Montreal is the metropolis of the province of Quebec. Quebec City is the political capital but Montreal is the cultural and economic capital of Quebec and the main entry point to the province. The second largest city in Canada, it is a city rich in culture and history and a well-deserved reputation as one of the liveliest cities in North America. Montreal is the second-largest French-speaking (as a mother language) city in the world, behind Paris. The population of Montreal is about 1.9 million, with 4 million in the metro area. Montreal is sometimes referred to as the Paris of Canada.
For complete information on the city attractions and events please refer to the tourism website of Montreal.
Transportation to and in Montreal can be reached with the use of Transportation in Montreal link. In particular the website of Montreal Transportation Corporation (Société de transport de Montréal (STM)) provides the details, alternatives and schedules of the public transportation in Montreal.
Travel to Canada
United States (U.S.) Citizens:
Citizens of U.S. must have a passport to pass the border of Canada.
Detailed information can be obtained on the website of the U.S Department of State and Canada Border Services Agency. For the time being, all citizens of U.S. must hold the proof of citizenship when entering to Canada.
The best and accurate source of information related the requested documents to be able enter the Canada can be obtained by the Embassy of Canada in your city or country of residence.
More information can be obtained with the use of the following links:
- Citizens of countries and territories that require visa for Canada as a visitor
- Visiting Canada – Who is Eligible
- Visiting Canada – Business Visitors