Montreal, the most important French-speaking city in the American continent.
Its streets, its people, its attractions, its restaurants and the blend of the old and the modern will make you fall in love with it.
In this Tourist Guide about Montreal, you will find all the information to plan your trip in the best way and you will be able to visit the most important places with our tips, from a traveler to another traveler.
Montreal is one of the most popular destinations in Canada, with Toronto and Vancouver.
First time in Montreal?
There are many places to see in the city and that’s why we have organized all the information in different sections.
Montreal is known for being a cultural and artistic icon of Canada so you cannot skip going to the museums, such as the Museum of Fine Arts, the McCord Museum and the Museum of Archeology.
If you want to visit monuments, we are sure that the Basilica of Notre Dame, the Olympic Tower, and the Clock Tower will take your breath away.
Montreal becomes a meeting point with its great events
- The F1 Canada Grand Prix (Formula 1)
- International Jazz Festival
For travelers who enjoy the “city walk”, this city has very quaint neighborhoods and at the same time restaurants to enjoy on your walks.
Let alone the fact that it is a destination with a lot of attractions for children like the Biodome Zoo and some parks like the Jean Drapeau.
There are also several activities you can do just like a local would, such as visiting the markets and festivals.
Thanks to the effects of winter, it is a city to spend a white Christmas and New Year.
We also recommend using the Passeport MTL card to save money on your trip.
What do you have to know before arriving in Montreal?
1) All the details about the climate in Montreal in each season of the year.
2) The languages spoken are French and English.
3) Verify if you must have a tourist visa or a travel permit to enter Canada.
4) Public transport works great and is very comfortable.
5) Learn about the services offered by the Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport receiving all flights to Montreal.
6) You will find many things to see.
Looking for where to stay?
To help you choose the place to stay, we have prepared a section with all the information of the recommended neighborhoods to sleep in the city.
We also have a special section on hotels and apartments, each one with its perks.
Hotels in Montreal – Book now, pay upon arrival. The best price, guaranteed
Do you want to continue traveling nearby?
Toronto is another city in Canada that attracts tourists from all over the world and it is very close.
The United States is relatively close by car, so we invite you to visit our guide to New York, which is only 6 hours away (by car).
Many travelers, stop in Miami before coming to Montreal, you can also check our city guide.