Custom Search
Canada Flag

This travel guide was prepared by:
international trading company
136 West Main Street | Welland Ontario Canada L3C 5A2
Phone. 905-788-3577
I have severe hearing problems - please contact me by e-mail
E-Mail:  info@itcwebdesigns.com
Ontario flag

Visit and explore Oakville and surroundings
Tourist Region: "Hamilton, Halton and Brant"
Canada, Ontario, tourism, travel guide


Oakville, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
Many thanks to MapArt for allowing us to use their maps


Oakville is located between Toronto and Hamilton directly on Lake Ontario. Oakville is a wealthy town which preserved many good things from the past. You will not become aware of this if you travel on the "QEW" - you must visit the city.
Oakville has a variety of interesting museums. Please get a free of charge visitors guide and check especially for events. I believe that almost everybody will find things in which he is interested.
Also galleries attract many visitors interested in art.
Oakville is also attracting potential shoppers as I learned by watching Elizabeth, my wife. Sometimes I think she and her mom are "born to shop". I only go shopping when I need something - for them it is entertainment.
If we go together I am normally rewarded after a more or less successful shopping tour with a good meal in a restaurant. This happened also in Oakville.

Oakville, Ontario, tourism, travel guide

Oakville, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
Especially antiques fascinate Elizabeth

Oakville, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
As you see. This time she did not buy anything

Oakville, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
I wish more cities would have such a downtown area
I had later a hard time to decide where to eat. There are so many interesting restaurants! I love Thai or Japanese food. Elizabeth is less exotic - she is a poor eater.
Having lived and worked in Germany for many years I know that most of the foreign dishes are "Canadianized". Nobody in Europe would order a "Wiener Schnitzel" with Sauerkraut and SpƤtzle or dumplings. A Greek gyros is something completely different than this terrible thing made of processed meat.
So we ended in an original Canadian restaurant.
There is no lack of offered accommodations. Normally we prefer b 7 b but for a change we also love a good hotel with a swimming pool.
Please carry your business card with you and ask for a cooperate rate. Don't be ashamed! Look how all the big companies try to save every cent.

Oakville has a beautiful beach.
Don't miss to go there - not necessarily for swimming but for a walk and to take pictures.

Oakville, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
Hiking along Lake Ontario end of October

Oakville, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
Oakville - the beach on Lake Ontario

Oakville, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
Enjoy the sights


Oakville is located in the heart of the so called "Halton Region" with all its conservation areas:
• Kelsol Glen Eden
• Crawford Lake>
• Mountsberg
• Rattlesnake Point
• Hilton Falls
• Mount Nemo

Hopefully you have enough time to visit at least a few of them.
We always advise visitors to use Highway 2 when they have to travel between Oakville and Burlington. Just watch the houses on the lake front! Many of our European friends wanted to live like that in Canada!


Oakville - A view from the sky


Beautiful Oakville - one of the most affluent towns in Canada


Royal Botanical Gardens, Hamilton, Burlington, Ontario, Canada, tourism, travel guide


Best views of Rock Garden @ RBG (Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington, ON)


7 Waterfalls of the Hamilton Area


Ontario, Werben Sie bei uns, advertise in our Internet travel guides, tourism, travel guide


Crafts and art work of the native people from North America, tourism, travel guide


Web design company in Welland, Ontario, Canada


Once upon a time Fort Erie was host to many exciting events such as "Edinburgh 1745", the battle of the Jakobites against the English.


Between the Lines, Weingut - klein aber fein, a small winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake


Niagara Falls, Floral Showhouse, Tourismus


Ball's Falls, conservation area, close to Jordan, Ontario, Canada, tourism, travel guide



international press card, internationaler Presseausweis
More travel guides in English
Visit Bavaria
Visit Thuringia in Germany
Visit and explore Newfoundland-Labrador
searchable database for Ontario
a tour along the northern shore of Lake Erie
events, celebration in Ontario
Weather Network
Many thanks for the great service
RCAF Museum, Dunnville, tourism, travel guide
butterfly conservatory in Niagara Falls Canada
Happy Rolph's bird sanctuary and petting farm
share our experine about cottage vacations on Lake Nipissing, tourism, travel guide
Rock Point Provincial Park on the shores of Lake Erie
Byng Island, conservation area, Dunnville, Grand River, outdoor pool, camping, fishing, boating
Many thanks to Pat Pagaono for allowing use to use his music
Teccem, specialty lubricants, fluorinated oils, greases and much more
An exiting web site about the last battle of Napoleon, many videos
Heidelberg-Rheingold singers performing in senior citizen residences, Port Colborne, Portal Village
Toyota Prius Van, experience, driving, Video,  enjoyable, fuel consumption, rating, what to know
our sugar bush adventure
Springerle cookie molds, our Swiss made molds are on sale to make room for our new collection
Log Inn, B & B, fishing
Military Museum in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, tourism, travel guide
Jordan, museum, tourism, travel guide
Susan's Villa, b & b, Niagara falls, Ontario, Canada, close to Falls, suites
annual Rose Parade in Welland, Ontario
Fort George, Niagara on the Lake
Powwow, Pow Wow, Fort Erie, Ontario, native people, event
Impressions, encounters, Ontario
The siege of Fort Erie, don't miss this spectacular event
professional web design in the languages German and English
Christian Camp Kahquah of the BIC church
dragon boat regatta, event
Shopping tips
Balls Falls, still a hidden treasure in the Niagara Region
A sightseeing tour along the Grand River
wine tasting at Pittilleri in Niagara-on-the-Lake
little adventurse at the Niagara River, Whirlpool aero car, hiking in the Niagara Glen Nature Reserve