Say hello to summertime in Montréal!
Cultural mecca, foodie hotspot, festival capital, gateway to North America, Montréal has so much going on! Our beautiful, history-rich city embraces the future with ground-breaking innovations and architecture, charms visitors with its sense of style and art, while its colourful neighbourhoods capture everyone’s heart. Explore a dynamic and diverse cosmopolitan centre that’s endlessly fun to explore.
You can get around Montréal easily, thanks to its safe, affordable and reliable public transit choices. Hop on the metro (subway) and buses with transit passes tailored to your needs. Arriving from the Montréal-Trudeau Airport? The 24/7 airport shuttle takes you straight downtown. BIXI, our public bike-sharing service, is a great option for outdoor exploring, thanks to an extensive bike path network. To hail a taxi, simply look for the bright red-and-white “Bonjour”. Or set out on a stroll and soak up the scenery—Montréal’s pedestrian-friendly streets are definitely worth your while.
Dive into culinary scene
You’ve heard about Montréal’s reputation as a world-class culinary hotspot: now it’s time to experience it! Thrill your taste buds at Michelin-star-worthy restaurants or chic brasseries that are the talk of the town. You can also sate your cravings at cozy neighbourhood eateries, browse bountiful outdoor markets, taste the next new thing at buzzy urban food halls or sample the scrumptious options of food trucks. Montréal has plentiful picks when it comes to buvettes, wine bars and microbreweries as well.
Montréal’s sunny rays spark seriously feed-good possibilities, with lots of hi-lo combinations to choose from outdoors. Pick up the pace with city-wide cycling, catch the waves with stand-up surfing or kayaking or get an eyeful of beautiful urban art on a stroll. Looking for something more low-key? Kick back with cocktails on an outdoor patio, picnic in a leafy park or bask on your beach towel. Sunglasses and a sense of adventure are all that’s required.
For more ideas on things to see and do in Montréal, visit mtl.org