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Things To Do In Winter In Montreal, Canada - Updated 2020

Things To Do In Winter In Montreal, Canada - Updated 2020
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In the southeastern periphery of Canada lays Montreal, which boasts the largest population in the province of Quebec. The city is predominantly Francophone and gets its name from the imposing triple-peaked hill near its center, Mount Royal. It’s also one of Canada’s arts, culture, economic, and tourism hubs that closely rivals Toronto. Tourists, in particular, have much to look forward to when visiting Montreal, especially during the winter. They can partake in an exciting snowmobile tour through the Mauricie region, visit the famous Jean-Talon Market during a food tour, and taste delicious wines and ciders at the Rougemont hillside. Check out our comprehensive list of things to do in winter in Montreal, Canada and book your favorite tour today!

1. Snowmobile guided tour (from USD 168)

If you enjoy spending time outdoors especially in snowy environments, then it’s worth taking part in this exciting snowmobile guided tour. You’ll have a choice of a morning or afternoon tour, which will take you across the frozen forests and plains of the Mauricie region. Furthermore, you’ll have access to a modern snowmobile and safety equipment allowing you to get close and personal with the stunning lakes, forests, and mountains. The entire tour takes approximately three hours, and you should wear warm clothing.

3h30 Snowmobile Guided Tour/Rental All inclusive 1 hour drive from Montreal

Duration 3 hours 30 minutes

3 reviews

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2. Disney on Ice show

The band's all here at Disney On Ice!

Posted by Disney On Ice on Thursday, 6 April 2017

Are you heading to Montreal with the kids? Then, treat them to an amazing ice skating show that features their favorite Disney characters. They’ll see Aladdin, Captain Hook, Mickey Mouse, Tinker Bell, The Little Mermaid and many others partake in exciting adventures while performing awe-inspiring stunts on the ice rink. The average Disney on Ice performance lasts up to two hours, and visitors should wear comfortable and warm clothing due to the low temperature in the arena. Furthermore, audiences may take snapshots of the performance, but these should be for personal use only.

Disney on Ice

Address: Centre Bell, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Website: Disney On Ice

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3. Montreal ultimate chocolate tour (from USD 73)

Do you have a sweet tooth? More importantly, do you have a passion for chocolate made by top chocolatiers? Then, you should consider this chocolate-tasting walking tour through Montreal’s Mile End and Plateau neighborhoods. You’ll visit the chefs, chocolatiers, and retailers that specialize in producing the finest chocolate - and you’ll get to taste nine different types! Moreover, you’ll learn about the entire production cycle of this delicacy during the 4.5-hour tour.

Montreal Ultimate Chocolate Tour

Duration 4 hours

6 reviews

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4. Food tour in Montreal (from USD 70)

There’s no shortage of excellent restaurants and watering holes in Montreal. Visitors can sample the city’s diverse culinary delights by partaking in this walking tour that caters exclusively to small groups. These tour groups will visit the Jean-Talon Market, which stocks fresh farm produce, the trendsetting Mile-Ex district for the amazing coffee and craft beers, and diverse neighborhoods that specialize in Italian, Salvadorian, and Vietnamese delicacies. The tour lasts approximately three hours, and vegan options are also available that should be confirmed at the time of booking.

Beyond the Market Food Tour in Montreal

Duration 3 hours

57 reviews

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5. Christmas walking tour in Old Montreal (from USD 15)

Similarly to many cosmopolitan cities, Montreal truly comes alive during the festive season when beautiful decorations and lights adorn its streets. A good way to experience that quintessential Christmas feeling is to partake in this lovely 1.5-hour tour through Old Montreal. You’ll visit some of the area’s top attractions, which include Bonsecours Market, Victoria Square, and the World Trade Center’s Santa Claus exhibition. Be sure to wear warm clothing as Montreal is very chilly during the Christmas period.

Christmas Walking Tour in Old Montreal

Duration 1 hour 30 minutes

10 reviews

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6. Montreal afternoon tea tour (from USD 120)

A trip to Montreal wouldn’t be complete without delving deeper into the city’s burgeoning tea culture. After all, Montreal is home to DAVIDsTea, Chinese and French tea importers. So take part in this 4.5-hour tour that will expose you to the city’s top tea makers, retailers, and bars. Some of the districts that you’ll visit include Chinatown, the Latin Quarter, the Plateau, and the trendsetting Mile End. The tour concludes at a stunning tea room for some tea tasting together with desserts and sandwiches.

Montreal Afternoon Tea Tour

Duration 5 hours

5 reviews

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7. Ice wine tour (from USD 72)

Montreal’s French roots are undeniable, and that’s why it doesn’t come as a surprise that it’s also renowned for its tasty ciders and ice wines. If you’re fascinated by these beverages, then consider this nine-hour long tour that will demystify their entire production process. You’ll visit wineries along the Rougemont hillside and partake in a guided tour through their laboratories, winemaking facilities, and mixology classes. Furthermore, you’ll enjoy a bottle of sparkling glass of wine together with a hearty meal, and attend a food pairing workshop while sipping a few refreshing ciders.

Ice Wine, Craft Beer & Ice Cider Tour from Montreal

Duration 5 hours 30 minutes

21 reviews

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8. Winter sights from Observation Deck Au Sommet Place Ville Marie (from USD 15)

Montreal is a sprawling city with plenty of remarkable landmarks. There’s no better way to admire and view the city’s skyline than from an elevated point such as the Observation Deck Au Sommet Place Ville Marie. The deck is a modern all-glass structure making it easy to view the downtown area, Mount Royal, and the Olympic Park and take plenty of snapshots. There’s also an exhibition area, a terrace, and a restaurant that specializes in local cuisine. Keep in mind that its museum is open daily until 6.00 pm.

Observatoire Place Ville Marie - The most beautiful view of Montreal!

Duration 1 to 2 hours

3 reviews

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9. Visit Mont Royal Park and many landmarks (from USD 552)

Montreal is a modern and vibrant city. But there’s also Old Montreal founded in 1642, and worth exploring for its beauty and rich history. There’s no better way to get close and personal with Old Montreal’s narrow rustic streets and notable landmarks such as the Notre-Dame Basilica, then by partaking in this comprehensive six-hour tour. You’ll also visit Mont-Royal park, the Fine Art Museum, the Ritz Carton, and several unique boutique stores. The tour includes car travel and walking excursions, and minors should be accompanied by an adult.

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A winter wonderland with many fun activities

Some cities can be boring and depressing during the wintertime, but this isn’t the case with Montreal. This city features so many excellent landmarks, high culture, and natural attractions that travelers will have much to see and do. Fortunately, there are many tours that will expose travelers to the very best the city has to offer.

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