Maple leaf country
The provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island are part of the Atlantic Canada region, which is home to Academic culture and is famous for its unique accent, natural beauties (especially in coastal areas), the historical beauty of Halifax, as well as fishing and shipping industry.
Quebec is one of Canada’s most unique regions. Quebec is known for a large number of cultural events, the classical architecture of Montreal and, of course, for its maple syrup and the national dish “Putin”. Quebec is a great way to see the Old World of Europe without traveling outside of North America!
Ontario is Canada’s largest province with endless travel options: from Canada’s largest metropolis, Toronto, to the national bilingual capital of Ottawa, from Niagara Falls to the vast desert in the north of the province and the Great Lakes.
The provinces of Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan are part of the Canadian Prairies – a region of rich geographical diversity – from hills to rapeseed farm fields, forests, lakes and unique rock formations. The Canadian Prairies are one of Canada’s fastest growing regions and are famous for their ski resorts in Banff and Canmore.
British Columbia is one of the most beautiful in Canada, and its heart, the city of Vancouver, is perhaps one of the most liberal and culturally diverse cities in North America.
The northwestern territories, Nunavut and Yukon are part of the Northern Canada region and are one of the most remote areas on the globe, and, therefore, the most “virgin” in terms of nature.
Quebec Putin (Putin) is a national Canadian dish of french fries, cheese and sauce. It is hard to say what the effect of popular love for this dish that is not entirely healthy for health consists of.
Canada is indeed a very large country, so the best mode of transport between the main cities here is by air. The railway network is quite dense and modern, but it is mainly used for freight traffic. For students and seniors, discounts are provided, which can be obtained with a pre-order ticket.
Two companies compete on intercity bus lines – Greyhound and Voyageur. The network of intercity bus routes is very well developed, and the buses are quite comfortable. Bus routes cross all of Canada; There are daily flights to the United States.
Taxis are best used for traveling short distances: long trips will cost a lot. Approximate fares: boarding the car – 4.25 CAD, then 1.65 cents for every 150 m. The prices on the page are for September 2018. The fare for the bus in Ottawa and Montreal is about 3.40 CAD. A one-day ticket costs about 5 CAD, a month – about 104 CAD.
On Quebec buses, a ticket worth 3 CAD is valid for 1.5 hours (one way), and a ticket for 3.50 CAD is valid all day.
In Montreal, three metro lines connect the most visited places of the city and extensive shopping complexes. A ticket costs 3.25 CAD, 2 trips – 6 CAD, a monthly unlimited travel card – 83 CAD.
The overall crime rate in the country is low, street safety is strictly maintained. Tourists need to be as vigilant as possible in the outskirts of Ottawa and Montreal, at main stations, in the subway, buses and trams, and especially in the vicinity of the black quarters.
When moving around the city, you should have a minimum amount of cash with you, do not take all credit cards and documents. Valuable items, large sums of money and important documents are best left in the hotel safe.
Climate of canada
Most of Canada has a temperate climate, rather mild, in the north – subarctic. January average temperatures range from −35 ° C in the north of the country to +4 ° C in the south of the Pacific coast. July – from +21 ° C in the south and from −4 to +4 ° C on the islands of the Canadian Arctic archipelago.
On the Atlantic coast as a result of the interaction of continental and Atlantic air masses, the weather is unstable, in winter there are frequent storms and heavy snowfalls.
Weather forecast for major resorts and cities in Canada.
In Canada there is no unified classification of hotels, and the approximate level of the hotel is indicated by letters. So, for example, T (Tourist Class) – economical and budget hotels and motels, F (First Class) – the usual “three stars”, S (Superior) – average four-star hotels, and D (Deluxe) – well-deserved five stars.
Mains voltage – 110 V, 60 Hz, sockets – standard “North American”, with grounding.
Breakfast is not included in hotel rates. In Canada, one of the best camping systems in the world. Cities for tourists are near all major cities and in all national parks.