VIA Rail Canada Offers Botanical Beauty By Rail

5th Oct 2011
VIA Rail Canada Offers Botanical Beauty By Rail

The VIA Garden Route now includes 19 magnificent gardens, 27 award-winning Communities in Bloom destinations and countless local garden attractions from Victoria to Halifax. Newly added to the Garden Route are Ottawa’s Central Experimental Farm and the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens in Nova Scotia.

Travelers can enjoy Canada’s breathtaking scenery from their relaxing and comfortable VIA Rail seat en route to the gardens they choose on their Garden Route vacation.  Upon arrival, visitors can take a self-guided tour of the gardens and Communities in Bloom ( or choose a Garden Route travel package from a number of VIA Getaways within the Windsor to Québec City corridor (

For a complete listing of gardens, local garden attractions and Communities in Bloom destinations, visit


Also in Canada today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Montreal.


City.Mobi offers the most comprehensive mobile travel guides available, with over 800 cities in 200 countries listed. Each is developed by the City.Mobi team to combine into a single global travel directory.

However, each city retains its own mobile identity via a dedicated domain. Already on offer are Brussels.Mobi, Paris.Mobi, Sanfrancisco.Mobi and Sydney.Mobi. is the latest in this illustrious line up, offering click to call functionality – which means no scribbling down telephone numbers.

Most entries are also linked to websites where users can quickly access more detailed information if needed.

Other key features include information on accommodation, restaurants, attractions, entertainment, nightlife, shopping, and transport.

City.Mobi guides include user reviews and traveller utilities such as a translation guide, currency converter, news and local weather guide.


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