1 Queen Street West
Groove away in the hippest part of the city, awash with boho cafés, restaurants and idiosyncratic shops.
2 Distillery District
In a sprawling, one-time Victorian distillery, this enjoyable arts and entertainment complex comes complete with a raft of cafés and shops.
3 The Art Gallery of Ontario
A superb collection of Canadian art with the Group of Seven very much to the fore.
4 The Royal Ontario Museum
Recently revamped, the ROM has a magnificent hoard of applied and fine art drawn from every corner of the globe – but the Native Canadian galleries take the biscuit.
5 Gardiner Museum
A connoisseur’s collection of ceramic art with pride of place going to the South and Central American pieces, though the European collection follows close behind.
6 Toronto Islands
When the city gets hot and sultry, catch the ferry over to these balmy, leafy islands.
7 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)
North America’s largest film festival, a star-studded ten-day affair held in September.