About Montreal

About montreal

Montréal is a beautiful city renowned for its international flavour and inspiring diversity. Located on an island in the St. Lawrence River, it is home to approximately 1.6 million residents and the largest bilingual workforce in Canada. It is the largest French-speaking city outside France and a perfect blend of European energy and North American efficiency. One of the world’s top convention cities and a certified destination for sustainable events, there’s something for everyone here. You’ll find a friendly population, world-famous gastronomy, and an atmosphere of celebration!

Vibrant nightlife and eclectic cuisine. Cobblestone streets and a horse-drawn calèche. Here in Montréal, the old city blends seamlessly with a modern metropolis of glass and steel, and trendy boutiques sit side-by-side with quaint bistros and brasseries.
Montréal offers a unique tour of the gastronomic pleasures of the world. With more than 4,000 restaurants, serving the national cuisine of some 80 countries, no wonder this city is considered one of the world’s leading culinary centers.
You may enjoy the artisan studios of the Old Port, or the shops, theaters, and major department stores of the underground city. Montréal’s artistic scene includes one of the world’s leading orchestras, an internationally-renowned ballet company, English and French theaters, comedy clubs, and dozens of museums and galleries.
For more details on Montréal and available tours, visit www.tourisme-montreal.org.

For tours, there are various companies offering guided tours, of different areas in Montreal: www.mtl.org/en/what-to-do/tours
A lot of tours are offered daily, but it is always best to call to confirm availability before going to the meeting point.

If you are interested in a guided tour in a bus, or hop-on hop-off, there are departures available daily from the Montreal Infotouriste Centre, located at 1255 Peel Street, Suite 100 (Peel Metro Station). For things to do in Montreal, we invite you to download a mobile app: www.mtl.org/en/plan/my-official-montreal-city-guide.