Within Walking Distance of our Bed & Breakfast
With the premier entertainment arena for Montreal close by, why not catch a great
concert or hockey game while you are in town? Boasting the prestigious title of
largest hockey arena in North America, Bell Centre ushers in millions of spectators
every year to be entertained in one of the most dynamic and technologically advanced
venues in the world.
Downtown: Bonaventure & Lucien L’Allier Metro
Grand Prix Weekend Festival
Whether you are a hardcore racing and car connoisseur—or are just entertained by
the spectacle of such folks—join the over 500,000 onlookers who fill up blocked-off
Crescent street for this three-day Grand Prix Weekend Festival, packed with crazy
cars, pit-stop challenges, scantily clad presenters, and DJ sets.
Downtown: Peel Metro (map)
A Short Metro Ride Away
is one of the most religiously significant sites in the city, and stands as a fascinating
example of gothic revival architecture. A Montreal landmark committed to preserving
Montreal heritage and culture at large, the basilica has glass windows along the
walls that, interestingly, do not depict religious scenes, but scenes involved in
the history of Montreal. The basilica offers tours throughout the year and also
hosts special events, such as choir concerts and a stunning light and sound show.
Downtown: Old Montreal: Place d’Armes (map)
One of the landmark sites in Old Montreal, Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel is an
elegant chapel, largely rebuilt since it was founded in the mid-17th century. A
spectacular view of the Old Port can be seen from a lookout at the rear of the chapel
Downtown: Old Port: Berri-Uquam Metro
Located in Old Montreal, the Old Port is a historically pivotal point which made
Montreal as we know it today possible, responsible for enabling Montreal to prosper
into a bustling hub of commerce and trade between the North American continent and
the rest of the world. With extensive development completed in 1992, the Old Port
is now a bustling attraction for tourists and locals alike, offering stunning waterfront
views and charming parks, as well as a rich variety of artistic, recreational, nautical,
and sports activities.
Gay Village- Saint Catherine Street
A summer spectacle you won’t soon forget, Montreal has one of the largest gay villages in North America, and from mid-May until mid-September, the Gay Village portion of Sainte-Catherine Street is completely blocked off from traffic, allowing visitors and locals to happily stream through the streets, stopping in at trendy cafes, restaurants, and stores, all of which serve outside in open-air terraces or shop stands.
Downtown: Beaudry Metro (map)