Old Montreal

The experience

Take a break from the hectic and busy modern world by going back in time with a visit to Old Montreal. Filled with spacious plazas, narrow cobblestone streets, and hundreds of shops, restaurants, museums, and landmarks, this historical area of Montreal has a very cozy, quaint feel to it that is perfect for creating memories that will last a lifetime.


Old Montreal is a small section of the city of Montreal that can be found in the borough of Ville-Marie. McGill St, Ruelle des Fortifications, rue Saint-Andrew, and the Saint Lawrence River roughly make up the borders of Old Montreal.


Visiting Old Montreal is like using a time machine to go back in time. Everything from the cobblestone streets to the quaint shops, boutiques, restaurants, and cafes have a 17th century feel to them. There is so much to see and do in Old Montreal. You could spend the day strolling through the streets, taking in the historic sights, and just getting a feel for the area or you can sample tasty treats from the small cafes, tour local landmarks, and shop for souvenirs at the various boutiques. Some of the landmarks and attractions that can be found in Old Montreal include the Notre-Dame Basilica, Pointe-a-Calliere museum, Montreal Science Centre, and Clock Tower. Day or night there is always something to see and do in Old Montreal.
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