11 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

11 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

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11 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  24​h
1
Halifax
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Lunenburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Mavillette
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Annapolis Royal
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Canning
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Halifax

Halifax ©
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
On the 4th (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, get engrossed in the history at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and then visit a coastal fixture at Peggy's Cove Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, sample the tasty concoctions at Alexander Keith's Brewery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Church, and finally stop by Freak LunchBox.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Halifax tour planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Halifax is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 12 hours traveling from Singapore to Halifax due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in September, things will get much colder in Halifax: highs are around 24°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Lunenburg.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse ©
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse

2
nights
Lunenburg

Lunenburg ©
An hour's drive from Halifax's international airport, Luneburg boasts both colorful buildings and a colorful history, as well as status as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): kick back and relax at Queensland Beach, examine the collection at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Anglican Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Hirtle's Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Ovens Natural Park, then sample the fine beverages at Ironworks Distillery, and finally do a tasting at Wine Kings.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lunenburg road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Halifax to Lunenburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Lunenburg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mavillette.

Things to do in Lunenburg

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

The Ovens Natural Park, Queensland Beach, Wine Kings, Hirtle's Beach
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The Ovens Natural Park ©
The Ovens Natural Park
Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic ©
St. John's Anglican Church ©
St. John's Anglican Church

1
night
Mavillette

Mavillette ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sacre-Coeur, then enjoy the sand and surf at Port Maitland Beach Provincial Park, and then kick back and relax at Mavillette Beach Provincial Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mavillette holiday maker tool .

You can drive from Lunenburg to Mavillette in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Annapolis Royal.

Things to do in Mavillette

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Maitland Beach Provincial Park, Eglise Sacre-Coeur
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Mavillette Beach Provincial Park ©
Port Maitland Beach Provincial Park ©
Eglise Sacre-Coeur ©
Eglise Sacre-Coeur

1
night
Annapolis Royal

Annapolis Royal ©
Annapolis Royal, formerly known as Annapolis, is a town located in the western part of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.Today's Annapolis Royal evolved from the 1605 French settlement of Port Royal (briefly Charlesfort), renamed in honour of Queen Anne following the Siege of Port Royal in 1710 by Britain. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): do a tasting at Annapolis Highland Vineyards, do a tasting at Bear River Vineyards, then see the interesting displays at Port-Royal National Historic Site, then contemplate the long history of Fort Anne National Historic Site, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Annapolis Royal vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Mavillette to Annapolis Royal takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Mavillette in September, you will find days in Annapolis Royal are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Canning.

Things to do in Annapolis Royal

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bear River
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Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens ©
Fort Anne National Historic Site ©
Port-Royal National Historic Site ©
Port-Royal National Historic Site

3
nights
Canning

Canning ©
Canning is a village in northeastern Kings County, Nova Scotia located at the crossroads of Route 221 and Route 358.HistoryThe area was originally settled by Acadians who were expelled in 1755 during the Acadian Expulsion. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Grand Pre National Historic Site, do a tasting at Domaine de Grand Pre, then walk around Burntcoat Head Park, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Wayfarers' Ale Society. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at The Old Covenanter Church, learn more about the world around you at Joggins Fossil Cliffs Centre, and then identify plant and animal life at Cape Chignecto Provincial Park.

To see photos and other tourist information, read our Canning trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Annapolis Royal to Canning takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Canning can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Canning

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Port Williams, Grand Pre, Joggins Fossil Cliffs Centre, Burntcoat Head Park, The Old Covenanter Church
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Burntcoat Head Park ©
Burntcoat Head Park
Joggins Fossil Cliffs Centre ©
Joggins Fossil Cliffs Centre
Grand Pre National Historic Site ©
Grand Pre National Historic Site

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