Now that all eyes are on the US – and not always in a positive sense – Canada seems to have become a haven for North American enthusiasts. A city break Toronto , the largest city in the country, offers something for everyone: whether you’re traveling solo, with the whole family or want to tread with friends. There are many websites which provide10 tips for a holiday in one of the most livable cities in the world – Toronto!
Where is Toronto? Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the capital of the province of Ontario. It lies in the southeastern tip of Canada, on the border with the American state of New York and 450 kilometers from the Canadian capital Ottowa .
How many inhabitants does Toronto Ontario have? There are slightly more than 2.8 million inhabitants in Toronto, who are called ‘Torontonians’.
1. Take in the view from CN Tower
No better place to take in the city than from the CN Tower! This high building dominates the Toronto skyline and has several observation decks to enjoy the view. Popular is The Glass Floor, where you dangle above the city while standing on a glass plate and the 360 Restaurant, where you dine with 360-degree views of Toronto. If you are a real daredevil , try The Edge Walk, where you – of course fastened with a harness – walk along the edge of the tower.
2. Make a royal visit to Casa Loma
Also a must to visit during your city trip Toronto: the medieval castle Casa Loma! Choose an audioguide and let yourself be guided through one of the most popular sights of the city. The castle belonged to Sir Henry Pellat, who spent a total of $ 3.5 million in the construction of the castle. Casa Loma has a mix of building styles and, among other things, the large hall and the conservatory with the stained-glass dome are special. The corresponding French garden of 20 km² (!) Is also wonderful to walk through.