Little Poland (Roncesvalles Village)
Location: Roncesvalles Avenue between King Street and Dundas Street West.
Transit: Dundas West Station
Take a walk through Little Poland and no doubt its small-town European charm will capture your heart. The area is home to many small, family-owned retail and food shops. As you explore the different boutiques, you may find yourself following the irresistible aromas that waft out of the local bakeries.
Also called Roncesvalles, this neighbourhood should definitely be on your itinerary if you have an appetite for East European delicacies. Savour hand-made perogies, juicy sausages, sauerkraut, cabbage rolls and traditional soups. One of these hearty meals will sustain you for a full day of exploring, or help you recharge.
In September, Roncesvalles hosts the annual Little Poland festival. The main street is closed off to make room for dancers, games, rides, food and thousands of people. There are plenty of activities for children and adults and delicious treats to go around.