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Close to the downtown area, the Plateau Mont-Royal is the ideal place to discover a residential area of Montreal.
The visit will start with Place Gérald-Godin at the exit of the Mont-Royal metro station. Located on Mont-Royal Avenue, one of the main arteries of the plateau, you will not only discover a residential area of Montréal but also one of the trendiest districts in North America with its nice boutiques, cafés and restaurants. Plateau Mont-Royal has one of the biggest concentration of vernacular heritage architecture in the world. You will be impressed by its colourful houses, outdoor staircases, little shaded alleys.
Tour Highlights include:
Lafontaine Park, Plateau Mont-Royal’s biggest park, is a 40-hectare gem of traditional park landscaping, it includes two linked ponds with a fountain and waterfalls.
Saint-Denis Street is a shopping heaven where designers along with art shops and bookstores all beckon.
At Square Saint-Louis you will discover where the early 1800’s French-Canadian elite used to live in lovely Victorian houses, surrounding a romantic park.