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Old Port of Montreal - Longueuil Ferry

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Address: Jacques Cartier | (Ile Sainte-Hélène), Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Phone Number: 514-281-8000
Description: This local ferry runs from May to October.

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I have been going to Montreal for the Formula one race for the past 16 years with the exception of the one year when the race was cancelled. I experience 20 different methods of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Exeter, Pennsylvania
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Exeter, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I have been going to Montreal for the Formula one race for the past 16 years with the exception of the one year when the race was cancelled. I experience 20 different methods of getting to / from the track. I've done the subway. I've done the taxi thing. We've been forced to walk across the bridge after the race... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Although we didn't take the Longueuil Ferry mentioned above the old port is very interesting to visit. A bit like anywhere in the world with a port there are terrible tourist restaurants and bars as well as quality, but very expensive ones, so we just went for a walk to take in the views. Would recommend visiting the port, simply... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Terrific place to visit, as a tourist and a local. So much to see and regardless of the season. We celebrated my 8 yr old sons birthday Ice Fishing in the old port this march. It was brilliant! Right in the st Lawrence, under the Jaques Cartier bridge, there we were ice fishing! From ferries, to horse drawn carriage rides... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Bring your skates, strollers, bicycles, bring th kids to the Science Museum, have a nice afternoon by the St-Lawrence river. Take a boat cruise and in summer see the International Fireworks competition.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Very romantic large outdoor rink where you can skate, hold hands and listen to music. Great fun. We go every year at Christmas!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

From the old port of Montreal, you can take your bike or just go by foot on a small ferry and cross over to the South shore of the city. Cost is under 12$. The ride itself is easy, mostly flat throughout once you're on the south shore. The differents views of Montreal are breathaking. You can easily vary you... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This feel a little like Europe... but it has its own soul... it is great for walking visiting, eating in restaurants... see some history or the numerous performing artists in the street... especially during the summer season...

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Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We spent a number of hours at the Old Port walking along the river looking at the shops on the pier and the people enjoying the water. There was a cruise ship at the dock which added to the ambiance. There was a lively atmosphere and we enjoyed ourselves.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Part of old Montreal, cobble stone roads and laneway, it is so beautiful when you see it in sunshine or when its lit up in evening. Catch a bite in the local restaurants, enjoy a bowl of ice cream or sit down and listen to local jazz performance. It's very much the way you can imagine how Montreal life would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Old Port of Montréal has so many activites to do. Suggest you rent a bike and just bike around. Than take the ferry with your bike on the Longueuil Ferry and take the bike trail. Just beautiful and its an excellent adventure.

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Address: Jacques Cartier | (Ile Sainte-Hélène), Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Phone Number: 514-281-8000
Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Quartier International

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Quartier International
Designed to connect and beautify unused space, today the Quartier International is like a transversal piece of modern art. The distinctive design flair is most apparent at its focal point, the Palais des Congres, a convention center and retail space with a multi-colored glass exterior and an equally bold interior motif. Outdoors too, the Quartier is friendly towards public art exhibits along its stylish, plotted city squares, with extra-wide sidewalks meant to encourage long strolls and shaded benches available for absorbing the atmosphere. Fresh air and promenades characterize the area, from the foliage of Victoria Square to the fountain of Place Jean-Paul Riopelle, while the restaurants along Rue Saint-Antonie Ouest and Metro stops modeled in the Parisian style give off European glamour.