Canada’s economic capital and most diverse metropolis, Toronto is a melting pot of cultures and nationalities. Around half the population do not have English as their mother-tongue and the city boasts numerous multinational neighbourhoods, such as Little Italy, Little Portugal, Chinatown and Koreatown. During your stay, be sure to swing by Toronto’s historic Old Town where you can stop for lunch at St Lawrence Market (one of the world’s top food markets), tour the gothic Casa Loma and chill on the beaches of the Toronto Islands. Don’t leave without bracing the glass floor at the top of the 553-metre CN Tower, the tallest freestanding structure in the western hemisphere. For a day trip, the world famous Niagara Falls is just 90 minutes from Toronto.
Popular Tailor-made Toronto Holidays
At Flight Centre we have stores located all around Canada including 40 stores in the Toronto area alone. With local stores, we have access to fantastic local information and travel tips, from the latest hotel openings to the most popular day tours and experiences. With this combined knowledge and expertise, we’ve created a great range of tailor-made Toronto holidays that include a stop in Toronto as part of a wider itinerary. Below are just an example of the kind of holidays we can create for you. To book or for more ideas, talk to our Experts today.
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Toronto Holiday Types
Whether you want to simply explore the city or use Toronto as a starting point for an epic road trip adventure, we have a trip to suit you. Check out our range of Toronto holidays below, or chat to one of our Travel Experts about building that ultimate trip to match your needs and budget.
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More About Toronto
Population: 2.8 million
Currency: Canadian dollar
Language: English and French
Vaccinations: Extra vaccinations are not required.
Flight time: The London to Toronto flight time is 7 hours and 50 minutes
Airport: Toronto Pearson Internal Airport
Visas: British Citizens require an ESTA, which you can apply for online.
Top 3 Things to Do in Toronto
- Visit the nearby Niagara Falls
- Admire the city views at the top of CN Tower
- Attend an ice hockey game
Getting Round Toronto
Toronto is a large city, in order to explore it in detail you’ll need to use the clean and efficient public transport system. If you’re heading off on a self-drive holiday around Canada’s east coast, or bound for Niagara Falls, then extending your car hire for an extra day or two to cover your time in the city is a good value option, but beware of traffic congestion when driving in centre. For something a little easier, try the 3-line subway system, the bus or the streetcars. Toronto is the only city in Canada with streetcars, which are something of a novelty, but a reliable and fun way to get around the city.
When to Go to Toronto
While Canada as a whole can be subject to huge temperature variations, Toronto avoids the extremes due to its position on the edge of Lake Ontario, which moderates the local climate, keeping summers mild and winters relatively warm. In terms of events, some of the best times to visit Toronto is during Cherry Blossom season in May or for Toronto’s Festival of Beer which is held in late July.
Why Book Your Toronto Holiday with Flight Centre
Toronto Journeys Holidays: Our range of tailor-made Toronto holidays called Journeys include all the best bits you expect from a trip – flights, accommodation and transfers – not to mention some great tours and experiences.
Local knowledge: Flight Centre has stores and offices throughout Canada including Toronto giving us access to fantastic local knowledge. With a team on the ground in Canada and in the UK, we’ll not only ensure you have a fantastic experience, but also offer you insider information and tips that only locals will know.
Flexibility: We offer flexible deposits, the opportunity to pay the balance of your holiday just 10 weeks before departure and fixed change and cancellation fees.
Flight Centre concierge and 24/7 Emergency Assistance Service: When you book a holiday to Toronto from our range of tailor-made Journeys, you’ll also enjoy access to our inclusive concierge and 24/7 Emergency Assistance services.