Enroute to this seaside village pass-by the Halifax Public Gardens, a quiet oasis amid a cosmopolitan city; see the Citadel National Historic Site, a fort perched high above the city; the Old Town Clock, a gift given to the city by Prince Edward the Duke of Kent in 1803; as well as other notable landmarks such as Province House, the naval dockyards and the famous Halifax waterfront boardwalk. As you travel along the winding coastal highway of the Lighthouse Route to the tiny fishing village of Peggy’s Cove, it is little wonder it has been an inspiration for artists and an irresistible lure for budding and seasoned adventurers for generation after generation. The colorful houses and fishing shacks perched atop the solid stone rocky outcrop that overlooks the restless waters of the Atlantic exhibit the wear and tear of the ocean and its punishing storms. Yet they endure, much like the small population of approximately 32 people who are year-round residents.”
Of the over the 160 historic lighthouses in Nova Scotia, Peggy's Point Lighthouse is Nova Scotia’s most well-known and cherished landmark. Situated in the quaint fishing village of Peggy’s Cove, guests have travelled from all around the world to paint, photograph, and be enchanted by her presence. This picturesque village of Peggy’s Cove is nestled on the rugged Atlantic shoreline and is surrounded by impressive rock formations, traditional fishing shanties, and hiking trails with gorgeous views of the Atlantic Ocean. Peggy's Point Lighthouse is one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world, a testament to its preservation as well as the guardianship of a dedicated community. Ambassatours Gray Line provides safe, comfortable transportation to and from Peggy’s Cove, which includes poignant commentary from our knowledgeable guides. It’s no wonder why it is said that “a trip to Nova Scotia isn’t complete without a visit to Peggy’s Cove”.