Know Montreal

Learn more about things to do, places to go and where to eat while staying in Montreal!

Parc Jean-Drapeau

he majestic Parc Jean-Drapeau site is steeped in history.  Read More

Îles-de-Boucherville National Park / Parc national des Îles-de-Boucher

A few kilometers from Montreal, in the middle of the St. Lawrence River, 5 small islands form the National Park Îles-de-Boucherville. À quelques kilomètres de Montréal, au beau milieu du fleuve Saint-Laurent, 5 petites îles forment le parc national des Îles-de-Boucherville.  Read More

La Ronde

From thrilling coasters to rides for the kids, concerts and souvenir shopping, we’ve got something for everyone. Des montagnes russes et manèges pour enfants, concerts et magasins de souvenirs…nous avons quelque chose pour tout le monde.  Read More

Montreal Museum of fine Arts

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) was one of the first museums in North America to build up an encyclopedic collection worthy of the name. Le Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal (MBAM) a été l’un des premiers établissements muséaux en Amérique du Nord à former une collection encyclopédique digne de ce nom.  Read More

Montreal Alouettes Football Team History

First founded in 1946, the Montreal Alouettes was reportedly named by then coach Lew Hayman and businessman Léo Dandurand after hearing a group of 'snowshoers' singing the popular French song in a Montreal hotel lobby.  Read More

Montreal Canadiens Hockey Team History

First founded in 1909, the Montreal Canadiens are one of North America’s oldest professional sports franchises  Read More

Osheaga Festival Musique et Arts

Although Quebec doesn’t have an August long weekend like many other provinces, it does host one of the country’s best music and arts festivals.  Read More

Things To Do in Montreal for Canada Day

Montreal’s Old Port is the place to be for official Canada Day celebrations  Read More

The Ultimate Montreal Grand Prix Experience

For three days, Montréal is home to the greatest Formula 1 celebration in the world. It’s not just about the race. La belle ville comes alive and puts on a show like no other as people from all over the globe descend on this historic city.  Read More

Montreal Named Canadian Garden Destination 2013

The Canadian Garden Tourism Council bestowed the honour of Garden Destination for 2013 to the city of Montreal for excelling in the development and promotion of the garden tourism experience as a tourist attraction.  Read More

Montreal Canadiens

Check out the schedule for the Montreal Canadiens this season in the NHL.  Read More

Appetite for Books

The international infatuation with our local celebrity chefs – Au Pied de Cochon’s Martin Picard, Joe Beef’s Dave McMillan and Fred Morin, Toqué’s Normand Laprise, Garde Manger’s Chuck Hughes shows no sign of waning.  Read More

Tour de Force

The Tour de Force is a six-day bike marathon challenge in support of Canada Company, a charitable business group.  Read More

Montreal Impact

The Montréal Impact is a professional soccer club now playing in Major League Soccer (MLS).  Read More

Casino Montreal

The Casino is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Admission is restricted to patrons 18 and over, including the restaurants.  Read More

Montreal Summer Festivals

There are plenty of festivals happening in Montreal during the summer.  Read More

Montréal Alouettes

The Montréal Alouettes are members of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the 2010 Grey Cup Champions.  Read More