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Attractions & Sightseeing
Hotel Les Suites Labelle is in the heart of the vibrant and bustling city life of Montreal! Thanks to our central location, you won’t miss anything of one of North America’s most exciting city!
While it is virtually impossible to list all of Montreal’s attractions and events, the following links will help you discover some of Montreal’s favorite activities and attractions.
Activities & Attraction
How would you like to travel across America, only a few minutes away from downtown Montréal? To go from the humid heat of the tropical forest to fresh air of the Laurentian forest, then from the depths of the St. Lawrence River to the sub polar shores. To familiarize yourself with plants and small animals of each of these four ecosystems, by participating in our animation capsules at your own leisure. Another recommended stop: Naturalia, our exploration room for the whole family, and our temporary exhibits. A voyage for the senses at all times, the Biodome unveils a world of discoveries for people of all ages. http://www2.ville.montreal.qc.ca/biodome/
6 Flags La Ronde
La Ronde is the perfect summer destination! It has more than 40 rides and attractions, guaranteeing that young and old alike will leave with unforgettable memories. New this year, La Ronde is launching a completely new awe-inspiring ride that suspends passengers over lac des Dauphins. A must see, every Saturday from June to August, is L'International des Feux Loto-Québec, an international fireworks competition. http://www.laronde.com/
Experience the exciting rhythm of Montréal. At the Casino de Montréal, discover a lavish decor and lots of entertainment: over 100 gaming tables and 2,900 slot machines and haute cuisine at Nuances (recipient of the highly coveted Five-Diamond rating from CAA/AAA). http://www.casinosduquebec.com/montreal/en/home
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Bars & Nightlife
Located in the Latin Quarter, this bar offers a wide variety of cocktails and specialized in whiskeys. The perfect location to spend the evening in an easy going atmosphere. http://www.pubdistillerie.com
Found directly across from the Universite du Quebec a Montreal is La Mouche Night Club, one of the most popular clubs in the downtown Montreal club scene amongst students and local partygoers. It has become well known for its weekly 21+ events on Fridays and Saturdays, and Club La Mouche never disappoints more mature club-goers in search of an alternative to 18+ Montreal club events. La Mouche Nightclub is also famous for hosting a variety of special events and private parties on occasion throughout the week, as this multi-use venue is perfectly designed to host a number of different functions. Its dance floor is as inviting as it is spacious with a beaming light system that shines down on revelers below. Regular house DJs keep the dance floor active as they spin in a sharp-looking DJ booth over a state of the art sound system. http://www.lamouche.ca/
Bar Saint Sulpice has not changed hands since it opened as a small bar-terrace in 1980. Since then it has taken over three floors and the basement of the century-old house it occupies. On a busy summer night, up to 1,500 people can be seen drinking and socializing in its many rooms and terrace. The spacious outdoor terrace is its main attraction, drawing summer crowds, especially during the Just for Laughs Festival. The bar always has specials on pints and pitchers. They carry Labatt, Boreal and other local brews, as well as a large stock of imported beer that caters to all tastes. http://www.lesaintsulpice.ca/
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Saint-Denis street is the heart of the Latin Quarter, located only a few steps away from our hotels. It is known for its many bars and cafes with terrace, restaurants, bookstores, boutiques and shops of all sorts. http://www.la-rue-st-denis.com/
Downtown has always been identified with Sainte-Catherine Street , Montreal 's renowned commercial thoroughfare. Stretching for 15 kilometers across the city from east to west, the Street is lined with the major department stores, shops and restaurants that have been the pride of Montreal for more than a century.
Today, Sainte-Catherine Street is busier than ever, as more and more office towers shoot up all around it, blending with the underground shopping malls to which it connects. No fewer than eight metro stations (the green line running parallel) serve the Street, allowing visitors to discover diverse neighborhoods as they travel along.
With over 290,000 sq. ft. of rentable floor area, the Montreal Eaton Centre is home to 175 boutiques, services and restaurants. Its merchant mix attracts over 28 million people annually. What's more, the Montreal Eaton Centre is the only shopping centre in downtown Montreal open every weekday until 9:00 p.m.year round. http://www.shopping.ca/cambridge/jsp/index_flash.jsp?mallid=eat
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Festivals & Events
Montreal International Jazz Festival
Ranked by Guinness World Records as the world's largest jazz festival, Montréal's Festival International de Jazz has been synonymous with a passion for music for the past three decades. For 11 days every year, the French-speaking metropolis of North America becomes the venue where fans of all types of jazz-related music rub shoulders with aficionados of jazz in its purest form. http://www.montrealjazzfest.com/
Just For Laugh Festival
The world's largest and most prestigious comedy event has Montréal in stitches with its galas, theatre, stand-up performances and street entertainment. It welcomes 1,700 artists from 19 countries and over two million festival-goers who flock to its 1,600 shows, including 1,200 free outdoor performances. The Festival has put together a wide variety of tourism packages sure to provide you with the ultimate Festival experience! http://www.hahaha.com/
Formula 1 Grand Prix
Held every year in June, the Montreal Grand Prix is the only Formula 1 race in North America. The world's best auto racers test their skills on the demanding Gilles Villeneuve Circuit.
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Montreal Fine Arts Museum
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, true to its vocation of acquiring and promoting the work of Canadian and international artists past and present, has a mission to attract the broadest and most heterogeneous public possible, and to provide that public with first-hand access to a universal artistic heritage.
Founded in 1860, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts was one of the first museums in North America to amass an encyclopedic collection worthy of the name. Since then, its holdings have grown to almost 35,000 objects – paintings, sculptures, works on paper, prints and drawings, photographs and decorative art objects – from Antiquity to today. http://www.mbam.qc.ca/fr/index.html
Montreal Contemporary Arts Museum
The biggest museum of contemporary art of Canada. Discover today’s art produced by Quebec, Canadian and international living artists using current media. Restaurant with terrace, bookstore-café, boutique and sculpture garden. http://www.macm.org/fr/index.html
Pointe à Callière Museum
Birthplace of Montréal and an authentic archaeological site, Pointe-à-Callière leads visitors through six centuries of history, from Indian days to the present. Opened in 1992, it combines treasures from the past with advanced technology to offer a fascinating experience. http://pacmusee.qc.ca/en/home
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Sights & Landmarks
The stadium was host to Montreal 1976 summer Olympic Games. Today, the stadium is a controversial discussion topic for all Montreal residents. Half residents hate it and the other half see it as one of Montreal most notorious landmarks. But whatever the opinion, it remains a truly remarkable and incomparable architectural complex. Why not judge for yourself and while you are there, take the occasion to visit neighboring Biodome and Montreal Botanical garden. http://www.rio.gouv.qc.ca/
The Oratory, built on the slope of Mont Royal and opened in 1955, owes its existence to Brother André, whose remains are enshrined in the votive chapel. The austere nave of this impressive basilica is one of the largest in Québec. Visitors can admire its stained-glass windows, the Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament and the Way of the Cross outdoors. Crowds of pilgrims flock to the Oratory to pay tribute to St. Joseph, especially on March 19, his feast day. Summertime organ recitals and carillon concerts, Christmastime exhibition of nativity scenes from around the world. Nearby, history buffs will enjoy a guided tour of the 150-year-old Notre-Dame-des-Neiges and Mount Royal cemeteries. http://www.saint-joseph.org/en_1001_index.php
At the very birthplace of this great metropolis, Old Montréal beautifully illustrates the city’s characteristic duality. Heritage buildings nestle comfortably alongside modern architecture and its Museum of History and Archaeology – built upon the very foundation of the first colony - faces a Science Centre that features state-of-the-art interactive exhibitions. Explore a neighborhood with two “faces” and multiple charms. http://www.vieux.montreal.qc.ca/eng/accueila.htm
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