6 days/5 nights, with 5 days cycling

Start any date between May 15 and October 15

55 km daily average (35 miles).
This is moderate cycling, with a few challenging hills most days. Extra km possible

Classic Accommodation:  

Single Supplement: CAD$440

Casual/B&B Accommodation:   CAD$1600
Single Supplement: CAD$400


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Price before tax. Nova Scotia applies a 15% HST.

  • 5 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Luggage transfers
  • Use of a high quality performance hybrid or road bike and accessories
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  • Comprehensive Tour Details with detailed pre-trip information
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Personal meet & greet with our local Area Manager
  • Area manager available on call throughout the tour
  • Access to Loyalty Program and other exclusive benefits

Your tour starts in Hubbards, about 50 km/30 miles south-west of Halifax.


A shuttle from Halifax to Hubbards will cost approximately $140. There is no bus or train service between Halifax and Hubbards.

It is possible to reach Nova Scotia by both air and sea.

There is scheduled air service to Halifax from all major Canadian cities, & from all major US cities with non-stop flights to Nova Scotia from Boston, Newark, Toronto, Ottawa & Montreal. Ferry services link Nova Scotia and Maine.

A high speed catamaran operates between Bar Harbor, Maine and Yarmouth, NS, and an overnight luxury cruise can be taken between Portland, Maine (less than 2 hours north of Boston) and Yarmouth.


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Nova Scotia South Shore Cycling 6 days

Discover the unexpected in Canada’s Atlantic playground. Nova Scotia combines European hospitality of quality inns and superb food with Canadian natural wonders. Pedal past peaceful coves, winking lighthouses, rugged headlands and authentic fishing villages. Relax each night in historic inns or cozy B&Bs. Discover unique history and heritage, relax on perfect white sand beaches and find an excellent souvenir among the craft and antique shops. But we’re betting that a favourite memory will be the warmth and friendliness of the Maritimers you’ll meet.

Nova Scotia South Shore Cycling 6 days Day 1

Arrival to the Surfside Inn just outside of Hubbards. Our Area Manager will give you the bikes and a briefing for your South Shore experience.

Day 2
Depart Hubbards to pedal around the ruggedly beautiful coastline of the Aspotogan Peninsula. Pass through picturesque fishing villages like Northwest Cove and Aspotogan. At Bayswater look for the Peggy’s Cove light across the head of the bay. The route along the western side of the Aspotogan Peninsula provides magnificent views of the Tancook Islands. Not far along you will arrive at the charming summer resort of Chester with a stunning harbour filled with pleasure yachts.
Distance: 56 km, elevation gain 553 m.*

Day 3
Begin your day by exploring this classical Nova Scotian village that has been a New England-like boating resort since the mid-1800’s. Wind your way along the coast of Mahone Bay to the beautiful town of that name. Along the way pass by the mysterious Oak Island (which has inspired two centuries of treasure hunters, including American President Franklin D. Roosevelt). At Mahone Bay explore the studios, galleries and unique shops that line the narrow streets of the village, and to view one of the most photographed scenes in Nova Scotia — the three waterfront churches. From here continue on to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg, which will be your base for the next two nights.
Distance: 65 km, elevation gain 602 m.*

Day 4Nova Scotia South Shore Cycling 6 days
Enjoy a full day in the Lunenburg area. Take the opportunity to explore one of Nova Scotia’s oldest communities and certainly one of its most colourful. Visit the booming sea caves at the Ovens Natural Park, or cycle around the scenic Lunenburg and Riverport Peninsula’s. If you want a day off your bike, take a walking tour of the old town (be sure to watch for the “Lunenburg bump”!) and then hop on a boat to go whale-watching or try your hand at sea-kayaking.
Distance: 51 up to 57 km, elevation gain up to 453 m.*

Day 5
Cycle from Lunenburg to the LaHave River where a river ferry will carry you to the other side to continue your day's ride. Enjoy the untouched coastal scenery you will encounter along the route; pine and spruce forests, lichen-crusted rocks and sparkling clean beaches. You can turn around at any point today so if you wish a short easy ride, you have that option – if your goal is to finish with a century ride, you can make it all the way to Liverpool and back.
Distance: 58 km, elevation gain 453 m.*

Day 6

Take a final stroll or ride through the village of Lunenburg before heading off on your next adventure. We can arrange a transfer at your convenience between Lunenburg and Halifax - the cost is approximately $125.

*Distance and elevation gains may vary depending on hotels chosen for specific departure.


"We loved this vacation… Randonnée did a great job setting up these wonderful accommodations and scenic rides" and "this trip exceeded our expectations."

- P & M Metzger

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