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Spend Christmas in Canada and celebrate the holiday season in a winter wonderland. Admire the prairies and plains blanketed in freshly fallen snow, waterfalls frozen in midstream along the mountainsides and the snow-capped mountains from the warmth of your train car as you travel to favorite winter destinations throughout Western Canada. Visit Toronto’s Christmas Markets and see Vancouver’s Stanley Park twinkle under holiday lights. Enjoy stays in cozy lodges bedecked with holiday décor. Revel in winter activities like dogsledding, canyon icewalks, skiing and snowshoeing. And connect all of these destinations with a classic overnight train journey aboard VIA Rail’s Canadian.


Christmas Tours

New Orleans Holiday & The Spirit of the Antebellum South 11 days from $2410

Aboard the festive American Queen riverboat. On this elegant river cruise, you’ll discover the traditions of the Cajun and Creole cultures and experience what remains of the grand Antebellum South.

Departs from February 2017 to December 2017.

Canadian Snow Train with Jasper 10 days from $2614 $2,536

Take a cross-country trip to enjoy views of the stunning Canadian landscape—including mountains, lakes, and wildlife—only available by train.

Departs from October 2016 to April 2017.

Christmas in the Rockies 11 days from $3257

Celebrate the holiday season in the Canadian Rockies as you enjoy winter sports, sightseeing, shopping and seasonal festivities.

Departs from December 2016 to December 2017.

European Christmas Markets 9 days from $2121

Celebrate the holiday season with visits to the Christmas Markets in Germany and Austria.

Departs from November 2015 to December 2017.

Montreal & Quebec - Holiday 6 days from $897

Visit two of Canada's most popular cities, Montreal and Quebec City, on this enchanting vacation by rail during the holiday time.

Departs from November 2016 to April 2017.

Winter in Banff, Jasper & Whistler 9 days from $1970 $1,911

Embark on a winter escape to three of the Canadian Rockies' spectacular resort towns—Banff, Jasper and Whistler—on this well-planned 10-day vacation.

Departs from November 2016 to April 2017.

Winter in Western Canada 9 days from $2183 $2,118

Discover winter in western Canada on this 9-day rail vacation to Vancouver, Jasper and Edmonton.

Departs from November 2016 to April 2017.

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