Montreal's Must-See Attractions

A visit to the eastern Canadian city of Montreal is not complete without experiencing its fascinating art, culture, food and architecture.

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Château Frontenac
Château Frontenac

Château Frontenac

Overlooking the St. Lawrence River, the Chateau Frontenac hotel is probably Quebec City's most prominent landmark.

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Citadelle of Quebec

Citadelle of Quebec

A military installation and fortress, the Citadelle is home to the Royal 22e Régiment and Batisse, the Royal mascot goat. 960 1280

  

Montmorency Falls

Montmorency Falls

Located only 7.5 miles from Quebec City, this powerful waterfall is a popular tourist attraction with a gondola and staircases that offer amazing photo opportunities. 960 1280

  

Summer Festivals

Summer Festivals

Quebec City has tons of summer festivals each year, including free Cirque du Soleil shows in the evenings under a freeway overpass. 960 1280

  

Steak Frites

Steak Frites

Take stroll through the heart of Old Quebec, and you'll find the quaint L’entrecôte Saint-Jean restaurant serving its famous steak and fries dish. 960 1280

  

Horse and Carriage Ride

Horse and Carriage Ride

Discover the history and culture of Old Quebec with a romantic and informative horse-drawn carriage ride. 960 1280

  

Quebec City Marathon

Quebec City Marathon

Held every August, the Quebec City Marathon winds its way through some of the city’s most beautiful areas along the northern and southern shores of the St. Lawrence River. 960 1280

  

Mont-Sainte-Anne

Mont-Sainte-Anne

A ski resort located about 25 miles northeast of Quebec City, Mont-Sainte-Anne offers a range of outdoor activities year-round, including golfing, mountain biking and night skiing. 960 1280

  

Dufferin Terrace

Dufferin Terrace

The popular wooden walkway offers incredible views of the surrounding area, including the St. Lawrence River and Château Frontenac. 960 1280

  

Mural Artwork

Mural Artwork

A walk around Old Quebec will reveal some colorful murals depicting the history of the city, such as this one called Fresque des Québécois (Mural of Quebecers). 960 1280

  

Street Performers

Street Performers

Take a break from your Quebec City walking tour and sit down to watch some of the talented local street performers. 960 1280

  

Old Quebec City

Old Quebec City

Enclosed by fortified walls, the Old City of Quebec is full of impressive and beautiful European architecture, such as the Manoir d'Auteuil hotel. 960 1280

  

Canyoning Quebec

Canyoning Quebec

In the mountains outside of Quebec City, you can find all kinds of fun adventure activities, like rappelling down 60-foot waterfalls! 960 1280

  

Quebec City Skyline

Quebec City Skyline

Take a cheap ferry ride across the St. Lawrence River to watch the sun set over the Quebec City skyline. 960 1280

  

Theatre Capitole

Theatre Capitole

This renovated old-school theater and hotel at Place d’Youville square features musical performances and plays. 960 1280