Frommer's Montreal and Quebec City (Frommer's Color Complete)

Frommer's Montreal and Quebec City (Frommer's Color Complete)

Language: English

Pages: 384

ISBN: 1118100247

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

  • This book features hundreds of full-color photos to bring this cultural mecca to vivid life.
  • Completely updated every year, Frommer's Montréal & Québec City features featureseverything you need to know to enjoythe sights and experiences that await you in two of North America's most romantic cities.
  • Our author hits all the highlights, from Vieux-Montréal to Quebéc's fascinating Musée de la Civilisation. She's checked out all the best hotels and restaurants in person, and offers authoritative, candid reviews that will help you find the choices that suit your tastes and budget.
  • You'll also get up-to-the-minute coverage of shopping and nightlife; detailed walking tours; accurate neighborhood maps; advice on planning a successful family vacation; and side trips to the Laurentians, Cantons-de-l'Est, Ile d'Orléans, Montmorency Falls, Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré, Parc Mont Ste-Anne, and Central & Upper Charlevoix.
  • Frommer's Montréal & Québec City also includes a color fold-out map.














The Best of Montréal in 2 Days 1 3 Suggested Montréal & Québec City Itineraries From the museum, walk south on rue Crescent. If you’re in a Rue Crescent is close to good shopping and shopping mood, Ste-Catherine, 2 nightlife. blocks down, is the nexus for department stores and midpriced shopping (turn left and head east). Rue Crescent itself is downtown’s primary nightlife district, albeit a touristy one. If it’s warm, grab a seat on a terrace for great people-watching. During the Grand Prix this place is packed.

Other attractions include a Ferris wheel, diving shows, and plenty of places to eat and drink. An antique carousel, Le Galopant, was built by Belgian artisans in 1885 and was part of the Belgian Pavilion at the 1964 to 1965 New York World’s Fair. The Minirail is an elevated train that circles the park. Young children also have ample selection, including the Tchou Tchou Train and tasses magiques, in which they sit in 1 of 12 giant rotating tea cups. On 10 Saturdays from June to August, La Ronde hosts a huge fireworks competition, L’International Des Feux Loto-Québec.

171 Montréal Shopping Shopping from A to Z 9 172 first major post–World War II shopping complex and is known locally as “PVM. ” It has some 80 boutiques and eateries. A plaque honoring Vincent Ponte, who designed the underground city and died in 2006, is on the PVM esplanade. The Montréal tourist office’s Official Tourist Guide, available at tourist offices (p. 51), contains a map of the underground city. It can be difficult (but fun! ) to navigate, as maps, signage, and even numbering of levels can differ from one section to the next.

C$188–C$255 double; from C$268 suite. Rates include 1 cocktail per stay. Packages available. AE, DISC, MC, V. Valet parking C$25. Métro: Place d’Armes. Amenities: 2 restaurants; bar; babysitting; concierge; exercise room; room service; spa. In room: A/C, TV, hair dryer, minibar, Wi-Fi (free). Moderate Auberge Bonaparte Where to Stay in Montréal Vieux-Montréal (Old Montréal) 5 76   Even the smallest rooms in this fashionable urban inn are gracefully presented—they’re sizeable, with comfortable, firm beds and bright decor.

The band Of Montréal, however, is a U. S. band from Athens, Georgia. ) FILM & TELEVISION  Many U. S. films are made beyond the northern border for financial reasons, even when their American locales are important parts of the stories (Brokeback Mountain, for instance, was filmed in Alberta). Québécois films—made in the province, in French, for Québec audiences—can be difficult to track down outside the region. The Cinémathèque Québécoise (& 514/842-9763; www. cinematheque. qc. ca) is a great resource for fun and research.

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