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Located between the foothills of the Rockies and the Badlands to the east, Alberta's largest city offers a great escape from the mountainous wilderness of nearby Banff National Park. Established in 1875, the city retains all the old character of its Wild West past, despite the ultra--modern skyscrapers of its city centre. Head here for a genuine slice of Canadian heritage and, in July each year, the world-renowned Calgary Stampede.

Calgary Stampede

If you can time your trip right, you should absolutely include a visit to the Calgary Stampede. This world-famous 10-day festival entertains the crowds with a massive parade, rodeos, wagon racing and many more enjoyable events. Cowboy boots aren't a rare sight on the busy streets of this city that reminds you of its cowboy roots.

City parks

View the host of wildlife at Calgary Zoo and floral displays in the Botanical Gardens. Or prepare for a picnic at Prince's Island Park. Follow the hiking trails in Fish Creek Provincial Park or its cross-country ski trails in winter. And don't forget Canada Olympic Park where Calgary hosted the 1988 Winter Olympic Games.

Arts and Museums

Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre combines architecture and colour to impress, whereas the Glenbow Museum< displays artefacts of First Nations history. Pay a visit to Calgary for its performing arts and celebrated old buildings such as Fort Calgary History Park and Heritage Park Historic Village.


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Top itineraries in Calgary

Alberta, Badlands

Alberta's Buffalos and Badlands

11-day tailor-made self-drive from £1,885 pp incl. flights

Compare the snow-capped beauty of Banff with Calgary's cowboy culture and the prehistoric landscapes of Alberta's Badlands on this tailor-made fly-drive.

Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

Alberta’s Summer Sensations

10-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,120 pp incl. flights

This summer escape introduces you to the exciting cities of Calgary and Edmonton, followed by a journey along the spectacular Icefields Parkway to visit Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff.

Northern Lights in the Yukon

Northern Lights in Yellowknife & the Rockies

12-day tailor-made holiday from £2,395 pp incl. flights

This tailor-made winter holiday sees you travel to north to the remote city of Yellowknife, the capital of the Northwest Territories and Canada's most reliable location for spotting the Northern Lights, before a road trip through the Rockies for stays at Lake Louise, Banff and Jasper.

Train in the Rocky Mountains

Winter Escapades - Canadian Rockies Winter Train

11-day tailor-made rail journey from £2,830 pp incl. flights

This ten-day, tailor-made Canadian adventure takes you across the spectacular landscapes of the Rocky Mountains from the exciting coastal city of Vancouver in British Columbia to Calgary in the province of Alberta.

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