Downtown in detail

Planning Tips

Top Tips

While there's much to see during the day, downtown is also a major nighttime draw for the performing arts. It's worth planning an evening around a concert, play or performance happening in one of the top theaters. If hockey or Canadian football is more your speed, catch a game at the Bell Centre or Molson Stadium.

Local Experiences

  • Pedaling Rent a Bixi bike and pedal southwest along Blvd de Maisonneuve to the leafy suburb of Westmount.
  • Hiking Hoof it up hills such as Rue Peel to reach one of the entrances to Parc du Mont-Royal.
  • Drinks, theater Have a drink and a bite at Foodlab, then catch a play or a dance performance across the street at the Monument National.