Nova Scotia is a world unto itself… Once part of France’s Acadia colony, this area is rich in maritime culture and history. Join Summer Feet for a Nova Scotia cycling tour that journeys through this region’s spectacular natural landscapes and delves into the local culture.
This unique Canadian province has so much to offer, and your experienced Summer Feet guides will take you to all the must-see destinations, answering any questions you have along the way.
By day you’ll ride quiet coastal roads and wander past picturesque farms, and at night, you’ll find comfort in our carefully selected collection of lovely inns.
Experience iconic lighthouses above the Bay of Fundy and see some of the world’s most dramatic tides. Marvel at the 400-year-old dikes that hold the Fundy tide at bay. Enjoy a candle-lit tour of an old burying ground and hear historical tales on what is sure to be an unforgettable night. We’ve carefully crafted each tour day to showcase the best that Nova Scotia offers.
And as with all our Summer Feet Bicycle Tours, you’ll get to dine on local favorites and the freshest seafood you’re ever likely to taste. (Foodie highlights include a hearty lunch of comfort foods with Allison at Dempsey Corner Orchards.)
It’s all waiting for you to explore at your own Summer Feet pace!
See below for a detailed tour itinerary, and please get in touch if you have any questions.
Halifax, NS (YHZ)
An Acadian Adventure:
Bike Rentals: Choice of hybrid or road bike included
Lodging Extras: Single Supplement: $700
Leaders will collect you in Halifax on the first morning of your bicycle tour of Nova Scotia. From here, we transfer to Wolfville. Your tour begins with a visit to Grand Pre, a museum commemorating the French Settlers expelled from Nova Scotia in the 18th century. After lunch, you will cycle between some of the area’s wineries before an optional swim.
Your ride today features the dykes built by the early settlers. Along the way, you will cycle past apple orchards and enjoy great views of Cape Blomidin. The ambitious can climb North mountain and descend to Hal’s Harbor. The Bay of Fundy has the highest tides in the world hopefully we be able to see this amazing display
Your morning begins with a van transfer from the Fundy Shore to Atlantic Shore. From the Port Medway Lighthouse, you will cycle to visit a hidden cove. You will continue along the coast and stop to explore several small towns before cycling to Cresent Beach and the LaHavre Islands. A short ferry ride carries you across the LeHavre river before a short van ride to the town of Lunenberg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Today’s ride takes you to the LeHavre Bakery a favorite stopping point for cyclists for decades. From here it is short cycle to The Ovens Natural Park to visit the sea caves. In the afternoon, take time to explore Lunenberg.
Today’s ride was built for cyclists. You follow coastal roads to the charming beach community of Mahone Bay. Take time to explore the town, stopping at a coffee shop or a microbrewery.
Today you will enjoy one of the most popular rides in all of Nova Scotia. Your ride takes you to the fishing villages of Blanford and Aspotogan and to Baywater Beach. They are several scenic side trips for those looking to maximize their miles. After lunch together, we transfer to Halifax.