Ottawa Holidays

Canada's picturesque capital, Ottawa is full of national sites, landmarks, museums and attractions, and should be top of your list when you're visiting Canada.

Made all the more charming by the sparkling Rideau Canal that cuts through the very heart of the city, Ottawa offers a wonderful blend of old and new, summer and winter, Canadian and French. In the warmer months, enjoy gentile picnics in front of Parliament Hill and stunning sunsets over the canal's locks, or get your skates on during the winter as the canal transforms into the world's longest skating rink, complete with on-ice shops and steaming cups of hot chocolate. For a spot of heritage, head to the Canadian Museum of History, or visit ByWard Market to grab a bargain.

Destination Highlights
  • Catch the evening light show on Parliament Hill
  • Cycle along the picturesque Rideau Canal
  • Visit the fascinating Canadian Natural History Museum
  • Hit the foodie scene in lively ByWard Market
  • Head over the river to Quebec and Gatineau Park

Time Zone

GMT-5 Hours

Flight Time

Approx 7 hours; direct are available with Air Canada. Indirect options are available with United Airlines and American Airlines via the USA..

Currency

CAD - Canadian Dollars

Visa Information

Please ensure you have a valid electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) prior to your departure to Canada. Please check on the Canadian Embassy for all Visa FAQ’s.

Language

English, French

Health Information

No vaccinations required

Select month

Average weather in January

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Ottawa
-10ºC
60mm

Average weather in February

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Ottawa
-9ºC
60mm

Average weather in March

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Ottawa
-3ºC
70mm

Average weather in April

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Ottawa
6ºC
80mm

Average weather in May

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Ottawa
14ºC
80mm

Average weather in June

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Ottawa
18ºC
80mm

Average weather in July

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Ottawa
22ºC
90mm

Average weather in August

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Ottawa
20ºC
90mm

Average weather in September

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Avg. rainfall
Ottawa
16ºC
90mm

Average weather in October

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Ottawa
9ºC
90mm

Average weather in November

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Ottawa
2ºC
90mm

Average weather in December

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Ottawa
-6ºC
90mm

Types of Ottawa holidays

Ottawa Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays

Frequently Asked Questions

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