Self-guided cycling in Nova Scotia - Rum Runners Trail

Self-Guided Trip



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The pretty Nova Scotia towns of Lunenburg and Peggy's Cove need little introduction. Less known is the Rum Runners Trail, a flat gravel route that appeals to cyclists of all abilities. Enjoy a beautiful Atlantic shoreline, pretty fishing villages and some of the best seafood anywhere in Canada.

Activity / Theme



Canada, Maritimes

Comfort Level

Physical Rating




Bicycle with vehicle transfers


B&B's and inns with private facilities

Months of Operation

June, July, August, September, October


DAY 1 Start Halifax
DAY 2 Ride Peggy's Cove to Hubbards (24kms)
DAY 3 Pedal to Chester (27kms)
DAY 4 Ride to Lunenburg (40kms). Optional Blue Rocks ride (12 kms)
DAY 5 Rides from Lunenburg (12 - 35kms)
DAY 6 Afternoon transfer to Halifax


4 breakfasts
5 nights B&B's and inns with private facilities
Transfer to trail on day 1 and back to Halifax day 6
Sightseeing Peggy's Cove
Luggage transfer service
Hybrid bicycle rental with helmet, lock, bike bag, and basic repair kit
Emergency hotline
Information pack including route notes & maps
GPX tracks and link to online maps and voice navigation for smartphones

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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