Travel guide to Ontario


Local name

Travel preparation


Best time to visit

The Ontario region can be visited all year round. The weather is fairly warm during the summer, which will be a good time to visit the many national parks, and in the winter you can go skiing.


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Local conditions


Time zone

When it is 12.00 in England, it is 06.00 in Ontario.

Culture and entertainment

Ontario is the host of many festivals during the year, such as an 8-day long beer festival in the city of Kitchener-Waterloo, and the theatre festival, The Shaw Festival, in the city of Niagara-on-the-lake. Toronto is a happening place, with lots of theatre, music, dancing, ballet and nightlife.

Accommodation / Hotel

All major cities in Ontario offer overnight accommodation in various price ranges. Toronto is packed with hotels, which isn't the case in other cities, but several places have guesthouses and camping sites and in Toronto you can also rent a university dorm-room or spend the night in a cheap hotel downtown. Book your hotel in Ontario here

Local transport



There are lots of different taxi companies in Toronto and other major cities in Ontario. The largest are called Beck, Diamond, Royal and Metro.

Other transport

VIA-Rail operates all over Ontario, and you can also take the Greyhound buses over long distances. Boats and ferries are another alternative.
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