatie: Cambridge Suites Hotel - Standard Room (LO)

Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, back to Halifax

We get a look into the early days of colonial life with a visit to the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. The vivid history of the region comes alive in this accurate reconstruction of one of the major settlements of circa 1744 New France. Roam the streets and chat with authentically costumed guides. After our visit we proceed along the shore of the Bras d’Or Lake to the mainland before continuing on to Halifax for one last night in the Maritimes.

Dag 13

End of tour

Tour ends on check out from the hotel.

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