Cruises from Montreal depart from summer through fall.
A decidedly French atmosphere greets visitors to this Canadian city. Many cruise ships dock at the old town, putting the restaurants, shops and many of the major sites within walking distance. Visitors can tour the old town in a horse-drawn carriage. Other lures include the views from the Mont Royal lookout, a ride to the top of Olympic Park, the Western Hemisphere's oldest public clock at the Sulpician Seminary and the Laurentian Mountains. The city hosts the renowned Montreal Jazz Festival in June and July.
Currency: Canadian dollar (CAD)
Driving Directions and Parking Information
Port of Montreal
Quays of the Old World
333 De la Commune Street in Old Montreal - Quai Alexandra
Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2E2
Parking is available at the Quays of the Old Port and is CAD20.00 per day (rates subject to change by Port Authority).
Traveling from Montreal Pierre Trudeau Airport - Take Boulevard Romeo-Vachon to Autoroute 520 O toward Montreal. Enter the next roundabout and take the third exit onto Autoroute 20 E., which eventually turns into Autoroute 720. Autoroute 720 then turns into Autoroute Ville-Marie. Take the Rue Berri exit and turn right onto Rue Berri. Turn right onto Rue de la Commune E., and then turn left into Alexandra Quay.
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