Montreal is a charming city located in eastern Canada, known for its rich history, unique architecture, and vibrant cultural scene. With its picturesque old town, bustling food scene, and lively nightlife, Montreal is a popular destination for travelers seeking a mix of culture and excitement. Visitors can explore the city's many museums, art galleries, and cultural landmarks, such as the Notre-Dame Basilica and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Montreal is also famous for its festivals, including the Montreal Jazz Festival and the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, which draw in visitors from all over the world. Whether you're interested in history, food, music, or just soaking up the atmosphere, Montreal is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to experience the best of Canada.
How to reach Montreal:
The YUL, Montréal-Trudeau International Airport is located 20 minutes from the Palais des congrès de Montréal. They have direct flights from more than 150 locations.
The 747 YUL Aéroport Montreal-Trudeau/Downtown shuttle offers transportation between the airport and downtown. The shuttle runs 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Air Canada is offering a 10% discount on eligible flights to Montreal. Use the discount code EZDMU6Y1 when booking your flight. The travel period begins Sunday, August 27, 2023 and ends Friday, September 15, 2023.
The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) provides safe and affordable public transportation through the metro and bus lines
- Operates from 5:30 A.M. to 1 a.m. daily
- Beaudry stop on green line is a 25 min walk from the Palais des congrès de Montréal
There are car rental, car-share, or taxi services to travel around downtown. You can find a taxi at the taxi stands, in front of most major hotels, or they are easy to flag down on the street.
Taxelco is a taxi service that uses electric vehicles. You can call, book online or reserve via mobile app.
Montréal’s bike system has been named one of the most bike friendly in North America by the Copenhagen Index. You can rent bikes using many services around the city.
Things To Do
Montréal is a big, busy, exhilarating city, with so much to see and do. There’ll be plenty of long walks and bike rides, picnics at the park, street art hunts and time to discover the city’s many treasures. We invite you to explore the many “moments” you can experience in the city. Think of them as bite-sized snacks of information to whet your appetite for the big buffet of choices you have when you get here. The more you like and interact with moments, the more you’ll receive personalized recommendations along similar themes. And, of course, it’s Montréal, so prepare for a few surprises along the way! (Credit: https://www.mtl.org)