Canada is a nation magical setting for an unforgettable holiday. Its territory contains a number of natural wonders, but there are historical and cultural appealing, that can make your holiday a continuous discovery. Here then is what could be the seven reasons to convince you to visit Canada, Here are 7 reasons for you, a real travelista.
1. The Rocky Mountains
The wildest stretch of this long mountain range offers 5 national parks in the Canadian portion only: Yoho, Waterton Lakes, Kootenay, Jasper and Banff National Park. Among the enchanting scenery of these mountains are many who venture into activities such as hiking, skiing on slopes and snow quality extraordinary, or fishing, or run through the cycle. The Rocky Mountains, also known as simply The Rockies, offering lovely views of all these activities, full of majestic mountain peaks, glaciers, waterfalls, forests and lakes, but also limestone caves and places rich in fossils.
2. Old Quebec
It ‘s the oldest part of Quebec City, the site of the most important historic Quebec and Canada, as well as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was founded by a French explorer, Samuel de Champlain in the early 17th century. Both the city high and low are made up of a series of very old buildings and historical display their majestic beauty to visitors who present with a number of different architectural styles. It is a destination not to be missed for all those tourists who are interested in the historical and architectural details, not forgetting the magnificent landscapes that can be enjoyed from the banks of the St. Lawrence River.
3. The canoes
They have become a true symbol of Canada, having been linked to the history and culture of Canada since ancient times. The canoes were used by navigators and explorers such as mode of transport. There are various types from simple Dogout (Cayuco), carved in the trunk, the so-called birchbark, birch-bark and the traditional kayak made from whale bones and skins. But whatever type of canoe used, what can be better than to enjoy a beautiful view and the silence of the river, surrounded by unspoilt nature, to understand the culture and history of Canada? Many head to the Yukon, the mythical river of the gold rush, or on the wild shores of the Pacific to Vancouver Island, or choose one of the many lakes or calm rivers of the Canadian Shield, perfect places to paddle away from stress and noise.
4. The skies of the Canadian prairies
The areas close to the Rocky Mountains, between the states of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, are remembered as “the Prairies” and are dominated by the skies of great beauty, with deep blue determined by ‘dry air and clear, but often Quilted clouds with strange shapes, especially when the wind blows hot called Chinook. The Canadian Prairies are a true wonder of nature and offer indescribable landscapes: wide plains, rivers and streams, endless fields dotted with yellow flowers and a bright blue sky provide the best place where you can enjoy nature at your best. Are interesting places for lovers of the outdoors, where walking and hiking, or just to sit back, relax and enjoy the scenic beauty of this corner of Canada.
5. Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls are one of the most beautiful and powerful waterfalls in the world. Famous for being a perfect place for a honeymoon or a honeymoon, is a place where nature manifests a power and strength impressive. They are located in Ontario, just south of Toronto, and bordering the state of New York, USA. Goat Island separates the two sections, an island that is located right in the middle of the waterfall. The main jump, which flows 90% of the waters of the Niagara River is also known as Horseshoe Falls, and is mostly found in Canadian territory, and therefore it is a beautiful place to visit and sophisticated for those who come to Canada: also here is also a well-known resort-casinos are able to make the trip more enjoyable and memorable.
6. Pier 21
Pier 21 is the National Museum of Immigration of Canada (National Museum of Immigration). It is located in Halifax, in the province of Nova Scotia. It was an important transatlantic ship terminal, and from 1928 to 1971 was the main entrance door of Canada for thousands of immigrants and refugees. It ‘sa great place to visit for tourists who are interested in learning about the history and stories of immigrants, and do not miss the memorial monument of the MS St. Louis, not to mention the incredible journey of the ship full of Jewish refugees who no one wanted to accept.
7. The Canadian Igloo
To pay homage to the Inuit culture, one of your winter holiday in Canada can not be complete if you do not sleep at least one night in an igloo with snow. The igloos are houses built with the snow, with the aim of creating a thermal insulation in the cold interior, building a temporary home, but from very low cost and very practical. Tourists seem to like very much this architectural marvel and a true work of engineering history. More traditional ones are made of packed snow or ice, interspersed with whale bones. There is however nothing more romantic than going out to a cozy igloo at night, and be greeted by the sight of the incredible colors of the ‘Aurora Borealis, given that the Canada is the best place in the world where you can admire the so-called uci North.
Originally posted 2012-09-28 02:39:17.