Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of Canada’s beginnings. The St. Lawrence Seaway dominates your views as you travel into the heart of Acadia and its mix of French, Native and Scottish ancestry that perfectly complements the lobster-laden and wilderness of the Cape Breton Highlands. The route leads back into Quebec where the waters of the sea and river meet.
• International flights with Air Transat based on London Gatwick in economy class
• Includes seat selection
• 17 nights accommodation
• Ferry crossing between Matane, Quebec and Baie Corneau, Quebec
• 18 days Intermediate car hire with Fully Inclusive insurance
• A personalised Roadbook, containing travel information and daily route maps
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Day 1 Montreal
From Montréal Airport, collect your car hire and drive to your downtown hotel. Overnight in Montréal.
Day 2 Montreal to Montmagny
Travel eastward alongside the St. Lawrence River through the cultural heartland of French Canada.
Day 3 Montmagny to Edmundston
Travel through eastern Québec to experience a true taste of Québecois culture, before crossing into New Brunswick.
Day 4 Edmundston to St. Andrews-By-The-Sea
Journey through New Brunswick en route to the province’s southern shores. Arriving in the charming maritime community of St. Andrews-by-the-Sea.
Day 5 St. Andrews-By-The-Sea
Experience a day in the life of an East Coast villager. Embark on a marine wildlife and whale watching tour.
Day 6 St. Andrews-By-The-Sea to Digby
Take the short journey to Saint John and enjoy a ferry ride across the deep blue waters of the Bay of Fundy.
Day 7 Digby to Halifax
Crossing the width of Nova Scotia, your route to Halifax takes you alongside the gates of Kejimkujik National Park and Peggy’s cove.
Day 8 Halifax to Baddeck
Drive through the centre of Nova Scotia and arrive in Baddeck, often known as the gateway to the Cape Breton Highlands.
Day 9 Baddeck
Today, we suggest a scenic drive along the Cabot Trail into the highlands of northern Cape Breton.
Day 10 Baddeck to Shediac
On the route back into New Brunswick, treat yourself to a lobster dinner at one of the local restaurants.
Day 11 Shediac to Caraquet
Heading up the coast to Caraquet, stop at Kouchibouguac National Park.
Day 12 Caraquet to Perce
Follow the shores of the Baie des Chaleurs, crossing the border back into Québec.
Day 13 Perce
Once the largest fishing port in Gaspé, Percé is now the gem of the entire region.
Day 14 Perce to Matane
Passing by the Gulf of St. Lawrence, arrive in Matane. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 15 Matane to Tadoussac
Cross the wide waters of the St. Lawrence River to Baie-Comeau.
Day 16 Tadoussac to Quebec City
As the river narrows, the spires and fortifications of Québec City come into view.
Day 17 Quebec City
Today you depart on a tour of historic and modern Québec City.
Day 18 Quebec City
Proceed to Montréal International Airport for your flight home.
Please note: Ferry crossings between Digby, Nova Scotia and Saint John, New Brunswick are not included and payable locally.Want to alter anything?
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Selected departure dates between May to September 2019
Price based on London Gatwick departure, call for other departure airports
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