10 days in Canada Itinerary

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— 3 nights
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Ottawa
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Quebec City
— 3 nights


Toronto — 3 nights

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Toronto is known for sightseeing, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, and get curious at Ontario Science Centre.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Toronto tour itinerary planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Toronto is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Stockholm to Toronto. In December in Toronto, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ottawa.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
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Ottawa — 2 nights

Silicon Valley North

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Canadian Museum of Nature, then wander the streets of ByWard Market, and then take in panoramic vistas at Peace Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Canadian War Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Toronto in December; daily highs in Ottawa reach -2°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Montreal.
Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping
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Montreal — 1 night

Quebec's Metropolis

Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, get engrossed in the history at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, and then explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Montreal trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ottawa to Montreal takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Montreal can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can fly to Quebec City.
Museums · Historic Sites
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Quebec City — 3 nights

With a World Heritage-listed old town, Quebec City remains a walkable and safe hub of culture, commerce, and education offering a blend of fascinating history and a range of tourist-oriented activities.
On the 8th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then take in the history at The Battlefields Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Morrin Centre and then visit Old Quebec.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Quebec City day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Montreal to Quebec City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature
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Canada travel guide

Parks · Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.