Montreal

  • Accommodation:
    • Abri du Voyageur
  • Transport:
    • The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) offers tourists passes valid for a one or three-day period, allowing unlimited access to its bus and metro network
    • 1 trip costs $3.25 / 1-daycard (24h) costs $10 / 3-day card (consecutive) costs $19
    • The metro has four lines: Green, Orange, Yellow and blue
    • The 747 shuttle provides bus service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, between Montréal-Trudeau Airport and downtown
    • Two route options are available from the airport: 1.) Destination Terminus Lionel-Groulx métro Station and 2.) Destination Centre-ville (Downtown)
    • Entrances to the Montreal Metro are signed with an inverted arrow inside a circle on a light blue background
    • However, the Saint-Antoine entrance to the Square-Victoria station is signed with a decorative ‘Metropolitain’ sign
  • Things to see:
    • Mount Royal
    • Atwater Market
    • Place des Arts
    • Saint Joseph’s Oratory
    • Botanical Gardens
    • Old Port of Montreal
    • Parc Jean-Drapeau
    • Centre d’histoire de Montréal
    • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel
    • La Grande Roue de Montréal
    • Parc Maisonneuve
    • Old Montreal
  • Tips:
    • Take a gentle stroll along the Lachine Canal or through La Fontaine Park
    • Look out for the Tam-Tams – a weekly free festival around the George-Étienne Cartier Monument in Mount Royal Park
    • Mount Royal Park offers a nice viewpoint with a little café ☕ ☕ ☕