Calgary is the largest city in Canada’s province Alberta, which is located in the West. Snuggled in the foothills of Canada’s magnificent and stunning Rocky Mountains. Running through the city is the Bow River. Throughout the city you will find marvelous riverside parks and walking trails.

  • Calgary is called “Cowtown” by some, as it still has a Western look about it
  • Over 120 languages are spoken in the city
  • Forbes.com said Calgary is the cleanest city in the World
  • Known as Canada’s Sunniest City, the sun shines on average 2,300 hours per year
  • In Calgary you can walk 18kms downtown, without evening standing outside
  • Ice Fishing
  • Snow Shoeing
  • Hiking
  • Dog Sledding
  • Winter Carnival
  • Tobogganing
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Outdoor Rink Skating

 

  • Bike Park
  • World's Largest Skate Park
  • Calaway Park
  • Calgary Tower
  • Calgary Zoo
  • Summer Festivals (in previous years: Calgary Folk Music Festival, Calgary International Reggae Festival, Taste of Calgary, Calgary Dragon Boat Festival)
  • Nakiska (closest to City)

Essentials:

Season: Summer: June - August Winter: December - February

Province: Alberta

Weather (average): Summer: 9°C to 23°C Winter: -13°C to 9°C

Population: (2011) 1,096,833

Closest Airport: Calgary International Airport (YYC)