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Montréal’s natural assets—its mountain, river and bounty of beautiful parks—provide outstanding spaces for outdoor activities and soft adventures that are both thrilling and safe. Hiking and snowshoeing on Mount Royal as well as in-line skating and ice-skating at the Old Port provide visitors and locals alike with an opportunity to enjoy the city’s unique urban and rural mix.
Since Montréal is an island, water activities are a big draw. The Lachine rapids attract fearless kayaking, surfing and jet-boating fans. Less adventurous water lovers may prefer the Old Port’s new urban beach (although no bathing is allowed) or Île Sainte-Hélène and Île Notre-Dame, islands that offer spectacular views of the city and its river.
When England’s Arthur Wellesley, a.k.a. the 1st Duke of Wellington, first wore and popularized the leather hunting boot that...Read more
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