Calgary is a very good place to spend a fun and relaxing holiday. All sports lovers will feel great there. In Calgary, you can easily find instructors for most sports disciplines. It is worth to acquaint with less known sports such as climbing the Rocky Mountains, rafting the local wild, Canadian river named Bow River, directing dogsled. In Calgary standard discipline as cycling, running and skiing are no less popular than the above-mentioned sports.
In 1988, it was appreciated that the sport is so important for the people of Calgary and made the city the organizer of the Winter Olympics.
Calgary is also the home of much of the Canadian Polish community. Arriving in this city, we will be able to communicate with local residents, not only in English and French, but also Polish.
Calgary is located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, which are its biggest tourist attraction.
Unfortunately, they also are responsible for the climate characterized by very hot summers and long, cold winters. Tourists coming to Calgary (by train or plane) will be pleased with a lot of attractions. This Canadian city is full of life and is often referred to as "The heart of the New West." It is worth to take a walk in the 16 km long system of tunnels or overpasses for pedestrians or take part in the famous Stampede rodeo. The other attractions of the city include museums (Military, Science and Fine Arts), Spruce Meadows equestrian stables, numerous parks (such as Fish Creek Provincial Park and Heritage Park Historical), observation tower, the local brewery (Rock Beer Brewer), historical places (eg Lougheed House, Fort Calgary). Fond of nature can go to a nature reserve Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre. The youngest will certainly not be bored in located in the Calgary zoo or amusement park Shakers Family Fun Centre or the Calgary Corn Maze. Gentlemen can go for any of the golf courses, sports fields or one of the mountain trail. Ladies will be happy while staying in one of the local stores SPA, fitness club, garden (Reader Rock Garden), theater or a trip to the mall (Stephen Avenue Walk).
This the largest city in the Canadian province of Alberta organizes many festivals each year, including Latin American Festiaval, Calgary Folk Music Festival, Blues Festival, Dragon Boat Festival. Those who love to explore new flavors in the kitchen can take part in the events aimed at promoting local and Canadian food, for example the Taste of Calgary, Rocky Mountain Food and Wine Festival and GlobalFest.