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Montreal Featured Attractions

Basilica of Notre Dame is among the most magnificent of French-Canadian Churches and is one of the largest churches in North America. Stained-glass windows depict religious scenes and the history of the original parish.
Ile Notre-Dame was the site of Expo 67. The island’s floral park features rose bushes and annuals. It includes water-related recreational facilities in summer and cross-country ski trails and ice-skating areas in winter.

Ile Ste-Helene is in the middle of the St. Lawrence River. In the center of the island is Parc Helene-de-Champlain, a landscaped area with picnic facilities; on the east end is the amusement park La Ronde.

Montreal Planetarium features lectures in French and English, combined with audiovisual presentations, explore various aspects of astronomy.

Mont-Royal Park is on the summit of Mont-Royal. The lighted cross at the top commemorates Maisonneuve’s promise to erect a cross if the colony were spared during the flood of Dec. 25, 1642. It was first erected in January 1643. The park offers a panorama of Montreal and the St. Lawrence River against the backdrop of New York’s Adirondacks.

Old Montreal is a 94-acre historic area. Government offices, courthouses, shipping interests and the financial district occupy the site of Ville-Marie, the original settlement. The Old City is best seen by walking along Notre-Dame, Bonsecours and St. Paul.

Olympic Park was host to the 1976 Summer Olympics and is home to Montreal’s National League baseball team, the Expos. A major highlight of the park is the 575-ft. Olympic Tower. An observatory at the top of the tower offers 50-mile views of the Montreal environs. It is reached by a funicular that takes visitors to the top via a cable system along the side of the building.

St. Joseph’s Oratory is one of the world’s largest basilicas and one of the city’s most important religious shrines. It was begun in 1924 and completed in 1967.

 

Le Chateau Frontenac was built in 1893 in the medieval French style, with numerous turrets and verdigris copper roofs. The hotel is an example of 19th- century Canadian Railway architecture. The painted ceilings and handsome metalwork of the banisters in the lobby recall its lavish past.

The Citadel Constructed 1820-52 on the site of 17th –century French defenses, the Citadel is the official residence of the governor-general of Canada and remains the largest fortification in North America garrisoned by regular troops.

Dufferin Terrace next to le Chateau Frontenac, offers a spectacular view of Old Lower Town and the St. Lawrence. An 1898 monument to Samuel de Champlain is at the north end of the terrace. From here one can descend the 180 feet to Place-Royale, the center of Old Lower Town, via a stairway of 161 steps or by shuttle service.

Montmorency Falls Park is at the confluence of the Montmorency and St. Lawrence rivers. On the promontory, the park offers a spectacular view of the 270-ft. falls, the St. Lawrence and the south shore of Quebec; the falls are 98-ft. higher than Niagara Falls.

National Battlefields Park encompasses the Plains of Abraham, where the armies of Gen. James Wolfe and the Marquis of Montcalm fought in 1759. The battle ended with the defeat of Montcalm’s French forces, the deaths of both generals and the fall of Quebec.

Parliament Buildings are surrounded by monument-studded grounds. The 1886 main building, constructed in French Renaissance style, has niches in the façade containing statues of historical figures.

Place-Royale center of Lower Town, was the 1608 site of Samuel de Champlain’s abitation, the beginning of French colonization in America. Despite a ruinous fire in 1682 and numerous attacks by the British, who finally captured the city in 1759, the area has been preserved virtually as it was during the 18th-century; most of the restored houses have their original walls.

Ste-Anne-de-Beaupre On the north shore of the St. Lawrence River, Ste-Anne-de-Beaupre is the site of a shrine that annually attracts more than a million pilgrims and visitors. Soon after the first chapel was built in 1658, miraculous cures were reported by those who visited the shrine.

* Basilica of Ste-Anne-de-Beaupre was erected in 1923. It contains the Miraculous Statue of Ste-Anne and relics of the saint, including her wrist bone. The basilica’s architecture has Gothic and Romanesque features.

Enjoy Your Montreal Performance Tour

  • Hotel accommodations (in quads)
  • Security Provided Nightly
  • Complete Sightseeing of the Area
  • Professional Tour Escort
  • 4 meals - 2 breakfast/2 dinner (3 day/2 night trip)
  • 6 meals - 3 breakfast/3 dinner (4 day/3 night trip)
  • All entrance fees and admissions
  • All taxes, tips, and gratuities
  • Coverage under E.T.C.'s Liability Insurance Policy

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