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Palace d'Armes Hotel bar
A nightlife jaunt in Montreal’s French Quarter might include a stop at the trendy Place d’Armes Hotel bar. Photograph by Catherine Karnow
Montreal TravelWise

In TRAVELER magazine’s September issue, writer Taras Grescoe invites you to travel with him through his home base, Montreal, a bustling city filled with activity. Here, we offer the best links for information on travel to Montreal.

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Basics

Entering Montreal
Tourisme Montreal: Customs Regulations
How to obtain entry regulations into Canada, including details on customs regulations

Getting There
Montreal e-Guide
An online guide with links to travel via car, bus, train, and airplane

Tourisme Montreal: Access
Links to airports, buses, public transportation and railways that service Montreal

Expedia.com: Montreal
How to book your trip online, including air-hotel packages and car rentals

Tourisme Montreal: Transportation
Links to information on airports, buses, public transportation and railways that service Montreal

Making Telephone Calls
Tourisme Montreal: Telephone
Provides area code information for Montreal

Determining Time Difference
A WorldWeb Travel Guide to Montreal
A direct link to the current time and temperature in Montreal

Checking Weather Forecasts
Environment Canada
A direct link to the current weather conditions as well as a five-day forecast

Essentials

Where to Eat
Tourisme Montreal: Dining
Links to area dining establishments, organized by cuisine type

Montreal e-Guide! to Restaurants
Links to information on local restaurants—plus, restaurant reviews, hints on tipping, and cheap eats

Bass Hotels & Restaurants Montreal City Guide
Restaurant information that includes cuisine types, locations, and hours of operation

The Montreal Bar & Restaurant Page
Descriptions of area restaurants—plus, insider’s tips on which places accept coupons and links to downloadable coupons

Where to Stay
A WorldWeb Travel Guide to Montreal
How to book online reservations for various accommodations throughout Montreal

Tourisme Montreal: Accommodations
Links for information on local hotels, motels, resorts and other accommodation establishments, organized by location

How to Get Around
Tourisme Montreal: Access and Transportation
Information on airports, buses, public transportation and railways that service Montreal

Tourisme Montreal: Excursions and City Tours
Information on boat, railway, and other types of tours in Montreal

Things to Do

Attractions
Tourisme Montreal: Attractions
Links to area attractions, organized alphabetically and via event type

Cultural Activities
Tourisme Montreal: Activities
Information on museums, festivals, art galleries, trade shows, and more

Bass Hotels & Resorts Montreal City Guide
Listings of local museums, with details on collections, hours of operation, and museum location

Nightlife & Entertainment Venues
The Montreal Bar & Restaurant Page
Links to information on numerous bars, with contact numbers

Montreal e-Guide! to Entertainment
Links for information on bars, clubs, and other nighttime entertainment venues

Recreation Links
Tourisme Montreal: Shopping
Links to shopping spots in art galleries, book stores, duty-free shops, and more

Golf Montreal
Details on various local golf courses

Cinema Montreal Inc.
Lists cinemas and their locations, as well as movie schedules

Travel Resources

Map Links
Tourisme Montreal: Maps
Downloadable and printable maps for locales in Montreal

Media

Books
Canada Relocation Systems Bookstore
Lists a variety of Canada-related books

Newspapers
The Gazette
Montreal’s biggest English-language daily, with a rich database of online articles

The Globe and Mail
A daily English language newspaper, with a variety of articles archived online

Travel Guides

For More Information
Tourisme Montreal
An official Web site from the Montreal Tourism Board, with information on accommodations, restaurants, activities, and more

CNN’s Montreal Travel Guide
An online travel guide by CNN, with details on accommodations, activities, restaurants, and more


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