Digby 06 Days 1
The distances to be covered and the time required to do so are approximate. They are based on driving according to the speed limits in force.
The distances between the regions represent the shortest distance between them from their respective limits unless otherwise noted.
Travel distance: 427 km (from New Brunswick Border to your first destination Pomquet Travel)
Travel time: 4 hours and 6 minutes
Travelling from Digby, Merge onto NS 101-E toward Annapolis Royal/Hallifax. Follow NS-101 E, NS-102 and Trans-Canada Hwy/NS-104 E to Southside Harbour Rd in Antigonish, Subd. B. Exit from Trans-Canada Hwy/NS-104 E, taking Taylors Rd between exit 35 & 36. Arriving to your first destination of Pomquet Beach Provincial Park and other sites you may want to visit during your stop.
Continuation to Isle Madame
Travel distance: 98 km
Travel time: 1 hour and 20 minutes
Travel back on the Trans-Canada Highway/NS-104 E. Follow NS-104 E to Fleur-de-lis Trail/Louisedale Connector/NS-320 E in Richmond, Subd. A. Take Exit 46 from NS-104. Continue on Fleur-de-lis Trail/NS-320 E to your destination in Isle Madame.
Travel distance: 150 km
Travel time: 2 hours and 15 minutes
Leaving Isle Madame, take Highway 104 towards St. Peter's and continue on until the highway becomes Highway 4. Watch for signage for Highway 125 towards Sydney, which will take you to Exit 8. This exit is on Route 22 which will take you to the village of Louisbourg. Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site is a short distance from the village.
3rd Night’s stay – Along the Cabot trail
Follow Louisbourg Highway and NS-125 W to Trans-Canada Hwy/NS-105W to your evenings stop. To find a place to stay, the Nova Scotia "Doers and Dreamers Travel Guide" will make your job easier, or visit https://www.novascotia.com/places-to-stay or other accommodation websites along the eastern side of the Cabot Trail.
Travel distance: 200 km*
Travel time: 6 to 12 hours including frequent stops along the Cabot Trail.* (*based on departure from Englishtown – Travel distance and times will vary depending where you begin today’s journey). This winding road with frequent climbs and descents, has lookouts overlooking spectacular views. A journey of 6 to 12 hours is expected to appreciate its splendor.
Continue your travel along the Cabot Trail, one of the most beautiful scenic drives in the world! You will have the day to explore along the Cabot Trail with your final evening destination being the Acadian Region of Cheticamp. (This itinerary has you spending two nights in Cheticamp, leaving your entire 5th day to explore the region).
Travel distance: 597 km
Travel time: 6 hours and 4 minutes
Follow the Cabot Trail, Ns-395 S and NS-105 W to Trans-Canada/NS-104 in Port Hastings. Follow Trans-Canada Hwy/NS-104, NS-102 S and NS-101 to NS-303 N in Digby. Take exit 26 from NS-101.