Toronto joins the ranks of the big cities with serious STREET ART
There has been an explosion of murals in Toronto since 2015!
The 192-page glossy walking guide Toronto Street Art Strolls, a fourth for local author Nathalie Prézeau, will point you in the right direction for hot street art spots in Toronto: murals, graffiti alleys and public art.
It features the gems in 43 Toronto neighbourhoods, with tips on good places to get your caffeine fix or decadent treats along the way (plus a bonus section with Toronto outdoor events and artsy out-of-town getaways to tempt you.
Whether you are a local playing tourist in your own town, or a visitor on the lookout for Toronto's colourful side, Toronto Street Art Strolls is sure to give a purpose to any of your urban walks!
Toronto Street Art Strolls includes over 1,000 photos of street art with their locations, self-guided maps, cafés, patios, and cool shops selling patisseries, ice cream, artisanal chocolates, cupcakes...
About the other two walking guides
Toronto Urbans Strolls 1 & 2 both invite you to enjoy life's small pleasures. Lovely walks, decadent treats, whimsical urban sights, coffee breaks and, above all, the joy of catching up with your friends. Altogether, they present 52 Toronto walks to enjoy the city!
Toronto Urban Strolls... for girlfriends 1, with 28 Toronto walks, is your best bet to show off Toronto when you have visitors from out of town (click on link to look inside).
The 1st edition of Toronto Urban Strolls 1 sold out in summer 2012 and made the Globe and Mail bestsellers list. This second edition presents a revised version of the same great 28 Toronto walks. Some of the strolls includes in the guide:
Ward's Island unique carless residential neighbourhood, spectacular Scarborough Bluffs, the hidden Beltline Trail, a downtown rooftop walk, the Islington mural walk, historic Cabbagetown, whimsical Kensington Market, The Beach, Liberty Village...
Toronto Urban Strolls... for girlfriends 2, with 24 additional Toronto walks, has no overlap with Toronto Urban Strolls 1. This is the one for those who want to go even more out of the beaten tracks (click on link to look inside).
Many Toronto gems were left out of Toronto Urban Strolls 1. This is the "part two" with 24 more walks, including:
The Junction, Roncesvalles, Ossington, The Beach waterfront, Etobicoke's lakeshore, the West Toronto railpath stroll, the underground PATH walk, Old Mill river stroll, Forest Hill ravine stroll, High Park fitness stroll, Casa Loma staircase stroll...
About the following map:
Orange numbers show the location of the walks included in Toronto Urban Strolls 1. Green numbers point to the strolls included in Toronto Urban Strolls 2.