How To Travel: Canada

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Canada – the globe`s second-biggest country. Here one can find an endless variety of landscapes. From sky-high mountains to glaciers, rainforests and remote beaches; it`s all here, spread across six time zones. But Canada is more than mountain, coast, maple leaves and moose: Here you can also find extraordinary meals. And probably the most welcoming, helpful and friendly locals.

How to get there by plane?

The number of airports in Canada seems to be endless. Most travelers fly to Vancouver, Toronto, Montréal or Calgary.

How to get there by land?

Crossing borders between Canada and the US is possible on various locations. You can reach Canada by car, bus, train, bike or ferry. Of course you could also cross borders by foot – the most fun place to do so probably is in Toronto, when visiting Niagara Falls.

Visa

Most travellers need a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to fly to, or transit through, a Canadian airport. What you need depends on: the type of travel document you will travel with; the country that issued your travel document; your nationality; and how you will travel to Canada. If you do not have the proper documents, such as an eTA or visa, you may be delayed or prevented from boarding your flight to Canada. To find out if you need a visa or which kind click here.

Cuisine

Canadian food has been shaped and impacted by continual waves of immigration and widely depends on the regions of the nation. Besides English, Scottish and French roots, influences from Europe, Asia and even the Caribbean can be found in the regional cuisines. From distinctive seafood, to piquant cheeses, fresh seasonal fruits and veggies and absolutely delicious wine, Canada scores in surprising its visitors over and over again.

The coastal seaport city of Vancouver is always worth a visit. It is not only the most popular city within British Columbia, but is also consistently named as one of the top five worldwide cities for livability and quality of life.

Visit Vancouver!

Life is good on Vancouver island. Located in the heart of the West Coast of North America, Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, is just a short hop away from Vancouver and Seattle.

Visit Victoria!

The Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site combines Jasper, Banff, Yoho and Kootenay national parks, as well as three adjacent provincial parks. The Rocky Mountains of Canada are a vast land – filled with inspiring scenery, wildlife, a multitude of recreational activities for all ages.

Explore the Canadian Rockies!

Established in 1913, the Mount Robson Provincial Park is the second oldest park in British Columbia’s park system. At 3,954 metres, Mount Robson, is not only the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies and towers over the lesser surrounding peaks, it also offers one of the finest views in the Rocky Mountains.

Hike Mount Robson!