October 6 - 12, 2021
7 days
Pricing from Winnipeg
$3,689 CAD*
Activity Level

Back by popular demand! Join CAA and come alive in Cape Breton amid the foot-stomping fun of the island’s annual Celtic Colours International Festival. From Halifax to picture-perfect Peggy’s Cove, Lunenburg to Mahone Bay with tiny harbours, towering lighthouses and brightly-coloured, salt-kissed fishing villages along the way. Cross to Cape Breton Island, a succulent blend of French, Scottish and Mi’kmaq warmth. Join Celtic connoisseurs from across the globe for three days of celebration, including the famed festival’s opening night. Break out the turkey and cranberries for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, tour the 18th century Fortress of Louisburg and travel the breathtaking Cabot Trail to Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Shop for crafts and savour a legendary lobster dinner, before returning home from a truly unforgettable Member Appreciation tour.

CAA Member-exclusive benefits:

  • $25 CAD Beverage card†
  • CAA welcome gift‡
  • Pre-paid gratuities‡
  • 50 CAA Dollars®^
  • 25% savings on CAA Travel Insurance◊

Daily Itinerary

Day 1

Halifax − Depart Toronto or Winnipeg to Halifax. Upon arrival, depart for a city sightseeing tour ending at the hotel. Welcome Dinner D

Day 2

Halifax – Excursion to Peggy’s Cove for breakfast. Afternoon visit to Lunenburg and Mahone Bay B/D

Day 3

Baddeck – Depart for Cape Breton Island. This evening attend the opening concert of the Celtic Colours Festival B/D

Day 4

Baddeck – Morning at leisure. Afternoon visit to the Fortress of Louisburg. Evening Celtic Colours Festival concert B/D

Day 5

Baddeck – Morning at leisure. Afternoon concert at the Gaelic College followed by a traditional Thanksgiving dinner B/D

Day 6

Baddeck – Full-day tour of Cape Breton Island following the Cabot Trail B/BL/D

Day 7

Travel to Halifax Airport for the return flight to Toronto or Winnipeg B

B - Breakfast | BL - Boxed Lunch | D - Dinner

Salt-kissed fishing villages, brightly coloured towns and true Celtic celebrations.

CAA presents an unforgettable journey exploring the highlights of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, complete with admission to the most important Celtic Festival of the year.

Package Includes

Extraordinary Explorations logo with a camera, plane, cell phone, cup of coffee, letters and notebook surrounding the logo.
• Return airfare from Toronto or Winnipeg to Halifax

• 2-night stay in first-class accommodation in Halifax

• 4-night stay in moderate-class accommodation in Baddeck

• Breakfast daily, 1 boxed lunch and 6 dinners (Including Thanksgiving & lobster dinner)

• Land transportation via first-class motor coach

• Sightseeing and entrance as per itinerary

• Professional English-speaking tour director throughout

• Hotel porterage of 1 suitcase per person

• Pre-paid gratuities

• Destination transfers

• CAA Host*
*Minimum number of participants required.

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