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Nova Scotia

The spirit of the perfect road trip!

Discover Nova Scotia's picturesque shores, historical highlights and warm, maritime charm on this seven-day tour. Start off in the lovely city of Halifax and visit great museums, restaurants and pubs, and fascinating historical sites. Tour through the fertile Annapolis Valley, travel the incredible 300-km-long Cabot Trail and take in beautiful ocean and mountain views.

If you love the freedom and adventure of the open road, then a Fly & Drive vacation is just what you need. Fly into Halifax and drive your way through the experience of discovering parts of Canada one kilometer at a time. The car rental and hotel stays are included in the package, along with a bunch of other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy, fun, and unforgettable.


  • Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (YHZ)
  • South Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada (YQY)
7  Days | 6  nights


  • Round-trip flights to Halifax (If flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • 6 nights of accommodation including daily breakfast
  • 7-day car rental
  • Guided tour of Halifax: Harbour Hopper Tour
  • Entrance fee Cape Breton's Highlands National Park
  • Earn Aeroplan® points


Day 1

Fly to Halifax

Fly to Halifax, pick up your rental car and check into your hotel. The lovely capital is your home base for the next three nights.

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Day 2

South Shore (250 km)

Head out to the picturesque South Shore. Take the Lighthouse Route to historic Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stop in the village of Mahone Bay before reaching Peggy's Cove, the most photographed village in Canada.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 3

Annapolis Valley (180-420 km)

Another day of exploration takes you to Port-Royal and Grand-Pré in the heart of the ancestral Acadian homeland. You can also visit an Annapolis Valley vineyard for a tour and a tasting.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 4

Halifax - Sydney (405 km)

Take a guided tour of downtown Halifax, including photo stops at the entrance of the famous Citadel. Wander the historical and port districts of the largest city in the Maritimes before setting out for Sydney on Cape Breton Island.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 5

Cabot Trail (470 km)

Travel the Cabot Trail today. This winding mountainous road is 300 km long. Enjoy the ocean and mountain views, several observation towers, a national park, and many opportunities to view wildlife.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 6

Sydney - Halifax (405 km)

Sydney was a former industrial port now revitalized with a seafront boardwalk and marina. Enjoy a casual morning here before returning to Halifax.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 7

Fly home

Drop your car off at the airport before boarding your flight home.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (YHZ)
Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax Downtown(or similar)
Cambridge Suites Hotel Sydney(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a Standard room at all hotels during the Fly & Drive.
Room occupancy: Maximum 4 persons (4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children 0-17 years old)



Daily from June 1 to October 26, 2021



  • Meals, unless otherwise mentioned
  • Parking Fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance


Activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package, but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability and operational day.


Car Rental

Inclusions: 7-day Full-size car rental (Hyundai Sonata) with AVIS including: Time (24 hrs basis), Unlimited KM, GPS, Loss Damage Waiver (LDW), CAD $1 Million Third Party Liability Insurance Couverage, One (1) Additional Driver, Provincial & Other taxes, Airport Contract Fees and air conditioning on all vehicles equipped with air conditioning

Exclusions: Fuel; Personal accident insurance plus (PAI Plus) & Personal effects protection (PEP); Other optional services such as refueling charges, applicable one-way service fees, extra additional driver's fee, baby seats, ski racks, etc.; Additional driver fee is CA$10.00 per day per additional driver up to a max of CA$50.00 per rental, per driver, where applicable; All rates are subject to change without notice and are payable at rental counter. Anything not specifically noted above. Driver credit card required to collect rental car.

Minimum age for car rental is 21 with a prepaid voucher. A valid driver's license from country of origin must be presented at time of rental. All drivers under the age of 25 will be subject to a surcharge of CA$25.00 per day; subject to change. Certain car classes may not be available to drivers under age 25.

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Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.