The excursion program in Canada is extremely diverse. It offers excursions along the historical routes of the country’s native inhabitants and European colonists, visits to ancient cities and large administrative centers, where ultramodern buildings are adjacent to historical sights, and sightseeing of natural attractions. Excursions (in detail) can be on foot, bus, water, air, and in winter also ski or snowmobiling.
Be sure to visit the valley of the St. Lawrence River in the province of Quebec – a historically significant area where the first French colonists began to settle. These places are not like the rest of Canada. The French heritage is manifested here in everything. You can find out all about the history of this region in such large cities as Quebec and Montreal. Continue reading
La Fontaine is an extensive city park located in the heart of Montreal. The park is very beautiful; it is perfect for picnics, hiking and outdoor sports.
Lafontaine Park got its name in honor of Louis-Hippolytus Lafontaine – a popular Canadian politician and prime minister. The area of the park is 36 hectares. Most of this territory is occupied by green spaces, however, the park also has two large lakes, a fountain and a small waterfall. Life in the park is in full swing both in summer and in winter. In the warmer months, Lafontaine Park attracts bathers, skaters, cyclists and just vacationers, and in winter lovers gather to skate. Continue reading