Visit the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, take a romantic walk through the Montreal Botanical Garden, and admire the architecture of the Notre-Dame Basilica.
Just north of downtown, and centered along Saint Catherine Street East, this is Montreal's lively gay neighborhood filled with scores of shops, restaurants and bars catering to the city's very out and proud LGBT community.
The Village is active year-round but most colorful in summer, when Saint Catherine Street is closed to auto traffic and some 200,000 little pink balls are strung overhead.
James Hotel Le St-James welcomes you to a landmark of history and tradition in the heart of Old Montréal.
A traditional European atmosphere plus attention to detail offers a comfortable yet refined respite.
One of Montreal's oldest public markets and one of North America's largest, Marche Jean-Talon is open year-round in the city's Little Italy neighborhood.
In peak summer months, some 300 vendors sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, meats and other fine products from across Quebec.
Recreation options abound year-round at Old Port from boating and beach bathing in summer to ice skating and ice fishing in winter.
A host of dining and entertainment options are here too including an IMAX theater.
Drawing some 3 quarters of a million visitors each year Montreal's largest museum is also one of Canada's most popular.