© Tourisme Montréal, Stéphan Poulin - Outdoor staircases
 
Montréal at a glance

I figured it would just be a Parisian New York or vice versa. Naïve as I was, I didn’t realize that I was in for a spirited, bold and complex mix of contrasts that defies comparison.

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© Old Port of Montreal, Miguel Legault - Old Port of Montréal
 
Gastronomy

For Montréalers, food is a daily celebration to savour with gusto! It’s a passion that tastefully flavours our city’s unique cuisine.

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© Wri2 - Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada
 
Festivals and major shows

No matter the season, time or weather, we Montrealers flock to festivals like moths to a flame. 

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© jimmyhamelin.com - The Montréal Fashion & Design Festival
 
Fashion, shopping and beauty

Montréal street style makes quite an impression, rivalling fashions from Rome and Barcelona. See why.

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Discover Montréal your way  
© Les amis de la montagne / S. Montigné, 2008 - Mount Royal Park

With art, history, science and nature museums that cater to kids plus spaces to run and play, Montréal is an ideal family destination.

© Nancy Falso - Place des Festivals

Montréal is an enriching and versatile place for kids of all ages to learn about language, art, science and more - and have a blast while doing it!

© Tourisme Montréal, Stéphan Poulin - Cruises

When it comes to visiting Montréal by water, it’s smooth sailing!

© Daniel Desmarais - Jacques-Cartier Bridge and The Clock Tower

With cobblestone streets, chic boutique hotels and a stellar gourmet scene, it’s easy to revel in the romance of this city.

© Biosphère, Environment Museum - Biosphère, Environment Museum

Enjoy discovering the many faces – all sustainable – of green tourism in Montréal fashion!

© Jonathan Lapalme - Cycling path at Lachine Canal National Historic Site of Canada

Deals and discounts make visiting Montréal as easy on the pocket as it is enjoyable!

© Carl Éthier - Aires Libres

To the Village and beyond: Find out why Montréal is a fav LGBT destination.



Soak up the culture  
© Festival Kinétik 5.0 - Festival Kinétik 5.0

With a unique heritage unto its own, Montréal, as a city, boasts a lifestyle and culture that exudes avant-garde creativity.

© Guy St-Vincent - Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

The founding peoples of Montréal – the French and the English – gave the city its rich religious architectural heritage.

© Galerie MX - Galerie MX

No matter what time of year you plan your visit, Montréal’s cultural calendar is chock-a-block with exciting events and activities!

© Tourisme Montréal, Daniel Choinière - Old and new buildings

Old meets new in this ultramodern City of Design that embraces its architectural roots.



Play and pamper  
© Tourisme Montréal, Mario Melillo - Crescent Street

From chic to punk, conservative to alternative, pub to dance floor, Montréal nightlife is all about the party!

© Wri2 - Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada

Montréal is a sports-sational destination, not only for the quality of its teams, but for the fervour of its fans!

© Fitz and Follwell Co. - Fitz and Follwell Co. (velo)

With 500 kilometres of bike trails, abundant green spaces, and water lapping up on our shore, Montréal has it all to get out there and get moving!

© Ritz-Carlton Montréal - Ritz-Carlton Montréal

What makes Montréal so chic? Fashion? Savoir-vivre? Food? Find out here – or better yet, discover for yourself!