Follow the Flavour on these 20 Foodie Trails and Tours

Three delicious butter tarts placed on a charcuterie board surrounded by nuts

Set out at your own pace or let a local foodie guide you along these tasty trails and food tours this season.

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Many tourism experiences require advance bookings or have restrictions in place due to COVID 19. It is important to check directly with the business operator before you travel. Get the most up-to-date information now.

Self-Guided Trails


Take your time and savour the experience.

Butter Tart Tour, Kawartha Northumberland

Savour each satisfying bite-size moment when you embark on a flavour-filled adventure to discover some of the richest, flakiest and tastiest butter tarts in the world. The purist will appreciate the traditional tarts, while the adventurous will want to try new flavours such as pumpkin, chocolate, rhubarb or coconut.

The Sip & Savour Trail, Lanark County

There’s more than just maple in the Maple Capital of Ontario. The Sip & Savour trail will lead you to great breweries, cideries, cafes and bakeries throughout Lanark County. And naturally, to some of the best sugarbush operations in Ontario.

Bacon and Ale Trail, Stratford

Agricultural roots run deep in the Stratford area, as does a passion for fine craft brewing. Sample dishes that incorporate a variation of pork offerings and then wash it down with signature brews of the area along the Bacon and Ale Trail.

Cheese Trail, Oxford County

There’s always something new to savour in Canada’s dairy capital. Sample traditional and innovative varieties of cheese and discover dairy creations you never knew existed. New experiences are always added, so be sure to check the website for up to date information.

Trent Hills Flavour Tour, Northumberland County

From dairy products to craft beer, learn all about locally produced goodies and find your new favourite flavours in the picturesque region of Trent Hills.

Apple Pie Trail, South Georgian Bay

The fertile, apple-growing area around the communities of Blue Mountain Village, Craigleith, Beaver Valley, Thornbury and Meaford is home to the famous Apple Pie Trail. Download the trail map to pick your favourite trail spots, including wineries, cideries, breweries, markets, restaurants and bakeries that create apple-inspired delights.

Midland Food Tours, North Simcoe County

Take a self-guided driving tour to five different local restaurants for delicious food, drink and conversation. Learn all about the communities you visit and the local owners and chefs. A guided walking food tour of downtown Midland and it’s rich history and culture is also available.

Perth County Farm Gate, Perth County

From cheese themed tours or syrup and jam trails, the Flavour Farm Game Map gets you right to the source of local food in Perth County.

The Chocolate Trail, Stratford 

Snack on a variety of sweet and delicious chocolates from six shops in Stratford and meet local chocolate makers and purveyors. Chocolate Trail passes can be purchased at Destination Stratford, located close to Stratford City Hall and various Stratford locations.

The Good Food Stroll, Collingwood 

Collingwood is brimming with celebrated restaurants, craft breweries, cafés, specialty food stores and markets. Get to know the Collingwood culinary community and find inspiration for your next meal using the good food map.

Guided Food & Drink Tours


Get a local perspective on the unique flavours and culture of a community on a guided tour.

Drinks of Walkerville, Windsor

Explore North America’s largest distillery on this immersive tour in the birthplace of Canadian whisky that shares the folklore and the history of the company and the brewing process. You’ll gain access to the exclusive members club that has been around since the beginning of the 20th century, and enjoy snacks, a cocktail and whisky sampling.

Tasty Road Trips, Paris

Resident food ambassador, Spicy Jan, has the perfect itinerary for group tours in Paris that feature places to eat and entertaining nuggets about the area (self-guided info is also available). Tour package includes an exclusive Tasty Road Trip Market Bag you can fill with goodies around the tour.

Niagara Culinary Tours, Niagara

Described as speed dating with restaurants, Niagara Culinary Tours is a walking tour that integrates Niagara’s history and culture with great food from local establishments along with wine pairing. Tours are also available in St. Catharines and feature vegan tour options.

Seek Adventure and Tours, Thunder Bay 

Explore Thunder Bay through various curated food tours led by resident foodies filled with great food and rich storytelling. If you love your java, be sure to add the coffee tasting tour to your itinerary.  

Taste Detours, Guelph

Get a taste of the Wellington Country culinary scene from a local perspective on this small group tour. You can arrange for a fully customized experience, including vegetarian themed options.

Culinary Adventure Co., Toronto

Peruse Toronto’s famous markets for new food discoveries and preparation tips. Learn about the cultures that make the neighbourhoods so special. Sample an array of food that will transport your palate to the authentic cuisine enjoyed in far away countries.

Blaq Bear Culinary Adventures, Sault Ste. Marie

Along with tasty food and drink samples, learn about the rich culture, landscape and history that inspires the local cuisine of Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma.

C’est Bon Cooking, Ottawa

Let the culinary experts guide you on a tour of the food scene in Ottawa’s most celebrated market and foodie neighbourhoods to sample beverages and tasty treats. Bike tours are also available if you prefer to navigate on two wheels.

Puck's Plenty Foraging Tours, Stratford

Take a professionally led foraging expedition along Stratford’s wooded trails in search of wild edible plants. Learn how to identify each one and its health benefits, and then transform your finds into a delicious meal. Everyone in the family is invited to join, including your pooch.

Forest City Culinary Experiences, London

Guided walking tours let by a local culinary insider will introduce you to London’s diverse culinary scene.
 

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