Montreal is home sweet home. There is no other city like it in the world!
Whether you come for a week-end or a longer period of time, there will always be something to see and do.
Check out the top 5 places where I take my foreign friends and visitors. They all leave with unforgettable memories.
A visit to Montreal would never be complete without a visit to this haven in the middle of the city.
There are many ways to reach the top of the mountain, if you feel like having a good workout! You can walk, take the bus or drive. I promise that it is well worth it.
Once you arrive at the top, you are rewarded with this view. Isn’t it amazing?
You will be transported back in time and feel as if you’re in Europe with its cobblestone streets and horse-drawn carriages.
The buildings are so beautiful and rich in history.
Wander through St-Paul, De La Commune, St-Jacques, Ste-Antoine streets among others
Chinatown is only a few minutes away from Old Montreal. It is not as big as any other Canadian cities like Toronto and Vancouver but it brings that Asian vibe to a multi-cultural & dynamic city.
Go window shopping, have a nice bubble tea, go people watching or have a delicious & inexpensive meal in the many restaurants (Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean
Le Plateau is one of the hippest and trendiest neighborhoods in the city.
Avenue du Mont-Royal is the main artery. You will find everything from old & new bookshops, countless restaurants (L’Avenue is one of the best places for brunch), boutiques, bakeries and of course, our favorite meeting spots: coffee shops
The heart of the city is at the corner of Ste-Catherine & Peel streets.
There is also a great network of tunnels which we call ”La ville souterraine or the underground city” which connects the main buildings to shops, restaurants, subway system, buses and suburb trains. It is a refuge in the cold winter months and the hot and humid summer days!
Though walking outside is better to truly appreciate and admire the city’s landmarks.
I hope you enjoyed the tour of my city. I know I left out so many other great neighborhoods that are totally worth visiting but they will be covered later!
What appeals to you the most?
Doesn’t it make you want to come for a visit? Hint * I can be your personal guide, while I’m still here
Til next time!