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With 9,984,670 square kilometres, Canada is the second largest country in the world after Russia and has a population of around 36 million. The largest cities are Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Ottawa, Edmonton and Vancouver. The largest north-south extension is 4634 kilometers and the largest east-west distance is 5514 kilometers. Due to the size of Canada and its many islands, the country has the longest coastline in the world at 243,042 kilometers.

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The Parc Omega – A Drive-Through Safari in Canada

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We are always happy when we can visit during our travel the many different zoos in the world. On our 670-kilometer journey from Tadoussac on the St. Lawrence River to Ottawa in the southeastern part of the province of Ontario, we visited a very special zoo: Parc Omega – a safari park where we could even drive through independently with our large camper. Things to know about Parc Omega Omega Park was founded in 1985 and opened its doors to …

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Tadoussac – Whale Watching on the St. Lawrence River

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Our motorhome trip took us from Québec City over the Canyon Sainte-Anne further north to the small village of Tadoussac. In Tadoussac, which is located at the mouth of the Saguenay Fjord into the St. Lawrence River, we were looking forward to a very special animal encounter: a whale watching tour. Things to know about Tadoussac Tadoussac is a small coastal town located about 210 km northeast of the city of Québec. It is located at the mouth of the …

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Canyon Sainte-Anne – Waterfalls, Cascades & Suspension Bridges

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About 40 kilometers northeast of Québec City lies the impressive Canyon Sainte-Anne, which is an absolute paradise for photographers and nature lovers. For us, visiting the canyon was a perfect stopover on our trip from Québec City to Tadoussac. Things to know about the Canyon Sainte-Anne Open from May to October, Canyon Sainte-Anne is a spectacular, steep-walled gorge dug into the 1.2 billion-year-old rock by the Sainte-Anne-du-Nord River. The canyon has been open to the public since 1973, but before …

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Québec City – Activities, Sights & Photo Spots

Categories: Travel reports, North America, Canada

Today we were going to explore Québec City – the capital of the province of the same name Québec. In the lovely city on the St. Lawrence River we were able to discover beautiful spots during our walk: including the star-shaped citadel, the stone buildings and narrow streets around the Place Royale, the cobblestone streets of the Petit Champlain district and the majestic Hotel Château Frontenac. Our campsite “Coop Camping Saint-Esprit” For the stay in Quebec City we booked for …

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A hike in La Mauricie National Park (Les Cascades Trail)

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The first stop on our round trip through Canada was La Mauricie National Park located halfway between Montréal and Québec City in the Laurentian Mountains in the province of Québec. The night before we spent our first night in a motorhome at a campsite near the national park and drove from there to the national park the next morning. Our campsite Bivouak Our very first campsite: how exciting! Since we wanted to explore the La Mauricie National Park the following …

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Camping in Canada – Our Questions, Experiences & Tips

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Holidays with the camper or motorhome in Canada – for many probably quite normal, but for us it was actually the first time. We have never been on the road with a caravan, but we always wanted to try it out. But what if you don’t have any camping experience at all? When planning our trip, we had of course many questions: What do you have to pay attention to? What are you allowed to do, what are you not …

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Our Holiday in Canada 2021 – Flight, Entry & Itinerary

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After 9 days in the Dominican Republic we enjoyed the sun and were able to adjust to the time difference of 6 hours, we went on to Montreal in Canada. From here started our almost 3-week round trip with a caravan through the east of Canada. Our flight from the Dominican Republic to Canada From Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, it is about 3,000 kilometers north to Montreal in Canada. The good thing is that both cities are in …

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Visa – Entry to Canada (eTA application) & to the USA (ESTA application)

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After spending 7 wonderful days with A-ROSA in France, our journey went even further 🙂 Our next destination was Vancouver in Canada. From here we started our week-long Alaska cruise with Princess Cruises to Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay National Park up to Whittier (Anchorage). Via A-ROSA we had booked a transfer, which took us early in the morning from the ship in Saint Denis in just under 20 minutes to the airport Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Luckily, our flight from …

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Calgary – Stopover at the Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel (Canada)

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Today was departure day and for us we went from Hawaii via Canada back to Frankfurt. Two weeks of island hopping are over and we fly home with great memories like the Lava Hike on Big Island, the Koko Crater Railway Trail on Oahu or the sunrise on the Haleakala on Maui. But before we went home, we had a short stopover at the Calgary Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel.

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