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Called "One of Toronto's Top 10 Walking Tours" in 2018 by BlogTO, join us year-round for the story of the Gooderham and Worts Distillery's rise to fame and transformation into the modern Distillery District.
You'll love our expert guides interpretation of a drunk city, business intrigue and how Gooderham and Worts became the world's largest distillery. Along the way we'll show you some of the best secret Distillery District spots and photo locations. The cherry on top? Your guide will take you for a small complimentary tasting of 1 chocolate and up to 3 beer samples at the end of your tour. History, chocolate and beer? Heck yes, you need to take this tour.
Note: Your tour guide can follow a fully accessible route upon request.
Distillery District walking tour: Avoid the hassle of navigating on your own
Guide ensures you see unmarked points of interest and architectural gems
Chocolate and beer tastings at Soma and Mill St. Brewery
Learn about the neighborhood’s past tenant, a massive whiskey distillery
What to Expect
Meet your guide in the heart of Toronto’s Distillery District. As you walk through the cobblestone streets, listen to anecdotes about the area’s history, often missing in guidebooks.
Break up the tour with a chocolate tasting at Soma Chocolate and local beer at the iconic Mill St. Brewery—recommendations are provided at each of these highly-rated establishments.
Your guide points out examples of the area’s Victorian Industrial style of architecture and other important landmarks, many of which are unmarked and easy to miss.
Part ways with your guide with a new perspective on the neighborhood and enough time left in the day to explore further on your own.
30 Gristmill Lane, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4, Canada
Returns to original departure point
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Had a great tour this morning and loved learning the history of the district and how businesses come into the area. I would have paid for this tour without the chocolate and beer samples but it was a nice touch at the end of the...More
Our walking tour in the Distillery District was exceptional, and our tour guide Josh was so knowledgeable and entertaining. We brought our 10 year old son and he even enjoyed hisself and retained most of the information Josh shared. This walking tour is both educational...More
We did the distillery tour with Michelle as our guide. She is an encyclopedia of local knowledge & a lot of fun. If you are visiting the area I would highly recommend taking a tour with Michelle & the Hopped & Confused at Mill St...More
Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rhonda L
gotourscanada, Front Office Manager at Go Tours Canada, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago
Hi Rhonda L!
We are so happy that you had such an amazing time with Michelle! She absolutely loves doing tours and meeting great clients like yourself! We hope you come back and visit again soon! Mill St. doesn't lie when they say "Great Beer...More