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Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Ville-Marie)
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Ranked #12 of 239 attractions in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Race Car Tracks, Jogging Paths/ Tracks
Activities: Inline skating
Description: Located on Île Notre-Dame, this racetrack hosts a Formula One event but is a popular locale for in-line skating the rest of the year.
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Leimen, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

But normally just a road. If you want to race your car or bicycle, certainly more worthwhile. The surrounding park (not part if tjis review) very nice, 4 stars.

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Tampa, Florida
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The entire city gets geared up for this event which contributes to the success of the race. Just visit Crescent and Peel streets during the event to help get you into the mood. Weather was perfect this year as it's usually cooler with rain on and off but all sun this time around. The race didn't disappoint either with a... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Best F1 in years very close race. The weather was perfect. It does not get better. I'll be back next year.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The Gilles Villeneuve circuit is a great venue for the F1! It's so easy to get to and from the circuit and so the party atmosphere carries over into the city. We had general admission tickets for Sunday only, but got there early to find a good spot in front of the hairpin, in front of a big screen. Security... More

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Brampton, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I took my boyfriend to the Formula One Grand Prixe race at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve this year and I was a little disappointed that everything was very fenced off. I was on social media the day or two later and found out they had a beach/swimming pool at Gilles Villeneuve.... I feel like they could definitely work on incorporating... More

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Regina, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I grabbed a bike from Montreal on Wheels in Vieux Port / Old Montreal. The circuit is setup in part for bikes or rollerblades. There was a bike rental shop on the island as well. Watch for the serious riders though and stay to the right so you don't cause an accident. It was not very busy when I did... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

After visiting Old Montreal we made our way over to the racing track. Being a racing fan my whole life, when I found out I could drive the course I definitely put this on the to-do list while in Montreal. Speed limit signs posted throughout keep the speeds relatively slow, but I may have stretched it a time or two...... More

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Grand Falls Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

It is an excellent place to hold the F1.Lots of space.Facilities were great.The best thing we liked was that you could come and go as you pleased and you could bring food and drink to this event.It was not like some concerts were you cannot bring any food or drinks-you have to buy everything on site. The transportation of people... More

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Pentwater, Michigan
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Despite the heat for this year's F1 activities, we had a wonderful experience, and hope to return. (in contrast to the F1 race in Austin, where they make no effort for fan comfort). Had seats in grandstand #15, at the hairpin, which was a terrific spot for viewing the two straights, as well as the hairpin itself. Close to vendors,... More

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Oakville, Canada
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22 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I have been going to the Montreal Grand Prix for many years, it remains a major event !! This year was no exception. Montreal opening its doors to fans from around the world and the teams giving a spectacular show of speed, performance and racing excellence !! I will remember the 2014 race as a very exiting and thrilling event... More

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