Montreal is the largest city in the province of Quebec and the second-largest city in Canada. Built on the island of Montreal in the St. Lawrence River, the city is the second-largest French-speaking city in the world after Paris. Today Montreal is not only known globally as a center for commerce and industry but also as a city with a rich tradition of history and culture.
Montreal is made up of 19 boroughs subdivided into neighborhoods. The main boroughs are:
Ville Marie: This includes the following neighborhoods:
Plateau Mont-Royal district
The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) serves the transport needs of the system by offering an efficient public transit system (bus and metro).
From the Airport
In the City
Montreal in 3 days (Source: Frommers)
The cuisine of Montreal is a blend of its French Quebecoise roots and the various immigrant groups that have over the years made the city their home. Some notable local restaurants for Quebecoise / French–Canadian cuisine are:
Some typical food items that you should try out while visiting Montreal are:
Montreal is known for its craft beer culture. Some of the well known breweries include:
Tipping is typically expected in Canada as a means to encourage better service.