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Nova Scotia, Canada · August 9 - 19, 2024

Congres Mondial Acadian - CMA
Experience the resilience and spirit of the Acadian people as you explore the landscapes they've shaped. 

Overview

Experience the thrill of the Acadian World Congress, a prestigious international event held every five years, attracting over 50,000 visitors! Uncover your Acadian roots on an exclusive tour, exploring the very places your ancestors lived. This unique encounter only happens once every five years, don't miss the chance to connect with your heritage!

The vibrant Acadian region of Southwest Nova Scotia, a living testament to over 400 years of history. Experience the resilience and spirit of the Acadian people as you explore the landscapes they've shaped. Engage with locals, uncover the hues of a rich history, and savor the contemporary flavors of Acadie. This is more than a visit; it's an immersion into a timeless narrative that started right here!

Visit Acadie and walk in the footsteps of your Acadian ancestors!


Experience an international celebration of Acadian culture at the

Congrès Mondial Acadien (In English - The Acadian World Congress)

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Pictures from past trips

Congres Mondial Acadien
Acadian Memorial
Port Royal, Nova Scotia
Port Royal, Nova Scotia
Acadian Ancestry Tour
Pierre Thibodeaux Homestead
Grand Pre, Nova Scotia
St. George Island, Nova Scotia
Giles Thibodeault, Nova Scotia
Port Royal
Tentemarre/ August 15th/ Acadian Day
Pierre Thibodeaux
Cajun HIstory
Grand Pre, Nova Scotia
Acadie / Nova Scotia/Acadians
St. George Island, Nova Scotia
Port Royal, Nova Scotia
St. George Island, Nova Scotia
Acadie
Acadians
Jacques Bourgeois Land in Acadie
Beaubasin
Port Royal, Nova Scotia
Acadian Deportation Site
Deportation Cross/ Acadie
Acadian Deportation
Beasoleil Broussard
Jacques Bourgeois
Port Royal
Acadian Heritage/ Moncton
Beaubasin, Nova Scotia

YOU WILL ENJOY

11 nights hotel stay

All excursions and CMA events in the itinerary included!

10 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 5 dinners.

A 50-page color souvenir tour book

A lobster supper

Several traditional Acadian meals (poutine, râpure, chowders, pets de sœur and more!)

Special Acadian concerts, kitchen parties, workshops and activities

Bus coach transportation for the entire duration of the trip

Special Acadian concerts, kitchen parties, workshops and activities

National Acadian Day in Yarmouth (August 15) including the famous TINTAMARRE parade

Saturday Night Party in Yarmouth (August 17)

Opening Day Festival in Clare (August 10)

Guided tour of Grand Pre and the land of Évangéline

Guided tour of he Port Royal area & arrival of the Acadians in early 1600s

Guided tour of he beautiful Clare and Argyle regions of South-West Nova Scotia including Pointe-de-l’Église, Yarmouth, Methegan, the Pubnicos and more!

This tour was created and hosted by Diasporacadie and Claude Boudreau who is an expert  tour leader who specializes in Acadian historical tourism. Learn more about Claude at www.diasporacadie.com

Activity Level

This tour will have a very leisure pace.  However you should be able to walk 60 minutes at a time and stand at least 20 minutes at a time. 

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 Accommodation Details

Rodd Grand Yarmouth

Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Hotel accommodations at the Rodd Grand Hotel in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Please note that this hotel is ideally located in downtown Yarmouth and less than a 5-minute walk to restaurants, stores and waterfront. It is also less than a 50-minute drive to all CMA activities (Acadian National Day activities will be held in Yarmouth). It is the only hotel in the area capable of receiving tour groups; it is a comfortable, clean, older hotel with an older décor and a very nice pool. It has an 8/10 rating on Expedia, 7.9/10 on Booking.com and 3.5/5 on Tripadvisor.

Reserve Your Trip Now

Book Your Spot!

Land Only, No Airfare

SINGLE: $4995 per person

DOUBLE: $3795 per person

Additional Information

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:

  • Your FLIGHT to Halifax

  • Your flight

  • Your mandatory travel insurance (medical, lost luggage, etc.). Trip cancellation insurance is optional. 

  • Tipping for room service

  • Your personal expenses

  • Meals not included in the program

  • Alcoholic beverages (although wine is included in several meals, but not all)

  • Your visits during free time

  •  Other expenses that may not be included in this list.

TRAVEL INSURANCE:

Missing a vacation is bad enough. Losing the money you paid for your vacation is even worse. Trip insurance is therefore highly recommended. Please purchase travel insurance on your Congres Mondial Acadien Travel Package.  Suggested travel insurance companies are below:

TRAVEL NOTES:

Traveling abroad requires a passport valid for six months beyond travel dates. For this tour, your passport should not expire before August 18,  2024.

You are responsible for booking your own flight. Your flight must arrive on August 9 (or earlier) at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport and depart on August 19 (or later). Your package includes the night of August 9 at the Holiday Inn at the Halifax Airport. THE TOUR STARTS early morning on AUGUST 10. Please let Cynthia know if you have any questions.

Terms and Conditions

  • By proceeding with this package booking, a tour package you are hereby agreeing to our Terms and Conditions.

  • Please be advised that all payments made to Seitz Travel LLC are final, with no possibility of refund or transfer to someone else under any circumstances.

  • It is imperative that reservations are secured under the exact name as it appears on your passport. Failure to comply may result in a mandatory name correction fee.

  • Be aware that pricing and may change without prior notification. To guarantee the current promotional rate, we recommend you book your trip now to secure the lower rate.

  • For those electing to use our installment payment option, adherence to the stipulated monthly payment schedule is required to maintain active reservation status. This includes ensuring that any shared accommodation partners are equally responsible for their payment obligations.

  • We offer a Roommate Matching service for those in need of a roommate.

  • A fee for name changes is imposed as follows: $200 prior to the final payment deadline as indicated on your invoice; thereafter, a fee of $250 plus any additional charges levied by our suppliers will apply.

  • A late payment fee of $250 per individual is mandated subsequent to the final payment cut-off date as specified on your invoice.

  • All requests for delayed payment consideration must receive prior approval from our management team before the established final payment deadline.

Congres Mondial Acadien                                                                                                   FROM $3,150 pp                   
YARMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA           AUGUST 9 - 19, 2024         10 NIGHTS         

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