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Best Things to Do in Montreal

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Mitali's Travel Tips for Montreal

What are the best places to eat and drink in Montreal?

The Mile End, where you can find some fantastic food, everything from quick bites to fancy sit-down restaurants.

What are the best things to do in Montreal?

Hike up Mont Royal, all the way to the lookout chalet or even the iconic cross at the top.

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

Walk and explore each of the distinct and unique neighborhoods.

Hometown Shoot in October

Photo Shoot Location: Mont-Royal

Vivian in Montreal for Flytographer


anne's Travel Tips for Montreal

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

Just wander the city-no place will disappoint

Visited Montreal in November

Photo Shoot Location: Old Montreal

Irina in Montreal for Flytographer


Natalie's Travel Tips for Montreal

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

Oh my, the delicious food! Spend a couple days in the old port walking around and popping into the shops, restaurants and petit dep. For a glorious relaxation treat, Bota Bota is a must do.

Visited Montreal in August

Photo Shoot Location: Old Port of Montreal

Vivian in Montreal for Flytographer


Jen's Travel Tips for Montreal

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

Learn as much French as you can, and wear your walking shoes! While mostly everyone speaks English, knowing a bit of French makes life a lot easier, from navigating the Metro to reading menus.

Visited Montreal in July

Photo Shoot Location: Old Montreal

Irina in Montreal for Flytographer


Jessica's Travel Tips for Montreal

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

Definitely visit Old Montréal. And have classic poutine at La Banquise!

Visited Montreal in June

Photo Shoot Location: Old Montreal

Marie in Montreal for Flytographer


Justine's Travel Tips for Montreal

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

Great city to explore, suggest walking/transit rather than driving around. Take advantage of all the great food around the area!

Visited Montreal in June

Photo Shoot Location: Old Montreal

Vivian in Montreal for Flytographer


Lian's Travel Tips for Montreal

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

My top travel tip is come to Montreal with an empty stomach. Montreal is full of amazing food and people. This is the perfect city to get out of your comfort zone and try new foods. Montreal is definently a foodie haven. I would say best way to travel is by metro. If you uber/Lyft you'll miss out on seeing the local parks, bars and restaurants that Montreal has to offer.

Visited Montreal in June

Photo Shoot Location: Old Montreal

Irina in Montreal for Flytographer


Christine's Travel Tips for Montreal

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

Le vervain in Quebec City. Gluten free poutine for our granddaughter who has celiac

Visited Montreal in September

Photo Shoot Location: Old Montreal

Stefanie in Montreal for Flytographer


Gabriela's Travel Tips for Montreal

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

Our favorite activity was walking. We walked a lot and had the opportunity to find lovely streets, parks, coffees, etc. in Old Montreal, Mile End, Plateau Mont Royal, etc.

Visited Montreal in September

Photo Shoot Location: Old Montreal

Ariel in Montreal for Flytographer


Nicole's Travel Tips for Montreal

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

Wear comfortable shoes! We stayed near Mount Royal, and climbing the hills at the end of the day was tiring!

Visited Montreal in August

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Vivian in Montreal for Flytographer


Tasha's Travel Tips for Montreal

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

Travel tip is to have comfortable lace up walking shoes and please don't forget to hydrate.

Visited Montreal in July

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Allen in Montreal for Flytographer


Laura's Travel Tips for Montreal

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

Wear walking shoes! This is a mobile city with many interesting nooks and crannies.

Visited Montreal in June

Photo Shoot Location: Old Montreal

Vivian in Montreal for Flytographer


Anne's Travel Tips for Montreal

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

There is no lack of good food and drink in Montreal! Stay in Old Montreal and enjoy the European charm, have a rooftop drink when the weather is nice and make sure eat some poutine.

Visited Montreal in October

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Stefanie in Montreal for Flytographer


Renee's Travel Tips for Montreal

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

Our favorite dinner was at L'auberge Saint Gabriel - get the Spanish Albarino with the roasted chicken!

Visited Montreal in October

Photo Shoot Location: Old Montreal

Stefanie in Montreal for Flytographer


Courtney's Travel Tips for Montreal

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

When traveling with kids, make sure you spend time at the Olympic Park and its surrounding areas. Take a ride up the funicular for a gorgeous view of the city. Visit the biodome and the insectarium. In the fall, make a plan to see the amazing Chinese lanterns at the botanical garden! What a beautiful spot on a chilly, fall night! Early in your trip, take a bicycle or electronic scooter tour of the city to get your bearings and see where you'd like to go again. This is always a great way to see a lot of the city in a short amount of time, & to see neighborhoods that are off the beaten path!

Visited Montreal in October

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Stefanie in Montreal for Flytographer


Megan's Travel Tips for Montreal

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

Vivian was amazing, we felt so comfortable and relaxed during our shoot, and the photos are great! We went with the quaint and romantic route through Old Montreal, rather than the touristy/historic landmark route, which was such a good decision on our part, we didn't have to deal with any tourists in our shots, and the pictures turned out fantastic.

Visited Montreal in October


Helen's Travel Tips for Montreal

What is your best overall travel tip for Montreal?

The breakfast sandwich at Olive + Gourmand was so amazing, some of us ordered extras to take home. We also had dinner at Foxy and Flyjin which were both amazing.

Visited Montreal in September

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Vivian in Montreal for Flytographer


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