Discover Canada by Campervan - the country's highlights
Unparalleled nature shaped by rugged rocky landscapes and wild rivers, sheer endless expanses and breathing wildlife - Canada is regarded by many travellers as the land of freedom. The popular destination in the north of the American continent inspires with its numerous national parks, countless outdoor activities and idyllic, deserted paths. When travelling through Canada by campervan, tourist metropolises such as Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal should not be missed. In order to discover the fascinating nature of the country on your own, many mountains, lakes and other phenomena are at your disposal in the national parks!
Ottawa, the federal capital of the country, is one of the most important attractions to be visited during a tour through Canada by campervan. Art and culture lovers will enjoy the rich museum landscape, which ranges from the National Gallery of Canada to the Canadian War Museum and the Canadian Museum of Nature. A walk along the Rideau Canal and a picnic in the beautiful Major's Hill Park round off the excursion to Ottawa.
Calgary, a city in the south of Canada, is also a popular tourist destination. While children as well as adults can let off steam on the roller coasters in Calaway Park, the Heritage Park Historical Village offers the opportunity to immerse themselves in the history of the city.
The city of Hamilton near the Canadian-American border also has many highlights to offer: You can experience lions, zebras, giraffes and other animals up close on the African Lion Safari or take a hike to the Albion Falls waterfall. If you are travelling through Canada by campervan, you can also take a detour to the other nearby waterfalls - such as Sherman Falls, Buttermilk Falls or Tiffany Falls.
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Whether city trips, beach vacations or trips through nature - with a campervan you rent the freedom to arrange your leisure time completely according to individual ideas! You can flexibly discover new places and countries and experience the country and its people up close. Plan your own route and linger to your heart's content in cities that you like, or in the midst of picturesque natural landscapes. If you rent a campervan, make your holiday your personal adventure and spend an unforgettable time with your loved ones!
Discover the endless Canada campervan routes on four wheels
If you travel through Canada with your campervan, you can get to know the country completely independent of hotels or transport connections. For example, you can take a tour along the water and the Canadian-American border when travelling from Hamilton to Montreal.
Your Canada tour starts in Hamilton by campervan and continues to Mississauga. At Playdium, families in particular will feel at home, as both indoor and outdoor attractions are on offer. While you can play some rounds of minigolf or go-karting in the open air, you will be tempted by bumper cars and a number of video games inside. Shopping enthusiasts, on the other hand, can plan an entire day in the Heartland Town Centre.
After this stopover continue on to Toronto: The CN Tower, the city's landmark and one of the world's tallest television towers, offers a unique view over the city. Get to know the cultures of all our continents at the Royal Ontario Museum and experience the underwater world in a fantastic way at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.
Continue your tour of Canada by campervan in Belleville, where you can stroll along the shore and visit the Glanmore National Historic Site. The latter gives an insight into the architecture of the late 19th century. In Kingston, your next destination, a visit to Fort Henry, which was built in the middle of the 19th century and now serves as a museum, among other things, is a good idea. Once you have reached your Montreal destination on this tour, you can stroll along the Old Harbour or visit Notre-Dame de Montréal!
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A shorter campervan ride through Canada is from Calgary to Edmonton. First you'll travel to Airdrie, which offers attractions for wellness lovers and art lovers alike: If you've learned more about the city's history at the Nose Creek Valley Museum, you can end the day at the Aura Day Spa Wellness Center. In Red Deer, the next station, nature lovers will get their money's worth. The Sunnybrook Farm Museum shows how agriculture was practiced many decades ago.
Once you have reached Leduc, you can visit the Maislabyrinth Amazing Corn Maze - a visit lasts about one to 1.5 hours. Finally you get to Edmonton: In the Edmonton Valley Zoo you can marvel at many different animals with your family; in the Telus World of Science you can look behind the scenes of science!
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So that your journey through Canada will be successful you should give a thought to how many persons will be travelling. Also, planning the destination and giving some thought as to how much comfort you need will help you to find the suitable motorhome.
- The luxury campervan is rented by holidaymakers who want to enjoy a very special journey through Canada. The so-called 'hotels on wheels' score with their high quality equipment and loads of space for families and larger groups.
- Large campervans are more suited for families and groups, who want to travel simply yet still comfortably. An alcove bed above the driver's cab uses the space ideally, allowing for enough space for all persons to sleep.
- A small campervan is most suitable for city trips. Its compact and manoeuvrable shape can be driven on even the narrowest roads. Groups of up to three persons and couples will find enough space in these vehicles. In Canada you can also rent a pick-up or truck campervan.
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Travel information for your stay in Canada
There is no optimal travel time for the whole of Canada - rather, ideal travel times have been determined for the different regions. In the north of the country, for example, the months of July and August are considered optimal, while in the south the months of March to May can also be used for a tour through the country.
British citizens need a passport and an electronic entry permit to enter the country, which they can obtain through the eTA procedure. If you wish to stay longer than 90 days in Canada, a valid visa is also required.