15 Things to Do in Montreal in Winter

15 Things to Do in Montreal in Winter, Montreal, Canada (B)

Montréal is a vibrant city with much to offer in winter time. It’s the largest city in Québec and Canada’s Cultural Capital. World-class museums, renowned restaurants, cutting edge architecture, outdoor activities, Montréal has it all. The secret to visit Montréal during winter time is to balance outdoor and indoor activities.

Montréal en Lumière is one of the largest winter festivals in the world. It attracts over a million visitors in the dead of winter to enjoy hundreds of attractions. The festival showcases music, arts, gastronomy, theater, films, dance and a fun free outdoor site. It’s the best way to experience Montréal’s dynamic arts and culture scene.

The Notre-Dame Basilica is a masterpiece of Gothic Revival architecture built between 1824 and 1829. The ceiling is eye-catching with it’s deep blue color decorated with golden stars. While most of the stained glass in other churches depicts biblical passages, here it show scenes of the religious and social life of the Ville-Marie settlement, that later became Montreal. To know more about the history of the basilica join one of the 20 min guided tours that are held regularly during visiting hours. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 15 Things to Do in Montreal in Winter
Guide Location: Canada » Montreal
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Ligia Pereira
Read it on Author's Website: http://lilyoverseas.com/top-15-montreal/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Montréal en Lumière
  • Notre-Dame Basilica
  • Underground City
  • Bonsecours Market
  • Mont Royal Park
  • Complexe Desjardins
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Pointe-à-Callière Museum
  • Eaton Center
  • Biodome
  • Biosphere
  • Parc Jean-Drapeau
  • Centre Bell

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