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Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Ville-Marie)
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Ranked #14 of 240 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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Brampton, Ontario, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Site of the F1 race for many years, a great weekend of racing activities, make sure to bring your own water, snacks and beer in a cooler. Wear comfortable shoes and expect to walk a lot. Take the METRO subway for a fast trip, lots of good places to see the action, but going home after the race will take... More

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Montreal
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52 reviews 52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Montrealers like to assume the affectation that they are hockey fans to the exclusion of all else. That formula one racing doesn't exist. That "Eurotrash" descends upon the city once a year when the F1 circus comes to town. The truth is far from it. Interest in F1 is deeply ingrained within the City, the Province, and indeed the Country.... More

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Austin, Texas
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12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I would say the #1 reason why we came to Montreal, but then again we were also at a Stag party so I could be lying. The track is great located near the casino and a unique european style compared to Circuit of the Americas that is out in a Texas Cow patty field. Best part they let us walk... More

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Corning, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

It's a beautiful area. I love F1 and was excited to ride my bike around the track. It gave me a realistic view.

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Chicago, Illinois
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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

This has been a dream of mine to drive or cycle on the circuit and finally had the chance to go and cycle just to find everything closed on Sep 11. It seems like the season ended already and we could not even find something to eat other than at the Casino. On the internet we found options to rent... More

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South London
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8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Canada is always a great GP, the atmosphere is wonderful, the fans get so excited and the city puts on special free events during the week. Getting to the track is best on the Metro. Do not try to drive, there is no real parking and the traffic is terrible. Get the metro or cycle!!

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Montreal, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Whats not to like about F1 and Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. We have the best race track for F1 the vibe is out of the world its loud and hot lots to drink but a bit pricy but its expected.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Nice Drive! It is the venue for the FIA Formula One Canadian Grand Prix! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBAQrB-S9qo&noredirect=1

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Montreal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Went once a couple of years ago and never missed a F1 race since. This event is number 1 on my list of things to do in Montreal every year.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I drove here expecting to get a view of the circuit. But once i got there i realized i can drive on the grand prix road ..only at 30kmph. The circuit acts like part of a park when grand prix is over. You can drive almost 9/10 of the circuit. Go to the Casino and from the parking lot you... More

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