Perched on the edge of a spectacular gorge and nestled along the banks of the Grand & Irvine River lies the enchanting village of Elora, Ontario.
Famous for the spectacular Elora Gorge and its 80 foot limestone cliffs descending into the Grand and Irvine Rivers. Adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers regularly flock to Elora, Ontario to enjoy some fun and take in the natural beauty. Many original stone buildings from the 1800′s still make up the downtown village centre. Over the decades, Elora has maintained its old world charm and the century-old buildings have been transformed into unique galleries, gift shops, artists studios and charming restaurants creating the perfect four-season shopping and dining destination.
Elora is a cultural haven with so much to offer. Rich in live music, visual arts, crafts, up-scale boutiques, natural beauty, architecture, culinary flavours, and diverse in culture; Elora provides an alternative lifestyle not typically found in small, rural communities in this day and age.
Discover for yourself what makes Elora so unique and you will fall in love too!
When visiting Elora, be sure to pack an adventurous spirit along with hiking shoes, swim gear, bicycle, and a camera!
Cycle a portion of the Trans-Canada Trail, which links Elora with other rural communities. Or explore the area on walking trails in the village and the Elora Gorge Conservation Area. Discover trails that descend to the river’s edge in the midst of terrific limestone cliffs and caves. Outdoor enthusiasts can kayak, swim or “tube” down the Grand River on a rubber inner tube. Try a zip line across the gorge or a hot air balloon ride all surrounded by the some of the most incredible scenery in southern Ontario.
Elora bustles during July’s three-week Elora Festival, one of Canada’s most heralded summer music festivals.
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A favourite within the area and CBC radio, is the annual Elora Festival featuring the Festival Singers. This well-established celebration in music, attracts world-class performers from a wide variety of disciplines – classical, gospel, jazz, blues and more. Performances take place in local churches as well as the Gamble Barn.
Remember Elora, tell friends about Elora, and most of all, visit us often!
Elora, Ontario, Canada
Thu, 17 August, 2017, 10:00 am