Quebec Things to see and do Travel Articles

 
General Info – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Montreal, Quebec – General Info I could write a book just to fill this section, but here are the basics. Check this section every month for new info. Quirky Facts Montreal is the second largest French-speaking city on Earth (after Paris). People from Montreal are called “Montrealais”. Geography Montreal is actually an island. The main […]
Tips on Montreal’s Famous Restaurants – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Artwork by Lily Goldman Tips on Montréal’s Famous Restaurants Montréal, Quebec Montréal has always been known as one the top restaurant cities in North America and rates with San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Boston, and Toronto. At last count it had been estimated that there are over 4000 restaurants scattered all over the Island of […]
Montreal’s Oldest Farmhouse – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Artwork by Lily Goldman Montréal’s Oldest Farmhouse There are very few structures in Montréal that date back to the French Regime. One such structure is Maison Saint-Gabriel that is the only remaining 17th century farmhouse located in Montréal. This farmhouse was built in 1698 and enlarged in 1726 and 1728. A visit to this fascinating […]
Lachine, the Historic Village of Montreal – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Artwork by Lily Goldman Lachine, the Historic Village of Montréal May 17th, 2002 will mark the date when there will be the reopening of Lachine Canal. The Canal was closed in 1970 and since 1997 the Federal and Municipal Governments have poured in millions of dollars in order to revitalize this famous landmark into a […]
Hiking in Montreal and Greater Quebec – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Hiking in Montreal and Greater Quebec – Montreal, Quebec, Canada Artwork by Lily Goldman Hiking in Montréal and Greater Québec The Province of Québec as well as the City of Montreal has some of the most beautiful and awesome hiking trails in North America. If you are planning a trip to French Canada, be it Montréal or the rest of the Province of Québec, you […]
Montreal’s Bagels – Are They the Best in the World? – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Artwork by Lily Goldman Montréal’s Bagels – Are they the Best in the World? According to native Montrealers their bagels are the best in the world! In fact, many a former Montrealer when returning on a visit to the city will invariably visit St-Viateur Bagel located at 263 St. Viateur in order to stock up […]
Montreal’s Eighth Wonder of the World – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Montréal’s Eighth Wonder of the World If you ever wondered what it is like to cross a bridge that was originally built for trains you must venture across the Victoria Bridge…and firmly hold onto your steering wheel! The Victoria Bridge, which is considered by some to be the Eighth Wonder of the world, is located […]
Ulysses Travel Guides – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ulysses Travel Guides – Montreal, Quebec, Canada Ulysses Travel Guides Montréal 2001 is a comprehensive softbound guidebook concerning the largest French-speaking city in North America, Montréal. The authors, Francois Rémillard (Exploring) and Benoit Prieur (Portrait) have done a masterful job of writing a succinct guide that appeals to the traveller, tourist and even the locals. The book divides itself into eight sections […]
Exploring Monreal’s Foot and Bike Paths – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Exploring Montréal’s Foot and Bike Paths One of the beauties of Montréal is its wide choice of foot and bike paths that are easily accessible by public transportation or within short driving distances from anywhere on the Island. Ulysses Travel Guides has published two very informative publications pertaining to walking and biking in and around […]
Eating Cheaply in Montreal – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Eating Cheaply in Montréal Due to the multi-ethnic makeup of Montreal there exists a wide variety of restaurants in all different sizes and prices ranges. I recently came across an excellent softbound book entitled “Cheap Thrills” which describes great Montreal meals under $10. The book is published by Véhicule Press and was written by Simon […]