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8 Enchanting Ontario Places That Will Transport You To Springtime In Paris

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Ontario Associate Editor
8 Enchanting Ontario Places That Will Transport You To Springtime In Paris

If you've been dreaming of macarons and pink blooms, then you'll fall in love with these Ontario spots that are just like Paris.

You can go on a mini Parisian holiday by exploring dreamy gardens and mouth-watering cafes, and the best part is that you don't even need a plane ticket.

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Parkwood National Historic Site

Price: $15 for a garden tour

When: Opening May 1, 2021

Address: 270 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You'll feel as though you've taken a trip to France at this regal estate. The elaborate gardens and grounds are fit for Marie Antoinette herself.

Royal Botanical Gardens

Price: $19.50 per adult

Address: 680 Plains Rd. W., Burlington, ON

Why You Need To Go: You might just think you're at the Luxembourg Gardens as you wander among the blooms at this spot. Explore lilac trees, nature trails, and more.

Spencer Smith Park

Price: Free

When: Late April to May

Address: 1400 Lakeshore Rd., Burlington, ON

Why You Need To Go: Wander beneath a canopy of pink blossoms at this waterfront trail. The flowering trees and picturesque surroundings are worthy of Paris.

Closson Chase Vineyards

Price: $15 wine tasting

Address: 629 Closson Rd., Hillier, ON

Why You Need To Go: This colourful winery is full of blossoms and views. You can sip wine while imagining you're vacationing in Europe.

Quelque Chose Afternoon Tea

Price: $40 per person

Address: 379 Richmond Rd., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Afternoon tea may sound more like a British experience, but the macarons add a delightful French vibe. Indulge in delicious pastries while relaxing at this pink spot.

Windecker Woods

Price: Pay what you choose

When: Opening May 2021

Address: 215 Windecker Rd., Cayuga, ON

Why You Need To Go: Wander through a fairytale flower farm that's so romantic, it could exist in Paris. You can pick your own blooms to bring home with you.

Trius Winery

Price: $80 for group of 4

When: Until April 16, 2021

Address: 1249 Niagara Stone Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Why You Need To Go: No trip to France is complete without wine, and the Sparkling House Tour will make you feel like you've hopped on a plane and jetted off to Paris. You can sip glasses of bubbly in a pink paradise.

Osgoode Hall

Address: 130 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: The historic site is home of the Law Society of Ontario and is straight off a Paris postcard. In the spring, gorgeous blooms on the trees make this place even more dreamy.

Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.

    Madeline Forsyth
    Ontario Associate Editor
    Madeline Forsyth is an Associate Editor for Narcity Canada’s Ontario Desk focused on Toronto restaurants and is based in Toronto, Ontario.
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