A determined mixture of French and Canadian, this city's dual personality is reflected in its architecture as well as its population. Drop by Place Ville Marie, Place d'Armes and the beautiful Notre Dame Basilica. Take a walk in the beautiful Jean-Drapeau Parc or a Bateau Mouche down the St Lawrence River.
Discover the east or west side of Old Montréal. Visit attractions such as Cours Le Royer, St-Paul Street, Palace Jacques-Cartier, City Hall, Champ de Mars, Bonsecours Street and its chapel and the Bonsecours Market. During the west side tour, visit attractions such as Place d'Armes, St-Jacques Street and its banks. Both tours include a visit inside the Notre-Dame Basilica.
After all that culture and beautiful buildings, you might be in the mood for a slightly less highbrow pursuit. and what could fit the bill better than shopping? And as the Canadian dollar buys you more for your pound than the US dollar, Canada is THE place to shop! Malls include Montréal Eaton Centre, Complexe des Jardins, Le Faubourg Sainte-Catherine and the Place Ville Marie. Wander around Old Montréal for knick-knacks and antiques. Boulevard St Denis is Montréal's Latin Quarter, lined with shops, cafés, bistros and bars.
Discover Little Italy, one of Montréal's most captivating neighbourhoods. Visit Jean-Talon Market, the biggest outdoor market in North America. The market is a feast for the eyes and palette alike, featuring a variety of tastings and culinary treats.
Go river rafting on the St. Lawrence river - 15 minutes from downtown Montréal. You can enjoy a leisurely pace on the tranquil waters of the river with some rapids or experience faster-flowing currents. Available between May and August.