Your Montreal moment? It’s strolling by the river, or wandering around cobblestone streets. It’s taking on mountain trails mid-city, or bouncing from hidden hip hangout to neighbourhood bar. It’s switching between French and English, between traditional and cutting-edge. It’s tasting the latest food fad or filling your days with festivals. Your Montreal moment? Might be minutes away!
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MONTREAL TRAVEL GUIDE
LanguagesOfficially French and English
What to eatMontreal bagels, smoked meat sandwiches, poutine and treat yourself to meals at some of the city’s beloved dining establishments (Au Pied de Cochon, Joe Beef, L’Express, Moishes, to name a few!)
What to bring backRecords from Montreal music darlings (Arcade Fire! Leonard Cohen!), a Montreal Canadians tee, or handcrafted art from the many creative fairs and shops, like the ones of the BAnQ, Centre Phi or YUL Designs.
Fun FactSaint-Laurent Boulevard, locally known as The Main, was once the unofficial divide of the city’s cultures: English speakers to the west, French speakers to the east, and immigrant communities scattered between Saint-Laurent and Parc Avenue.
Important InfoFor more information on all necessary travel documents and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page.
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