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Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

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Address: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Phone Number: 514 872 6120
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Activities: Inline skating
Description: Located on Île Notre-Dame, this racetrack hosts a Formula One event but is...
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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Best Race Track in NA

Recently paved this track is technical, challenging and turn one done flat will challenge anyone. Just near the Ski village there is plenty to do for any family member.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Recently paved this track is technical, challenging and turn one done flat will challenge anyone. Just near the Ski village there is plenty to do for any family member.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

If you want to have a triathlon training or road bike speed training go to the Gilles Villeneuve circuit. I could spare some time doing loops in the circuit. It is really flat and nice for training.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We have really got into Formula 1 racing over the past year, so we decided to visit the Canadian Grand Prix circuit while in Montreal. It was something different and interesting to do. It's free, you can just walk around the track in clockwise direction. There are signs telling you where to walk, as understandably, there are people in cars... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I was watching formula 1 on TV with my dad and I could never thought that I was going to watch it live some day. It's actually amazing! Really amazing experience!

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Thank you G1Tour for bringing an opportunity to drive a car like Lamborgini or Ferrary on a famous Formula 1 track. It was an ultimate pleasure and great adventure, the car was awesome, the crowd and atmosphere were amazing. Instructor hinted us where to speed up and when to brake, so on a straight stretch I was able to go... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Very few places allow you the privelage of walking / skating / cycling / driving on a live F1 circuit. A pic at the legendary "wall of champions" is a must have for all f1 fans

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Schilde, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The circuit is much shorter and narrower then you would expect. Gives a great impression of how crazy those F1 drivers have to be to drive on these circuits at those speeds.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I was a big formula one fan growing up, so this was a must do in Montreal. I was delighted to discover you can walk around sections of the track. Its crazy to think about the speeds that the races used to be on this track as you slowly go around corners. Kinda puts you back in your childhood memories.

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Barre, Vermont, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Excellent venue to watch a race, lots to do and see, not too high end but has knowledgeable fans. Big enough without being overwhelming. Not too much people herding, generally a great experience for fans and not so much fans.

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Caledon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

It's winter and covered in snow, but we still drove on part of the circuit...it was a thrill to be on the F1 track. ....and NO potholes!!

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Parc Jean-Drapeau
The islands of Saint-Helene and Notre-Dame together make up the anchored fabric of Parc Jean-Drapeau. The mostly man-made grounds were built to be the site of the 1967 World's Fair, and the chiefly car-free space still retains its inherited carnival character. A wonderland of foliage and flora awaits at the Jardins des Floralies, with its expanse of pond-marked wetlands making it perfect for hiking, nature walks, and exploration. Old exhibitions still straddle the newest entertainment complexes, including the high-flying roller coasters of La Ronde Amusement Park and the brightly-lit Casino de Montréal. From the springtime on, families crowd the sandy beaches with candy-striped umbrellas, and rowers take to the Olympic Basin, where the spherical American Pavilion and the high brick Tour de Lévis provide an atypical backdrop. A short metro trip carries visitors and locals to this vacationing spot, providing leisure and activity outside of the inner city.