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For the Montreal tourist, Montreal tourism is about the city’s charm and French influence. There is always something to do within ville Montreal during its four seasons. Whether it’s spectacular shows, professional sports teams, outdoor activities or festivals, Tourism Montreal has it.

Olympic Stadium
The Olympic Stadium was constructed for the Montreal 1976 Olympics. It is now used all kinds of shows and sporting events throughout the year. There is an elevator that takes you up to the top of the world's tallest inclined tower providing a breath taking view of Montreal on top.

Casino Montreal
The Casino de Montreal is a 24/7 extravaganza of gambling, shows, food and drink. It’s located inside the pavilions of France and Quebec from Expo '67 and just minutes away from Downtown Montreal. Remember to bring money when you go to the Montreal Casino.

To discover the rich history of Montreal, its museums are the places to visit. They include the Stewart Museum on Ile Sainte-Helene, the McCord Museum and the Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History. For some things different, there are the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Contemporary Arts and the Canadian Center for Architecture.

Montreal Festivals
Montreal is recognized internationally for its world class festivals. The most well known is the Montreal International Jazz Festival. For 10 glorious days, you have the world’s best musicians coming to Montreal to play their favorite jazz music. Other festivals include the Montreal International Fireworks Competition, the Montreal World Film Festival and the Just For Laughs Festival. There is no lack of Montreal events.

Montreal Sports
Montreal is home to the Montreal Canadiens, the famous professional hockey team. In addition to hockey, there’s the Montreal Alouettes for Canadian football, and the Montreal Impact for soccer. In addition to Montreal professional team sports, you have mega sports events like the Montreal Grand Prix and the ATP Tennis Montreal tournament. For an afternoon of fun and betting on horseracing, go visit the Montréal Hippodrome.

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Montreal Out Door Activities
Yes Montreal is a sophisticated urban city with its near infinite choices of clubs, restaurants and internationally renowned Montreal festivals. The city of Montreal is also known for its abundance of nature parks. There is the magnificent Mount Royal, a mountain in the center of the city. The Montreal Botanical Garden is known for its variety of plants and garden exhibitions. For something more adventurous, there are the Lachine Rapids where you can take jet boat tours.

Old Montreal
Old Montreal is a trip to the past. Within Vieux Montreal, you will find Montreal museums, architecture of old Europe, boutiques and restaurants that reflect the rich history of Montreal. Not surprisingly, Montreal real estate is one of the oldest in North America. Old-Montreal is situated on the St. Lawrence River. In the Old Port of this fascinating city quarter, you will find many things to do. They include flea markets, rollerblading, festivals and shows.

Montreal Underground City
If you don’t feel like enjoying the beautiful winter weather in Montreal, you will find a sanctuary in the Montreal underground city. This extensive Montreal underground labyrinth is home to over 1,600 boutiques, 40 banks, 200 restaurants, movie theatres, pharmacies and even a swimming pool. There is 13 kilometers of tunnels that links the major office towers along with the Montreal hotels. Whether it’s for a business meeting or going out for a meal, you can leave your winter coat in your Montreal hotel room.