Old Montreal is a beautiful, safe and lively neighbourhood located only a few minutes journey from downtown on the St Lawrence River. This historic district has a wealth of attractions and stunning architecture, with the oldest buildings dating back to the 1600`s, that draws thousands of tourists from all over the world every year.
Attractions include superb restaurants, hotels, shops, residences and commercial spaces, Point-a-Calliere Museum (a wonderful museum that explores the history of Montreal through archaeological studies and artefacts), Notre Dame Basilica (completed in 1829 and home to a unique light and sound show that recounts a history of Old Montreal and the church), Centre d`histoire de Montréal (set in a historic fire hall and focuses on the history of Montreal), Château Ramezay Museum (which explores the history of Quebec and Montreal through paintings and artefacts in a former governor`s residence), excellent cafes and gardens and much more.
Expertly guided informative tours are easily arranged allowing you to see the very best that this stunning area has to offer.
To find out the best time to visit Montreal and to speak to someone that knows the area please call Jeanette our Canadian luxury holiday specialist:
01923 289 100