Charlottetown City Break
This jam-packed city break provides you with the fantastic opportunity to explore the very best of what Charlottetown – the birthplace of Canada - and its surroundings have to offer. If you want to embark on a holiday that will transport you into the setting of ‘Anne of the Green Gables’, then this is the escape you have been waiting for.
This city stay is an ideal complement for a longer touring itinerary in Canada, contact our specialists for advice and to plan pre and post itinerary. Flights can also be arranged from your regional Airport.
Available May – October 2018 & 2019
This morning, enjoy some time at leisure to discover the streets of Charlottetown. Retrace the steps of the Fathers of Confederation as you explore with your knowledgeable local guide. Make sure you visit Founders Hall and take a peek inside Victoria Row, where ‘Anne of the Green Gables: The Musical’ has been entertaining audiences for almost 50 years. Make a stop at the Charlottetown Race Way, an exhilarating tradition within the town. Finally, we suggest you sample the freshest seafood on the market with a lobster cruise. Smell the salt air, feel the gentle breeze against your face and indulge in a lobster dinner onboard.
Today you will discover the secrets of the island on this escorted tour (included) You will traverse the famous Central Coastal Drive and focuses on the stunning natural beauty of the surroundings. Highlights will include the National Historic Site Green Gables Heritage Place, Lake of Shining Waters and the PEI Preserve Company. Make sure you pack a camera – the included photo-stops will be hard to resist!
Take some time at leisure to explore beautiful Cavendish on your final full day in PEI. Cavendish is known for its landscapes, so beautiful that they inspired Lucy Maud Montgomery’s acclaimed novel ‘Anne of the Green Gables’. Jump straight into the novel with visits to the author’s home and take a guided tour of the grounds. Take a stroll into the Haunted Wood and down Lovers Lane and spend the afternoon in Avonlea Village; a recreated village based on that where Anne lived.
Today your magical city break in Charlottetown will come to a close as you depart PEI and venture further on your journey of Canada, or head to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
Also enjoy the full day “Island Finest” Tour, highlights include: Cavendish Beach, Green Gables House, LM Montgomery’s Birthplace and much more.