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Make a holiday rental houses or homes in Alberta, Canada your home away from home

Alberta is the home of the Canadian Rockies, a region of stunning natural beauty, boasting rolling foothills covered in lush flora during the spring and summer, soaring peaks and prehistoric formations.

Things to do on in Alberta, Canada

When it comes to things to do in Alberta, Canada, it is usually the skiing which comes top of the bill. Self catering Alberta houses are the dream of many skiers from around the world hoping to tackle the globally renowned slopes of ski resorts including Banff, Canmore and Lake Louise. The skiing and snowboarding available from homes in Alberta, Canada, needs little introduction to the global skiing world, as images of the pistes are sent around the world every year in association with the world championship races which take to the slopes of the Canadian Rockies. Downhill skiing and snowboarding thrives on Alberta holidays, and the level of coaching for any level of skier is exemplary.

There are a huge number of attractions in Alberta too. The famous dinosaur discoveries of south east Alberta are now world famous, and the whole area is well worth exploring for its fascinating mix of pre-historic discoveries and almost lunar landscape. The Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller is well worth investigating if you have an interest, as is the UNESCO acclaimed Dinosaur Provincial Park.

During the summer months, the incredible landscapes of Alberta, Canada are the perfect location for a huge range of sport and leisure activities. Walking and mountain biking holidays absolutely thrive from holiday homes in Alberta, with simply endless trails to explore through landscapes of amazing diversity, from the peaks of the Rockies to peaceful boreal forests or the awe-inspiring badlands. Horse riding holidays in Alberta are almost as famous as skiing holidays in Alberta, and for good reason. Wildlife is incredibly rich throughout Alberta, allowing you to stumble across 95 different mammal species in forest, mountain, grassland and parkland settings. The Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Elk Island National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park offer some of the finest wildlife viewing available from self catering Alberta houses. Alberta even boasts excellent golf courses, so it is almost impossible to run out of things to do in Alberta, even if you have taken an extremely long term holiday rental!

Places to visit on holiday in Alberta, Canada

Canmore is one of the finest ski resorts in the Canadian Rockies, which is an absolutely huge claim. Still quite unknown on the global market, Alberta homes in Canmore are still magnificently traditional, and prices have not yet rocketed like they have in the more famous resorts like Banff. There is a low-key atmosphere in Canmore, with the streets filled with family run shops, bakeries and restaurants. In the summer, hikers and bikers flock to self catering Alberta homes in Canmore for the excellent mountains trails.

Calgary is the most famous city in Alberta, Canada. Set against a backdrop of awe-inspiring countryside, with great plains to the east and the Canadian Rockies to the west, Calgary has plenty to entertain any visitor. There is excellent shopping, a huge amount of culture, from opera to professional sports, and an Alberta home here provides excellent access to many of the finest places in the region.

Travel to Alberta, Canada

There are two international airports in Alberta, Calgary (YYC), which receives flights fromLondonGatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN) and Glasgow (GLA), and Edmonton International (YEG), which also receives direst flights from Gatwick. For cheap flights to Alberta, Canada, try British Airways, Air Transat or FlyGlobespan.

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    Chalet #3989237
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    Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
      Excellent! 4.5/5
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      House #681484vb
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        House #3982098
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          Cottage #976691vb
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            Wonderful! 4.9/5
            (57 reviews)
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            House #582187vb
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              Excellent! 4.7/5
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              • 1 BA
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              House #818795vb
              15
              Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                Excellent! 4.7/5
                (39 reviews)
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                • 1 BA
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                Cabin #494791vb
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 2 BA
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                  Chalet #3981759
                  1
                  Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                    • 3 BA
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                    Cabin #780525vb
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                    Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
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                      Cabin #778399vb
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                        Cottage #4364529
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                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                          (31 reviews)
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                          • 2 BA
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                          House #388348vb
                          31
                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                            (9 reviews)
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 1 BA
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                            Cabin #568809vb
                            9
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                              • 2 BR
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                              Villa #1025066vb
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                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 2 BA
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                                Apartment #873770vb
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                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                  • 4 BR
                                  • 2 BA
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                                  House #898916vb
                                  4
                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                    (11 reviews)
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                                    • 5 BR
                                    • 2 BA
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                                    • Sleeps 14
                                    House #892870vb
                                    11
                                    Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Studio #914945vb
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
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                                        Cottage #4164249
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                                        Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (31 reviews)
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          Condo #733003vb
                                          31
                                          Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (65 reviews)
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 5
                                            Condo #584701vb
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                                            Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
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                                              Condo #575551vb
                                              17
                                              Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                (7 reviews)
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Condo #901194
                                                7
                                                Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (25 reviews)
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                                                  • 4 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 15
                                                  House #590493vb
                                                  25
                                                  Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                    (28 reviews)
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                    House #788158vb
                                                    28
                                                    Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                      (32 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Townhome #726424vb
                                                      32
                                                      Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                        (10 reviews)
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                                                        • 4 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
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                                                        Bungalow #909391vb
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          House #859412vb
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                                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                            House #801245vb
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                              Apartment #1001860vb
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
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                                                                Cottage #3982696
                                                                Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (30 reviews)
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                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Condo #456320vb
                                                                  30
                                                                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                    Townhome #598057vb
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                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                      Condo #908094vb
                                                                      1
                                                                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                        (28 reviews)
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                        Apartment #366452vb
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                                                                        Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (33 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
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                                                                          Condo #412000vb
                                                                          33
                                                                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                            House #4368534
                                                                            3
                                                                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                                              Townhome #911807vb
                                                                              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                • 3 BR
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                                                                                House #727198vb
                                                                                3
                                                                                Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                  (23 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                  Apartment #726574vb
                                                                                  23
                                                                                  Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                    Cabin #735210vb
                                                                                    1
                                                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (28 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                                      House #625662vb
                                                                                      28
                                                                                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                                        Condo #4224932
                                                                                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (9 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                                          • 4 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          House #742084vb
                                                                                          9
                                                                                          Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
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                                                                                            House #784394vb
                                                                                            3
                                                                                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                                              House #4205136
                                                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                (30 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Apartment #726234vb
                                                                                                30
                                                                                                Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  House #4495150
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                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Condo #3917731
                                                                                                    3
                                                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 9
                                                                                                      House #4369620
                                                                                                      Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
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