Toronto is a city in southern Canada. Known as one of the most multicultural cities in the world, Toronto is a hub of culture and creativity, as well as business. Sites like the CN Tower, Canada’s Walk of Fame and the MZTV Museum of Television & Archive attest to Toronto’s thriving film and television industries. The local food is legendary, from streetside poutine to Cantonese delicacies.
Sitting beside Lake Ontario, the city celebrates the outdoors and often brings the inside out through street markets and festivals. For a feast of culture, cuisine and cosmopolis, you can’t beat Toronto.
Fast facts about Toronto
Where is it? Toronto is in the south of Canada, in the province of Ontario.
How do I get there? Flights to Toronto depart from every Australian city. There are no direct flights and the journey takes from 19 to 30 hours. Airlines include Qantas, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific, United and Virgin.
When should I go? To avoid peak tourist season without freezing your toes off, visit Toronto in spring or autumn, between April and May, and September and October.
What should I do? Check out Friday Night Live at the Royal Ontario Museum, soak up the atmosphere in West Queen West, eat a plate (or five) of poutine, sip on local ice wine, shop at the Eaton Centre, savour the flavours of St Lawrence Market, explore the halls of Casa Loma, test your courage with the Edge Walk around CN Tower, and swim in Lake Ontario.