Montreal, Quebec’s Metropolis and the largest French-speaking city of America, is the centre of culture and affairs of the province. It is the annual host of the World Film Festival, the International Festival of Jazz, the Just for Laughs Festival, Montreal high lights Festival and the Grand Prix of Formula 1 of Canada. Old Montreal is its historic quarter. The Montreal Canadiens hockey club elected home in the city since its creation in 1909. Famous for its underground city of more than 30 km with all what you need: restaurants, cafes, hotels, universities, shopping malls, etc. Montreal is a city with a lot of cultural life at any time, lots of free concerts throughout the year especially in summer during the festivals. To see: the Old Port with plenty of space to walk, many restaurants, cafes and shops. Jean Drapeau Park, the Biosphere, the Botanical Garden, the Casino of Montreal, the ‘Place des Arts’, Mont-Royal, among others.
Getting around by public transport is very easy and you can buy the card for a day or 3 consecutive days and you will have unlimited travel by subway or bus. You can use the same card to go to the airport.
You also have the option to buy a card in the museums that give you unlimited travel over the entrance to 38 different museums.
For the best view of the city, go to Mont-Royal, you could take beautiful photos from up there. If you have the chance to be on a Sunday, you will find ‘the tam-tam’, a community of musicians that will meet to make their music and people will dance; you will spend a very good time. You can also have another beautiful view from the Casino of Montreal, a building with lots of windows and terraces for smokers from where you can make beautiful pictures.
If you like shopping, you will find many shopping centres and stores everywhere.
The city has many terraces in summer and it is known by the wide variety of restaurants where almost all cuisines of the world are represented.