Welcome to London … In things traditional and contemporary, you'll discover
our city offers plenty to see and do. The links within the Visitors
section of www.london.ca as well as the
London website will help you become familiar with our city and what
Known as the Forest City, we’re big enough
to have everything you need – in dining, culture, entertainment, shopping, sports - but
with the added plus of a friendly ambience that is reminiscent of smaller
The buzz of London as a personal
destination is ever growing, particularly, with our being the host venue for
prestigious national and international sport and entertainment events. This
March, for example, figure skating fans from around
the world headed to our city for the
2013 ISU World
Figure Skating Championships®.
Our calendar of festivals is year round, though summer is definitely the high
season with special celebrations happening almost every weekend.
Actively inclined? Strap on skates, cycle, run or walk along our scenic
pathway system that borders much of the banks of the Thames. As a golfer, you'll be spoilt for choice - there are more than 70 courses in
London and its surrounding areas. From water to racquet sports there are
recreational facilities to meet your interests.
Should you want a tranquil break, the Forest City lives up to its name. We have
lots of parks and green spaces in the downtown core. Within easy distance, too, are preserved natural areas such
as meadows and woodlands in residential neighbourhoods.
By road, rail or air, London is so accessible there's every reason to visit us!
For example, Toronto, Windsor, Detroit, Cleveland and Buffalo are all within a
200 kilometre radius.