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Calgary is a modern cosmopolitan city located in western Canada and is in the province of Alberta. It is located 300km south of Edmonton. It sits in the eastern foothills of Canada’s Rocky Mountains and is 280km north of Sweetgrass Montana at the U.S. border. From Calgary Airport to Calgary it is approximately 20km.
Calgary is renowned for being a world leader in the global energy transition and is Canada’s sunniest city, enjoying 330 days of sunshine each year. The wonderful Peace Bridge accommodates walking and cycling across the Bow River in Calgary. This lovely vibrant city has been transformed in recent years and is now home to many fabulous restaurants. Calgary was host to the 1988 Winter Olympics, and the legacy of this lives on through the excellent stadia and infrastructure. It's a modern city with a very young population. The famous Calgary Stampede is a 10-day annual festival which takes place every July and includes rodeos, parades, stage shows & concerts. It attracts over a million visitors each year.
Calgary is a fantastic city and its proximity to the Rocky Mountains makes it a great base to explore the vast and spectacular region that is western Canada. A road trip or escorted tour from Calgary to Vancouver is highly recommended with its everchanging views, forested mountains, glaciers, sparkling rivers and waterfalls. The wildlife varies from friendly birds to not so friendly bears and the scenery is as good as anywhere on the planet. For these reasons, Calgary is a truly amazing holiday destination for anybody!
There are regular daily flights to Calgary from Dublin and Shannon and Abbey Travel have excellent rates and offers to Calgary all year round.