Fancy a getaway across the pond but don’t have the cash? You don’t have to go far to get a taste of old-country authenticity.
Obnoxious tourists aside, nothing beats escaping to Europe during these sticky months. From exploring Istanbul’s ancient palaces and climbing to the top of the 577-year-old Cathedral in Florence to biking along the canals of Amsterdam and cooling off from the heat at the Barcelona beach, the possibilities of enriching your cultural experience this summer are endless.
But if a trip isn’t in the cards, here are seven outdoor spaces in Toronto that will make you feel like you crossed the Atlantic, even if it’s only for the day.
Click through the photo gallery above to take the ultimate Toronto European vacation!
Do any other Toronto sites put you in a a European state of mind? Let us know in the comments section below.