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A festive, gourmet metropolis

Fact sheet

Port Services and Facilities

  • Port of embarkation
  • Up to 6 cruise ships at the same time
  • Main Cruise terminal is at walking distance from Old Montreal
  • Québec’s top international-airlift capacity at Montréal Airport: 20 minutes from cruise terminal
  • Best Turnaround Port Operations” and “Best Turnaround Destination” from Cruise Insight magazine for the fourth consecutive year

 Main Facts

  • Second-largest French-speaking city in the world and most bilingual city in North America
  • Vibrant North American enthusiasm and European charm
  • Dynamic cultural scene, diverse architecture where past and present meet
  • More than 100 festivals a year for all tastes replete with all manner of creative expression
  • Great pre- and post-cruise destination
  • Cosmopolitan city, colourful neighbourhoods, animated streets, markets and patios
  • Premier destination in Canada for religious tourism, including Saint Joseph’s Oratory and Notre-Dame Basilica 
  • Casino de Montréal, Olympic Tower, Cirque du Soleil are just samples of what you find in the city
  • A great  portefolio of museums of archaeology, history, modern art, fine arts...
  • According to the Family Vacation Critic, the city of Montreal ranks second in the top 10 Best Cities for Family Vacations
  • The new food capital of North America according to Town & Country Magazine (2016)
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