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Head to bilingual Montréal to enjoy a taste of French culture in a North American city that's in love with festivals, the arts, good food and enjoying life to the hilt.

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Visiting the dynamic city of Montréal? Here are 12 things to know before you visit, from planning tips to local etiquette.

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Montréal's neighborhoods are full of beauty and charm. You can enjoy global cultures in just a few blocks by using our guide to its unmissable boroughs.

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Montréal is an incredible city but it's worth exploring the incredible landscapes around it. Escape to the country on one of our 6 favorite day trips.

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Montréal has long been known as Canada’s most affordable big city. But that's now changing. Here's how to keep things cheap.

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Montréal has one of North America’s most thorough public-transportation networks. Here’s how to get all around town – and beyond – without a car.

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Explore the sights and sounds of Montréal's stunning streets without spending a dime. These are our 9 favorite free things to do when you arrive.

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Montréal is a captivating place with plenty of family-friendly experiences. Here are the best things to do in the city with kids.

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