An international destination of choice, Montréal is easily accessed by land, water and air. Downtown is a mere 20 minutes from the
Pierre-Elliott Trudeau International Airport, which handles some 600 flights daily.Public transit is not only affordable, it’s also a great way to get around the city. Quick, safe and clean, the metro connects downtown to major tourism attractions, as well as to numerous bus stops and train stations. In addition, cycling enthusiasts enjoy 450 kilometres of bicycle paths, many of which lead to major tourist areas.
Don’t forget to ensure you have a valid passport at all times, and in some cases, a visa. American citizens returning home should also be aware that there are new customs requirements in effect . For more information, visit the Web sites of Citizenship and Immigration Canada and the U.S. Department of State.
To finish your trip in style, take some time out to shop for gifts and souvenirs. Details on the transport of goods can be found on the Canada Border Services Agency Web site.
Have a look at Tourisme Montréal’s Official Tourist Guide
on line! The Guide offers mapped neighbourhood-by-neighbourhood tours of the city and it is replete with information on shopping,
accommodations, restaurants, guided tours and more.
A tourist guide specifically designed to promote accessible tourism to people with restricted physical abilities.
Montréal is the first major city in the world to release an urban Geotourism MapGuide, developed in cooperation with the Montréal community. Geotourism is tourism that sustains or enhances the geographic character of a place, its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage, and the well being of its residents.The MapGuide identifies natural, cultural, and historic attractions that define a sense of place.
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