15 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

15 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

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15 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

Frankfurt
Fly:  12​h 45​min
Annapolis Royal
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Wolfville
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Margaree Valley, Cape Breton Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Sydney, Cape Breton Island
— 4 nights
Fly + bus + taxi:  4​h
Lunenburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
Frankfurt

2
days
Annapolis Royal

Annapolis Royal, formerly known as Annapolis, is a Canadian town located in the western part of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.Annapolis Royal was the French settlement of Port Royal (briefly Charlesfort) until the Siege of Port Royal in 1710 by Britain. On the 14th (Thu), learn about winemaking at Bear River Vineyards, then don't miss a visit to Flight Of Fancy Arts Ltd, and then head outdoors with Whynot Adventure. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Annapolis Highland Vineyards and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandy Cove Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Annapolis Royal tour planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Annapolis Royal is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is minus 5 hours. In September in Annapolis Royal, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Wolfville.

Things to do in Annapolis Royal

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Bear River, Sandy Cove Beach, Whynot Adventure
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Whynot Adventure
Annapolis Highland Vineyards
Bear River Vineyards

1
day
Wolfville

Wolfville is a Canadian town in the Annapolis Valley, Kings County, Nova Scotia, located about 100km northwest of the provincial capital, Halifax. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): kick back and relax at Blue Beach, then learn about winemaking at Sainte-Famille Wines Ltd, and then look for gifts at Hennigar's Farm Market.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Wolfville trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Annapolis Royal to Wolfville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Wolfville can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Margaree Valley.

Things to do in Wolfville

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sainte-Famille Wines Ltd, Blue Beach
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Sainte-Famille Wines Ltd
Hennigar's Farm Market

3
days
Margaree Valley, Cape Breton Island

Escape the urban bustle at West Mabou Beach Provincial Park and Bell Bay Golf Club. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glenora Inn and Distillery and Egypt Falls.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Margaree Valley vacation builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wolfville to Margaree Valley. Traveling from Wolfville in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Margaree Valley, with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Margaree Valley

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Mabou, Margaree Harbour, Bell Bay Golf Club
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Bell Bay Golf Club
Glenora Inn and Distillery
Egypt Falls

3
days
Sydney, Cape Breton Island

Sydney is a community and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada. Get outdoors at Bras d'Or Lake and Baille Ard Nature Trail. Explore hidden gems such as The Lakes Golf Club and Kennington Cove Beach. There's more to do: stop by Ed's Books & More and examine the collection at St Patrick's Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney vacation builder.

You can drive from Margaree Valley to Sydney in 2 hours. Traveling from Margaree Valley in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Lunenburg.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

The Lakes Golf Club, Kennington Cove Beach, Bras d'Or Lake
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The Lakes Golf Club
Bras d'Or Lake
St Patrick's Museum

4
days
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lawrencetown Beach and Ironworks Distillery. Relax by the water at Hirtle's Beach and Rissers Beach Provincial Park. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Anglican Church, relax in the rural setting at Terra Beata Cranberries, look for gifts at Lexicon Books, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Lunenburg tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Sydney to Lunenburg in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Lunenburg, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lunenburg

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Hirtle's Beach, Lawrencetown Beach, Amos Pewter, Rissers Beach Provincial Park
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Lawrencetown Beach
Hirtle's Beach
Ironworks Distillery

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