Contact Us
ABTAATOLTravel Awards 2015

01904 734 356

Open 7 Days A Week
ViewHide Gallery

Escorted Rail Tours to Toronto

Scale the CN Tower for stunning views

Toronto is the largest and most heavily populated city in Canada, with over 2.5 million inhabitants. It is heralded as one of the most multi-cultural cities in the world, with more than 100 languages spoken here. Being home to the headquarters of Canada's five largest banks, it is arguably the country's economic powerhouse as well.

The city has quite a short history, as very little is known about the area before it was purchased by the British monarchy in 1787. Soon after this it was settled as the town of York. As it was in a strategic trading position, the town grew quickly. In 1834, it was renamed Toronto and was declared a city. It has continued to thrive and expand ever since, and today it offers a number of fascinating attractions for visitors.

As well as a wealth of museums, Toronto boasts a number of art galleries, excellent restaurants and thriving shopping centres. Toronto also has hundreds of parks and the world's longest street - Yonge Street - which is 1,896 kilometres long.

Refine your search Refine your search
Departure Date
Price of Holiday
Selected criteria
There are 5 holidays in this category
Showing 1 to 5 of 5 holidays
Canada & the Rocky Mountaineer

From the laid-back city of Toronto to the dramatic Pacific Ocean setting of Vancouver and the natural beauty of Vancouver Island, this incredible adventure takes us across Canada by rail, lifting us high into the mighty Rockies in style and comfort on board the iconic Rocky Mountaineer, one of the world's greatest trains

Departs from May 2017 to September 2017.
18 days from £4,395per personView tour details
Polar Bears of Canada

Discover a wealth of native wildlife in one of Canada's most secluded regions. From the thrill of husky mushing and the chance to witness the Aurora Borealis, to intimate encounters with one of the most majestic creatures on the planet, the polar bear, this tour will provide you with new experiences, each more unique than the last.

Departs in October 2017.
9 days from £5,595per personView tour details
Canada Coast to Coast

Discover the best of Canada on this truly epic journey from Vancouver to Halifax. Travelling on iconic trains across the entire continent of North America, the view outside your window changes every day, from the towering Rockies to the central plains, the great lakes and finally the rugged coastline of Nova Scotia.

Departs from May 2017 to September 2017.
17 days from £3,995per personView tour details
The Canadian in Winter

On this intrepid cross-continental adventure by train, we spend three unforgettable nights in fantastic Toronto, visit the incredible Niagara Falls and travel through the spectacular frosted scenery of the Canadian Rockies.

Departs from February 2017 to March 2017.
11 days from £2,595per personView tour details
The Canadian at Christmas

Celebrate the festive season with a fabulous holiday on this famous cross-continental train. We spend three unforgettable nights in fantastic Toronto, visit the incredible Niagara Falls, and stay two nights in cosmopolitan Vancouver. Here we enjoy a wonderfully festive sleigh ride on the snow-capped Grouse Mountain.

Departs in December 2016.
Late departures available
11 days from £2,995per personView tour details
Showing 1 to 5 of 5 holidays

More about Toronto

CN Tower
At 1,815 feet (553 metres) tall, the CN Tower is one of Canada's most recognisable and celebrated monuments. The tower stands in the heart of Toronto and offers terrific panoramic views across the city and waterfront. The tower attracts about two million visitors each year and has four separate look-out levels. Level One has a spectacular glass floor (not suitable for those who suffer from vertigo). Level Two is the indoor observation deck and Horizon's Café. At Level Three you can dine in the Revolving Restaurant, which rotates once every 72 minutes, giving you chance to dine while enjoying breathtaking views across the area. Finally, on Level Four (at 1,465 feet or 447 metres) you'll find the "Sky Pod", which has the world's highest public observation deck.

Historic Distillery District
Containing the finest collection of Victorian-era industrial architecture in North America, the Distillery District in downtown Toronto is home to a plethora of art galleries, restaurants, bars and live music venues. The brick-paved streets of the neighbourhood have been designated as a National Heritage Site.

The Islands
A 10-minute ferry journey from the harbour takes you to Toronto's quiet, interconnected collection of tiny islands. The ferry ride to the islands makes for an interesting mini cruise, with great views of the city skyline, while Ward's Island is an ideal spot for taking a stroll among the leafy streets and quaint cottage-like houses.

City Hall
Toronto City Hall is one of the city's most recognisable and celebrated buildings. Its design was selected as the winner of an international architectural competition after the local municipal government (and the people of Toronto) had rejected a proposed design submitted by a collaboration of local architects. The building was opened in 1965 and the design, by Finnish architect Viljo Revell, was unlike anything seen in Toronto before.

Yonge Street
Famous for being the world's longest street (a much-disputed claim), Yonge Street runs from Lake Ontario in Toronto to Lake Simcoe, located at the gateway to the Great Lakes. The street runs through the very heart of Toronto and is one of the city's main thoroughfares.

Casa Loma
Canada's answer to a medieval castle, Casa Loma was built in 1911-1914 and includes magnificent decorated suites, secret passages and an 800 feet tunnel - all situated within five acres of beautifully managed gardens.

Experience Toronto
To see Toronto from a different perspective, why not take a helicopter tour of the city? There are a number of different operators available, all offering flights over the city, its landmarks and the picturesque harbour front area. Alternatively, you could enjoy a cruise from Toronto Harbour to explore the beautiful islands that lie off Toronto's coastline.

Dining in Toronto
Toronto is famous as a multi-cultural city, which is reflected in the fantastic food and plentiful varied dining options throughout the different districts of the city. You will find Chinese, Vietnamese, Malaysian, Thai, Indonesian and Japanese restaurants in the city's original Chinatown, while Greektown, Little India and Little Italy are all worth visiting for their own regional restaurants.

Kensington Market
Located in one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Toronto, Kensington Market is part of the fabric of Toronto and has been designated as a National Historic Site of Canada.

Sign up for our free newsletter

Order Brochures Contact Us View Shortlist 0