Montreal Attractions & Things to Do
Looking for more things to do during your stay in Montreal? Visit one of the city’s fine museums, climb to the top of Mount Royal, or try your luck in the Montreal Casino. Our vibrant city has something for everyone, young and old, and Le Nouvel Hôtel & Spa has the perfect place to stay when exploring the area.
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts – 1.1 km
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is the city's largest museum and is home to countless incredible collections and astonishing exhibits. You’ll peruse international contemporary art, Quebec and Canadian art and more throughout four pavilions: the Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion, the Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion, the Liliane and David M. Stewart Pavilion, and the Claire and Marc Bourgie Pavilion.
More Montreal Museums:
- Canadian Guild of Crafts – 1 km
- Canadian Centre for Architecture – 1.1 km
- McCord Museum – 1.8 km
- Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) – 2.1 km
- Montréal Science Centre – 3 km
- Pointe-à-Callière Museum – 3 km
Mount Royal – 2.9 km
The jewel of Montreal city parks, Mount Royal is located in the midst of Montreal Island. The 200-hectare park includes the highest spot in the city (234 m), with lookouts facing over downtown towards the river and eastward toward the Olympic Stadium. From the top, you can see the imposing dome of Saint Joseph’s Oratory and the beautiful river and cityscape. The park also features historic monuments, artistic sculptures, cemeteries, and a pavilion beside Beaver Lake.
Saint-Joseph's Oratory – 4.2 km
This Roman Catholic basilica is a National Historic Site of Canada and took decades to build. This awe-inspiring structure dedicated to Saint Joseph has been visited by millions hoping to have their various ailments healed. There is a wall in the basilica covered by thousands of crutches from visitors. There is also a museum on the property.
Montreal Casino – 7.2 km
The Casino de Montréal offers more than 3,200 slot machines, 120 gaming tables, four restaurants, four bars, a cabaret, and meeting and banquet facilities. It is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to patrons aged 18 and older.
La Ronde Amusement Park – 8.3 km
La Ronde is the largest amusement park in Quebec and the second largest in Canada. The park is owned and operated by Six Flags and features incredible rollers coasters, other fabulous rides, restaurants, and a Nintendo®-sponsored video game center. La Ronde is a thrilling adventure for the entire family!
Montreal Biodôme – 10.3 km
Walk through replicas of four ecosystems found in the Americas at the Montreal Biodôme. The building was originally constructed for the 1976 Olympic Games and this amazing exhibition that ranges from a tropical forest habitat to an Antarctic habitat was opened in 1992.
The Biodôme is just one of four amazing attractions within the Space for Life. You can also visit the Insectarium, Botanical Garden, and Planetarium.
Parc Jean Drapeau
Come visit Parc Jean-Drapeau and enjoy the natural ampitheatre and panoramic views of the river and the City of Montreal.