Are you headed to CANADA? We offer you a perfect travel itinerary
Are you headed to CANADA? We offer you a perfect travel itinerary
Canada offers many wonderful places that are worth visiting and the time of a trip is not enough. It is the second largest country in the world and international tourists who visit it are around 19 million (in 2018), with increases every year.
In Canada it is pleasant to spend your holidays and visit it for culture, offering many travel diversities, in fact you will find many mountains, picturesque forests with centuries-old plants, enjoy the urban and modern life of the city, but also visit the lakes and coasts.
The itinerary shown can be followed completely or partially, in 10-14 days, it also depends on your travel availability in the places listed below.
What to do in Calgary:
CALGARY, is one of the largest cities in Canada. It is located in an area full of hills and mountains and very close to the Rocky Mountains, one of the most beautiful mountains in the country. Calgary has become one of the most visited places in Canada, thanks to the many activities that can be done, such as ecotourism and winter sports. Over the years, Calgary has become an important technological and financial center.
CALGARY’S TOWER. The tower allows a rotating panoramic view of the city at 1,288 meters above sea level. It is recommended to be there in the evening to enjoy the spectacle of the city lights. If you do not suffer from altitude (dizziness) you can look from the glass floor at the center of the city, from 180 meters in height.
CALGARY’S ZOO. The zoo is internationally recognized as one of the best zoos in the world. Inside about 800 animals and 130 different species. The zoo covers 120 hectares, and is divided into areas such as Destination Africa, Canadian Wilds, Penguin Plunge, Dorothy Harvie Botanical Gardens and ENMAX Conservatory, Eurasia and Prehistoric Park.
GLENBOW MUSEUM. Cultural museum consisting of 20 galleries with over one million pieces. The collections include historical tools from the first citizens of Canada, some maps and books. Here discover the splendor of the Rocky Mountains in paintings and works of art. You can get to know the adventurous characters who have crossed Canada over the years. If you are a lover of precious stones and minerals, find specimens extracted in the area.
HERITAGE PARK. Heritage Park is the historic Calgary from 1860 to 1950. It is the largest living museum in Canada and is divided into four areas representing different periods of time. Some of the area's historic buildings are still standing, while others have been restored. The traditional schools, houses and halls of the past give an idea of what life was like in every age. The park staff is dressed in period costumes, while horses, carriages or old cars roam the streets.
What to do in Montreal:
MONTREAL, is the second largest city in Canada and one of the main economic and cultural engines of the country. Montreal has an enviable tourist offer, making it an excellent travel destination. It is the most important French-speaking metropolis in North America. It is recommended to visit the whole city on a tourist bus.
MONTREAL BOTANICAL GARDEN. The Montreal Botanical Garden was originally created as a floral ornament for the city, subsequently, over time, they became a horticultural giant. It is considered to be one of the best botanical gardens in the world. The Botanical Garden is composed of 10 greenhouses and 30 thematic gardens, which also provide a fascinating window on the different cultures of the world. You can walk through one of the largest Chinese gardens outside of China and some other less typical ones, such as the First Nations and Toxic Plants gardens.
MONTREAL'S VIEUX PORT. This place has an extension of over 2 kilometers and is an excellent tourist site located between the historic center and the San Lorenzo river. The old port of Montreal was built in the 18th century. In the 19th century it became very popular thanks to the industrial revolution that was happening in the city. Years later, port operations were moved to the current port of Montreal a little further east, and the Vieux Port became an important historical and tourist site. Today this port receives over 6 million visitors every year.
NOTRE DAME BASILICA. Montreal's Notre Dame Basilica is located in the Vieux Montreal area, and is the first neo-Gothic church in all of Canada and is the most important church in the city. It was built between 1824 and 1829 by the American architect James O'Donnell.
PLATEAU-MONT-ROYAL. This place is absolutely fascinating only for its quiet streets, European architecture, restaurants, cafes and parks. You will feel drawn to the blend of America and Europe in one place. It is known as The Plateau and is located near the center. It offers a central location that allows its visitors to get to know both neighborhoods easily either on foot or by any other means of transport in Montreal.
What to do in Ottawa:
OTTAWA, is the capital of Canada and is the fourth largest city in the country. It is also the main political center. The governor lives in Ottawa and there are major government buildings and embassies.
BYWART MARKET. It is the most popular market in Ottawa. Here you can eat, drink and shop. During the summer, at least 50,000 people frequent this place every weekend to stroll among the stalls, taste the local products and enjoy the lively atmosphere. This market offers enough attractions to take up a whole day of your stay in the city.
CANADA'S NATIONAL GALLERY. The National Gallery has an important collection of Canadian and international art from all eras. It brings together over 30,000 works of art and is the perfect place to get to know Canada's rich artistic heritage. You can enter and walk through the columns until you reach the Great Hall where you will find large windows that frame Parliament Hill and the Ottawa River. At 43 meters high, this building pays homage to the Victorian neo-Gothic style of the Library of Parliament.
CANADA'S PARLIAMENT. Here you will find iconic neo-Renaissance buildings, and they are buildings built after the Queen of England decided to place Ottawa as the capital of Canada. You can see them from all over the city and they are one of the main attractions of this place. It is interesting enough to visit it, not only for the pleasant walks around the green areas near the river and the lake, and you can also enter parliament when there is a session and see politicians who analyze and vote for new laws.
RIDEAU CANAL. 126 mile canal between Ottawa and Kingston. It was built between 1827 and 1832, becoming the oldest navigation system in North America. Today the canal is Ottawa's biggest attraction, full of boats during the summer and full of skaters in the winter.
What to do in TORONTO:
TORONTO. is one of the most important cities in North America. You walk through the neighborhoods of the different ethnic communities of the city, passing from a Chinese environment to a Polish, Italian, Korean or Portuguese atmosphere in a few kilometers. One of the main tourist attractions is the proximity of the Niagara Falls.
CN TOWER. It is the tallest tower in Toronto, known as the main icon of the city. It is located in downtown Toronto and is the most visited tourist spot in Toronto. He is regarded as an excellent reference point for people in Toronto. Here you admire the city in its greatest extent, regardless of the weather in Toronto and you will appreciate the view of the city, Lake Ontario and the entire harbor.
DISTILLERY DISTRICT. In this area you will find a collection of old Victorian industrial-style buildings that have been transformed into restaurants, cafes, art galleries, clothing and furniture stores. You can enjoy the admiration of architecture and the details that are preserved to recreate the time when those places functioned as a distillery. Everything is decorated in a vintage style with an industrial touch.
ONTARIO'S MUSEUM. The Ontario Museum receives around one million visitors annually. It is considered the fifth best museum in North America. Outside the museum, it is possible to appreciate the work of art "The Crystal" created on the facade of the museum inspired by the collection of minerals. This museum has a large collection of natural history, zoology, archeology, mineralogy and paleontology. When you enter the museum, you will receive a map with each of the available galleries to visit.
What to do in Vancouver:
VANCOUVER, is located between the mountains and the Pacific coast. It is one of the five best cities in the world. Canada is one of the main countries with the best quality of life on the planet and Vancouver is its main standard. It has a large extension of beaches to the west and is surrounded by natural parks to the east. It is considered to be one of the most expensive cities in North America, but it is also one of the safest cities in the world.
CAPILANO'S BRIDGE. One of the most visited places in Vancouver is Capilano's Bridge, which is not only a bridge, but is actually a park. The Capilano Suspension Bridge Park offers its spaces to carry out various activities in full nature. It is located in the northern part of the city of Vancouver.
GASTOWN. Very popular destination for tourists in Vancouver. Some of its main advantages are the excellent restaurants, pubs and cafes found in this place. It has many shops where you can go shopping. Gastown is located northeast of downtown Vancouver and its main street is called Water Street. Gastown owes its name to Jack Deighton, who owns a bar, and nicknamed Gassy. When he stepped on Vancouver for the first time, there was nothing. He opened a bar and began developing what is known today as downtown Vancouver. Indeed, the founder of Gastown has his bronze status and is located in Maple Tree Square.
GRANVILLE ISLAND. It is one of the main historic districts of Vancouver, before it was an industrial district and today it is one of the major attractions of the city. You find a lot of art in this place, from modern art galleries and craft shops, to workshops that line the pedestrian streets.
STANLEY PARK. It is considered to be one of the largest public parks in the world and one of the most famous parks, just like Central Park in New York. If you stay a little longer in Vancouver, you have many things to see and do in this park. It has 400 hectares and is the largest urban park in Canada. It is located on the top of the peninsula in central Vancouver. In this place, you can take a walk, run or ride a bicycle around the different points of the park.