Breathtaking scenery, historic sights, and fun experiences await you on this Newfoundland tour with overnights in St. John’s and Clarenville.
History buffs will enjoy the historic walking tour of Trinity, one of North America’s oldest communities. At Cupids Cove Plantation, visit the archaeological site of Canada’s oldest official British colony. Visit the Colony of Avalon, founded in 1621, where ongoing excavations reveal foundations of houses and artifacts from the 17th century. In Bonavista, visit Ryan Premises National Historic Site, commemorating the prosperous fishing industry dating back to the 1500s. In St. John’s, one of North America’s oldest cities, visit Signal Hill National Historic Site, where signalmen surveyed the ocean for ships and where Marconi received the first-ever transatlantic wireless signal. Also visit Cape Spear National Historic Site, perched on a rugged cliff at North America’s most easterly point and with Newfoundland’s oldest surviving lighthouse.
This Newfoundland tour also features spectacular scenery. A tour highlight is a narrated cruise on Witless Bay, home to seabirds, whales, and puffins. Be sure to have your camera ready! In Cape Bonavista, marvel at the rocky shores, pebbled beaches, and picturesque fishing boats. Travel part of the scenic Irish Loop, home to charming fishing villages and breathtaking scenery.
On this tour of Newfoundland, Globus has included some out-of-the-ordinary experiences to make your vacation unique, such as a traditional fish and chips lunch in Trinity and a tour and sampling of iceberg beer at the Quidi Vidi brewery, St. John’s largest craft brewery.
All of this and more await you on this remarkable Newfoundland vacation!
Sightseeing including Signal Hill and Cabot Tower; [LF] tour and tasting at Quidi Vidi brewery; Cape Spear National Historic Site; farewell dinner and a [LF] traditional screech-in ceremony
Travel this scenic roadway; tasting at a local winery
Visit the Colony of Avalon; lunch with entertainment by local musicians
Historic walking tour with a Local Guide; [LF] traditional fish & chips lunch
Excursion to Cape Bonavista; visit Ryan Premises National Historic Site
Visit Cable Station Provincial Historic Site
Visit Cupids Cove Plantation & Cupids Legacy Centre
Whale and nature cruise
2018 Canadian Rockies Getaway Circle & Post Sonora A luxurious end to an already indulgent journey. Cap off your Canadian Rockies Getaway with the ultimate Pacific-Northwest wilderness retreat, Sonora Resort. We have changed the name of our journeys for the 2018 season. Travel sooner and view the 2017 version of this package.
Be a part of the famous Calgary Stampede-a celebration of western values and heritage that boasts the richest outdoor rodeo in the world. Step into a world of wonder, fun, and Wild West excitement. In the evening, watch the heart-stopping chuckwagon races in an all-out dash for the finish line, an amazing contest of nerves and horsepower. Get ready for an outdoor stage show featuring nonstop entertainment by internationally acclaimed artists, and see some of the best professional riders perform a world-class rodeo display. After the Calgary Stampede, experience a combination of glittering cities and mountainous scenery, on a train journey through the Canadian Rockies to the Pacific Ocean on VIA Rail?s, the Canadian?.Included Features:In Calgary and Vancouver; orientation tour in Jasper, Daily passes to the Stampede Ground, Rodeo admission, Chuckwagon Races, Grandstand Show, Columbia Icefield (Ice Explorer ride), Stanley Park, and Butchart Gardens.Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Jasper National Park, Thompson River, Strait of Georgia, and the Gulf Islands.
First Passage to the West Discovery Self-Drive – with Pre-Tour Cruise ms Volendam – Easbound – 2019