Visiting Guelph

Welcome to Guelph and Area

Guelph — pronounced “gwelf”.

Known as the Royal City, Guelph was named after the British Monarch King George IV, who was from the Guelph lineage, a German family.

We welcome you and invite you to browse this site to discover unique experiences while visiting Guelph.

2018 Visit Guelph Guide

“That’s so Guelph”: A term to describe something that is intrinsically Guelph. Whether you’ve said it, heard it, or you’re just discovering it, we hope you find yourself saying “that’s so Guelph” as you read, explore and enjoy the 2018 Visit Guelph Guide.

Online edition

View the guide online

Printed edition

Pick up one or more copies of the guide at the Guelph Civic Museum, City Hall, Hotels in the City, or order one to be delivered to you.

visitor's guide cover


Guelph experiences warm/hot and humid summers, and cold/mild winters common to southwestern Ontario.

Climate charts courtesy of WeatherSpark.

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