Old Montreal is one of Montreal’s treasures. Beautiful architecture, great restaurants, gorgeous city views and the water front make it one of Montreal’s prime tourist attractions. Summer time tends to get rather busy in the area. But, that’s only because Old Montreal is the place to be. You can honestly spend a whole day there and never run out of things to do. Questions about what to do in the area? Well don’t worry! We’ve done our research and have prepared a list of all the things to do in Old Montreal during the summer time. From eating at some of the best spots in the city to carriage riding to going up the Ferris Wheel, this is the complete list of everything you need to know about Montreal’s prime location!
Eat, eat and eat some more!
Old Montreal is home to some of the best restaurants in the city. Montrealers love to eat. Therefore, we have some amazing restaurants. And lucky for you, most of them are located in Old Montreal. The area is filled with tourists. So, the city needs to make sure to not only feed them, but give them lots of options. From Italian to Asian to Indian to Portuguese and the list goes on! One things for sure. You definitely will not be starving!
Enjoy the view of the city on top of the Ferris Wheel
The whole city was beyond excited when it was announced that Old Montreal would be having a Ferris Wheel. This baby is open all year round. Completely enclosed with glass everywhere, you can turn up the heater or the AC depending on the weather. Our suggestion? Make sure to purchase your tickets when they have the fireworks so you can enjoy the show!
Go on a horse-drawn carriage ride
You can really enjoy the view of the city by going on a horse-drawn carriage ride. Going through the old streets of Old Montreal and enjoying the architecture of the city while you sit back and relax is perfect after a day spent visiting the area.
Enjoy the many water activities
Old Montreal is on a water front. The famous Fleuve St-Laurent that has a port in, you guessed it the Old Port, offers many activities. Whether it’s the Amphi-Bus Tour, the Saute-Mouton or the Jet Ski rentals just to name a few, there are several water activities to do in the area. You can even go on an all day cruise if that’s your jam.
Have a spa day at Bota Bota
Have you been to the Bota Bota Spa in Old Montreal? Popular for not only it’s beautiful facility, but also for its location! Located directly on the water, Bota Bota is famous for giving its clients the possibility to relax and enjoy the views of the city while relaxing in their baths that make you feel like you are floating on the river. It’s the perfect way to end your day in Old Montreal!
Visit Montreal’s Science Center
Montreal’s Centre de Science is a great place to get your nerd on! Even if you’re not passionate about science, the Science Center offers great knowledge and shows that everyone loves. So while you’re visiting Old Montreal, make sure to do a pit stop at the Science Center.
Go on an adventure at Montreal’s Voiles en Voiles
Perfect for people of any age! Montreal’s has an obstacle course right in the heart of Old Montreal. Have fun defeating obstacles for all levels on the Pirate Ship and test your strength in all areas. From water obstacles, to climbing, running and zip lining, you’ll have the time of your life!