Montreal Tourism Kit

Montreal Tourism Kit is, of course, for all those interested in our wide range of tourism attractions including us Montrealers. Tourism travels to Montreal that create local leisure and tourism jobs and travel tourism services that create earnings and profits.  

Tourism advices and services offered by our local suppliers such as the hotels and restaurants of our catering hospitality industries. Tourism tours offered by our transport industries and tourism attractions such as our more than 850 public artworks spread all over Montreal. 

Domestic attractions and recreation such as bike rides along the Lachine Canal, bird watching in the Botanical Garden, cross-country ski in some of our boroughs and hundreds of activities throughout the year in our nature parks

Montreal Tourism Trends

Tourism packages and visitors mostly from France, China, United Kingdom, Mexico and United States. A strong business tourism, thanks to several business events such as our many Trade Shows and Fairs, all kinds of Sports and Cultural Events, the best nightlife spots and comfortable overnight stays in our hotels motels accommodations. 

Travel and tourism trends in tourism places such as an unusual walk in our Notre-Dame-des-Neiges cemetery with its superb surroundings, multiple paths and remarkable artifacts. A commemoration of our architectural, cultural, environmental, historical and religious heritage in a natural heaven for local plants, animal life and rare species. 

Montreal Gay Tourism

A Gay Village located in the East part of downtown Montreal that attracts and welcomes thousands of LGBT and gay-friendly local and foreign visitors. The Village is where everybody can and does have a gay time.

A local Village with its many restaurants, terraces, bars, clubs and coffee shops where to enjoy foods and drinks with friends and lovers. A Village that also offers all kinds of retail stores, food stores, lodgings and professional services all under the famous colour balls canopy created by Claude Cormier, a landscape architect.

A canopy art installation that started with pink balls in 2011. Plastic balls that were replaced with multi-coloured balls in 2017 and that have been permanently taken down in September 2019. Plastic balls that ended up being rather expensive because they did not last long under the sun and rain and needed to constantly be replaced.

Montreal Tourism Kit and Tourism Attractions

Just so you are not too disappointed, our Montreal Tourism Kit is also about some of our main attractions for you to discover and enjoy. If you are on a short trip and only have a few hours to visit, here are a few suggestions on how to spend your bit of free time in downtown Montreal. 

For a visit to the...

  • Basilique Notre-Dame - Place-D'armes Metro Station
  • Centre Canadien d'Architecture - Guy-Concordia Metro Station
  • Centre des Sciences - Champ-de-Mars Metro Station
  • Château Ramesay - Champs-de-Mars Metro Station
  • Musée d'Art Contemporain - Place-des-Arts Metro Station
  • Musée des Beaux-Arts - Guy-Concordia or Peel Metro Stations
  • Musée McCord - McGill Metro Station
  • Musée Pointe-à-Callière - Place-D'Armes Metro Station
  • Oratoire Saint-Joseph - Côte-des-Neiges Metro Station

For a pleasant walk...

  • Canal Lachine - Charlevoix Metro Station
  • Jardin Botanique - Pie IX Metro Station
  • Place Jacques-Cartier  - Champs-de-Mars Metro Station
  • Vieux-Montréal - Champ-de-Mars, Pl-d'Armes, Square-Victoria Stations
  • Vieux-Port - Champs-de-Mars Metro Station
  • Ville Souterraine  - Berri-UQAM Metro Station

Montreal TOURISM Kit by Rachel Louise Barry