Montreal Quebec

Orientation

Montreal is the second largest city in Canada, but is completely different than most of the major cities within Canada.  This is for the fact that it represents the heart and center of French culture in Canada and this denotes the history of Canada in that at one time when Montreal was at the capital of New France.

Things To Do In Montreal 

Biodome

Go back 50 years and this was the structure for the cycling activities of the 1976 Summer Olympic, also known as the velodrome. Today it features one of the largest indoor biodomes which offers vegetation as well as animals from the various climate regions in the world. Open daily.

Mount Royal

Okay it  doesn’t have some Castle on it where rich people live or where royalty live. B ut it is in the center of Montreal and at over 700 feet its a good climb for exercise as well as a good vista downtown Montreal, as well as greater Montreal and beyond. 

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts 

It is the largest art museum in Canada.  The museum is located on the historic Golden Square Mile stretch of Sherbrooke Street and has a major piece of Group of Seven. Free day tours available; as well as affordable self guided recorded tours.

Trips from Montreal

Trois-Rivières

Situated between Montreal and Quebec City along the St Lawrence River. It is where the Quebec Museum of Folk Culture explores the cultural life of the Québécois. 

Quebec City

This is the seventh largest city in Canada with almost 500,000 people and like Montreal Quebec City is unlike any other city in Canada. It looks like a piece of Europe right in the heart of Canada. It is popular year-round for its summer time festivals, street cafes and historic narrow streets; as well as for skiing as the nearby Mont-Sainte-Anne which is one of the top 10 ski resorts within North America.