Stay at Our Hotel near Old Montreal
The oldest area of the city, Old Montreal is a vibrant historic district with an eclectic selection of shops, restaurants, bars, historic sites and public spaces. Le Mount Stephen is just 2 kilometres from Old Montreal, which is bordered by Rue McGill, Rue-Saint Antoine O, Rue St-Hubert and the Saint Lawrence River.
Things to Do in Old Montreal
Mixing history with modernity, Old Montreal is a must-see location for anyone visiting the area. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time walking among its 17th-Century buildings and narrow cobblestone streets, which are filled with charming boutiques and cafes, horse-drawn carriages and talented street artists and performers.
During your visit, take in one of the many public squares—Place d’Armes and Place Jacques Cartier are two of the best. Go on a food tour and sample fancy poutine, gluten-free sweets, craft beer and much more. Shop in the 150-year-old Bonsecours Market, the oldest and largest public market in Montreal. Check out notable sites such as the stunning Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal and Montreal Town Hall, as well as the Pointe-à-Callière Archeology and History Museum and the Science Centre.
More Points of Interest
- The Clocktower and Clocktower Beach
- Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel
- Centre d’Histoire de Montréal
- Château Ramezay
- Voiles en Voiles (an aerial obstacle course on a pirate ship)
- Urban Zipline
- Historic squares – Place d’Armes, Place Jacques Cartier and Place d'Youville
- Old Port
Shopping & Art Galleries
- Cahier d’Exercices
- Le Petit Dep
- Michel Brisson
- Galerie Saint-Dizier
- DHC/Art Centre
- Denis Gagnon
- Harricana by Mariouche
- Le Magasin Général