Jardins des Floralies


In spring and summer, these flower-filled gardens are a delight to stroll through.

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Nearby Montréal attractions

1. Île Ste-Hélène

0.27 MILES

Created from 15 million tons of earth and rock excavated when the metro was built, Île Notre-Dame is laced with canals and pretty garden walkways. The…

2. L'Homme

0.53 MILES

This huge sculpture was created by famed artist Alexander Calder for Expo '67.

3. Biosphère

0.66 MILES

Housed in Buckminster Fuller’s striking geodesic dome built for the American pavilion at Expo '67 World Fair, this nature center has its own geothermal…

4. Habitat 67

0.78 MILES

The artificial peninsula Cité-du-Havre was created to protect the port from vicious currents and ice. Here, in 1967, architect Moshe Safdie designed a set…

5. Parc Jean-Drapeau

0.82 MILES

Occupying the site of the hugely successful 1967 World's Fair, Parc Jean-Drapeau consists of two islands surrounded by the St Lawrence River: Île Ste…

6. Parc du Bassin Bonsecours

0.91 MILES

Perched over the river, the Parc du Bassin Bonsecours is a grassy expanse enclosed by a waterway and crisscrossed with footbridges. In summer you can rent…

7. Pavillon du Bassin Bonsecours

0.92 MILES

This pavilion has a snack bar in summer and winter. On frosty days, it's a fine place to warm up after ice-skating on the rink in front.

8. Tour de l’Horloge

0.95 MILES

At the eastern edge of the historic port stands the 45m-high white Clock Tower. This precise clock, a replica of Big Ben in London, commemorates all of…