Discover Montréal in 6 days

The perfect tour to discover the different sides of Québec’s largest city during the winter: lively, festive, vibrant—the list goes on! Visit Montréal covered in snow and experience a destination full of light, warmth and life.

Tourisme Montréal © TQ/M.Chauvin

Suggested itinerary

  • Day 1 – Perspectives on the city
    Downtown Montréal

    Visit the Observatoire Place Ville Marie. From a height of 185 metres, you’ll admire 360° views of the city. After dark, discover Montréal en Histoires - Cité Mémoire in Old Montréal. It’s one of the longest outdoor projection circuits in the world.

  • Day 2 – Montréal, yesterday and today
    Old Montréal

    Visit Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex on the site of the city’s foundation. Next, go skating at the Old Port Natrel Skating Rink and take a ride on La Grande Roue, Canada’s tallest Ferris wheel. After dark, you can admire the lights of the city and Jacques Cartier Bridge from up high.

  • Day 3 – Seeking out art and dancing under the stars
    Downtown and Old Port

    Visit the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts for audacious and innovative exhibitions and programming. Check out the shows and food events at MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE and dance under the stars at the Old Port during Igloofest, an outdoor electronic music festival.

  • Day 4 – Get outside and relax on the water
    Mount Royal Park and Old Port

    Discover the lovely snowshoe and ski trails snaking around the famous Mount Royal Park. After some exercise, visit the Old Port and board Bota Bota, spa on a boat, a relaxation centre with a Scandinavian-inspired water circuit and complete wellness services. Totally unique!

  • Day 5 – A taste of Montréal

    Discover the creativity of Montréal gastronomy at a five-star restaurant or snack bar counter or on a guided food tour. Then check out AURA, a light and sound show in Notre-Dame Basilica that highlights the space’s rich and ornamental architecture.

  • Day 6 – Into the earth’s ecosystems and beyond
    Hochelaga-Maisonneuve – Olympic site

    At Espace pour la vie, visit the Planétarium, an attraction where you can discover surprising secrets about the stars. Next door, ascend the Montréal Tower, the largest inclined tower in the world, to admire the view of the city’s snowy neighbourhoods.