A stroll along the cobblestone districts of Old Québec offers fun and relaxation and tourist destinations and the Place Royal. The icon of the city is certainly the Chateau Frontenac, the most famous hotel in Canada and the most photographed hotel in the world, as you can learn from this photo:
Second largest city in the province of Alberta, Calgary is located between the Canadian prairies and the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. After the discovery of oil in the early 1900s, Calgary has totally transformed into one of the largest metropolitan areas in Canada. This city also attracts thousands of tourists every year for its world famous rodeo, the Calgary Stampede. This festival is held for 10 days in July and the most important celebrations of the event include rodeos, parades, competitions, artists and exquisite food.
Between the mountainous coasts and the Pacific Ocean, the city of Vancouver is renowned for its fascinating landscapes that offer the opportunity to take a dip in the ocean, skate along its parks, and ski, all in a single day. Canada’s third largest metropolis is one of the most visited itineraries on a trip to this country. The most famous tourist destination is Stanley Park which covers a huge green area between woods, gardens and outdoor areas.
Among the most popular attractions are also Granville Island and the famous market along with a large number of shops in its Chinatown. Click and read here more details on what to see in this magnificent city.
Banff National Park:
Banff National Park is located in the center of the majestic Rocky Mountains in the province of Alberta and is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in all of Canada. Crystal clear water lakes, snow-capped peaks and glaciers are all wonders accessible from this incredible park.
The jewel of the park is Lake Louise, where green waters reflect the surrounding mountains and where visitors can walk freely and enjoy the landscape. The Icefields Parkway from Lake Louse to Jasper is an unforgettable ride and another must-see in Banff.
Whistler ski resort:
Featuring two spectacular mountains named Whistler and Black comb, Whistler Ski Resort is the largest ski resort and most popular winter destination in all of North America. Located in the mountains overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Whistler is only two hours from Vancouver and is located along one of the most beautiful routes to see in all of Canada, the Sea-to-Sky-Highway.
At the base of the mountains are three picturesque villages such as Whistler Village, Creek side and Upper Village. It is also possible to ride a gondola directly from the villages to the mountains.
The Bay of Fundy:
The Bay of Fundy, located in eastern Canada between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, is famous for its famous sea currents. The temperature variations are the highest in the world and reach up to 19 meters deep. If you have the chance to visit this incredible bay, we also recommend going to Hopewell Cape, Fundy National Park, Fundy Trail Parkway and Grand Manan Island.
The Canadian port of Victoria:
Few Canadian cities have managed to develop their maritime resources like Victoria. Its inner harbor is a fantastic place to stroll, relax, shop, eat, and watch street performers perform.
The jewel of this incredible paradise on the water is the Empress Hotel, one of the most beautiful buildings in the city. In ancient times, the empress welcomed kings and queens here and, today, it offers the best tea in all of Victoria, which attracts many tourists.
The Gros Morne National Park:
Gros Morne National Park in Newfoundland is in a region not easily accessible compared to other Canadian national parks, but it is a must see in Canada.
This park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its mountains formed by glaciers. Most tourists take a boat ride to take in the scenery, but there are also walking trails and ample space for kayaking and hiking.