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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like CN Tower and Royal Ontario Museum. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Distillery Historic District, don't miss a visit to Nathan Phillips Square, hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market, and meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Toronto day trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Toronto is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): examine the collection at Canadian Museum of Nature, look for gifts at ByWard Market, and then take in panoramic vistas at Peace Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): learn about all things military at Canadian War Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

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

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Toronto in December; daily highs in Ottawa reach -2°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, then see the interesting displays at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Montreal tour 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to 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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, then admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then take in the history at The Battlefields Park. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Morrin Centre and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Quebec City vacation maker website.

You can fly from Montreal to Quebec City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature
Side Trip
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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.