9 days in Canada & Reykjavik Itinerary

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Toronto, Canada
— 2 nights
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Toronto, Canada
— 1 night
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Montreal, Canada
— 2 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
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Toronto, Canada — 2 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.
On the 1st (Thu), engage your brain at Ontario Science Centre, step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, and then don't miss a visit to Nathan Phillips Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): make a trip to Harbourfront Centre, examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame, and then admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Ontario.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Toronto is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. In December in Toronto, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Toronto.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Toronto, Canada — 1 night

New York City of Canada

On the 3rd (Sat), examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Steam Whistle Brewery, then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Distillery Historic District, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica.

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Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Montreal.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums
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Montreal, Canada — 2 nights

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 5th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, then pause for some photo ops at Place d'Armes, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, and finally sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Montreal trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Montreal takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, Montreal is little chillier than Toronto - with highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to fly to Reykjavik.
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Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Tours
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Reykjavik, Iceland — 3 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Blue Lagoon (in Grindavik). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, stop by Stefan B Chocolatier, see Off-Road Tours, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Reykjavik day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Montreal to Reykjavik takes 8 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Montreal in December; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 2°C and lows reach -3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Canada travel guide

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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.
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