Montreal & Quebec City For Dummies (Dummies Travel) by Austin Macdonald

By Austin Macdonald

From the urbane, “anything is going” surroundings of Montr?al to the old fashioned, romantic appeal of Qu?bec urban …from cultural sights and old points of interest to very good purchasing, eating, and evening life…this advisor clues you in concerning the motion and points of interest in assorted, attention-grabbing towns. find out about terroi, in the community grown distinctiveness elements admired in Montreal’s eating places. realize Quebec's “antique alley” and rue St-Joseph with its vacation spot boutiques, bustling bistros, and taking place pubs. This advisor is helping makes your stopover at tr?s magnifique with: details on the place to move and the way to get there the inside track on interesting, specified neighborhoods in either towns five itinerary techniques and three Day journeys from Montreal sights just like the lookout atop Parc Mont-Royal in Montreal and the altering of the defend at l. a. fort, the citadel that secure Quebec like any For Dummies go back and forth consultant, Montreal & Quebec urban For Dummies, moment version contains: Down-to-earth trip-planning recommendation What you shouldn’t miss—and what you could pass the easiest resorts and eating places for each price range convenient Post-it Flags to mark your favourite pages

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To be honest, you can have more fun if you master a few words of French, but you can get by just fine without it. Although once upon a time, the English and the French were throwing rocks at each other in the streets of both cities, today, young Montréalers are often as comfortable speaking English as they are French — or Spanish or Italian, for that matter. In Québec City, the booming tourism industry has done its work in making English widely used and understood. You can always expect warmth and cordiality from Québeckers, but especially if you make an effort to speak their native tongue.

Literally hundreds of decorated pumpkins are on display in the main greenhouse during most of October. It’s actually a contest. There’s a resident witch, who hosts the proceedings. Throughout October. com) is a Halloweenthemed celebration that takes place on Place Jaques Cartier and at the Marché Bonsecours in Vieux-Montréal. The historic part of the city is an ideal location for scaring up ghosts of yore with a costumed ball. You don’t have to be in costume to join the fun, but dressing up is encouraged.

A great spot for a casual meal is Chez Victor, which has the best burgers in town. The Best Attractions The Musée d’Archeologie et d’Historie de Montréal and the Canadian Centre for Architecture are two of the city’s best museums. By regular museum standards, both are quite unusual and reveal lots about Montréal. Of course, the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal is the spot for culture vultures to get their fine-arts fix. Many visitors can’t resist the temptation of winning big money at the Casino de Montréal, so they go there instead.

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