Things To Do in Montreal, Quebec

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Montreal Attractions

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  • Montreal is popular among inquisitive minds like yourself. In fact, a good percentage of travellers can't wait for their next trip to Montreal to check out local hot spots and participate in the best activities. The most booked activities can catch the curiosity of even experienced explorers, and one look at our list explains why. Our collection includes an impressive range of entertainment and excitement. With unequalled ways to explore the best this area has to offer like a Day Trip to the Laurentian Mountains to one-of-a kind ways to check out the best this area has to provide like a Hop-On Hop-Off Double-Decker Bus Tour, there is an abundance of opportunities to choose from when you browse the list of activities here at Expedia Canada.

Our activities are the ideal way to organize your trip. You'll want a little planning to best get the feel for Montreal, especially when you want to schedule in lots of local cuisine and entertainment. And it's evident that you're itching to explore every avenue—you're ready to get out and play. You're anxious to sign up for the best activities around, and a quiet day exploring local neighbourhoods is what you love best. Book professional area tours on Expedia Canada, and you'll never get lost.

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1. Old Port of Montreal

The Old Port of Montréal is an excellent place to start your journey around the city’s historic area. Locals and tourists alike flock to the port in their millions every year, drawn by its mix of fascinating history and contemporary culture.
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Historic architecture, modern attractions and an exciting calendar of festivals make it impossible to get bored at this lively and scenic riverfront space.

2. Montreal Biodome

Canada’s climate is one of extremes, but at the Montreal Biodome you can experience several climates in one place. The Biodome simulates five different ecosystems of the Americas ranging from tropical to Arctic, and serves as home to 250 animal and 500 plant species.
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Montreal's “house of life” is a zoo, an aquarium and a nature preserve all under one futuristic glass roof. 

3. Notre Dame Basilica

This neo-Gothic masterwork is one of the most popular locations in Montreal. Thousands enter Notre-Dame Basilica’s doors each day during the summer months. It is a Canadian national icon, hosting such high-profile events as Pope John Paul II’s 1984 visit and Celine Dion’s 1994 wedding.
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The incandescent blue and gold interior of Montreal’s spiritual heart dazzles visitors and pilgrims. It was once the largest house of worship in North America.

4. La Ronde Six Flags

Originally built for the 1967 Montreal World’s Fair, La Ronde is now the city’s exhilarating Six Flags amusement park. Great views, thrilling rides and fun festivals make this park worth a day’s visit.
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Montreal’s favorite amusement park lights up the night sky in summertime, and has some of the highest and fastest roller coasters in Canada.

5. Montreal Botanical Garden

In 1935, Brother Marie-Victorin urged the mayor to give the city a botanical garden. As a Brother of the Christian Schools and a botanist, he dreamed of a garden that was beautiful, educational and inspiring. Today’s Botanical Garden has achieved his vision, and is now considered to be one of the world’s great botanical gardens.
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Originally created as “a corsage for the city’s lapel,” Montreal’s premier gardens have blossomed into a horticultural and cultural giant. 

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