The Mayflower Tours Blog

Canadian Capitals of the East

March 27, 2017

Canada, our northern neighbor, but how much do we know about our neighbor?

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Here are a few fun facts about Canada!

  • Ottawa is the capital of Canada, and is the second oldest capital in the world.
  • Canada has the longest coast line of any country with 151,600 miles of coast!
  • Canada also has the longest highway in the world! The Trans-Canada Highway stretches over 4,725 miles!
  • Six cities in Canada have a population of over 1 million residents. This includes Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Ottawa.
  • Ocean Falls, British Columbia on overage has 330 days of rain per year.
  • Calgary is known for its Chinooks, a weather phenomenon that raises the temperature by 10 degrees in a matter of minutes!
  • The National Flag of Canada came into being in 1965.

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Come experience Canada for yourself on our Canadian Capitals of the East holiday! Explore Ottawa, the capital that offers a great mix of culture and recreation. The city that Queen Victoria chose to be the capital of Canada in 1857.

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Adventure onto Montreal, Canada’s cultural capital. Montreal, known to visitors as little France, is a fantastic way to experience a perfect blend of Canadian and French culture. Take a guided tour of Montreal including Notre Dame Basilica, St. Joseph’s Oratory and Jacques Cartier Square.

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The last stop on our tour is Toronto. Take a narrated tour including City Hall, Parliament Hill and Chinatown. Toronto is known for its vibrant culture, large population (5.6 million in 2015), and amazing restaurants.

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Canada always has a little something for everybody. Come with us and see for yourself!
Find out more about this tour by clicking here or following the link below:
http://mayflowertours.com/world-holidays/north-america/canadian-capitals...