Cheap Flights to Montreal
Montreal is the cultural hub and iconic destination in Canada, bringing to mind restaurants, museums, and beautiful landmarks. The second largest French-speaking city in the world, Montreal bring the old and the modern together in a unique and distinctive way which brings visitors flocking. The city is overlooked by the verdant Mont Royal, where visitors and residents alike can escape from the city and walk in the lush mountain park.
Attractions in Montreal
The Old Quarter of Montreal is a popular tourist attraction, where you can walk the quaint cobbled streets and tour fascinating sites like the Old Port and step back in time in the spectacular Notre Dame Basilica of Montreal. Take a boat ride along the pretty waterfront or stroll the bustling streets lined with restaurants and boutiques.
The Mount Royal Park is a great choice if you want to escape the city and take in some nature. With amazing views over the city and 'tam-tam' open-air gatherings of drummers, vendors and more every Sunday, the atmosphere is fun and friendly.
If you want to soak up some culture, head for the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, you can browse through over 41,000 pieces of art ranging from paintings to sculptures, from fashion to design. There's something for everyone.
Shopping and Restaurants
Dining - Montreal has more restaurants than any other city in North America except New York, so there's plenty to choose from. Head to Au Pied Du Cochon or La Barquise for delicious, classic local dishes like poutine. If you want something different, Rue de la Gauchetiere is home to Montreal's Chinatown where you can dine at a Chinese buffet, grab dim sum or pastries. Nearby Vietnamese restaurants serve exquisite banh mi.
Shopping - For keen shoppers, you'll be spoilt for choice in Montreal. There's everything from malls to markets, boutiques and more. Stroll around Plaza St Hubert Street if you're on the lookout for a new outfit or visit the beautiful and historical Marche Bonsecours to explore the artisan shops and a selection of cafes and bistros for a pre- or post-shopping drink or meal.
Montreal hosts exciting festivals and events all year round, from Igloofest in the winter to the world-famous Montreal Jazz Festival. Make sure you check to find out what's happening during your visit, so you get the most out of your stay!
Flights to Montreal
Most visitors will fly into the Montreal-Trudeau airport, which serves 40 different airlines. The Montreal-Trudeau airport is just 20 minutes from downtown and has all the amenities you'd expect of a large international airport. The second airport in the city, Montreal Hubert, has flights mainly from other destinations in Quebec and a handful further afield.
More information on Montreal
https://www.mtl.org/en - Tourisme Montreal has in-depth information about the neighborhoods of Montreal, what's on, where to stay and what you can do during your trip.
Travelandleisure.com - This Montreal Travel Guide has tips and articles on when to go, restaurants, shopping and what not to miss.