Quebec Winter Carnival, Canada

Winter vacations for snowloversFor over 60 years, Québec Winter Carnival has been a must-visit travel destination for snow lovers. Thousands of tourists of all ages flock to the Winter Carnival to enjoy this unique winter experience. In 2016, it starts on January 29 and lasts to February 14. Skating, snow tubing, snow rafting, sleigh riding, snow bathing, ice canoe racing, snow sliding – all of it is included in the program, plus night parades, giant foosball, outdoor BBQs, snow sculptures and more.

Vacations in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Vacations in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

One of the largest in Canada, Banff National Park is the first national park which gave birth to the Canadian National Park system. The beauty of the Park and the surrounding Rocky Mountains is just stunning. The ice-coated Johnston Canyon “IceWalk” is a quintessential winter activity that everyone has to experience even once in a lifetime. As you admire the ice formations around you, your guide will share local legends. And if you’re lucky, you might spot a furry companion or two – the area is home to wolves, coyotes and moose. Whether camping or looking for a high class hotel, the park has something to offer. Overlooking the steep majesty of the glacial Lake Louise, is set the beautiful Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise famous for its grand scale, improbable luxury, and the breathtaking natural surroundings. The vast lobby recalls an opulent and outsize hunting lodge, hung with ornate chandeliers and furnished with sturdy and elegant armchairs and sofas. Guest rooms are spacious and comfortable, decorated in a lavish alpine-colonial style, packed with modern luxuries. The park sees visits well into the millions annually.

Vacations in Courchevel, French Alps

Vacations in Courchevel, French Alps

Courchevel is one of the best travel destinations for snow lovers in the world; an exceptional, internationally-renowned ski area: 3 parallel valleys linked together by lifts or runs over the ridges, 150km of alpine ski runs, 58 lifts. Whatever your level of ski techniques and skills are, you’ll find an itinerary right for you and set off to enjoy some unforgettable days of skiing. This the most chic alpine resort features 11 luxury five stars hotels, 6 restaurants awarded with the Michelin star, jet-set and royal clientele, luxury boutiques and exceptional SPAs.

Toronto travel agency Altair Travel offers lots of options for flights, hotels and vacation packages for different travel destinations for snow lovers – www.AltairTravel.ca

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