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à la Montréal! A World-Class Cruise Destination Many operators use Montréal as a starting point for their cruises along the SaintLawrence River. As the North America’s largest French-speaking city, Montréal is understandably a lot more than just a port. Find out why you should discover it for yourself!


from Schwartz’s, a Montréal specialty from Canada’s oldest delicatessen. Next it’s off to visit the Jean-Talon Market where the sights, smells and flavours from the market stalls will titillate your senses. For a perfect end to a delicious day, indulge in the gastronomic experience of Europea. Before you leave, steal away to the boutiques for a few hours of shopping fun, including a stop at Les Délices de l’Érable bistro-boutique to stock up on sweet maple products.

itinerary 2: Get Jazzed Up

And if you had a couple of days to explore…

itinerary 1: Montréal Gourmet Adventure

Begin your stay at one of Old Montréal’s beautiful boutique-hotels. Stroll along the cobblestone streets towards the Accords Bar à vin wine bar and restaurant, whose charming concept assures the perfect foodwine pairing, everytime. The next day, fuel up on a gourmet breakfast before heading out on a culinary tour of Old Montréal. Be sure to sample a famous smoked-meat sandwich

From your hotel in the Quartier des spectacles (Entertainment District), you’ll immediately see a wide range of nearby festivities. Jump into the thick of it all with supper in one of the place des Festivals brasseries. Afterwards, enjoy the panopoly of free street entertainment. The next day, visit Old Montréal on foot. Learn more about Montréal at the Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, where you may enjoy Yours truly, Montréal, a 20-minute multimedia presentation that showcases the city’s history. Grab lunch in Old Montréal. In the afternoon, head over to the Clock Tower Beach for some downtime before an exciting evening out in downtown Montreal. With the International Jazz Festival in full swing, the neighbourhood comes alive with a host of free outdoor shows. Enjoy a cocktail on the Hyatt Hotel terrace before dining at the

L’Astral restaurant in the Maison du jazz. Then, take full advantage of VIP access to one of the festival’s incredible indoor shows. On your last day in town, take some time to stroll along the Old Port and discover its many available activities.

itinerary 3: Essential Montréal Upon arrival at the Montréal–Trudeau International Airport, you will be driven to your luxury hotel in Old Montréal. Before supper, get to know the neighbourhood as you blithely clipclop along cobblestone streets on a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride. Then, in the very heart of Old Montréal, your supper will provide an extraordinary opportunity to enjoy the fine cuisine of an acclaimed restaurant. The next day, you’ll see the city sights during a guided bus tour. For lunch, indulge in a local Montréal favourite, a traditional bagel with cream cheese and lox, before continuing on to the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district (nicknamed HoMa) to visit the Montréal Tower, the Biodôme and the Botanical Garden. End your afternoon with a breathtaking multimedia show at the Notre-Dame Basilica. Come evening, venture into the Latin Quarter for a delicious supper. On your last day, take a few hours to explore the Underground City and stock up on souvenirs before your return home.

MONTRÉAL, a wise choice

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Following a light lunch, why not treat yourself to a spa at either Scandinave Les Bains vieux-Montréal or at Bota Bota, two urban spas nestled at the heart of Old Montréal. After this rejuvenating break, it’s time for tea at the Birks Café. Come evening, you’ll be faced with the difficult task of selecting a restaurant from among the long list of renowned establishments nearby. One restaurant that fine palates can’t afford to miss is the Five-Diamond Restaurant Toqué! Using Québec’s best produce, Grand Chef Relais & Châteaux Normand Laprise makes it a mission to offer innovative cuisine for the ultimate gastronomy experience. Toqué! lives by and for Québec’s best produce, brought to its full potential by its artisans like nowhere else. The next day, a tour of the many designer boutiques scattered across the city will surely provide you with a host of wonderful discoveries before your cruise departs from Montréal.

For some 106 festivals of all kinds, from jazz to fashion to comedy to circus arts. For its exceptional culinary scene. For its exciting shopping and local designers whose collections can’t be found anywhere else. For its architecture, history and the harmonious coexistence of heritage New France buildings and ultra-modern skyscrapers. For its incredible range of year-long, family-friendly activities that guarantee fun for all and memories for a lifetime. For its international airport, accessibility and public transport.

GUIDED TOURS, a wide range of choices are available to help you discover the city A MONTRÉAL CITY TOUR

Looking for upscale pampering while in Montréal? Begin your deluxe experience at the Hôtel Ritz-Carlton, one of the city’s most elegant and prestigious hotels. After a good sleep and a delicious breakfast, you’ll be all set to tour the city by car with a private guide.

Note: It is possible to reserve the suggested packages with your usual tour agency or by contacting the service providers directly.

WHere to staY… à la Montréal?

Discover our seasonal Sweet Deal, offered all year long in close to 30 participating hotels (3 to 5 stars). What’s more, this package is commissionable at some hotels. For more information, please contact the Montréal Cruise Committee. For more information or to reserve:

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on cruises leaving from Montréal and on pre- and post- cruise packages, please contact Nathalie Gaudet – Montréal Cruise Committee 514-374-6103,

Cruises… à la Montréal!  
Cruises… à la Montréal!  

Many operators use Montréal as a starting point for their cruises along the Saint-Lawrence River. As the North America’s largest French-spea...