Best activities in Montreal

Check out the top activities in Montreal, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Old Port of Montreal
1. Old Port of Montreal
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424 local reviews
Old Port of Montreal, Ville-Marie
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Lisa
The historic port of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Located in Old Montreal, it stretches for over two km along…
Demenick
Out in the fresh air or inside our stellar facilities, the Old Port is a veritable profusion of activities…
Michel
Out in the fresh air or inside, the Old Port is a veritable profusion of activities that will work your body,…
1. Old Port of Montreal
1. Old Port of Montreal
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424 local reviews
Old Port of Montreal, Ville-Marie
Lisa
Lisa
The historic port of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Located in Old Montreal, it stretches for over two km along the St-Lawrence River in Old…
Demenick
Demenick
Out in the fresh air or inside our stellar facilities, the Old Port is a veritable profusion of activities that will work your body, your…
Michel
Michel
Out in the fresh air or inside, the Old Port is a veritable profusion of activities that will work your body, your emotions, and your mind…
2. Parc La Fontaine
2. Parc La Fontaine
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853 local reviews
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Paul
Hard to miss from your front door... Walking through to discover all that it has to offer is a must! From…
Katja
Great Plateau hang out for BBQs, picnic, reading, strolling. In the winter one can ice-skate across the pond…
Serge
Walking distance from the Loft (30 - 45 Minutes walk). It is the second largest park in Montreal with the…
2. Parc La Fontaine
2. Parc La Fontaine
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853 local reviews
Paul
Paul
Hard to miss from your front door... Walking through to discover all that it has to offer is a must! From chilling and grilling to many…
Katja
Katja
Great Plateau hang out for BBQs, picnic, reading, strolling. In the winter one can ice-skate across the pond. Volleyball, soccer,…
Serge
Serge
Walking distance from the Loft (30 - 45 Minutes walk). It is the second largest park in Montreal with the right balance between Nature and…
3. Montreal Botanical Garden
3. Montreal Botanical Garden
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449 local reviews
4101 Rue Sherbrooke E, Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 514-868-3000
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Julie
Amazing park: Chinese and Japanese garden, arboretum, etc. Lots of activities year-round. Entry fees in…
Christopher+Fatine
The Montréal Botanical Garden, one of the city’s jewels, is recognized as one of the world’s greatest…
Dan And Nathalie
The Montréal Botanical Garden, one of the city’s jewels, is recognized as one of the world’s greatest…
3. Montreal Botanical Garden
3. Montreal Botanical Garden
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449 local reviews
4101 Rue Sherbrooke E, Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 514-868-3000
Julie
Julie
Amazing park: Chinese and Japanese garden, arboretum, etc. Lots of activities year-round. Entry fees in summer, free from November to…
Christopher+Fatine
Christopher+Fatine
The Montréal Botanical Garden, one of the city’s jewels, is recognized as one of the world’s greatest botanical gardens. It offers a…
Dan And Nathalie
Dan And Nathalie
The Montréal Botanical Garden, one of the city’s jewels, is recognized as one of the world’s greatest botanical gardens. It offers a…
4. Old Montreal
4. Old Montreal
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339 local reviews
Old Montreal, Ville-Marie
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Jeffrey
The old city is the perfect spot to get your fix of Montreal history. With its brick-paved roads and European…
500 Squares
All sorts of activities. Whether you want to go for a bike ride, walk along the Old port, kayak in the summer…
Niall
Beautiful area with great tourist activities. Check out the walking tours, amphibious busses, and delectable…
4. Old Montreal
4. Old Montreal
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339 local reviews
Old Montreal, Ville-Marie
Jeffrey
Jeffrey
The old city is the perfect spot to get your fix of Montreal history. With its brick-paved roads and European style buildings, this…
500 Squares
500 Squares
All sorts of activities. Whether you want to go for a bike ride, walk along the Old port, kayak in the summer or go skating in the winter. …
Niall
Niall
Beautiful area with great tourist activities. Check out the walking tours, amphibious busses, and delectable restaurants.
5. Lachine Canal
5. Lachine Canal
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197 local reviews
Lachine Canal, Montreal
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Emily
The Lachine Canal, a scenic 14.5 kilometre-long urban park, welcomes more than a million visitors on foot, by…
Sunny
You can often find fishermen fishing here... My real estate agent has done that many times. Its a…
Myriam
Go for a bike rike with it's 14.5-kilometre urban route runs between the Old Port and Lake Saint-Louis, a…
5. Lachine Canal
5. Lachine Canal
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197 local reviews
Lachine Canal, Montreal
Emily
Emily
The Lachine Canal, a scenic 14.5 kilometre-long urban park, welcomes more than a million visitors on foot, by bicycle or aboard boats every…
Sunny
Sunny
You can often find fishermen fishing here... My real estate agent has done that many times. Its a 14.5-kilometre path running between the…
Myriam
Myriam
Go for a bike rike with it's 14.5-kilometre urban route runs between the Old Port and Lake Saint-Louis, a navigable waterway punctuated by…
6. Mont Royal
6. Mont Royal
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552 local reviews
1260 Chemin Remembrance, Ville-Marie
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Daniel
You are in walking distance with the most beautiful sightseeing place in Montreal. There is a jogging track…
Jeffrey
Designed by the same urbanist that created Central Park, it is the perfect scene for a leisure walk with a…
Jess And Todd
This mountain is located in the middle of the city and is one of the great tourist activities! There are many…
6. Mont Royal
6. Mont Royal
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552 local reviews
1260 Chemin Remembrance, Ville-Marie
Daniel
Daniel
You are in walking distance with the most beautiful sightseeing place in Montreal. There is a jogging track where you can workout in the…
Jeffrey
Jeffrey
Designed by the same urbanist that created Central Park, it is the perfect scene for a leisure walk with a lover or the family. Located on…
Jess And Todd
Jess And Todd
This mountain is located in the middle of the city and is one of the great tourist activities! There are many hiking trails (and in the…
7. Place des Arts
7. Place des Arts
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379 local reviews
175 Rue Sainte-Catherine, Ville-Marie
+1 514-842-2112
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Titouan
Accueille des nombreux festivals et autres activités en été, la place-des-arts est la place la plus animée de…
Anna
An area including indoor and outdoor spaces for all sorts of festivities - festivals, concerts, activities…
Yana
A wealth of activities for your family outings! Espace culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme Free activities …
7. Place des Arts
7. Place des Arts
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379 local reviews
175 Rue Sainte-Catherine, Ville-Marie
+1 514-842-2112
Titouan
Titouan
Accueille des nombreux festivals et autres activités en été, la place-des-arts est la place la plus animée de Montreal. Filled with…
Anna
Anna
An area including indoor and outdoor spaces for all sorts of festivities - festivals, concerts, activities. There's usually something…
Yana
Yana
A wealth of activities for your family outings! Espace culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme Free activities Opéra de Montréal …
8. Montreal Science Centre
8. Montreal Science Centre
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118 local reviews
2 Rue de la Commune O, Ville-Marie
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 514-496-4724
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Ray And Sigal
Great place to spend half a day with the kids! Lots of interactive exhibitions and activities. IMAX theatre…
Catherine
Amazing activity for the children and family. They have a great permanent exposition, but they also make very…
For the whole family, a host of interactive activities and scientific events, plus an IMAX theater. On the…
8. Montreal Science Centre
8. Montreal Science Centre
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118 local reviews
2 Rue de la Commune O, Ville-Marie
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 514-496-4724
Ray And Sigal
Ray And Sigal
Great place to spend half a day with the kids! Lots of interactive exhibitions and activities. IMAX theatre. And it's at the old port!…
Catherine
Catherine
Amazing activity for the children and family. They have a great permanent exposition, but they also make very fun periodic expositions. I…
Sergio
For the whole family, a host of interactive activities and scientific events, plus an IMAX theater. On the Quays of the Old Port of…
9. Parc Jean-Drapeau
9. Parc Jean-Drapeau
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72 local reviews
1 Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Ville-Marie
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+1 514-872-6120
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Jeanne
Osheaga, Heavy Montreal, Loto-Quebec Fireworks, Piknik Electronik... all those activities and amore await you…
Melanie
It is the place of many activities such as Heavy Montréal, Festival Oschega, Formula 1 Grand Prix...but also a…
Jesse
One station away, here you can find a beach, activities for the kids, all kinds of summer events.
9. Parc Jean-Drapeau
9. Parc Jean-Drapeau
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72 local reviews
1 Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Ville-Marie
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+1 514-872-6120
Jeanne
Jeanne
Osheaga, Heavy Montreal, Loto-Quebec Fireworks, Piknik Electronik... all those activities and amore await you on the man-made island.
Melanie
Melanie
It is the place of many activities such as Heavy Montréal, Festival Oschega, Formula 1 Grand Prix...but also a nice place to walk.
Jesse
Jesse
One station away, here you can find a beach, activities for the kids, all kinds of summer events.
10. Place des Festivals
10. Place des Festivals
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92 local reviews
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Franklin
Montreal's biggest festivals, such as the Montreal Jazz Festival and Just for Laughs use the Place des…
This is were the jazz Festival, and other music, arts and cultural activities takes place. It is the heart of…
Elaine
All kinds of activities. Music, museums, shopping, etc.
10. Place des Festivals
10. Place des Festivals
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92 local reviews
Franklin
Franklin
Montreal's biggest festivals, such as the Montreal Jazz Festival and Just for Laughs use the Place des Festivals grounds to host free…
Sergio
This is were the jazz Festival, and other music, arts and cultural activities takes place. It is the heart of Quartier des Spectacles of…
Elaine
Elaine
All kinds of activities. Music, museums, shopping, etc.
11. Old Port of Montreal
11. Old Port of Montreal
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126 local reviews
333 Rue de la Commune O, Ville-Marie
+1 514-496-7678
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Megan
The historical Old Port offers Montrealers and visitors alike access to a wide variety of activities,…
Ibrahim
Old Montreal is a must-see for any traveller on their first visit to the island. For its awesome architecture,…
Josiane
Walk along the water and enjoy all sorts of different activities such as kayaking, rafting, biking, zip lining…
11. Old Port of Montreal
11. Old Port of Montreal
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126 local reviews
333 Rue de la Commune O, Ville-Marie
+1 514-496-7678
Megan
Megan
The historical Old Port offers Montrealers and visitors alike access to a wide variety of activities, including the Montréal Science Centre,…
Ibrahim
Ibrahim
Old Montreal is a must-see for any traveller on their first visit to the island. For its awesome architecture, great restaurants and lots of…
Josiane
Josiane
Walk along the water and enjoy all sorts of different activities such as kayaking, rafting, biking, zip lining etc. Great restaurants and…
12. Quartier des Spectacles
12. Quartier des Spectacles
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229 local reviews
Quartier des Spectacles, Ville-Marie
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Paul
Brimming with activity, thanks to the many international festivals held within it, including the Montréal…
Polina
Montreal en Lumiere - Revel in an atmosphere of light and warmth in the middle of winter. Hundreds of…
Melissa & Emmanuel
"Neighbourhood" located downtown with many architectural projections, shows, shops, interactive activities and…
12. Quartier des Spectacles
12. Quartier des Spectacles
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229 local reviews
Quartier des Spectacles, Ville-Marie
Paul
Paul
Brimming with activity, thanks to the many international festivals held within it, including the Montréal International Jazz Festival, the…
Polina
Polina
Montreal en Lumiere - Revel in an atmosphere of light and warmth in the middle of winter. Hundreds of exceptional gastronomic and wine…
Melissa & Emmanuel
Melissa & Emmanuel
"Neighbourhood" located downtown with many architectural projections, shows, shops, interactive activities and more... La Place-des-Arts is…