Fine art and a gentle pace of life are waiting to be enjoyed among the long, leafy streets of one of Toronto’s most luxurious suburbs.
Search boutique stores for high-fashion garments and perfumes in Yorkville. Visit vast, sprawling museums in striking buildings or seek out small, simple galleries that hold beautiful works of art.
Classy Yorkville is a haven for people with a little bit of time and money to spend. Stop at cafés on high rooftop patios or spilling out onto the pavement. Enjoy a morning coffee as people hurry along wooded walkways on their way to work.
Find shopping delights while exploring the huge selection of luxury brands and boutique designers throughout the area. Start on Bloor Street to shop for clothing and perfume from Burberry and Chanel. Continue to Yorkville Avenue where many prominent Canadian labels are based.
Visit some of the area’s 40 superb art galleries and museums. See the intricate paintings by Canadian masters at the Canadian Fine Art Gallery and works by Rembrandt and Picasso at Gallery 36. A plethora of breathtaking Venetian glass pieces shimmer at Amarynth Glass Gallery while the Gardiner Museum at Queen’s Park holds sublime ceramics.
One of the most popular museums in Yorkville is the Royal Ontario Museum. Step into this striking crystal-shaped building to view exhibits including a full-size T-rex skeleton and a preserved mummy from Ancient Egypt. The Collector Studio motorsport gallery, a short walk north, features one of the largest collections of racing memorabilia in the world.
After a day on your feet choose from some of the city’s best restaurants nearby. Have a casual meal at a burger bar or settle in for a sumptuous three-course dinner of pasta or seafood at one of many fine dining restaurants.
Yorkville is located just north of central Toronto. Choose from multiple accommodations options and expect to pay premium prices.