British Columbia – a journey in the Canadian province, among fjords, unique landscapes and rocky mountains
The nature of British Columbia, without any doubt, is the main character of this Canadian province, disposed in the far west of the country. This most western province of Canada, is the most mountainous in almost all of North America. The region is really amazing, from the pristine expanses of Haida Gwaii, where you can easily meet natives, and to the extraordinary scenery of the Rocky Mountains, guaranteed in huge natural parks.
Here you can visit the picturesque villages, which offer visitors the largest variety of activities, from the discovery of fossils and to mountain trains, which will make your trip truly unforgettable.
The only major city of the province is Vancouver, which appears for visitors in all the glory of a multicultural and naturalistic city, a modern metropolis, but at the same time tied to its past and roots. There are many museums, city parks and ethnic neighborhoods, which undoubtedly please both locals and tourists.
From Vancouver you can make a small trip towards Squamish, which is a charming gift of nature, where the environment can be described as a happy meeting of the ocean, mountain forests and magnificent river landscapes that turn this city into a truly fabulous place.
Travel through the vast expanses of Canada and enjoy the visit of British Columbia!
All the splendor of Squamish is created by extraordinary landscapes: 335 meters of waterfalls in Shannon Falls Provincial Park are among the most impressive in British Columbia. Also 652 meters The Chief, a granite wall, thanks to which the provincial park Stawamus got its fame.
In addition to natural wonders, the neighborhood of Squamish offers important historical and cultural attractions. Here you can visit the Britannia Mine Museum and travel by rail among the copper mines that were the largest during the British Empire. Also visit the West Coast Rail Way Park, an open-air museum and take a steam train, which equally pleases both children and adults.
Further to the east of Vancouver, lie the regions of the Rocky Mountains, the charm and beauty of which cannot fail to impress even the most skeptical critics.
The fragrance filling in the Okanagan valley is really fabulous and unique for the whole province. This is the sunniest region in British Columbia, where is the ideal climate for growing huge gardens and vineyards.
Among the parks of incredible beauty, have to be mentioned the Yoho National Park. The Glacier National Park with a wooden path of 400 meters, also the Kootenay National Park, is a true picture of the biodiversity of British Columbia, where you can see everything from cacti to ice blocks.