Montréal’s neigbourhoods are like the members of an extended family. They each have their personality, their qualities and their tastes. You need to take the time to get to know them and appreciate them for their uniqueness. All put together, they make Montréal the eclectic and charming city that it is.

Hip neighbourhoods


Plateau-Mont-Royal and Mile End

Hip, trendy and artsy, the Plateau – especially its famed enclave of Mile End – is known as much for its residential quaintness as its festive evening antics.

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René Lussier Farm - Jean-Talon Market

Little Italy and Villeray

Little Italy and Villeray make up a neighbourhood where people heartily embrace the typically Montréal attitude of enjoying good food and life to the fullest.

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Parc Olympique de Montréal - Skateboarding

Olympic District and Hochelaga-Maisonneuve

Once a working-class area, Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (HoMa to those in the know) is now a vibrant neighbourhood.

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Urban centre

Square Dorchester


Downtown Montréal is a nexus of energy and daring nestled between river and mountain.

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MTL Zipline and La Grande Roue de Montréal

Old Montréal and the Old Port

Old Montréal and the Old Port comprise a unique juxtaposition of past, present and future.

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The Village

The Village

The Village is one of North America’s largest LGBTQ+ neighbourhoods.

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In nature

Mont-Royal Park

Mount Royal, Outremont and Westmount

At the foot of the mountain lie chic Outremont and Westmount, with their opulent mansions.

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Jean-Doré Beach

Parc Jean-Drapeau

Spanning two islands in the middle of the St. Lawrence River, Parc Jean-Drapeau is where fun happens.

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Canal de Lachine

Quartiers du Canal

The Quartiers du Canal (Griffintown, Little Burgundy and Saint-Henri) are a hub for food, drink and outdoor fun.

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Centrale agricole

East End and Montréal North

Away from the cobblestone streets of Old Montréal and the hustle and bustle of downtown lie the east and north of the island.

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Mural ETTENNAOJ - Mural by Jason Botkin - Produced by MU 2017

Pôle des rapides

The perfect place for cycling and water sports, or to relax in vast green spaces.

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Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal National Historic Site

Airport and West Island

Thanks to its rural landscapes, West Island and around the airport is a real paradise for outdoor enthusiasts.

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