Ontario holiday for Christmas - experience a sea of ​​lights

Ottawa Fireworks on Ontario Winter Vacation

Ontario vacation for Christmas

An Ontario vacation in Canada for Christmas can be a festival of lights. Cities adorn themselves with light decorations for Christmas. Natural spectacles are adorned with lights, the capital comes with Christmas decorations and sights are decorated for Christmas. These are four places to experience the holiday season in Ontario:


Ontario Vacation Niagara Falls
Ontario Winter Vacation - Niagara Falls

The Niagara Falls in the glow of lights are part of the Ontario vacation in winter

For an Advent holiday in Ontario, Niagara Falls is the perfect destination. While The pre-Christmas period from November 12, 2022 to February 20, 2023 takes place at Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights instead of. The waterfalls are illuminated, but there is more. Almost two million lights and more than 100 light animations vie for the attention of visitors who come to Niagara Falls over the Christmas season. There are also parades, fireworks, the Disney Parade and a New Year's party to create the Christmas spirit.


Toronto Christmas
Toronto Christmas


In Toronto, an Ontario vacation is worthwhile in winter

An Ontario vacation in winter is also worthwhile in Toronto. In the mega city, the decoration is concentrated around the town hall square. Against the backdrop of the city's town hall, the lights are impressive. The Cavalcade of Lights Festival has been taking place there for 45 years, during which the city center shines in a light decoration. Toronto's Christmas tree is erected on Nathan Phillips Square in front of City Hall. There is also an ice rink, concerts and a program of events that lasts until December 31st.


Ontario vacation for the Ottawa Christmas
Ottawa Christmas


Ottawa celebrates the Christmas season with a festival of lights

Who is after an Ontario vacation in the winter Ottawa If you come, you will find an enchanting backdrop: more than 300000 lights adorn the city's buildings, museums, monuments and attractions. The Christmas Lights across Canada festival has been celebrated in Ottawa and 1985 cities across Canada since 13. The festival will be opened by the Prime Minister. It lasts until January 7th. The lights are on between 16.30:2pm and XNUMXam daily.

Upper Canada Village is a wonderland on an Ontario vacation

A visit to the Upper Canada Village should not be missed on an Ontario vacation. That Upper Canada Village at Morrisburg invites its visitors to stroll through a wonderland of lights. Until January 7th, the buildings, taverns and churches will shine in a sea of ​​more than 500000 lights. They also turn the museum into a fairytale village where the spirit of Christmas can be felt. Take a horse-drawn carriage ride at night through this backdrop. It is definitely an experience that will be remembered.

What needs to be in a suitcase for an Ontario winter vacation?


Travel Arrangements:

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Sightseeing tours for an Ontario vacation

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Travel guide for your Ontario vacation in Canada:

Toronto Travel Guide * You can also order from Amazon.de to prepare for your holiday.



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Ontario holiday for Christmas - experience a sea of ​​lights

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Food and Slow Travel blog  TravelWorldOnline. They have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Their topics are trips to Savor, wine tourism worldwide and slow travel. During her studies Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she - partly together with Petar Fuchs - traveled to the USA and Canada and spent a research year in British Columbia. This intensified her thirst for knowledge, which she satisfied for 6 years as an adventure guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as a tour guide for Studiosus Reisen around the world. She was constantly expanding her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: "What's beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do they eat in this region?" As a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), she is now looking for answers to these questions as a travel writer and travel blogger in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is among Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021. Find more Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs here.