Montreal Sightseeing & Old Montreal Attractions - Fairmont

Sightseeing


Start your day on the right foot!

Tuesdays and Thursdays, get in shape with members of our team while visiting the city. Discover various routes, including Old Montreal, the Latin Quarter or Mount Royal.Meet the team in front of the bell desk in the lobby at 6:40 a.m. Departures are at 6:45 a.m. and return by 7:30 a.m. Click here for more details.

Fitz & Follwell - Underground City Tour

In partnership with Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, Fitz & Follwell has created a walking tour of Montreal's underground city. This 4-hour guided visit includes lunch at the Complete Desjardins, a water bottle and a metro ticket. The tour is available in both English and French.

Price*: $69 + tx for adults, $59 + tx for young adults (13 to 17 years old)
*Please note that a 10 % reduction will be offered to hotel guests

To reserve, contact Fitz & Follwell at (514) 840-0739.

Grévin Montréal

Open since april 2013, Grévin Montréal, one of Montreal's top attractions, is already a hit with locals and tourists alike! Located on the 5th floor of the Eaton Centre, you will find wax replicas of local and international celebrities. The staging was done by Moment Factory, a Montreal company, and the museum even features a café by Europea

Botanical Garden and Insectarium

Montreal's Botanical Garden is the second largest botanical garden in the world, next to the one in London, England. It features species from all over the world: plants, fountains, thematic greenhouses, butterflies. The Insectarium is a section of the Botanical Gardens featuring the butterfly pavilion, as well as a collection of 25,000 insects on display. The attraction is located 10 minutes away from the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth.

For more information, please call (514) 868-3000.

Bell Centre

The Bell Centre opened on March 16, 1996, and is home to the National Hockey League's Montreal Canadiens. It is a five-minute walk from the hotel. Hockey tickets can be purchased directly through our Concierge. When in town, a Montreal Canadiens hockey game is one of the most popular attractions in Montreal. Le Centre Bell also offers guided tours.

Hours of guided tours:
In French: 9:45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.
In English: 11:15 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.

Six Flag La Ronde Amusement Park

Six Flags La Ronde Amusement Park features 35 different rides, something for every member of the family. The park is located on Ile-Ste Hélène, about a 15 minute drive from the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth. It is also accessible via subway. It is open from mid-May to September. For more information, please call 1 800 797-4537 or 514 872-4537.

Montreal Casino

The Montreal Casino is one of the largest casinos in the world! It captures all the excitement, all the drama, all the international allure of the world class city that is its home: Montréal. Likewise, the Casino spares no effort to ensure you the thrill of a lifetime and unforgettable memories.

Mount Royal

Mount Royal is a small mountain and park overlooking the city, which offers great views from several scenic points. Prominent in St. Joseph's Oratory, with its copper dome surpassed in size only by St. Peter's in Rome. Those who enjoy strolling in nature will appreciate Mount Royal's many paths. Bird watching is possible at the bird sanctuary. It is also the ome of the University of Montreal, the second largest French-language university in the world.

Old Montreal

Discover the city's oldest distric with its wealth of history and architecture unique in North America, a variety of museums, boutiques, art galleries and restaurants. Other Montreal sightseeing opportunities and attractions in the old port will please the whole family: IMAX (3-D movies on a giant screen), bateau mouche cruises, and the site of several summer and winter festivals. There's also the SOS Labyrinth (Mayaventura) which is great for kids, cycling and rollerblading. As well, don't miss the Lachine Canal with its 8.7 miles (14 km) of recreational paths. Old Montreal is located about five minutes from Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth.

Olympic Stadium

Across the street from the Botanical Garden, the Olympic Stadium is located about 15 minutes aways from Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth and is easily accessible by subway. Visit the Montréal Tower Observatory, located in the highest inclined tower in the world, with its 175 metre elevation and 45-degree angle. Also on-site is the Biodôme, an oasis in the heart of the city. The Montréal Biodôme recreates some of the most beautiful ecosystems of the Americas. A must-see !
For more information on these attractions, visit www.rio.gouv.qc.ca.

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