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    St John’s, the coastal capital of Newfoundland

Newfoundland and Nova Scotia

Canada

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Rugged coasts and rich cultural traditions

Perched on the edge of North America, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia - Canada’s two most easterly provinces - are unlike the rest of Canada in their cultural traditions. The country’s closest points to Europe, the locals here are descendants from English, Scottish and Irish settlers.

Explore Nova Scotia’s rugged southern coastline, cruise the scenic, iceberg-studded waters to spot dolphins and seabirds and walk in UNESCO-listed Gros Morne National Park, spending time in the vibrant cities and pretty towns along the way.

Including...

A car with a tickVIP door-to-door travel service

A suitcase with a tick Included travel insurance

A bed 12 nights in hotels and 1 in flight

A plate with a knife and fork 2 meals: 2 breakfasts (days 4 and 11)

A person Tour manager

Plus...

  • International flights
  • Travel in destination by coach
  • Porterage

A camera Excursions and visits

  • Visits to Peggy’s Cove; Pictou and Canso Causeway; Gros Morne National Park; L’Anse aux Meadows Viking Settlement; Port au Choix National Historic Site; Cape Bonavista Lighthouse Provincial Park; Terra Nova National Park
  • Tour of St John’s including Cape Spear National Historic Site
  • Entrance to Grenfell House Museum; Torrent River Salmon Interpretation Centre; Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse; Gros Morne Discovery Centre; North Atlantic Aviation Museum
  • The Viking Trail
  • Boat cruises of Iceberg Alley (subject to weather conditions) and Bonne Bay

Prices are based on return flights with Air Canada from London Heathrow - inbound via Halifax. Supplements may apply from other airports

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Day 1 UK to Halifax

Our VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your flight to Halifax.

You stay at Westin Nova Scotian (4*) or Cambridge Suites Hotel Halifax (4*).


Day 2 Halifax

Our tour today takes us out along Nova Scotia’s rugged southern coastline to Peggy’s Cove, with its famous lighthouse.

The afternoon is at leisure in Halifax.


Day 3 Pictou to Sydney

We depart Halifax for Pictou, the ‘birthplace of New Scotland’ in 1773. We move on, stopping in Port Hawksbury to view the Canso Causeway, before arriving in St Peters on Cape Breton Island for light refreshments. We then continue to Sydney.


Day 4 Corner Brook

We join the ferry service to Newfoundland and Labrador. On arrival we journey to Corner Brook, situated at the mouth of the Humber River between the Long Range Mountains and the open sea.

You stay at Glynmill Inn (3*) or Comfort Inn (3*).


Day 5 The Viking Trail to St Anthony

We travel north along the Viking Trail, via Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Within the park is Tablelands, a barren ledge of rock over 80km in length that has been pushed up from deep beneath the ocean floor.

You stay at Hotel North (3*) or Grenfell Heritage Hotel (3*).


Day 6 Iceberg Alley

This morning we board a boat for a cruise in the coastal waters off St Anthony.

We’ll head for Iceberg Alley, famous for its bounty of icebergs, whales, dolphins and seabirds (seasonally May-August). We'll stop by the Grenfell Mission, founded in the 1890s.

This afternoon we make the journey to UNESCO-protected L’Anse aux Meadows, a 1,000-year-old Viking settlement.


Day 7 Port au Choix to Rocky Harbour

This morning we travel to Port au Choix National Historic Site. Here, we will learn of the Maritime Archaic and Dorset peoples who lived here long before the Europeans arrived.

In the afternoon we retrace our tracks along the Viking Trail to Rocky Harbour, visiting the Torrent River Salmon Interpretation Centre and stopping at Arches rock formation.


Day 8 Rocky Harbour

This morning we travel to the southern end of Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to visit the visitor centre and Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse.

We stop at the Bonne Bay Marine station, where you can experience a touch tank while learning about the amazing sea life of Bonne Bay.


Day 9 Gros Morne National Park to Grand Falls-Windsor

Today we enjoy an included boat cruise in the heart of the stunning Gros Morne National Park. We will witness some of the most overwhelming scenery in the park, so be sure to have your cameras ready.

Later this afternoon, we travel to Grand Falls-Windsor.


Day 10 Twillingate to Gander

Today we visit Lewisporte for the Train Park, featuring a restored caboose, and onto Twillingate, home to the Long Point Lighthouse on Devil’s Head Cliff.

This afternoon we continue south to Gander, a town boasting a rich aviation history. We visit the North Atlantic Aviation Museum with exhibits covering the period from 1935 to 2001.


Day 11 Terra Nova National Park to Clarenville

Our journey this morning takes us through Terra Nova National Park before the route continues to Bonavista, where John Cabot was reputed to have landed in 1497. Discover Bonavista’s traditional lighthouse, which dates from 1843.

We then join the ‘Discovery Trail’ and visit historic Trinity, before continuing to Clarenville.


Day 12 St John’s

Our journey across Newfoundland and Labrador concludes this morning as we arrive in the provincial capital, St John’s.

We’ve arranged a tour that will include highlights of one of the oldest port cities in North America, including Cape Spear National Historic Site.


Day 13 St John’s to UK

After some free time in St John’s, we’ll transfer to the airport for your overnight return flight to the UK.


Day 14 UK

Upon arrival, your vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.


Newfoundland and Nova Scotia

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