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Things to do in Montreal

There are so many things to do in Montreal and the surrounding areas, that you’ll be spoilt for choice. Explore Montreal, Quebec City and Mont Tremblant - the opportunities are endless.

From the ordinary to the extraordinary, you’ll be amazed by the variety of things to see. From the cobbled streets of Montreal to the unique culture and French heritage of Quebec and exhilarating year-round activities of Mont Tremblant and the Laurentian mountains. Enhance your break with one of our carefully selected experiences or hire a car and explore this area and further afield at your own pace. Toronto and Boston are great options for an exciting twin centre holiday.

Shopping.

Shopping

Explore the underground pedestrian network in downtown Montreal, 33km of connecting passageways with 1700 shops and 200 restaurants. Or visit Centre Eaton, a five-storey shopper’s paradise brimming with stores, restaurants and movie screens. Laurier Avenue is lined with gourmet shops and bakeries which sell fine chocolates, fresh breads and local cheeses.

Sightseeing.

Sightseeing

Head to Place-D’armes, a square framed by some of the finest buildings in Old Montreal, which include the oldest bank, first skyscraper and Basilique Notre-Dame. Catch a glimpse of Montreal’s neo-gothic church, a ‘must see’ attraction that houses a collection of finely crafted artwork and vibrant stained-glass windows that depict scenes from Montreal’s history.

Food.

Food

Head to downtown Montreal for an abundance of dining options, which range from steak houses to fine dining restaurants, cafes and wine bars. Enjoy modern French cuisine on St Joseph Street and Laurier Street. L’Express is fantastically French, serving classic Parisian bistro cuisine such as steak frites, bouillabaisse and many excellent wines.

Recreational activities.

Recreational activities

Biodome is a captivating exhibit that will appeal to both adults and children. The four ecosystems house thousands of animal and plant species. Amble through rainforest, rolling woodlands or along the Atlantic oceanfront – without even leaving the building. Or enjoy an exhilarating day out at La Ronde. Its impressive rides include Monstre, the world’s highest wooden roller coaster.

Touring Eastern Canada - Quebec.

Touring Eastern Canada - Quebec

Quebec City boasts plenty of ‘must see’ attractions which include Parc des Champs de Bataille, a cliff-top park and Vieux Quebec, the historic old town which was founded in 1608. Enjoy the rejuvenating Scandinavian bath experience of Scandinave Spa Mont-Tremblant or an unforgettable round of golf with incredible landscapes at Golf le Geant.

See the sights of Montreal

Get more from your Montreal holiday by booking one of our experiences.

Montreal city hop-on hop-off tour
Montreal city hop-on hop-off tour.

A great value and convenient way to see the city. Create your own itinerary and set your own timetable with a one-day ticket on the Montreal City hop-on hop-off tour. Get on and off as you please at any of the ten stops, which include major attractions such as Notre Dame Basillica, Chinatown and Mount Royal Park. For a unique experience, select the evening tour and enjoy night time views and ambiance of this beautiful city at night.

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