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QUEBEC, RAIL, NOVA SCOTIA & PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
 
10 Days from approx $2,599 US Based on Double Occupancy  
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When you visit Quebec City and stay at the Fairmont Chateau Frontenac, you will find a world of activity right outside your door. This vibrant city is a wonderful starting point for a journey that takes you by train to Halifax. Once in Halifax, collect your rental car and your off to explore the scenic wonders of the Atlantic coast. Along the way, you will meet some of the nicest people in the world.

Day 1 - Arrive Quebec City
Quebec City is an authentic piece of Europe. Old Quebec abounds with architectural treasures, and the Quartier Petit Champlain is right out of a fairy tale. The city invites you to stroll the streets and visit the many shops and boutiques, just steps away from the Fairmont Chateau Frontenac.
Overnight - Fairmont Chateau Frontenac

Day 2 - Quebec City/VIA Rail overnight sleeper train to Halifax
Your morning is at leisure to relax and enjoy the Fairmont Chateau Frontenac. This afternoon discover Quebec City's historic past with a sightseeing tour that visits the Plaines of Abraham, the Grand-Allee, the Parliament building, the old Military Drill Hall, The Place d'Armes, the Notre Dame de Quebec Basilica and Cathedral, City Hall, the Fortifications, St. John Street and Place Royal. Your train departs late this evening. We have arranged for you a transfer from your hotel to the Charny rail station. Once onboard, the staff will see you comfortably settled into your bedroom. If you are traveling in Sleeper Touring Class (seasonal operation), you have access to the domed viewing car and the services of a Learning Coordinator, who will tell you of the regions history and keep you advised of dining times for included meals. As you travel, you will see beautiful ocean hues, emerald green rolling hills and scintillating sea sprays. Your fare includes access to the lounges and the dome car.
Overnight - VIA Rail Sleeper Car

Day 3 - Arrive Halifax
You are a short taxi ride from your hotel. Our choice of the Marriott Harbourfront Halifax Hotel puts you in the heart of Halifax. Just outside your door are shops and sightseeing attractions.
Overnight - Delta Barrington

Day 4 - Excursion to Peggy's Cove OR Lunenburg
Today we have arranged a Grayline tour to visit one of the Maritimes sightseeing treasures. Depending on the day of week you are in Halifax will depend in the tour you will take. You may be joining your guide for a morning tour of Halifax, followed by a visit to Peggy's Cove, Canada's most photographed fishing village. Or join a kilted guide in "New Scotland" for an enchanting tour of Lunenburg and Mahone Bay. Lunenburg is home to Nova Scotia's largest fishing fleet, Lunenburg Academy, extraordinary architecture, supreme shops and more. From Lunenburg, continue with a drive to Mahone Bay, famous for its churches along the shore and its picturesque beauty. There will be plenty of time for exploring these remarkable seaside towns.
Overnight - Delta Barrington

Day 5 - Halifax to Cape Breton
Your rental car will be available for pick up today. Today as you travel to beautiful Cape Breton, the wind may carry a Celtic tune. Plan a stop at the Alexander Graham Bell Park in Baddeck. Watch for bald eagles along the Bras d'Or Lakes.
Overnight - Auberge Gisele's Inn

Day 6 - Cape Breton at Leisure
The Cabot Trail needs a full day. Enjoy breathtaking seascapes and experience the warmth and pride of these highland people.
Overnight - Auberge Gisele's Inn

Day 7 - Cape Breton to Prince Edward Island
Today you are off to the Emerald Isle, home to Anne of Green Gables as well as some of the most charming people in the world. As you have the benefit of frequent ferry service between Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, you can relax and enjoy the sights.
Overnight - The Great George

Day 8 - Prince Edward Island at leisure
Prince Edward Island has wonderful beaches. The north shore is warmed by the water of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and boasts 60-foot dunes. The south shore has red sand and calm waters, perfect for swimming or paddling. The island is also the birthplace of the Confederation and visitors can enjoy Province House, the site of the first discussions leading to the formation of Canada.
Overnight - The Great George

Day 9 - Prince Edward Island to Halifax
Once again, we suggest you review your Nova Scotia travel information and select your return routing to Halifax, as you have a complete day to tour and explore.
Overnight - Delta Barrington

Day 10 - Halifax to Home
Thank you so much for selecting this tour. We hope this will be one of many visits to this lovely country.

Tour Inclusions:
Airport to hotel arrival transfer
1 night - Fairmont Chateau Frontenac
2 nights - Delta Barrington
2 nights - Auberge Gisele's Inn
2 nights - The Great George
1 night - Delta Barrington
Quebec City sightseeing tour
Transfer from your hotel to the rail station in Charny
One night aboard VIA Rail's Ocean in Sleeper Touring Class* (seasonal operation) in a private bedroom, access to the domed viewing car, services of an on-board learning coordinator and some meal service, as you travel from Quebec City to Halifax (offered June 20 - October 12. If traveling outside of these dates, there is no Learning Coordinator and meals are for purchase on the train) Grayline sightseeing excursion from Halifax to Peggys Cove OR Lunenberg & Mahone Bay (depending on day of week) Tour begins June 1 and ends Oct 15.
Compact rental car - 5 day rental with unlimited mileage, pick up in downtown Halifax - drop off at Halifax Airport
Valuable city maps and sightseeing suggestions
Taxes, GST and service charges on applicable items

Departure Dates: 
July - October

Prices
From approx $2,599 US per person based on double occupancy
Departures within the seasons will determine the price


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