Toronto

With one of the most iconic skylines in the world, with the CN Tower and the Rogers Centre (formerly the Skydome) at the heart of the scene, Toronto never fails to impress its visitors. A city for all seasons – where you can relax on a beach in the summer and walk through crisp white snow in the winter – it also boasts amazing shopping, an abundance of museums, art galleries and attractions, international dining and a bustling nightlife - there really is something for everyone on a holiday in Toronto.

Fancy some retail therapy? Head downtown to the Eaton Centre, home to over 285 shops and restaurants. The St Lawrence Market in Old Town Toronto along with the Kensington, Yonge Street and Yorkville markets are great places to pick up a bargain or two. The exclusive shops in Bloor and Yorksville are tops for designer wear.

The Harbourfront Centre is a great place to spend some time too with its art galleries, theatres, craft boutiques and restaurants to explore. Or why not just enjoy a relaxing stroll along the waterfront or take to the water on a sailboat. At 10-minute ferry ride from the foot of Yonge Street will take you across to Centre Island to discover miles of parkland, picnic tables and BBQ's, beaches, cycle paths, children's farm and amusement park. For the children, Toronto Metro Zoo and the Wonderland Theme Park are great for a fun-filled time.

Of course, no trip to Toronto would be complete without a trip across Lake Ontario to Niagara Falls, with a ride on the Maid of the Mist a must-do experience.


Our top recommended Toronto holidays

Depart from over 20 UK airports with KLM and fly in comfort via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to 4 main Canadian gateways: Toronto, Calgary, Montreal and Vancouver. From there, seamless connections are available to a further 30 Canadian destinations. Enjoy complimentary food and drinks with a choice of hot dishes, generous luggage allowances and amazing in-flight entertainment options.

Contact us to tailor make your holiday

Our experts have hand-picked a small selection of luxury properties to help inspire your next holiday. However, we have many more available and can tailor make a personal itinerary to ensure your next worldwide holiday is exactly as you want it to be.
Call us today on 0800 412 5292 or contact us online
Toronto facts at a glance
Flight time:
8 hours
Time difference:
-5 hours
Currency:
Canadian dollar
Flying from
Birmingham, Gatwick, Glasgow, Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle

Best time to go

Toronto has a semi-continental climate with warm, humid summers and cold winters. Spring and summer temperatures range from 15°C to 25°C. Winter temperatures hover around freezing with a good chance of snowfall.

Things to do

VThere are lots of things to do during a holiday in Toronto. Enjoy a whistle-stop tour of the city on a hop on hop off bus tour. Scale the dizzy heights of the CN Tower for the best views. Enjoy a Toronto Blue Jays baseball game at the Rogers Centre. Explore shoes through the ages at the Bata Shoe Museum. The Royal Ontario Museum is home to dinosaurs and mummies. Enjoy a brewery tour at the Steam Whistle Brewery and see how their pilsner is made. Step back in time at Toronto's most romantic historic mansion, Casa Loma. The children will have a fun time at the Children's Village, Toronto Metro Zoo and the Wonderland Theme Park. Ride the Maid of the Mist under the Niagara Falls. Take the train from Toronto to Jasper and explore the delights of the Rockies.

Food and drink

Toronto's restaurants and cafes encompass flavours from around the globe. For authentic Italian fare head to Little Italy and Corso Italia, Chinatown is tops for Chinese and Vietnamese flavours and Indian specialities abound in Little India. Hungarian, Greek, Japanese, Jewish, Korean and Caribbean food is also available. You must try the local pea meal bacon sandwich too. Canadian wines and beers make the perfect accompaniment to your meal.

In the evening

Toronto offers a great nightlife scene with a place to suit your every mood and taste. From bustling nightclubs to live music, comedy clubs to karaoke bars, sports bars to jazz clubs, you'll be spoilt for choice where to spend your evenings in Toronto.

Health and entry requirements

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct travel insurance and vaccinations and / or special medication for your destination. Please consult your GP for advice at least one month ahead of travel. It is essential that you meet the visa and passport requirements for your chosen destination. Visit the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (http://www.fco.gov.uk) website for up to date entry requirements listed by country.


43.653, -79.3833, 8, true
Talk to a faraway specialist
Request a callback
Make a holiday enquiry
Request or download a brochure
Talk to a Hays Faraway expert today on
Faraway Specialists
Our specialist Faraway consultants offer a truly personal service, combined with a real passion for long haul travel. Whether you're planning a relaxing beach break, a tailor-made adventure or the perfect honeymoon, they'll be happy to make it a reality.
Open 7 days a week
Monday - Friday: 9am - 9pm
Saturday: 9am - 8pm
Sunday: 10am - 8pm
Our specialist Faraway consultants offer a truly personal service, combined with a real passion for long haul travel. Their knowledge, along with the excellent relationships that we have with all leading airlines and the world's top hotels, ensures that when you request a quote from us, you'll receive genuine advice and fantastic value for money.

Simply complete the below form and one of our team will be in touch.

* Denotes the fields that are mandatory. However, the more information you can provide, the better we will be able to help meet your requirements.
Whether you're looking to enquire or book your next long haul holiday, our dedicated team of specialist Faraway Consultants will help you find the perfect holiday.

With a wealth of long haul holiday planning experience and extensive knowledge of worldwide destinations, our team will ensure that your requirements are met and your expectations exceeded.

If you'd like one of our Faraway Consultants to call you back, just fill out the form below and one of our specialists will give you a call.
Complete the form below to receive your Hays Faraway brochure, or click the links to download a PDF version.

Fields marked with a * are mandatory

Select your brochures *

Would you prefer to download the brochure now?
Click here > Online Brochure
Would you prefer to download the brochure now?
Click here > Online Brochure
Would you prefer to download the brochure now?
Click here > Online Brochure
Would you prefer to download the brochure now?
Click here > Online Brochure
Would you prefer to download the brochure now?
Click here > Online brochure
Would you prefer to download the brochure now?
Click here > Online brochure
Would you prefer to download the brochure now?
Click here > Online brochure
Would you prefer to download the brochure now?
Click here > Online brochure