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Scenic Route with lots of Ceilidh along the Trail!

Not to be missed trail and make sure you stop at the Judique Music Centre for lunch and... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Christena I
Spruce Grove
Overlooked sibling

Perhaps a bit overlooked compared to its more famous sibling (The Cabot Trail) this trail is just... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Edward W
Toronto, Canada
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Following the shore of western Cape Breton, this 67-mile-long trail offers magnificent views of dramatic coastline, bays, inlets and rolling farmlands.
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“celtic music” (2 reviews)
“culture” (4 reviews)
Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Not to be missed trail and make sure you stop at the Judique Music Centre for lunch and entertainment. The local Celtic culture is alive and well and to be enjoyed. We enjoyed the views!

Thank Christena I
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Perhaps a bit overlooked compared to its more famous sibling (The Cabot Trail) this trail is just as enchanting with coastline that is as beautiful and untamed. Those who bypass the rest of Cape Breton to head straight for the Cabot Trail are missing something.

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We especially enjoyed our stop for an excellent lunch accompanied by excellent live Celtic music at the Celtic Music Interpretative Center in Judique

1  Thank Freqytraveler T
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I play the fiddle so this place is heaven to me. Fantastic scenery, great food and amazing music. Check out a few dances and concerts and you won't be disappointed.

Thank fiddlertwin
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This drive up the west coast of Cape Breton has great views of the ocean and coastline, as well as several places to hop on the coastal hiking trail. Lovely!

Thank Julie E
Reviewed 5 January 2016

So many little towns to visit with great restaurants. Coastline views are incredibly beautiful. Don't just drive thru, stop and spend some time.

1  Thank thegrandstan
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Great drive through a wonderful part of Nova Scotia. Scenery is beautiful, and it is sparsely populated. Some pubs have music nightly.

Thank Bizz-Traveler987
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Beautiful scenery, great roads. Definitely worth the drive! Take your time and stop along the way to take in the gorgeous scenery.

Thank Hatepoorservice
Reviewed 4 July 2015

This was the beginning of two summer trips and loved it each time. We fly into Halifax and rent a car. The west coast of CB is one of my favorite places. The scenery, food, locals, music, was all wonderful. We liked this part better...More

Thank MacPEI
Reviewed 2 January 2015

This route is a pretty unexceptional route. There are some views of the water, but it's often inland. It's the best way to get to some destinations that you might want to reach (Judique, Mabou, and Cabot Links), but there's no reason to go out...More

Thank West52
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