Toronto Travel Guide: Visiting and Living in Yorkville


Yorkville is known as one of Canada’s most exclusive neighbourhoods, featuring upscale shopping, fine-dining, European charm and world-class cultural and entertainment venues. When you visit Yorkville the right way, you will never want to leave. Lucky for you, there are amazing, luxurious rentals, like MintoYorkville, where you can live in the heart of Yorkville.

Whether you are visiting for one day, or planning to move to Yorkville, here is a guide to follow that will ensure you get the most of this neighbourhood.

Yorkville is the prime location for shopping. Holt Renfrew, Louis Vuitton, Prada and Chanel are all on the shopping path. New shops are always popping up and there are plenty of unique boutique shops. Whether you are treating yourself or looking for a gift, you will find it in Yorkville.

Yorkville is at the heart of fine dining in the city. Enjoy Sassafraz, Sotto Sotto, One Restaurant and many more fine-dining restaurants to suit your taste.

Culture and Entertainment.
Everything you need to curb your curiosity and please your eyes and ears is in Yorkville or within walking distance. The Art Gallery of Ontario, The Royal Ontario Museum and Panasonic Theatre are sure to entertain and inspire.

Some of the finest schools are nearby. Universities in the area include University of Toronto and Ryerson University. Private high schools in the area include Branksome Hall, Upper Canada College, Royal St George’s College and De La Salle College Oaklands Private.

The charm of Yorkville is endless and the inspiring experience is guaranteed. The cobble stone alley ways that join patios, restaurant entrances and enchanted boutiques have a European charm that cannot be found anywhere else in Toronto. Live music is easy to find. A fine espresso is at many corner cafes. Yorkville Park is just above Bay station, busting with people of all ages enjoying themselves throughout the summer. The winter brings the Bloor-Yorkville IceFest to the neighbourhood.

Any time of year, any time of day, there is something for everyone. Imagine all of this at your doorstep. MintoYorkville offers luxury apartment rentals at the southwest corner of Bay Street and Yorkville Avenue. MintoYorkville is truly Toronto’s most luxurious rental residence, with services rivalling the city’s best 5 star hotels. From the 24-hour concierge to housekeeping services, valet parking and room service courtesy of Pusateri’s Fine Foods, be pampered right at home!

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