Sharing a border with the United States, Canada is often thought of as an English-speaking country. However, Canada is officially considered bilingual, with French being one of its main languages. Certain regions of Canada, such as Quebec, hold French as their primary language - which means Canada has a very interesting and unique culture.
Canada is such a popular tourist destination and its breathtaking scenery and wide variety of recreational activities are just two reasons to visit. Nature lovers have much to enjoy with Canada's huge number of reserves, natural parks and forest land. At the same time, Canada's bigger cities, such as Montreal and Toronto, offer city lovers the excitement that's inherent in to any metropolis.
Canada also provides countless opportunities for recreational activities that will suit most people's tastes, whether it's hiking, biking and rock climbing or shopping, sightseeing and visits to museums.Add a range of interesting and diverse cultures to Canada's breathtaking backdrops and exciting activities, and you're in for a holiday treat.
But there's even more to draw crowds to Canada. The country is home to numerous seasonal festivals and events, which are especially telling of itss colourful array of cultures. Montreal alone plays host to many yearly festivals, some of the most popular being the Festival Nouveau Cinema de Montreal; Festival International Montreal en Arts; L'Off Festival de Jazz de Montreal; the Canadian International Organ Competition and Vues D'Afrique. With events and festivals reflecting not only Canada's culture but Montreal's unique offerings, many tourists visit Montreal and other Canadian cities each year to soak up Canada's unique lifestyle.
When thinking about Canada holidays, remember to first ask yourself a few important questions: would you like to experience big cities, or do you prefer small, quaint towns? What types of activities do you hope to partake in during your holiday? Do you wish to attend any seasonal festivals - and if so, can you plan your travel dates around these festivals? Keeping in mind that Canada is very big, it's a good idea to thoroughly consider the type of holiday you hope to take before you even begin looking for travel deals.
Once you've decided upon a style of Canadian holiday, you're ready to start researching travel deals.Once you've booked your holiday, you can look forward to what is likely to be a memorable and culturally fulfilling holiday experience in Canada.