The Maritimes – Montreal to Halifax
Guided history and tasting tour of Old Montreal
Sightseeing cruise onboard Le Bateau Mouche
Tour of Halifax, the provincial capital of Nova Scotia, including the iconic Peggy's Cove
Travel to Canada’s spectacular Maritimes aboard VIA Rail's 'The Ocean' in Sleeper Plus
Don’t miss a Canadian holiday that is anything but ordinary! This 6-day package will take you on an exciting adventure from the French-infused city of Montreal to the beautiful capital of Nova Scotia, Halifax. As you explore the oldest district of Montreal, visit local shops and taste mouth-watering delicacies in some food boutiques. Enjoy an afternoon cruise on board a Bateau-Mouche, an open excursion boat for sightseeing. Travel to Canada’s spectacular Maritimes aboard Via Rail's 'The Ocean' (Sleeper Plus Class) train, enjoying stunning views of the countryside gliding past your window. When you arrive in Halifax, don’t forget to visit many of its charms and wonders, such as the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and Halifax Seaport Farmer’s Market. Continue to the famous Peggy’s Cove, a pretty village on the rugged coast, blessed with breathtaking landscapes luring many artists, photographers and explorers. See the most photographed lighthouse in the world and make the most of your free time discovering the harbour, hiking trails and souvenir shops.
Upon check-out of your hotel, your tour ends.
Upon your arrival into Montreal, make your own way to your downtown hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
This morning, you will enjoy a private gastronomic walking tour to discover the culinary, cultural and historical charms of the oldest district of Montreal. Hosted in old warehouses and showrooms of the 19th era, some food boutiques open their doors to allow you to taste their delicacies. Through small and narrow cobblestone streets, your guide explains the influence of the Amerindians and the nuns on the food habits. Continue with a sightseeing boat cruise in the afternoon to explore Montreal and its islands to the rhythm of the river aboard the Bateau-Mouche. Discover the many splendours of a landscape that is both urban and natural.
This morning, you will check out of your hotel and make your own way to the station where you board your VIA Rail train bound for Halifax. Settle yourself in your cabin for 2 as you begin your journey. Stretch out in your cosy quarters and lose track of time as you cross the Maritimes.
This morning, you will wake aboard the train as you continue to travel to Halifax. Arrive in Halifax in the afternoon and then make your own way to your hotel.
This morning, you have some free time to explore Halifax before joining your tour to Peggy’s Cove. Peggy’s Cove has been an artist and explorer’s paradise for well over 150 years. This picture postcard village, on the rugged Atlantic shoreline, stands on solid rock above the crashing surf. The lighthouse is the most photographed lighthouse in the world. Enjoy some free time to explore the rocks, the trails, the village and the gift shops.
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