The Sights of Canada

From Amsterdam to the east of Canada it is about eight hours traveling by plane. To the west, it will take two hours longer. Canada has a large area in terms of land, it is even the second largest country with such a large area. Russia has the largest. A big country and that means that there is so much to discover. Canada has several popular and tourist destinations in the area of major cities and beautiful natural areas.

Ottawa is the capital of Canada:

But the big cities that are usually better known on the map are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. The country itself has a large area but is sparsely populated, so there are relatively many natural areas that are not affected by man. Large mountains that are popular with tourists are mainly the Rocky Mountains and Mount Robson.

What are typical Canadian things?

In Canada you learn as skating from an early age, so most Canadians are completely crazy about sports Ice hockey and are the biggest sport in this country.


The Canadian beaver as a national symbol for the country and colors red and white are reflected everywhere. The national flag also consists of these colors and this flag symbolizes a unity, in which all Canadian citizens are represented regardless of race, language, belief or opinion. In short, a versatile country that has everything to offer, from real nature to large built cities and beautiful sights.

The Niagara Waterfalls:

One of the most spectacular waterfalls in Canada and the United States. The waterfall is reasonable in length but enormous in width. The water falls from a height of more than 50 meters down and the width is one and a half kilometers, this ensures that a lot of water spectacle takes place at the same time. And that makes it so impressive to see, making it one of the most famous waterfalls in the world.

The waterfall consists of three different parts of which one is located in Canada, this is the Horseshoe Falls, also known as the Canadian Falls. Most of the water from this river flows along this waterfall. With a boat, the tourists can see the waterfall closer, without being wet by the falling water.

National Gallery of Canada:

This museum is one of the most important museums in the country. The museum has been around for a considerable time of 135 years and has often changed location. But nowadays to be found in the capital of Canada.

Large collections of paintings and sculptures can be found in both Canadian and European artists. For example, there are also works by Rembrandt van Rijn and Vincent van Gogh. The museum contains a mix of modern and contemporary art.

Arrange your business:

But before you go on a trip and want to visit these two places of interest, some things need to be arranged first. Applying for an ETA for Canada is an example of this. Without this application, you do not have a travel authorization to fly to Canada without a visa.

If you have Dutch nationality and want to travel to Canada this year or next year, you must apply for an ETA Canada in advance, regardless of the reason for traveling.

The only exceptions are when you have a Canadian passport or visa. eTA is chosen by most travelers because it is faster to apply for and the costs of eTA Canada are also cheaper. A period of validity of the eTA Canada is normally five years. If you do not have a travel authorization you can not check in and you will be refused on your flight, which is very important before you go to Canada!

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