In a land brimming with energy, sea-coast traditions and old-world charm, the hospitality of Nova Scotia’s people is legendary.Explore historic sites, stunning coastline, listen to lively music and savour fresh lobster and scallops.
Halifax – Nova Scotia’s capital, Halifax combines the international essence of a major port city and naval base, with the youthful vibe of a university town, and the culture and heritage of one of Canada’s most historic communities.
Cape Breton Island – hike stunning highland trails where moose and bald eagles hang around to watch people go by. Or take to the water and watch pods of pilot whales play in the shimmering waters of the Gulf of St.Lawrence. Stroll the grassy shores or cruise to international boating destinations along the Bras d’Or Lakes Scenic Drive.
South Shore – proud lighthouses stand guard over charming fishing villages and island-studded bays all along the South Shore. Visit the famously photographed lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove, where waves crash upon the granite stone around it.
Oak Island – is one of over 350 islands that dot picturesque Mahone Bay, sitting just 200 metres off the coast near the community of Western Shore, Nova Scotia.
The Annapolis Valley – is Canada’s up-and-coming wine destination, with 11 established wineries in the region; three more producing in other areas of the province. Perfect boutique wineries and unique varietals such as Marechal Foch and L’Acadie Blancs make tours and tastings a must-do in this region.
Yarmouth & Acadian Coast – the southwestern most tip of Nova Scotia is renowned for its Acadian roots, colourful fishing villages, towering churches and the spectacular Cape Forchu Lightstation.
Bay of Fundy – with tides that reach up to 16.5 metres, this spectacular natural phenomenon occurs nowhere else on the planet. The power of nature surrounds the Bay of Fundy, showcasing some of the world’s most dramatic coastal seascapes.
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