A vibrant and cosmopolitan city situated on the waters edge, Halifax in Novia Scotia welcomes visitors with its heritage, fascinating culture and rich maritime history. With deep Celtic routes felt across the city, you may just fall in love with this coastal gem.
From galleries to museums, live music to theatre, the culture of Halifax can charm anyone, no matter what your taste. Take a leisurely stroll down the boardwalk and along the iconic shoreline to uncover Halifax’s nautical past, so integral to Canada as a whole.
The city harbour is one of its most famous images and is full of boutique shops and world-class restaurants. With the wealth of Halifax’s music scene, live entertainment is a guarantee, both indoors and along the boardwalk. Grab a beer – Halifax is renowned for its craft brews – and watch the world go by. Speaking of beer, did you know that Halifax has the most bars and clubs per head in Canada? Take some time to experience the nightlife on offer during your time in the city.
Fancy yourself a bit of a foodie? You’re in luck, as Halifax is renowned for its incredible cuisine. There are several first-class eateries across the city that serve fresh seafood, in particular the local speciality – lobster. There are also wineries scatted across the province, so take a day trip outside the city limits and sample the finest local wines with information from local sommeliers.
Halifax city is perfect to explore on foot, with all of its key landmarks being within walking distance of one another. Lace up your shoes and discover the city as the locals do – or, alternatively, rent a bike and hit one of the dozens of waterfront trails. There really is something for all ages.
With direct flights from Glasgow to Halifax taking under six hours, there is no better place to begin your adventure in Atlantic Canada. Our Canada Travel Specialists can help organise every detail of your trip to suit your exact requirements. We can offer your own personal advisor, low deposits and holiday payment plans to make sure you get exactly what you are looking for.
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