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Saint Josephs Oratory, view from the front garden Apart from different sightseeing tours Montreal offers its guests great facilities for exciting leisure. The Biodome de Montreal center is a perfect place for family visit. The complex encompasses several museums, a small zoological park and beautiful garden. Each day the center offers different entertaining shows and events and a special entertaining program for the youngest visitors of the place.
Montreal has been an established place for holding one of the greatest music festivals being the Montreal International Jazz Festival for more than thirty years. The festival takes place at … Open
Outdoor recreation fans will like the Saint-Lawrence Valley Ecomuseum reservation. Its territory hosts a small zoological park. The area of the scenic valley is crossed with numerous touristic routes. The Biosphere park is located not far from the city center. The main attractions of the park are the fountains and unique constructions made of metal. Despite the so typical of large cities urban style, the park is an excellent place for sport leisure activity and family recreation with kids.
The city owns a beautiful botanical garden named Montreal Botanical Gardens demonstrating its visitors a rich collection of exotic plants and flowers. The most popular beach is considered to the Plage du Parc Jean-Drapeau coast area which is located in a few minute drive from the city center. Those who have missed a chance to visit the city during the beach season should set to the city embankment. Each day the ships and boats cruise the coastline and offer exciting on water sightseeing tours which is one of the most popular entertainments among tourists. Copyright
Being one of the oldest cities of Canada, Montreal safe keeps the historical heritage and proudly demonstrates numerous historical landmarks and sights to the city visitors. A sightseeing … Open
The embankment area hosts numerous entertaining centers, restaurants and bars. Even late at night the area is rather crowded. Those wishing to try the most exciting attractions in action and have a good time are recommended to visit an entertainment park named La Ronde Amusement. The park features playing grounds for kids of all ages as well as a perfect rest area for their parents.
Saint Josephs Oratory, stairway to upper level Sport attraction and entertainments fans will love the city of Montreal as well as its nearest suburbs locate the most popular golf club Club de Golf Metropolitain. The Sharx center will be of great pleasure for bowling fans. The center features an upscale restaurant on its premises. Night entertainments fans will love plenty of night clubs and bars. The most popular night entertaining destinations of the city are still Brutopia, Dieu du Ciel, Jello Martini Lounge, Go Go Lounge and Baldwin Barmacie clubs and bars. To buy some foods and grocery tourists should better set off to the Jean-Talon market meanwhile memorable gifts and souvenirs as well as brand clothes one should better hunt in the largest shopping center of Montreal being the Underground City.
1. Tourists arriving at the airport of Montreal should first find a stall of Guide D'aeroport Montreal-Trudeau on the first level. The stall provides several guiding leaflets for free. The … Open
In summer, almost all water activities are available for tourists in Montreal: kayaking, cruises, boating trips, fishing tours, and sunbathing. You can ride in a horse-drawn carriage along the embankment Vieux-Port de Montréal. Here, they run throughout the day. In Montreal, there are also several comedy clubs where their guests never stop laughing. These are “Comedy Abroad!”, “Le Bordel”, and “Just for Laughs”. Also, you should follow the program of activities in Montreal halls, for example, in the Tohu, not to miss interesting concerts or performances held during your holiday.
Montreal Town Hall Rope parks with extreme attractions and rope ways are perfect for active pastime. In Montreal, there are two such parks: “MTL Zipline” and “Voiles en Voiles”. You don’t have to be an experienced player to try this activity, as it is enough only to have a desire to enjoy this. Fans of ecotourism often visit the Saint-Leonard Cavern. If you are going to do the same, you should have special shoes and clothes. The cavern is located in the city center, due to which it differs from other grottoes in city surroundings.
Certainly, you should visit the Zoo Ecomuseum located in the territory of the Refuge d'Oiseaux de Senneville. Here, deer, owls, wolves, otters, small rodents, and raccoons dwell. There is also a terrarium with turtles, snakes, and lizards. Children will not be bored here too (though, it is impossible because of all those animals), as there is an equipped playground. Those who want to swim in Montreal should visit the Aqua Dome with lots of swimming pools for all tastes. In summer, little tourists can have fun in an outdoor water park, Aquazilla, with lots of obstacle courses and bridges.
Park in Montreal In the biggest city of Quebec, there are a lot of interesting escape quest centers. One of the most popular centers is Ezkapaz. Here, participants can feel like saviors of the world, try to escape from creepy Sweeney Todd, or learn about a secret society. Another interesting escape quest club is Jeu d'Evasion. There are rooms decorated in the style of “Alice in Wonderland”, “Jurassic Park”, and other mystical rooms. The wonderful Amaze Quest Club contains a lot of rooms for all tastes. In total, there are 12 rooms, so everyone can play a quest to taste.
The main shopping street in Montreal is Sainte-Catherine that is often called the street of a hundred shops. It is a row of fashion boutiques, brand clothing, shoe, jewelry, and gift shops. … Open
The sports complex “Sports de Combats” will delight those who like archery and axe throwing. Here, you can have fun with your loved ones and do the shooting from water pistols. In the city, there are more specialized venues. Rage: Axe Throwing or Maniax is a perfect place for fans of axe throwing. Fans of archery should visit DodgeBow or Combat d'Archers. Those who can’t imagine their holiday without team games can visit Laser Quest Montreal or Lasalle Paintball. As you can guess, in the first club you can play laser tag, in the second - paintball. In both cases, visitors will have a good time.
Montreal Skyline Those who want to feel like a Jedi should visit The Force Academy where you can arm with a lightsaber and fight with other players. In the Ministry of Cricket & Other Homeless Sports Center, the visitors have an excellent opportunity to play bubble football, futsal, cricket, or enjoy archery. You can also ride a bike along the famous highway Circuit Gilles Villeneuve and enjoy a breathtaking show during the Canadian Grand Prix. In Vortex Racing, you can feel like a car racer. The Mont VR Club is very popular with fans of VR games.
Discovering the architecture of Montreal from bird's eye view! Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde, Olympic Stadium, Bonsecours Market, Montreal City Hall, Christ Church Cathedral, Casino de Montreal, all those monuments are defining the image of Montreal … Open
In the city, there are also several excellent rock-climbing walls. People come here not only to learn the basics of climbing, but also to have a good time. The best indoor climbing centers in Montreal are Allez Up and Horizon Roc. Mini-golf fans should visit Putting Edge Spheretech that is amazingly designed. Fans of winter activities will be impressed by the Natrel Skating Rink. Bowling enthusiasts can take advantage of the BoulZeye club. Here, you can have a good time with family and friends.
Montreal Those who want to watch a new film should visit the Cinema Cineplex Forum and the Cinema Beaubien. In both theatres, there are spacious halls with a comfortable atmosphere. Those who prefer sports competitions will be delighted with Circuit Gilles Villeneuve (where car races are held) and Stade Olympique (where you can enjoy swimming, running, horseriding, and football competitions). On the upper floor of the stadium, there is a wonderful observation platform that has a breathtaking view of Montreal. Gamblers should visit Casino de Montreal. Here, you can play different slot machines and roulette.
Saint Josephs Oratory, Notre-Dame Basilica, Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, Saint Patricks Basilica, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for Montreal … Open
Also, try other interesting activities in Montreal and visit workshops. The Lincoln Apartment Bakery will teach you how to cook Canadian delicacies. Those who want to cook like the people in Quebec should visit La Guilde Culinaire. In the Céramic Café-Studio, the visitors can learn to make real masterpieces of ceramics. In Montreal, you can also relax in wonderful spa centers. One of the best spa centers is Rainspa located in the Place D'Armes Hotel. Another interesting place for spa enthusiasts is Scandinave Spa Vieux-Montreal.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Montreal and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Montreal
♥   Local Park 'Mount Royal' , 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Provincial Park 'Voyageur Provincial Park' , 65.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Alburg Dunes' , 75.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'High Falls' , 76.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Hazens Notch' , 113.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Montreal
♥   Amusement park 'La Ronde Six Flags' Montréal, 6.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Super Aqua Club' Pointe-Calumet, 28.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Parc Safari' Hemmingford, 52.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Parc Aquatique Mont Saint-Sauveur' Saint-Sauveur, 58.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Pays des Merveilles' Sainte-Adèle, 67.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Montreal
♥   Water park 'Super Aqua Club in Pointe-Calumet' outside of Montreal, 28.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Mont Saint-Sauveur' north of Montreal, 58.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Smugglers Notch Water Park' Jeffersonville, 121.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Montreal - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Montreal - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Montreal?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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