Live it up in a major metropolis with a French flair
Montréal is Canada's second largest city with 1.7 million people (3.8 in the metropolitan region). There is an endless array of restaurants, coffee houses, and music clubs. Place Jacques-Cartier and Place d’Armes are must-see spots in Old Montréal. Become acquainted with the city’s history at the nearby museums of Pointe-à-Callière and Chateau Ramezay.
The Old Port of Montréal offers varied activities including the Montréal Science Centre, the Montréal Clock Tower and river excursions. Consisting of three buildings, the Casino de Montréal is the largest casino in Canada. The 250-acre park Mont-Royal Park occupies part of the mountain that lies in the midst of Montréal Island including the highest spot in the city.
Visiting during winter? No worries—Montréal’s famous Underground City will make you forget the snow on the surface. With more than 20 miles of tunnels spread over more than 4.6 square miles, connected areas include shopping malls, apartment buildings, hotels, condominiums, banks, offices, museums, universities, seven metro stations, two commuter train stations, a regional bus terminal and the Bell Centre Amphitheatre and Arena.
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