The Island of Montreal is a great place for urban entertainment, thanks to its many museums, historical sites, parks and even a zoo. Head to the Old Port for a cruise or a relaxing time on the waterfront, then check out the many vibrant neighbourhoods that attract visitors seeking new food experiences. Whether you’re into shopping, festivals, nightlife, culture or architecture, this cosmopolitan universe is where you’ll want to be.

Take a tour around Montreal’s murals!

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The metropolis is famous for the works of urban art that have been created in many of its neighbourhoods. This summer, why not make plans to discover them and enjoy this fun, affordable (or even free!) activity that allows you to be active and spend time outside? Whether you create your own maps of murals to see, follow one of the many apps available, attend a mural-themed festival or opt for a complete experience with a guide in person, there are all kinds of ways to admire Montreal’s murals and marvel at so much creativity!

Montreal's urban parks: nature in the city

Photo credit: Yves Kéroack - Ville de Montréal

Throughout the summer, parks and green spaces all over the Island of Montreal invite you to take a breath of fresh air and enjoy a moment in nature and a surprising change of scenery. These parks can be found both in the heart of downtown and in the suburbs and become havens of peace for picnicking, strolling, cycling or simply relaxing. From Cap St-Jacques in the West Island to the Île-de-la-Visitation nature park and the iconic Mount Royal, Montreal’s parks all offer something special to brighten up your summer season!

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