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Nova Scotia Walking: Exploring the South Shore Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley

Canada

from $2,298* per person 6 Days July-September
Boutique accommodations Exertion level: 4
Operator: Backroads 20 people max
  • Halifax, nova scotia ,canada
  • Active & Adventure trips
It's one of the warmest places on earth. Nova Scotia. Hearty, friendly people. Sleepy fishing villages where the homes huddle close in a hidden cove. Rolling green hills ideal for discovering on foot. Rocky shorelines that practically pose for your photos. Hotels that still have the character of their past lives as hunting lodges. It's simply impossible not to enjoy exploring the trails and waterways of Nova Scotia. Even the bay is called Fundy. It's one of the warmest places on earth.

  • Peaceful rambles on country and coastal lanes, past weathered lighthouses and colorful fishing villages
  • Stroll on one of Nova Scotia's well-kept secrets, an old coastal cart path
  • Explore World Heritage-status Lunenburg
  • Succulent lobster and Domaine de Grand Pré wines
  • Cruise to the "Ovens," fascinating sea caves along the Atlantic coastline

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Itinerary

Day 1 Peaceful rambles on shoreline paths and granite outcroppings Hike by Crystal Crescent Beach on a local's trek with spectacular views of Sambro Harbour and the coast.

Day 2 White-sand beaches and historic fishing hamlets  Coastal tundra forests, salt marshes and bogs, and pristine seashore: Kejimkujik Seaside Adjunct has it all Like catching rays? Harbor seals do too - see them sunning at Harbour Rocks.

Day 3 World Heritage-status Lunenburg, an 18th-century seafaring town and "the best surviving example of a planned British colonial settlement in North America" Stroll on one of Nova Scotia's well-kept secrets, a century-old coastal cart path Passing tiny coves and beaches, keep an eye out for sandpipers, gulls, ducks and geese.

Days 4-6 Succulent lobster and Domaine de Grand Pré wines  A section of the Trans-Canada trail system leads us to the postcard-perfect town of Mahone Bay Cruise to the Ovens, fascinating sea caves along the Atlantic coastline Walk along Cape Split and emerge from a violet-carpeted forest onto a bluff with views of the wild Bay of Fundy, home of the world's highest tides Domaine de Grand Pré winery invites us for a tour, tasting and dinner Hike along a historic dyke system to the Grand Pré National Historic Site.

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