Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport is located about 19 kms 12mi from the city centre. From many trees reveal an array of colors that, believe it or not, are present year-round. But it's still necessary to exercise common sense, especially after sundown. It is a cosmopolitan city with enough French flair that one could easily forget they are in Canada — a characteristic that many French-Canadians are proud to project. Bonsecours Market Down Saint-Claude Street is the gigantic 150-year-old Bonsecours Market, the oldest and largest public market in Montreal. Be sure to pause during your drive along the King's Road and discover photogenic villages like Cape Health , with its ancient church. Will the market be open at that time.
Wander down the old cobbled streets and window shop in the many antique shops and art galleries, enjoy the sunshine on a patio, admire outdoor art installations, take copious amounts of photos, and go to my favourite place in the neighbourhood, Bar à Beurre for a salad and then some mind blowing desserts. Vieux Montréal Old Montréal and Vieux Port Old Port are the most popular among tourists — a beautiful area of the city that should be seen by all. Other day trips: Mont-Tremblant, Eastern Townships, Lake Champlain. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from in Saint-Henri, but I highly recommend Tacos Victor and Ludger. Looking forward to hearing from you : Thanks! Should we hire a car? Stock-up on tacos, refried beans, homemade salsa and Mexican Jicama salad during your next visit to Chinatown! Here, you can explore historic cathedrals or grab a cappuccino at one of the traditional French cafes along Boulevard Saint-Laurent. Joseph, Jesus' earthly father and Canada's patron saint, St. From morning to night, they serve colourful and imaginative plates, cocktails, and, of course, coffee.
For whatever reason, whales seem to love chilling in the waters that surround Tadoussac. Then hire a car if you need one for the wedding. Horse-drawn carriages traverse cobblestone streets and meander past such notable sites as the , the Hôtel de Ville Town Hall , the Vieux-Port Old Port and the Marché Bonsecours Bonsecours Market. I went in December and unfortunately I saw more Ice fog than anything else, but the wildlife and different activities going on made it all worthwhile. Olympic Stadium is the former home of the Montreal Expos. Let me know if you have other questions! If history doesn't excite you, head to the bustling downtown area for an afternoon of shopping or to for a hike.
In fact, every 2 years Cirque du Soleil un-veils a new show at the Jacques Cartier Quay. And there are so many cafés in the city that it would take you months to visit all of them. Pack your gloves and parka! It will be my first holiday by myself. La Capital Tacos Photo credit: La Capital Tacos Make your way to the heart of Chinatown for some exceptional Mexican food at! The average temperature in October is 48 degrees. I have to return, actually I am not thinking of potentially moving there if I move back to Canada. Getting Around Montreal The best ways to get around Montreal are on foot or by public transportation.
Spend some time strolling through the tranquil bonsai trees in the Japanese Garden or learn about the principles of yin and yang in the Chinese Garden, which showcases designs from the 14th to 17th century Ming Dynasty. Quebec City: Here are a few resources that could help: ; I hope this helps! Walk until your feet hurt and then switch to a Bixi bike or public transportation. A number of the downtown luxury hotels are linked to the Underground City Montréal souterrain , so it is great for tourists. If you are drawn to the temperate summer, make sure to book in advance: Montreal hosts numerous popular festivals during this season. Snowstorms can be sudden and intense and affect traffic and air travel.
Finally, please note that the restaurants on this map are not ranked. Montreal is one of the most visited cities in , having something to offer everyone. There seems a good mixture of culture, tasting and museums. Tonight we're at the Cirque du Soleil for a circus performance. Dive into the or discover. Temperatures in July and August typically average over 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
The is one of the oldest highways in North America and opened to traffic in 1737. We love walking through old historic neighborhoods, glasses of wine at an outdoor cafe, trying new foods, and all the things we see on your blog. You might even spot a hawk or one of the other 145 migrating birds that populate the area. High temperatures this time of year average in the upper 20s; pack plenty of warm clothes. Many tourists and locals wind up here after a show or to simply just enjoy a cold beer with friends. As for the events, I suggest keeping an eye on the Tourisme Montréal blog, they have a weekly list of things going on in the city coming out every Friday. The stop in Montréal is in the city centre, and within walking distance of the métro.
Poutine, a French Canadian dish, it is basically french fries with gravy and cheese curds on top. Summer by far sees the most visitors descending on this unique and historic city, which is best explored on foot. I hope it is ok that I have shared your itinerary. Garlicky dips and succulent kebabs are the staples at this longtime. Got to keep my options open. Take a look at these Montreal tourist attractions that you should check out. The lanterns are best viewed at sundown so consider dropping by the garden's arboretum in the late afternoon for a peaceful stroll before making your way to the main attraction in the Chinese garden.
Enjoy your time in the city. It contains everything I know and love about Montreal! Nearly all of the venders are the farmers themselves. There's even a fashion show, with Barbie models on the catwalk, with a Barbie audience in attendance. Once your hangover is under control, wander around Mile End and shop at boutiques like Annex Vintage and Boutique Unicorn because,! Still, there are plenty of things to see and do all over the sprawling city. It might be a little out of the way, but this veritable oasis of lushery is something every Montrealer should make a trip to, at least every few months especially in winter.
Although the jet boating sound fun but I am not sure if they can do it considering their age. In fact — everything about the restaurant is. The south of Mont-Royal is close enough to Old Montreal and Chinatown. And remember, what happens in Montréal, stays in Montréal. On the contrary, you should definitely find a little hotel room and spend a couple days exploring Old Montréal. Thinking of renting a car and exploring outside of the city as well. Are we likely to have some good warmish, sunny days?? Montréalers love all things active and outdoorsy! One bedroom has a queen bed and the other has two twin beds, a crib is also available if needed.