Attractions

Top Choice Historic Building in Québec City

Le Château Frontenac

Reputedly the world's most photographed hotel, this audaciously elegant structure was built in 1893 by the Canadian Pacific Railway as part of its chain of luxury hotels. Its fabulous turrets, winding hallways and i…
Top Choice Area in Quartier Latin & the Village

Rue St-Denis

The backbone of Montréal’s Francophone shopping district, Rue St-Denis is lined with hat and garment shops, uber-hip record stores and terrace cafes designed to keep people from getting any work done. Summer crowds …
Top Choice Park in Old Montréal

Vieux-Port de Montréal

Montréal's Old Port has morphed into a park and fun zone paralleling the mighty St Lawrence River for 2.5km and punctuated by four grand quais. Locals and visitors alike come here for strolling, cycling and in-line …
Top Choice Church in Old Montréal

Basilique Notre-Dame

Montréal's famous landmark, Notre-Dame Basilica, is a visually pleasing if slightly gaudy symphony of carved wood, paintings, gilded sculptures and stained-glass windows. Built in 1829 on the site of an older and sm…
Top Choice Museum in Québec City

Musée de la Civilisation

This museum wows you even before you’ve clapped your eyes on the exhibitions. It is a fascinating mix of modern design that incorporates pre-existing buildings with contemporary architecture. The permanent exhibits,…
Top Choice Museum in Downtown

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal

A must for art lovers, the Museum of Fine Arts has amassed several millennia worth of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, furniture, prints, drawings and photographs. European heavyweights include Rembrandt, Pica…
Top Choice Park in Parc National du Mont Tremblant

Parc National du Mont Tremblant

Opened more than a century ago, this wild, wooded national park covers more than 1500 sq km of gorgeous Laurentian lakes, rivers, hills and woods. You’ll find fantastic hiking and mountain-biking trails as well as c…
Top Choice Church in Montréal

Oratoire St-Joseph

The gigantic oratory honors St Joseph, Canada’s patron saint. The largest shrine ever built in honor of Jesus’ father, this Renaissance-style building was completed in 1960 and commands fine views of the northern sl…
Park in La Malbaie

Parc des Hautes Gorges de la Rivière Malbaie

Work off all that Charlevoix produce with an invigorating hike in this 233-sq-km provincial park, which has several unique features, including the highest rock faces east of the Rockies. Sheer rock plummets (by as m…
Market in Little Italy, Mile End & Outremont

Marché Jean-Talon

The pride of Little Italy, this huge covered market is Montréal’s most diverse. Many chefs buy ingredients for their menus here or in the specialty food shops nearby. Three long covered aisles are packed with mercha…