As Canada’s largest city, Toronto is one of the country’s dominant cultural and commercial centers offering an endless array of possibilities. From its unrivaled selection of art galleries, museums and exhibitions centers to its vibrant cultural scene made up of festivals, performing arts and music, Toronto has something to offer for everyone. The cityscape of Toronto is celebrated for its beauty with its many parks, gardens and green spaces making it the perfect place to wander through and take in the sights, while as a modern and prosperous city visitors won’t be lacking in classy places to eat, drink and shop. Some of the most interesting neighborhoods well worth a visit in Toronto include Chinatown in the Downtown district and Little Italy with its unique charm, although one can wander through any neighborhood in the city and find something fascinating.
When to Visit Toronto
Toronto's weather is very pleasant between April and October and can get fairly hot at the height of summer, although nothing like the sweltering heat in the UAE. Although temperatures can reach bitter lows over the winter and snow is frequent, the city is just as charming despite the cold. The peak season for visitors tends to be between June and August, so those wishing to avoid the crowds may want to visit either side of this period. Although cheap flights to Toronto may be easier to find during the off-peak months, value can be found throughout the year if you book on time.
Flights to Toronto
Toronto's main airport, and Canada's busiest, is Toronto Pearson International Airport. Etihad Airways fly directly from Abu Dhabi International Airport to Toronto, while those coming from Dubai International Airport can fly with Emirates or Air Canada. Toronto's second airport is Toronto Island Airport, although there are no direct flights to the Middle East from this airport as it primarily operates domestic flights.
Toronto Travel Information
Nationals from countries that are not a part of the visa exempt list will need to arrange a visa before arriving in Toronto which includes those from the UAE. Be advised that Toronto is 9 hours behind the UAE, so be sure to change your clocks when you touch down in the city. The currency used in Toronto is the Canadian dollar, one of the world’s most reputable currencies and a commonly held reserve currency.
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