Nova Scotia Holidays

Stunning Waterfronts and Natural Beauty Await You in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Holidays
Expect to find
Coastal trails

Explore the natural beauty of the area

Culinary experiences

Enjoy fresh local seafood

Spectacular views

Soak up the scenery

Nova Scotia Holidays

Nova Scotia is a province on the east coast of Canada, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Bay of Fundy. It has a rich and diverse history, culture, and natural beauty that make it the perfect place for a memorable holiday.

Holidays in Nova Scotia allow you to take in stunning coastal landscapes featuring rugged cliffs, picturesque fishing villages, and pristine beaches. Explore inland forests, lakes, and rivers and enjoy outdoor nature activities such as hiking, kayaking, and wildlife watching. A highlight is Kejimkujik National Park, where you can stargaze and see the Milky Way in all its glory.

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Nova Scotia holidays invite you to enjoy the rich and diverse landscapes of Canada.

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Experience the Authentic Nova Scotia

The warmth of Nova Scotia’s people adds to the province’s charm, with friendly locals eager to share their stories and traditions. Various festivals and cultural events celebrate the vibrant music, art, and folklore that makes Nova Scotia a culturally rich destination.

Culinary experiences include fresh seafood and locally sourced ingredients, from upscale waterfront restaurants to markets offering regional specialities.

So, whether you’re exploring coastal trails, immersing yourself in maritime history, or simply enjoying the hospitality of its people, a holiday to Nova Scotia deserves to be on everyone’s bucket list.

Things to do in Nova Scotia

  1. Peggy’s Cove

Nestled along the rugged shores of Nova Scotia is Peggy’s Cove, a small fishing village famous for its iconic lighthouse and one of the most photographed landmarks in Canada.

The lighthouse is perched on granite rocks overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and offers a stunning view of the surrounding seascape. 

After admiring the gorgeous view, you can relax in the village and explore the many unique boutiques, art galleries and souvenir shops.

  1. The Cabot Trail

Outdoor adventurers will love the Cabot Trail on their holiday to Nova Scotia. This scenic road loops around Cape Breton Island and passes through the Highlands National Park, offering spectacular ocean views, mountains, and forests. Hiking, biking, and wildlife spotting are popular activities along the trail, and you can take a quick pit stop at the charming towns and villages along the way, such as Baddeck, Cheticamp, and Ingonish.

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  1. Lunenburg

  1. For history lovers, a holiday to Nova Scotia wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wander down the narrow streets lined with colourful buildings dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries and immerse yourself in the well-preserved architecture and vibrant history.

  2. The Annapolis Valley

  1. Known as Nova Scotia’s fruit basket, the Annapolis Valley is lined with vineyards, orchards, and historic charm. Those on holiday in Nova Scotia can indulge in a culinary journey, sampling local wines, fresh dishes, and artisanal products. The historic town of Annapolis Royal, with its well-preserved 17th-century buildings, adds a touch of nostalgia, while the scenic landscapes provide the perfect backdrop for a relaxing stroll. 

  2. Halifax Waterfront

  1. Halifax’s waterfront is a vibrant hub, fusing history, culture, and entertainment. Explore the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, delve into the city’s maritime legacy, savour fresh seafood at the idyllic waterfront restaurants, and stroll along the bustling boardwalk to take in lively street performances.

FAQs on Nova Scotia Holidays

Staff Tips

  • Linda Collins

    Toronto - Late spring, early summer and autumn are the most pleasant walking months in the city—and this is a walkable city. September, one of the loveliest months of the year, is also packed with the Toronto International Film Festival fêtes and a spate of other weekend festivals. If you plan travelling during these times I would suggest you book your accommodation early otherwise you may have difficulty finding a place to stay.

    Linda CollinsPersonal Travel Planner
  • Ashling O Hara

    Vancouver is one of the world’s most fortunately situated cities. You are surrounded by glimmering waterways and at the foot of the Coast Mountains. If you arrive into Vancouver Airport you will amazed by the views you get of the Pacific Ocean and the mountains.

    Ashling O HaraPersonal Travel Planner
  • Linda Collins

    Toronto - One of the best ways to view the beautiful city of Toronto is dinner at the CN Tower in the revolving 360 restaurant. You can enjoy the amazing vista and a great meal simultaneously.

    Linda CollinsPersonal Travel Planner
  • Audrey Joyce

    Travelling as a single, a couple or a group an escorted tour is the best way to meet like-minded people. Explore Canada’s great cities such as Toronto and Montreal in the east to Calgary and Vancouver in the west or its renowned wide open spaces of Atlantic Canada and the Rocky Mountains.

    Audrey JoycePersonal Travel Planner
  • Ashling O Hara

    Vancouver - Be sure to find time to visit Whistler while in Vancouver. Widely regarded as one of the top four-season resorts in North America it appears regularly as in ‘Best of’ lists from around the world.

    Ashling O HaraPersonal Travel Planner
  • Orlagh Hogan

    Quebec City - If time permits be sure to fit in a trip to Quebec City which is approximately 250 KM from Montreal. You can get there on an organised sightseeing tour or take the train. There are several trains each day between the two cities. When in Quebec City do not miss the UNESCO listed Old Quebec.

    Orlagh HoganPersonal Travel Planner

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