Montréal
Credit: Stephan Poulin

Up-selling Montréal, more than just a starting point for cruises…

Montréal

Credit: Stephan Poulin

There’s so much to do with a couple of days to explore…

Your clients will step ashore in Montréal, an island gem in the mighty St. Lawrence River, and discover the city’s signature blend of European charm and exciting urban vibe.

Many cruise lines use Montréal as a starting or ending point for their itineraries along the St. Lawrence River. So invite your clients to discover our city. Montréal is compact, safe and pedestrian friendly, so getting from the Montréal Cruise Terminal to hotels is quick and easy. Plus, there’s a wealth of historic sites, major attractions, activities and countless restaurants and shops all along the way.

The city’s cosmopolitan character can be seen in its multicultural population of 3.7 million people, representing more than 80 cultural groups. Montréal is the world’s second-largest French-speaking city after Paris, and you’ll hear conversations sprinkled with English, French and many other languages as well. And, of course, Montréal is famous for its warmth and openness. Montrealers are easygoing and friendly, and they love to welcome visitors to their city.

Whether your clients are looking for a gourmet adventure, a luxury and wellness stay or a shopping extravaganza experience, Montréal has it all! See some suggested programs.

Going to the airport?

If Montréal is your clients’ final destination, Montréal–Trudeau International Airport is just 20 minutes from downtown, making their trip home a breeze. This truly international hub is served by more than 30 airlines travelling to some 130 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, the Caribbean and North America.

Gardens of Light

Gardens of Light
Credit : © Montréal Botanical Garden, Michel Tremblay

A city made for walking

At the Montréal Cruise Terminal, your clients will be steps away from major attractions, right in the heart of Old Montréal. Visitors enjoy their stroll back in time along the cobblestone streets of Old Montréal. They have a great time with their family at the Quays of the Old Port and love discovering the world of art, history of science at one of the city’s many museums. Astounding, funny, and surprising, the exhibitions at the Montréal Science Centre located in the Old Port open the doors to exploring, learning, and understanding a range of topics related to science and technology.

Palais des congrès de Montréal (Convention Centre)

Palais des congrès de Montréal (Convention Centre)
Credit : © Bob Fisher / Palais des congrès de Montréal

Get ready for the 375th Anniversary of Montréal in 2017

Montrealers love to celebrate, and from April to November 2017, locals and visitors will have the opportunity as the city will be celebrating its 375th anniversary. Adding to the magic, Canada will be celebrating its 150th anniversary and a new infrastructure will mark the 50th anniversary of the Montréal World’s Fair of 1967 (Expo 67).

Montréal is an incredible hub of creativity and the 375th celebrations of the city will draw on two signature traits of Montrealers: their creativity and their collaborative spirit. The festivities will create connections between cultures, communities, generations or territories from here and around the world. Projects will be as diverse as the arts, sciences, sports, technology or media. The 375th is an invitation to pool our talents so that we can launch exclusive and sustainable initiatives that will breathe new life into our city.

It is time to plan special pre/post cruise tour the coming years!

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To find out more about Montréal, go to cruisesmontreal.com.