Go to Montreal on a Private Tour Where You Are Sure to Have a Ball
When you go to Montreal on a private tour, you are sure to have a ball with all the exciting and fascinating places to see and activities to do.
Montreal is a city of both history and pride.
In Canada’s Québec province, Montreal is the largest city set on an island in the Saint Lawrence River. As a piece of trivial information, Montreal got its name from Mt. Royal, the triple-peaked hill at its heart.
This city is predominately French with almost 60% of the population speaking the French language thanks to French colonists making this area they're home in the 14th century.
Therefore there is a very European influence throughout the city.
With countless of museums, galleries, a large Botanic garden, historic buildings and landmarks there is an abundance of sightseeing tours available.
There are many different boroughs and each one offers an insight into different past lives such as the cobblestoned French colonial Vieux-Montreal with its Gothic Revival Notre-Dame Basilica or the Bohemian Plateau.
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A Montreal Sightseeing Tour to Experience the French Influence in Old Town or a Guided Tour Through an Amazing Botanical Garden
When your exciting sightseeing tour or guided tours have finished, there is no time to rest when the night time entertainment in Montreal is waiting for you.
Montreal is said to be blessed with one of the most exciting food scenes in North America and once you are here, you completely understand that statement.
Again, with all the European influences in the city, it, of course, spread through to the cuisine. Try the Kamouraska lamb, Arctic char or Poutine which is fries covered in cheese curds and gravy.
Montreal is festival heaven as they love to celebrate everything, the people of Montreal really embody the saying ‘joie de vivre’.
The International Jazz Festival is held in here as are many other festivals. With over 250 theatres and dance companies and more than 90 festivals a year, your evening entertainment is sorted.
Travel Tips for Montreal
The best time to visit Montreal, weather wise, is March, April or May and September, October and November. It is milder and more comfortable for doing sightseeing tours and moving around. As there are different festivals on throughout the year, check out which ones you are interested in and when they are on. During the summer months, it is very hot and great for sun worshippers. The winter months are the best time for snow sports.
Montreal like most places in Canada, not too expensive a city and you can have a great holiday without going over your budget. It is possible to get a double room in a standard hotel for $150 or if you want luxury, the prices start from $250. In a local restaurant, dinner for two can cost $40 and in a fine dining restaurant $100. It all depends on how much you are willing to spend. Sightseeing and city tours will vary from season to season.
Always do research about the destination you intend to travel to. Book as many private tours as possible in advance to ensure you are not disappointed upon arrival. Be aware of your location and never walk alone at nighttime in dark streets. Pickpockets are everywhere in the world so keep your money in a safe place or on your person. You may encounter scam artists looking for money to ‘get back home’, do not engage in conversation
September, October to November is real Autumn weather with temperatures cooling after the summer. December, January and February are pretty brutal with low temperatures and lots of snow. March, April and May is spring weather with temperatures rising and sunshine appearing. The summer months June, July and August are very hot and sunny. There is some rain periodically throughout the rain too.