Compared to Destination Canada’s other target markets, French travellers are more likely to visit Canada during the winter period of November-February. However, the peak period is still May to October. About 70% of French travellers would use a travel agent when booking a trip to Canada. Some key activities of interest in Canada include hiking and nature parks.
Generally, French travellers prefer to visit Canada as a fully independent touring trip (43%), rather than independent touring trips with guided excursions (19%), or fully escorted or guided group tours (17%).
For more information on ongoing travel recovery and anticipated visitation from France in 2023, please refer to Destination Canada’s latest Tourism Outlook.
Global Tourism Watch
Consumer-based intelligence and key strategic considerations for the tourism market in France from our annual Global Tourism Watch study in 2021.
A brief, at-a-glance summary of key facts on travellers from France.
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