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Places to visit in Canada in winter

Places to visit in Canada in winter

The Rockies and national parks in the west, French-influenced cities in the east and the wilderness of the Yukon in the north

Even though you can visit both sides of Canada in the same trip, it’s easiest to focus on just one region. In the east, you can explore the cities of Ottawa, Toronto and Montréal, which celebrate the season with winter festivals and Christmas markets. French influences and food come in equal measure in Québec City, where the historic old town looks particularly photogenic blanketed under a thick layer of white.

In the west, the mountain towns of Jasper, Banff and Canmore act as gateways to the Rockies and alpine adventures. Vancouver provides access to storm-watching in Tofino, and it’s just a short flight from there to the Yukon, where the northern lights, snowmobiling and dog-sledding are among the main attractions.

Whichever part of this immense country you decide to visit, our passionate specialists will draw on their personal experiences to help you decide on the best places to include in your winter trip to Canada.

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