Experience foot-stomping energy and spectacular scenery set ablaze with fall foliage at Cape Breton’s annual International Music Festival, Celtic Colours. 

Highlights Include:

  • Four nights accommodations

  • Daily breakfast and two dinners included

  • Tickets for four Celtic Colours Official Concerts and one night at Festival Club (optional)

  • Tour of the Cabot Trail

  • Visit to the Fortress of Louisbourg

  • Transportation from Halifax and return

This is a small group tour accepting a maximum of eight guests for the tour. See 2018 detailed itinerary below.

Dates for Celtic Colours for 2019 are October 11th to October 19th.

To book, or for further questions, please email info@cabotdiscoverytours.com .





Day 1 – Wednesday October 10th, 2018

Your guide will meet you at stops between Halifax and Baddeck and check in to the Lynwood Inn for a four night stay. After joining your group for dinner, travel to Mabou for the first show: Òrain: The Connecting Thread

Day 2 – Thursday October 11th, 2018

Enjoy a hot breakfast at your hotel before departing at 8:30 am for a tour of the Cabot Trail. The Cabot Trail is Nova Scotia's iconic road trip, a 300 kilometre journey along coastlines, through picturesque fishing villages, traversing through the mountains of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Join your group for dinner before travelling to Iona for Voices of the Naomhóg Encore . Optional: Festival Club at the Gaelic College after the show.

Day 3 – Friday October 12th, 2018

Breakfast at the hotel before enjoying a day on your own to explore the village of Baddeck. Take part in the many Celtic Colours workshops and demonstrations during the day or just enjoy the day visiting the shops and restaurants that line the main street. The AG Graham Museum is a must-see in Baddeck and a sail on the Amoeba across the Bras D'Or lakes is a relaxing way to spend the afternoon. Tonight's concert, Anchored in Tradition

Day 4 – Saturday October 13th, 2018

After breakfast, travel to the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site to experience life in a reconstructed 16th Century fortress. Visit downtown Sydney for some sightseeing and dinner before attending the Grand Finale of Celtic Colours 2018. 

Day 5 – Sunday October 14th, 2018

Breakfast before checking out of hotel. Return transportation to Halifax.