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Quebec activities, sports and recreation

Quebec activities, sports and recreation

Quebec activities, sports and recreation National and provincial parks National parks Currently there are 47 national parks on Canadian territory, marine areas included : as well as many areas protected to varying degrees, some of which depend on provincial […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Vancouver

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Vancouver

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Vancouver Important depends, whatever the category of the establishment. The rest of the year, however, no difficulty in finding a room at short notice and at a lower cost. Hotels and motels Most HOUSES: comfortable, […]

Nova Scotia: Canada on the high seas

Nova Scotia: Canada on the high seas

Located in the far east of Canada, Nova Scotia is a bit of an unknown land for French travelers. However, this province of the Maritimes combines assets with superb […]

Culture Quebec

Culture Quebec

Culture Quebec Literature MêfrançFrance, c & rsquocoureur of the cultural awakening of the province at the end of the clerical and authoritarian regime of the "Great blackness". La Littéfrançaise, she does not hesitate to use the “joual” (popular […]

Practical information and useful contacts Vancouver

Practical information and useful contacts Vancouver

Practical information and useful contacts Vancouver Tourist information - Tourism Vancouver Visitor Center : Waterfront Center, Plaza Level, 200 683-2000. Every day 9 am-17pm. Lots of self-service docs on the city and surrounding area. For more specific […]

Montreal, the alternative

Montreal, the alternative

Montreal celebrates its 375 years in 2017. And yet, the beauty of Quebec has never looked so young! On each trip, Montreal reveals to the visitor multiple and unexpected […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodations Montreal

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodations Montreal

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodations Montreal The Formula 1 Grand Prix, in June, opens the season of festivals and events of all kinds that stir the city until the end of September. During this period, book as soon as possible. The week of the international […]

Practical life on site Quebec

Practical life on site Quebec

Practical life on site Quebec Time difference When it is 18 p.m. in France, it is 12 p.m. in Quebec; so 6h. Electricity If your device is American (110 V) are 2 flat pins. So you will need a adapter. If you forget, you can get one at airports, at the reception […]

Acadia in celebration

Acadia in celebration

On August 15, the Acadians celebrate their national holiday, even if they do not have a “country” strictly speaking. In the Atlantic provinces of Canada (New […]

Vancouver, a city open to the Pacific

Vancouver, a city open to the Pacific

Vancouver is often ranked on the world podium for best cities to live in. Its first asset? A mild climate all year round. This city of 631.000 inhabitants - 2,3 million with its agglomeration - […]

Three days in Vancouver

Three days in Vancouver

Cosmopolitan and dynamic, Vancouver embodies the West Coast spirit, made up of a relaxed pace of life, tolerance and respect for nature. Beautifully located between the Pacific and the mountains, it is […]

History and key dates Montreal

History and key dates Montreal

History and key dates Montreal The first settlements We date the 1st preMontréLaurent. Then, from the year 1000, tribes settled there, such as the Algonquins. Between the years Laurent, a sedentary nation adept at corn soup and longhouses. The arrival of […]

Where to go out Montreal

Where to go out Montreal

Where to go out Montreal Cultural outings Parties and festivals Montreal, a large cosmopolitan metropolis with a passion for culture, vibrates all year round to the rhythm of various events. The festival culture is so inscribed in the personality of the […]

Health and Safety Canada

Health and Safety Canada

Health and Safety Canada Health In Canada, health care costs. > Find out about Routard Assurance travel insurance. > Consult our practical file: How to make the right choice in travel insurance? Mosquito repellent From June to July). Some mosquitoes […]

Road trips in Canada: 5 dream roads

Road trips in Canada: 5 dream roads

From the Atlantic to the Pacific, via the Rockies, here are 5 itineraries for anthology road trips in Canada. Lighthouses in Quebec, glaciers in Alberta and whales […]

The traveller's festival in Winnipeg

The traveller's festival in Winnipeg

Every winter for 35 years, Winnipeg, the capital of Manitoba in Canada, has organized a great celebration inspired by its French-Canadian founders, the pioneers […]

Montreal's 375 years

Montreal's 375 years

In May 1642, around forty pioneers from France landed on the shores of what was to become Montreal. 375 years later, the city has become one of the most attractive […]

Canada: Sunshine Coast, British Columbia on the sea side

Canada: Sunshine Coast, British Columbia on the sea side

Superb fjords and majestic bays, endless beaches, charming fishing villages and islands set against the blue of the ocean, against a backdrop of snow-capped mountains… […]

Quebec: Charlevoix or the magic of winter

Quebec: Charlevoix or the magic of winter

Stretching along the St. Lawrence between Quebec City and the Saguenay Fjord, Charlevoix is ​​one of the most beautiful regions of the Belle Province. Designated […]

Practical information and useful addresses Montreal

Practical information and useful addresses Montreal

Practical information and useful addresses Montreal Tourist information In France - Quebec Original - Tourism Montreal To Montreal - Infotourist center (Tourisme Qué873-2015. From the beginning of May to the beginning of October, daily from 9 am […]

Quebec traditions and customs

Quebec traditions and customs

Quebec traditions and customs Religions and beliefs - Christian religions are in the strong majority, but all the other major religions are also represented in Canada. Unlike their American neighbors, there is a very clear separation between religion and […]

Practical information and useful addresses Toronto

Practical information and useful addresses Toronto

Practical information and useful addresses Toronto Tourist information - Tourist Information Center in Toronto and Ontario: 65 Front Street W. Toronto: Wed 18pm. Toronto Ontario. Entry formalities See the formalities for entering Canada Sterling […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Canada

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Canada

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Canada Like everywhere, and even more in Amé with the exception of ski resorts like Whistler and Revelstoke, which were then in full swing. He's almost essential to book well in advance (sometimes several months), […]

Montreal cuisine, gastronomy and drinks

Montreal cuisine, gastronomy and drinks

Montreal cuisine, gastronomy and drinks Quebec cuisine today Gone are the days when Quebec cuisine was limited to a few traditional dishes that were very nourishing and invigorating. Since the beginning of the 2000s, we have witnessed the emergence ofa new […]

Okanagan: on the wine route in Western Canada

Okanagan: on the wine route in Western Canada

Sun-bathed hills, vineyards as far as the eye can see… Welcome to Canada, to the Okanagan Valley! Located in British Columbia, 300 km east of Vancouver, this land of plenty, rich in lakes and […]

Quebec Identity Card

Quebec Identity Card

Quebec Identity Card - Area: 1 km² Population: 8 inhabitants (240 estimate), of which almost half Capital city : What Languages: the franc Change : the Canadian dollar. - Ré Prime minister from Qué Site listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site: Old Quebec […]

Quebec by bike

Quebec by bike

Quebec has a vast network of cycle routes. Emblematic of this profusion, the Route verte is a long journey that takes you to all the regions of this province of Canada. Mountain bikers have many trails […]

Toronto, the world city

Toronto, the world city

In Toronto, the journey begins around the corner. A metropolis with a remarkable quality of life, the capital of Ontario rightly claims the title of the most cosmopolitan city in the world. The […]

Canada: three

Canada: three "ends of the world" in digital detox mode

Goodbye computer, TV, laptop. In theory, vacations are made for that. In reality, there are few places where you can really cut yourself off from social networks, forget the office emails and do […]

Quebec thematic itineraries

Quebec thematic itineraries

Quebec thematic itineraries With family, with children The cities of Montreal and Quebec (on a human scale), Omega Park to see moose, elk, wolves and black bears almost in freedom (the ideal is to sleep on site, in a tipi or prospector's cabin) The historic […]

Do you speak American French?

Do you speak American French?

Do you speak French ? Yes ? So, no major linguistic problem to stay in Quebec and in the Canadian provinces and territories where one speaks in the language of Molière. However, it is better to […]

Winter carnival

Winter carnival

From January 31 to February 16, the snow-covered streets of Québec will give way to the party and the joy of living. During the traditional city ​​carnival, […]

Gourmet Quebec, on the Route des Saveurs

Gourmet Quebec, on the Route des Saveurs

Quebec gastronomy is not just about poutine, far from it! Local products, delicious cheeses, organic meats… La Belle Province is undoubtedly the most epicurean […]

Climate and weather Canada

Climate and weather Canada

Climate and weather Canada Western Canada The west of the country counts 3 different climatic zones. The pacific coast enjoys a mild and humid microclimate. It rains there a lot in winter, less in summer. But the fog banks of Vancouver Island are famous […]

Multicultural Montreal: the heart on the

Multicultural Montreal: the heart on the "Main"

The whole world is meeting in Montreal! Located at the crossroads between North America and Europe, Canada's 2nd largest city is actually much more than a simple mix of the Old and New Worlds. With […]

Quebec's 400th anniversary

Quebec's 400th anniversary

In 2008, the most French of North American cities celebrated its 400th anniversary. And, as Quebecers love the party as much as their history, they have prepared […]

First Nations in British Columbia: 5 sites to discover

First Nations in British Columbia: 5 sites to discover

They are, historically, the “first Canadians”: the expression “First Nations” designates the indigenous peoples of the country, also called “Amerindians” or “natives”. A human mosaic, […]

Saint Jean-Baptiste: Quebec Pride

Saint Jean-Baptiste: Quebec Pride

In Quebec, Saint Jean-Baptiste Day is a national holiday. On June 24, Quebecers parade, light bonfires, raise their flags and celebrate their Francophone identity. […]

Canada, a hiker's paradise

Canada, a hiker's paradise

With its wide open spaces and unspoiled nature, Canada is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world for hiking enthusiasts, with a major itinerary since the end of August: the “Great […]

Geography and landscapes Quebec

Geography and landscapes Quebec

Geography and landscapes Quebec Three factors are deLaurent. It takes its source in the Great Lakes and flows into the Atlantic. In the meantime, it crosses Canada for 1 km! This extraordinary watercourse, whose start in the north ... its width reaches 140 […]

Activities and leisure, where to go out Montreal

Activities and leisure, where to go out Montreal

Activities and leisure, where to go out Montreal Sports Canada's national sport is unquestionably the ice Hockey. This is even more true in Montreal. The Montreal Canadiens are the object of absolute veneration. Founded in 1909, this club is the oldest still […]

Quebec transportation and travel

Quebec transportation and travel

Quebec transportation and travel Car rental It is often by booking from Europe that the best conditions are obtained. If you are renting locally, ask bluntly "What is your best rate?" ".To rent a car, he must be at least 21 years old, but most agencies charge […]

When to go to Quebec

When to go to Quebec

When to go to Quebec When to go to Quebec based on winter activities? In Qué 20 ° C. It will therefore be necessary to cover up well, but the winter activities are worth it! When to go to Quebec to see animals? En October, it's Laurent. At Cap Tourmente, […]

Three days in Montreal

Three days in Montreal

The Americans find it European, the French have made it "their" America of heart. The fruit of a successful alchemy, Montreal combines the dynamism of the New World with the art of living of the old. More […]

Activities, Sports and Recreation Canada

Activities, Sports and Recreation Canada

Activities, Sports and Recreation Canada Sports © Shutterstock - Ice hockey game, Canada vs USA The national sport par excellence is the ice Hockey. The 1st match codified only for the atmosphere. In the other sports department, the baseball arrives […]

Practical life on site Canada

Practical life on site Canada

Practical life on site Canada Time difference There are 6 time zones on Canadian territory. When it is 18 p.m. in France, it is 12 p.m. in Quebec 6 a.m.) Brunswick and British New West. Small subtlety New!Be careful, some parks in British Columbia (Glacier, […]

Canada: the Calgary Stampede, the other Wild West!

Canada: the Calgary Stampede, the other Wild West!

It's not just in the United States that you can find cowboys! In the south of the Canadian province of Alberta, border state of Montana, the Ranchmen dominate the […]

Recommended routes Canada

Recommended routes Canada

Recommended routes Canada 7 days in Canada A route and an island. First to Vancouver (2 days) for a small glimpse of this unmissable cosmopolitan metropolis steeped in Native American culture. See recommended routes in Vancouver Then head to the island […]

Transportation and travel Toronto

Transportation and travel Toronto

Transportation and travel Toronto Convenient and accessible everywhere (count $ 10-15 per trip in the center, plus tip). La marche requires strong calves, but the Downtown isn't that big. Preferably start the day in the north and visit by heading quietly […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Canada

Entry formalities and useful contacts Canada

Entry formalities and useful contacts Canada Entry formalities - Before embarking on your trip, you must consult the website of the Canadian Embassy to keep you up to date with the latest measurements. If you are then traveling to the United States […]

Quebec, the city: our 10 favorites

Quebec, the city: our 10 favorites

Quebec City is somewhat the antithesis of Montreal. First, political institutions (Parliament is here), second, the bulk of the economy. In Montreal (4 million inhabitants) […]

Transport and Travel Canada

Transport and Travel Canada

Transport and Travel Canada Car rental The car is the ideal means of transport to travel across Western Canada (especially for parks, some of which are not accessible by bus). Contrary to popular belief, large car rental companies are not always the most […]

Food, Food and Beverage Canada

Food, Food and Beverage Canada

Food, Food and Beverage Canada Canadian cuisine and gastronomy Even if in recent years, efforts in the field of cooking have been clearly visible, and “healthy” food is more relevant than ever in Canada, do not expect gastronomic feasts in the parks. On […]

Quebec cuisine, gastronomy and drinks

Quebec cuisine, gastronomy and drinks

Quebec cuisine, gastronomy and drinks Traditional Quebec cuisine - Breakfast ("Lunch" in Quebecois) : very generous, it is readily taken outside (at least for those who do not stay in a gîte). Like the American breakfast, this is a real meal, with […]

Traditions and customs Canada

Traditions and customs Canada

Traditions and customs Canada Religions and beliefs - Christian religions are in the strong majority, but all other major religions are represented in Canada. Unlike their American neighbors, there is a very clear separation between religion and political […]

Toronto ID Card

Toronto ID Card

Toronto ID Card - Location: capital of the Canadian province of Ontario.-  Population: 2 inhabitants.- Density Mayor: John Tory (Conservative), since 2014. Orientation Toronto is very large and its areas of interest may be quite distant from each other. The […]

Bruce, the peninsula with two national parks

Bruce, the peninsula with two national parks

Less than 4 hours drive from Toronto, the Bruce Peninsula is home to two national parks, one on land, the other underwater. The Bruce Peninsula National Park […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Québec

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Québec

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Québec Camp Sites Canada is one of the best organized countries by October at the latest. Those with permanent accommodation that can be heated with a stove, such as mobile homes, yurts or chalets, have a more extended […]

Toronto, (multi) cultural capital of Canada

Toronto, (multi) cultural capital of Canada

The French know Montreal well, but much less the largest city in Canada. Long known to be boring and addicted to work, Toronto has established itself, with the contribution […]

Nova Scotia, the other Acadia

Nova Scotia, the other Acadia

We speak French in Canada, it is well known. In Quebec, of course, as well as in New Brunswick, where Acadian culture remains alive. Less well known are these islands of Francophonie that we find […]

Toronto Activities, Sports and Recreation

Toronto Activities, Sports and Recreation

Toronto Activities, Sports and Recreation Visits and museums Important : the Toronto CityPass, sold for around $ 92 ($ 63 for 4-12 year olds), provides access for 9 consecutive days to 5 major museums and sites: CN Tower, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Casa […]

Money and Budget Canada

Money and Budget Canada

Money and Budget Canada Money, banks, exchange Le Canadian dollar is different from the US dollar. It is worth a little less (around € 0,70 in 2019). - Dautomatic ticket dispensers (ATM or cash machine) everywhere. Please note, a fixed commission being […]

Climate, seasons and weather Quebec

Climate, seasons and weather Quebec

Climate, seasons and weather Quebec - He can do truce. - The following indications apply to the southern part of the country. In May and September, pleasant days 20 ° Aug 27 ° C). In town, the air conditioners are running at full speed (but hey, it also […]

Quebec, a summer of festivals

Quebec, a summer of festivals

Jazz, cinema, song, theater, dance… In Quebec, summer is festival season. The weather is nice and warm, so you might as well go out in the streets or in the parks […]

Canada Identity Card

Canada Identity Card

Canada Identity Card - Area: 9 km² Population: approximately 37,8 million inhabitants.- Density Capital city : Ottawa, Ontario. - Official languages ​​: l & rsquo Change : the Canadian dollar. - Ré Type of State: faith Head of É Head of government: […]

Recommended itineraries Montreal

Recommended itineraries Montreal

Recommended itineraries Montreal A day in Montreal If you are just passing by in a gust of wind, concentrate on MontréàCallièGeorge-ÉCartier will give you the keys to understanding the founding of the city. Then wander off. A quick jump in méUQAM, […]

Montreal transportation and travel

Montreal transportation and travel

Montreal transportation and travel Subway and bus You can get around Montreal quickly and easily by combining these 2 means of public transport. Bus and metro networks are fully interconnected ; we go from one to the other for free (remember to keep […]

Vancouver Activities, Sports and Recreation

Vancouver Activities, Sports and Recreation

Vancouver Activities, Sports and Recreation Comedy shows and plays Nullos in English, s & rsquo17h). Té684-2787 (list of half-price shows only). Purchase of tickets in advance and 50% reduction on certain shows for the same evening. festivals There […]

Montreal identity card

Montreal identity card

Montreal identity card - Location: I Area: 365 km² Population: 2 million d & rsquo Density Languages: the franc Change : Canadian dollar.- Mayoress: Valé Number of annual visitors: 11 millions. Economy The strength of Montreal Americans like San Francisco, […]

Geography and landscapes Canada

Geography and landscapes Canada

Geography and landscapes Canada Canada is the land of great virgin spaces. He united, purely arbitrary, more or less follows the clear path, beyond the polar circle. The Canadian territory can be divided into five main zones: the east (Maritime provinces); the […]

Quebec recommended itineraries

Quebec recommended itineraries

Quebec recommended itineraries 2 weeks in Quebec Most of Quebec 1st stop to appreciate the cultural diversity and dynamism of Montreal (2 days). Then direction the Mauricie National Park (1 day) before discovering the rich historical heritage of the provincial […]

Culture and Arts Canada

Culture and Arts Canada

Culture and Arts Canada The Inuits Different natives Inuit means "West."The Inuit are not covered by the Indian Act. At the last census, approximately 50 people identified themselves as Inuit, almost a third of the world's Inuit (and 000% of the Aboriginal […]

Montreal in light

Montreal in light

Do you think that, in temperatures well below the freezing point, Montrealers spend the month of February in the famous underground streets of their city? That they […]

Transportation and travel Vancouver

Transportation and travel Vancouver

Transportation and travel Vancouver Car The car is absolutely to be avoided in the center, where parking is expensive (minimum $ 3 / h) and generally limited to ranges of 2 to 4 hours, or even shorter. In addition, the pound is incredibly efficient (the […]

Canada: Vancouver Island, Treasure Island

Canada: Vancouver Island, Treasure Island

Here, the trees are the age of cathedrals, the sandy beaches extend to infinity, the waves of the Pacific Ocean are the joy of surfers, off the coast meet orcas and whales while the deep forests are the […]

Thematic itineraries Canada

Thematic itineraries Canada

Thematic itineraries Canada With family, with children Vancouver (bike rides in the beautiful Stanley Park) The parks of the Rockies and their multitude of wild animals that we meet without even looking for them In Calgary, the fake town of the Far West […]

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