Montréal and the Eastern Townships

Montréal reveals a vibrant, warm and bright energy that’ll make you fall in love with snow! In the Eastern Townships, you’ll be charmed by the local animals’ winter looks, including opportunities to see them in their snowy habitat.

© Vieux-Port de Montréal

Suggested itinerary

  • Day 1- Two essential Montréal winter experiences
    Mount Royal Park and Observatoire Place Ville Marie

    In the winter, there’s nothing quite like the surprising Mount Royal Park. Discover the lovely snowshoe trails on the sides of Mont-Royal. Next, visit the Observatoire Place Ville Marie. From a height of 185 meters, you’ll admire panoramic views of the city and surrounding area.

  • Day 2 - Above and below the ground
    The Underground City and Hochelaga-Maisonneuve

    Discover Montréal’s Underground City (RÉSO), with its 32 kilometres of corridors lined with stores and restaurants. Hop over to Space for Life to visit the Biodôme and Planétarium. Then, ascend the Olympic Stadium tower and see the city in a whole new way.

  • Day 3 - Wintery zoo and a night of rejuvenation

    In the winter, many animals are more active and visible. A perfect time to visit the Zoo de Granby! You’ll see them in their finest winter attire. After a day of visits, unwind at the Hôtel Castel & Spa Confort, which offers complete wellness services. Relaxation guaranteed!

  • Day 4 - Local winter fauna and delectable chocolate
    From Granby to Bromont

    At the Centre d’interprétation de la nature du lac Boivin, you can see over 260 species of birds and animals that live in Québec’s forests. Next, stop at the Musée du chocolat, a restaurant and confectionery that reinvents chocolate-based cuisine with their delicious menu.