Top Tips from the Tourist Welcome Office Staff

Isa Tousignant

You’re in Montréal and looking to plan your stay? Look no further: the friendly staff at the Tourist Welcome Office in Old Montréal is here to help. Happy to serve both locals and out-of-towners, the Tourist Welcome Office staffers know the city’s ins and outs like the back of their hand, including hot happenings, cool cafés and great restaurants. So, what are their favourite things to do in Montréal?

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Dominique

“I love to go from park to park to look at the ice rinks. I really like to skate outside when it’s really cold.”

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Alexandrine

“My favourite activity in Montréal is to discover the new trendy restaurants. The one I’d suggest now is Foiegwa, a restaurant in Saint-Henri.”

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Maryse

“One place I like to go is the Society for Arts and Technology (SAT), because I like to listen to upcoming artists and digital art.”

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Mathieu

“My favourite place in Montréal is the Pointe-Saint-Charles neighbourhood. I really like to go walk around the different streets and along the Lachine Canal to see the downtown area.”

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Patrick

“My favourite place in Montréal is the bar Les Verres Stérilisés – I like to go there to have a beer with friends any time of the year.”

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François

“What I like to do most in the city of Montréal is get out a little bit of the island and look towards the city, like at Parc Jean-Drapeau and Habitat 67. I also love the observation deck at Place Ville Marie.”

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Sylvie

“My favourite activity in Montréal is yoga, either on Mount Royal or at the top of Place Ville-Mariefabulous view.”

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Tourist Welcome Office

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Isa Tousignant

Isa Tousignant, blogger

Isa Tousignant is an art and lifestyle writer based out of Montréal’s eclectic Park Ex neighbourhood. She is Contributing Editor for Canadian Art magazine and freelances full-time for a wide variety of magazines and brands. She’s also a jewellery designer and passionate about animal costumes and their role in contemporary art.

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