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Holidays in Canada

Where to stay in Canada

Holidays in Vancouver

Surrounded by sandy beaches and spectacular mountains, Vancouver combines the best of outdoor life with a vibrant and cosmopolitan city.

Holidays in Toronto

Located on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario and the largest city in Canada, a trip to Toronto will satisfy all interests, whether they are cultural, recreational, or culinary!

Holidays in Whistler

North America’s biggest mountain and Canada’s foremost 4-season resort is considered one of the premier mountain destinations in the world with an attractive pedestrian-only resort village at the base. Chosen as the host mountain resort for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, one look at this amazing resort and you’ll understand why. A fantastic all round resort, perfect for all abilities, that is hard to beat.

Holidays in Tremblant

Ranked #1 resort in the east by Ski Magazine; Tremblant is a picturesque resort in the beautiful Laurentian Mountains of Québec, offering over 600 acres of ski terrain and an idyllic village. Families and couples alike would love the atmosphere that Tremblant oozes where the village streets are lined with French-influenced patisserie shops.

Holidays in Calgary

...where the prairie land ends and the foothills begin, Calgary is a one-stop destination for wild adventures, stunning scenery, and winter delights. In Calgary, summers are sunny and winters don’t tend to be as harsh as in other parts of the country.

Holidays in Banff

Mountainous scenery and National Park surroundings acting as the perfect backdrop to this stunning resort.

Holidays in Lake Louise

In the heart of the Banff National Park, the setting is glorious. There’s an excellent all-natural snow record. It’s good value and customer service is second to none, with a hi-tech lift system whizzing skiers (of every ability) to various parts of the mountain.

Holidays in Montreal

Montreal resides in Quebec Province and is Canada’s second largest city, renowned for its nightlife and literary scene. The city's dual personality is reflected in its architecture as well as its population. European in style, Montréal is filled with cobbled streets, chic shops and fascinating museums. 

Holidays on Vancouver Island

Little more than 20 minutes by float plane or ferry from the mainland, you’ll want to linger as you discover one memorable place after the next on Vancouver Island

Holidays in Edmonton

If you’re looking to get back to nature, Elk Island National Park is home to a host of indigenous wildlife including moose and beaver. Fans of winter sports will love the cross-country ski trails and, if you prefer to enjoy your sport sitting down, find out why Canada is hockey mad and get a ticket to see local heroes, the Oilers, play at Rexall Place.

Holidays in Jasper

High in the Eastern Rocky Mountains, amid stunning scenery, and only 20 minutes from the town of Jasper; Marmot Basin provides over 1,675 acres of terrain supported by world-class facilities. One of the least crowded ski areas of its size in North America, it has plenty of room for everyone, from beginners to experts, to enjoy some alpine fun and games.

Holidays in Niagara Falls

Thunderous Niagara Falls is the most visited attraction in Ontario! The stunning Falls are breathtaking, and are a must see for any visitor to Ontario. Just 30 minutes north of the falls lies the pictureperfect community of Niagara-on-the-Lake. This beautifully preserved 19th Century town is not only super photogenic, but also just happens to be at the heart of a thriving wine region.

Holidays in Ottawa

There’s a wealth of family-friendly things to do in Ottawa, from fascinating museums and the country’s parliament buildings to outdoor delights like the winter wonderland of Rideau Canal, which freezes every year to become the world’s largest outdoor skating rink.

Holidays in Quebec City & Region

Experience the intriguing, winding cobbled streets of La Vieille Ville, thriving café culture and obsession with good food. Just 30 minutes away from the city lies the frankly awe-inspiring Parc National de la Jacques-Cartier. Indeed, the entire Charlevoix region is breathtakingly beautiful: a combination of UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve status and relatively few residents means ‘unspoilt’ very much goes with the territory. La Malbaie is a perfect example - an elegant resort town.

Holidays in Yukon

A mountainous land in northwest Canada. You'll be awe-struck by high peaks and stunning glaciers.

Holidays in Rural British Columbia

Stretching from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the Rocky mountains in the east, the scenic British Columbia will have you holding your breathe in awe at the unique sights and wildlife populating this fantastic cosmopolitan destination.

Hotels in Canada

Highlights of Canada

Canada holidays

Crystal-clear lakes, bustling metropolises and pristine mountainous beauty spots are all in easy reach on package holidays to Canada. Whether it's a city break in the French-speaking east, a skiing trip in the unspoilt Rockies, or an energetic hike on Vancouver Island, the largest country in the Americas is packed with activities for everyone.

Where to stay on holidays to Canada

Base yourself in the heart of a buzzing downtown or relax far away from it all in the countryside. Wherever you decide to stay, luxury's in no short supply.

·         For a romantic holiday to Canada, book in at the Rimrock Resort Hotel. Based within Banff National Park on the slope of Sulphur Mountain, this hotel offers luxury suites, panoramic views and mouth-watering French cuisine at the AAA Eden Dining Room.

·         If you’re travelling to Jasper with the family, Lobstick Lodge's spacious suites give you plenty of room to spare – with the added bonus of an impressive mountain setting. Don’t miss the chance to unwind in the outdoor hot tubs.

·         Moraine Lake Lodge in Alberta has a classic rustic charm. Its shoreline setting is the perfect location if you’ve come to hike. Walk the trails by day and relax in the Walter Wilcox Dining Room by night.

·         For modern architecture, head to the Delta Ottawa City Centre. Try the LIFT Resto Lounge for exquisite meals cooked from locally sourced ingredients and wine tasting at the sommelier's table.

·         Views over the bright city lights are in abundance at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, where you can take in the skyline from your bed. A tunnel leads you to the Bay and Eaton Centre, so you can spend a day shopping without even having to put a coat on.

When to go

Canada is famous for its snowy winters, making it the ideal spot for skiing. Outside of January, you might be surprised to find that Canada has a comfortable climate. Here are the best months for Canada holidays.

·         Days are longer in April and, with sunny blue skies, it's a great time for skiing. Visit the west coast for the most pleasant weather.

·         The weather starts to warm up in June and there are fewer crowds so it’s the ideal month for a relaxing break. You can also spot whales on the Atlantic coast at this time of year.

·         June through to August is peak summer for Canada, when you can expect the highest temperatures. There are plenty of summer festivals to check out.

·         The autumn months can get chilly but it stays fairly mild until late November. You also get to see the beautiful changing colours of the leaves – New Brunswick's a favourite for its gold and red foliage.

Skiing in Canada

With snowy weather and lots of mountainous ground, Canada is one of the top countries in the world for skiing. There are plenty of resorts to explore for both pros on the slopes or beginners who fancy trying their hand.

·         One of the best skiing spots in the east is Tremblant, Quebec. This one is just right for families as it has slopes for all levels. When you’re done sporting, check out the quaint village with its French-style bistros and cafés.

·        Lake Louise, Alberta has one of Canada's most reliable snow records and is easy to reach, at only two hours from Calgary Airport. For something a little different, take the nighttime snowshoe expedition – little ones will love it.

·        Whistler in British Columbia has world-class skiing – it was the mountain host for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The village is pedestrian-only, making for a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life.

Natural beauty spots

Canada is renowned for its vast swathes of wilderness, from frozen tundra to towering mountains. Even if you're on a city break, you're rarely far from undeveloped countryside.

·         Peyto Lake in Banff National Park is a must-see for nature lovers. You can get exceptional views just a short ten-minute hike from the car park so your trip can be as energetic or laid-back as you like.

·         For outdoor activities, head to Stanley Park, Vancouver, where the mountains meet the sea. Visit in September to admire the changing colours of the scenery.

·         Experience the Great White North in all its majesty on our tour around Churchill, Manitoba. It's a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see polar bears up close and discover local traditions in an authentic small tundra town.

·         One of the most world-renowned natural sights in the country is the Niagara Falls. The three waterfalls are right on the American-Canadian border, with Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side, American Falls on the US side and Bridal Veil Falls split between the two. There's also a nature reserve where you can go geocaching or visit the butterfly conservatory (wear bright clothes if you want the butterflies to land on you).

·         Spot wildlife on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, where you can spend the day bird, whale or even bear-watching.

Canada City Breaks

Holidays to Canada aren’t all about mountains and wilderness; if you prefer your breaks at a slightly faster pace, there are plenty of fascinating cities to get to know.

·        Toronto has been described as the Canadian version of NYC, thanks to its cosmopolitan shopping districts, world-class theatre and stunning skyline. The CN Tower is a great place to see the city from up high – give yourself at least three hours to make the trip as queues can be long.

·         Experience the laid-back chic of French Canada in Montreal – the largest francophone city in the world after Paris. Here, intimate bistros contrast with a vibrant club scene. Make sure you stop by the nineteenth-century Notre-Dame Basilica to see breath-taking art and architecture both inside and out.

·        Quebec City on the St Lawrence River is one of the oldest European settlements in North America. It's also the only fortified city in the region. Spend a day exploring the Citadel – and don't forget to sample some delicious poutine once you're done sightseeing.

From vibrant cities to rugged mountains, package holidays to Canada aren’t short of new places to explore and things to see. Plan your break now and book in at one of our Canada hotels.