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Jours d'explorations



Halifax, Annapolis Valley & Bay of Fundy, Grand-Pré

Note :The distances to be covered and the time required to do so are approximate. They are based on driving according to the speed limits in force. The distances between the regions represent the shortest distance between them from their respective limits, unless otherwise noted.

Day 1: Halifax, a night in the capital

Region: Halifax

Travel distance: 205 km (from New Brunswick Border to Halifax)

Travel time: 2 hours 

As the provincial capital of Nova Scotia, Halifax is brimming with historic sites, cultural attractions, and natural beauty. Start your day with a waterfront stroll, taking in boutique shops, seafood restaurants, and the historic Seaport Farmers' Market. Then, immerse yourself in maritime history at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.

Don't miss the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, a star-shaped fort with stunning city views. As the day winds down, sample the diverse cuisine in the trendy North End and enjoy live music at local pubs.

Halifax also offers green havens in the city, like the Public Gardens and Point Pleasant Park, or venture out to Peggy's Cove for scenic coastal views.

Choose from a range of accommodations, from luxury waterfront hotels to cozy downtown B&Bs. An early start ensures a full day of exploration in this vibrant, history-rich city.

Day 2: The beautiful and historic Annapolis Royal

Region: Annapolis Valley & Bay of Fundy

Travel distance: 201 km

Travel time: 2 hours and 10 minutes

Spend a delightful day exploring Annapolis Valley's stunning landscapes, from its bountiful farmlands to the magnificent Bay of Fundy. Savour the region's seasonal cuisine, highlighting freshly caught seafood and local produce, and don't miss the acclaimed wines and ciders crafted from the Valley's fruits.

Feed your spirit of adventure with treks through the picturesque Blomidon Provincial Park, or embark on boat tours from Digby for an exhilarating whale-watching experience.

Immerse yourself in the rich Acadian history of Annapolis Royal, once Nova Scotia's capital. Traverse significant sites like Fort Anne and Port Royal National Historic Sites, and Melanson Settlement, each offering compelling tales of the area's French and British past.

Round off your day with a leisurely stroll in the charming downtown of Wolfville, brimming with quaint shops, eateries, and local crafts. Here, you'll enjoy the warm community spirit, as locals delight in sharing their vibrant cultural heritage and stories.

Day 3: Grand Pré National Historic Site and UNESCO World Heritage Site

Region: Grand-Pré

Travel distance: 116 km

Travel time: 1 hour and 15 minutes

Grand Pré Site

Embark on a day dedicated to the captivating allure of Grand-Pré. Nestled amidst the scenic vistas of Nova Scotia, Grand-Pré is a blend of historical richness and natural charm. The heart of your journey lies within the Parks Canada National Historic Site, a testament to the resilience and legacy of the Acadian people.

From their establishment along the banks of the Minas Basin to their tragic deportation in 1755, the Grand Pré Interpretation Centre weaves a tale of courage and perseverance. It's not just a visit, but a voyage into the lives of the Acadians, their traditions, and narratives.

Let the whispers of the past guide you through this realm of Acadian heritage and Francophone communities. Allow the stories etched into the landscape of Grand-Pré to transport you through the corridors of time and immerse you in the indomitable spirit of its people.

Day 4: Returning to your original destination

Region: Annapolis Valley & Bay of Fundy

Travel distance: 216 km

Travel time: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Embark on a picturesque journey from Wolfville to Amherst, enjoying the scenic beauty of Nova Scotia's landscape as you drive along. Revel in the contrasting landscapes from the verdant vineyards surrounding Wolfville to the rugged coastline as you approach Amherst. Along the way, seize the opportunity to make spontaneous stops at charming towns like Truro and Parrsboro. Explore their quaint downtowns, indulge in local cuisines, and mingle with friendly locals. If nature calls, detour to the Five Islands Provincial Park for breathtaking views of the world's highest tides. As you near Amherst, the historic charm and warm hospitality of this gateway to Nova Scotia will invite you in. This drive promises not just a journey, but an unforgettable adventure filled with delightful discoveries.

We hope your stay was pleasant and our itinerary was to your satisfaction,

feel free to plan your next trip to Nova Scotia by using our other itinerary selections.

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